La Vida Real Assisted Living

11588 Via Rancho San Diego, El Cajon, CA, 92019

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Reviews of La Vida Real | Assisted Living

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June 02, 2014

By Her niece

I am a friend or relative of resident

My 99 year old aunt has lived in the independent side for the last 10 years. The staff is SO CARING - the cleaning staff, the maintenace, the yard staff, the staff in the dining hall, the activitiy - all of them! They have three buildings: independent, assisted and Memory Care. In the last couple of years, my aunt has needed some care in the morning to be there when she takes her shower and help with a few things. Instead of going to assisted that has 24/7 care, she is able to pay extra ($20 hour) and have someone just come for 1/2 hour on some mornings or 1 hour on others. This "option" has made her happy to stay on the independent side. The food is delicious - like a fancy restaurant. She still partakes in several of the activities: dance class for one. A bus takes her to church on Sundays. She can cross the street and go to the store or get a pedicure or go to the bank. I can't say enough wonderful compliments. She loves it here and we have all been impressed.

January 17, 2014

By R.G.

I am a friend or relative of resident

I don't usually write reveiws, but felt it was important to share my amazing experience with others who may be in the process of looking for an Assisted Living. My mother has Lived at La Vida Real for over 5 years now, and I have nothing but positives to share about this amazing community. From the managers to the caregivers, we have been treated with respect, dignity, and love. This is no longer just an Assisted living that my mother resides at. This is her "Home", and the staff has become her extended family. The care, services provided and food have exceeded our expectations. My mother was initially hesitant about moving to an assisted care facility. When you ask her now, she will tell you she should have done it sooner!

December 16, 2013

By Lori22

I am a friend or relative of a resident

I wouldn't recommend La Vida Real to anybody. The facility itself is beautiful and some of the staff care about their residents but they have too few of them and they're not trained well enough. So the facility looks pretty on the outside and it is all wrapped up nice and pretty, but there is no "meat." Their nursing care stinks. I have to pay for extra help for my mother. I have to pay caregivers to be in there with her because she doesn't get the care that she needs from La Vida.

July 27, 2011

By ddial7

I visited this facility

I know 2 people who live there, one in the assisted living facility and the other in the independent living facility. This senior living community is like living on a cruise ship; the environment, food, services, caring staff, amount of activities, cleanliness, friendliness, and general atmosphere is warm and welcoming. Personal care for those living in assisted living is outstanding with 24/7 assistance and nursing staff on-site. Every need is taken care of; all the residents have to do is enjoy it and take advantage of all it has to offer. Plus, it's right across the street from a big plaza so it's great for shopping or just walking.
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Features of La Vida Real

Dining options

  • Room Service For Meals


  • Computer Room
  • Resident Transportation
  • Garden And Patio
  • Resident Parking
  • Security Gate
  • Spa

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Clothing

Health services

  • Nurse On Staff: Available During Business Hours; Some Availability Outside Of Business Hours

Guest services

  • Guests At Mealtime


  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog


  • State Licenses: 374603565

About La Vida Real

La Vida Real is an assisted living facility in El Cajon, CA that offers residents independent living options and daily support services. Contact La Vida Real for more details on housing, services, and rates.

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