27 Assisted Living Facilities near Oceanside, CA

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Oceanside, CA

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Brookdale Oceanside

Provides: Assisted Living
3524 Lake Blvd., Oceanside, CA 92056
"We were accommodated very well at Brookdale Oceanside. They were very nice and friendly and showed us everything that we wanted to see. We had lunch, which was very nice. It was very pretty,..." More

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Pacifica Senior Living Oceanside

Provides: Assisted Living
5508 Pacifica Way, Oceanside, CA 92057
"Pacifica Senior Living Oceanside had a crisper atmosphere than the others. It's fresh, new, and open, and the people seemed livelier. It's a bit more expensive, but they have large enough rooms...." More

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Ocean Hills Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
4500 Cannon Rd., Oceanside, CA 92056
"Ocean Hills Senior Living has so far been so good, and I'm happy with the service so far. They haven't done anything that I would consider not up-to-par. They have a lot of activities, and they try..." More

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Heaven's Grace Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
113 Polk Street, Oceanside, CA 92057
"I wasn't happy with the room at Heaven's Grace Care Home. It was very tiny and it had an outdoor door that I wasn't happy with. The owner didn't introduce me to any caregivers. It was like no one..." More

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Ocean Breeze Guest Home

Provides: Assisted Living
5120 Frazee Road, Oceanside, CA 92057
"Ocean Breeze Guest Home, located in Oceanside. Ocean Breeze Guest Home has a very good hospital, Tri-City Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 87 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare..." More

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Fairwinds - Ivey Ranch

Provides: Assisted Living
4490 Mesa Drive, Oceanside, CA 92056
"My mother moved into Fairwinds. She loves it. The staff members are very nice. They take care of her. They have a lot of activities, and the tenants are nice. The food is good too. Well, everything..." More

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Merrill Gardens at Oceanside

Provides: Assisted Living
3500 Lake Boulevard, Oceanside, CA 92056
"My Uncle has lived at Merrill Gardens Oceanside for four years. I visit him several times a week. I recommend this facility. We call it "The Hotel" - eat whatever time you like, room cleaned..." More

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Aegis at Shadowridge

Provides: Assisted Living
1440 South Melrose Drive, Oceanside, CA 92056
"Aegis at Shadowridge was an excellent facility, relatively new, really upgraded, and really nice. They have all kinds of activities there for the people. They have RNs on staff, a nice patio, and a..." More

Angels In Grace

Provides: Assisted Living
349 Via Metate, Oceanside, CA 92057

Blue Skies Of Oceanside

Provides: Assisted Living
322 Keyport Street, Oceanside, CA 92057

Julia'S Cottage

Provides: Assisted Living
1822 Avocado Rd, Oceanside, CA 92054

Ocean Breeze Retirement Villa

Provides: Assisted Living
93 Avenida Descanso, Oceanside, CA 92057

Oceanside Rest Home

Provides: Assisted Living
4451 San Joaquin St, Oceanside, CA 92057

Roxies Elderly Homes Ii

Provides: Assisted Living
4560 Vinyard Street, Oceanside, CA 92057

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Alta Vista Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
2041 W. Vista Way, Vista, CA 92083
"I've been here in Alta Vista since June 2020 and I love it here. They're very friendly, community is great and everything is very pleasant. I have a patio door with a balcony and I'm looking out at..." More

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Brookdale Carlsbad

Provides: Assisted Living
3140 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92008
"We had a very detailed tour of Brookdale Carlsbad. They had a skilled nursing center. Overall, it appeared very well maintained and well kept, and the people we engaged with were friendly. They had..." More

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Las Villas De Carlsbad

Provides: Assisted Living
1088 Laguna Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
"Las Villas de Carlsbad was just as nice as its sister company, but we chose the other one because the price for Las Villas de Carlsbad is substantially higher. It's located in a more upscale and..." More

Hillside Garden I

Provides: Assisted Living
4892 Hillside Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
"We chose Hillside Garden I for my aunt because of the individual attention and the amount of care she's given there. They've taken her to the doctor eight different times. Anytime she has anything..." More

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Carlsbad Elder Care

Provides: Assisted Living
1840 Bienvenida Circle, Carlsbad, CA 92008
"They've been in carlsbad for over 20 years and have a great reputation. A friend recommended I visit and I am so happy that I chose this care facility." More

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The Gardens Carlsbad

Provides: Assisted Living
4380 Highland Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
"The Gardens is a spacious, light-filled home that sits on a hill above the picturesque village of Carlsbad. The wonderful ocean views and refreshing breezes are surpassed by the love that pervades..." More

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Ascot Home Care

Provides: Assisted Living
727 Ascot Drive, Vista, CA 92083
"Ascot Home Care is a residential care home in charming Vista, California, in northwest San Diego County. Vista is home to many fun family attractions, such as the Wave Water Park, the Antique Gas..." More

