11 Memory Care Facilities near Santee, CA

1 Memory Care Facility in Santee, CA

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Lantern Crest Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
11010 Sunset Trail, Santee, CA 92071
"Welcome to Lantern Crest in Santee, CA! We offer multiple care options for you and your loved one - ranging from independent living to assisted living along with dementia care. Lantern Crest..." More

10 Memory Care Facilities near Santee, CA

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The Montera

Provides: Memory Care
5740 Lake Murray Blvd, La Mesa, CA 91942
"Set on a property of magnificent shade trees, abundant walking paths, and meticulously landscaped courtyards, The Montera brings a vibrant beauty to senior living in La Mesa, CA. Featuring warm..." More

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Sunrise of Sabre Springs

Provides: Memory Care
12515 Springhurst Dr., San Diego, CA 92064
"Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you can't help but feel at home. We stop at nothing to make your experience warm and inviting, from our homelike exterior architecture, to our..." More

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Stellar Care

Provides: Memory Care
4518 54th Street, San Diego, CA 92115
"My dad moved into Stellar Care, it’s fine, it’s seemed really good, and the staff is amazing. The dining area is beautiful and nice, but they try to keep him on the third floor, and it’s a smaller..." More

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Sungarden Terrace

Provides: Memory Care
2045 Skyline Drive, Lemon Grove, CA 91945
"Sungarden Terrace is a charming assisted living and memory care community located in beautiful Lemon Grove, CA. Lemon Grove is a community that in the early 1900s, was known for its large citrus..." More

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Elmcroft of La Mesa

Provides: Memory Care
4960 Mills Street, La Mesa, CA 91942
"My dad is over at Elmcroft of La Mesa. He has been there a month now, and it seems fine. It looks new -- and I don't know if it is new -- but it appears to be either new or newly renovated. His..." More

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Lo-Har Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
768 Dorothy Street, El Cajon, CA 92019
"Lo-Har Senior Living offers unique and charming Assisted Living Cottages and two Memory Care Homes for those that need a secured environment with garden and patio areas. From music, arts and..." More

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Shaded Arbor Groveland Terrace

Provides: Memory Care
1412 Groveland Terrace, El Cajon, CA 92021
"Shaded Arbor is focused on providing high-quality service and customer satisfaction - we will do everything we can to meet your expectations! Our facility caters to varied levels of care for the..." More

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Bosworth Gardens II

Provides: Memory Care
793 Wichita Avenue, El Cajon, CA 92019
"Bosworth Gardens RCFE is focused on providing high-quality service and customer satisfaction - we will do everything we can to meet your expectations! Our facility caters to varied levels of..." More

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Westmont of La Mesa

Provides: Memory Care
9000 Murray Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942
"Westmont of La Mesa, a newly built full service senior living community in San Diego County offering independent living, assisted living and memory care for 145 residents, announces its grand..." More

La Vida Real

Provides: Memory Care
11588 Via Rancho San Diego, El Cajon, CA 92019

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Santee

The town of Santee, CA, is an eastern suburb of San Diego, with a population of 58,000 people, 13 percent of whom are seniors age 65 and over. Just under 3 percent of Santee's seniors have Alzheimer's disease, and many have found a safe, therapeutic home in one of the memory care facilities within the city's boundaries. Santee is home to 10 memory care facilities, where seniors with advanced Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease and other forms of dementia get daily supervision and help following their doctors' treatment plans. Many memory care facilities are located adjacent to assisted living communities and receive residents from them. Both are licensed by the California Department of Social Services Adult Care Licensing Program.

  • The weather in Santee is very close to that of neighboring San Diego. This area is renowned for having some of the mildest and pleasant weather in the country, with summer high temperatures averaging just 76 degrees Fahrenheit in the hottest months of summer, and lows rarely dipping below an average of 48 degrees in December. Spring brings close to 10 inches of rain, which can raise pollen and mold in the hills around Santee, so seniors with asthma may rely on allergy treatments for a few months a year. 
  • The cost of living in Santee is about 29 percent higher than the average nationwide. Much of this higher cost affects items that have little impact on seniors in memory care facilities, such as the cost of housing, though healthcare in the Santee area is generally about 7 percent higher than the national rate.
  • Santee's crime rates are generally around 10 percent lower than the national average. Property crimes occur at low to average rates, while violent crime is very rare.
  • The Santee area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Alvarado Hospital Medical Center and Sharp Memorial Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


Paying for Memory Care in Santee

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in California

$6,300.00 Poway
$6,000.00 Lemon Grove
$5,500.00 Santee
$4,799.00 US
$4,478.00 La Mesa
$4,275.00 National City
$4,250.00 El Cajon

Memory Care costs in Santee start around $5,500 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,799 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Santee 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 Memory Care in Santee

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in California page. Financial Assistance in California Financial Assistance in California

More Ways to Pay for Memory Care

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

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

For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in California page.


Free Memory Care Resources in Santee

Santee 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 memory care resources in Santee, please visit our Assisted Living in California page.

Memory Care Facilities in Santee

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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Santee

Santee-