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Vista Comfort Care

Provides: Assisted Living
228 Iron Drive, Vista, CA 92083
"At Comfort Care Elderly Care Facility, our dedicated and highly trained staff take care of all our residents needs -- from getting in and out of bed to dressing, showering and taking medication,..." More

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Carlsbad By the Sea

Provides: Assisted Living
2855 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad, CA 92008
"Carlsbad By The Sea was beautiful. It was by the sea, which is nice and cool, so I could go outside. The grounds were beautiful, but the entrance fee was too expensive. The staff was fine. They..." More

Arbor Victoria

Provides: Assisted Living
3410 Highland Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008
"I visited this home looking for a place for my second mother & was so impressed. The owner Richard was so kind and they go out of their way to provide first class service to everyone there. The..." More

Vista Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
625 Marazon Lane, Vista, CA 92083
"I've been part of this community since 2012. The staff and maintenance crew have always been accessible, personable, responsive and involved. Nothing but positive about this community. For any..." More

Breeze Hill Care

Provides: Assisted Living
680 Pomelo Drive, Vista, CA 92081
"I visited a friend at Breeze Hill Care. The place has a very nice ground. It’s a 3-story building. It's very nice and very clean. They have carpets on the floor and they kept them vacuumed and..." More

Villa Adriana

Provides: Assisted Living
1678 Sunset Drive, Vista, CA 92081

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Oceanside

    Seniors living in Oceanside, the northern most city in San Diego County, bask in perfect weather year round. There are 3.5 miles of beach, a harbor and several museums for seniors to enjoy. With 57 assisted living facilities in Oceanside and its neighboring communities, there are plenty of housing options for senior to pick from. Among the facilities, there are 14 in Oceanside and 43 in nearby cities. These residences help with the tasks of daily living and provide a comfortable and safe home for seniors.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Oceanside

    • The weather in Oceanside is excellent, with 13 inches of rain on average throughout the year and 266 sunny days per year. Summer highs top out at 79 degrees Fahrenheit in July, while winter lows dip to only 44 degrees Fahrenheit in January. Most years there is no snow through the winter, making the climate ideal for seniors.

    • The tax situation in the city of Oceanside is appealing for seniors who live in assisted living since there are no state taxes taken out of SSA payments for residents of the state of California.

    • Seniors have a good number of transportation options in the city. There are a number of light rail lines in the city that stop in neighboring cities like Escondido, Los Angeles, and San Diego. Other programs like the Taxi Scrip Purchase system, the Ride Service program and Volunteer Driver Services provide excellent options for getting around.

    • In Oceanside, the crime rate is about equal to the national average. While violent crime in Oceanside is 1.6 points above the national average of 31.1, property crime is 3.5 points below the average. Seniors who live in the city can enjoy a relatively safe environment.

    • The cost of living around the Oceanside area is high and is increasing. The overall score for the city is 153, compared to the national average of 100. Housing is by far the most expensive cost in the city, coming in with a score of 250. Other categories like groceries, health care and transportation all sit in the range of 106.8 to 112.

    • Air quality in the geographical area of Oceanside is very poor. San Diego, the nearest large city, has a grade of F on air quality and 106 orange level days per year. Seniors with respiratory problems or conditions who live in the area may suffer health problems because of pollutants.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Oceanside

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in California

    $4,416.00 Carlsbad
    $4,396.00 Encinitas
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,705.00 Vista
    $3,557.00 San Marcos
    $3,500.00 Solana Beach
    $3,377.00 Fallbrook
    $2,918.00 Oceanside

    Assisted Living costs in Oceanside start around $2,918 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

    It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Oceanside and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

    Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Oceanside

    There are two funding assistance sources for seniors in Oceanside. The Assisted Living Waiver Program is the primary source, while the Optional State Supplement provides funding for seniors who receive SSI.

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in California page.

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    More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in California page.

    Free Assisted Living Resources in Oceanside

    Oceanside and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

    To see a list of free assisted living resources in Oceanside, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Oceanside

    Oceanside-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in California are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in California page for more information about these laws.

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    Assisted Living near Oceanside, CA

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Oceanside

    • Review of Ocean Hills Senior Living

      This is the worst place ever to send the elderly - they will talk a great talk but cannot live up to expectations. The food is the absolute worst, cleanliness is terrible, and the care givers do no... Read more

    • Review of Ocean Hills Senior Living

      Ocean Hills Senior Living has so far been so good, and I'm happy with the service so far. They haven't done anything that I would consider not up-to-par. They have a lot of activities, and they try... Read more

    • Review of Ocean Hills Senior Living

      The staff member at Ocean Hills Senior Living was very informative, friendly, and answered all our questions. The dining area was great. It's a newer facility, and they're going to be building new ... Read more


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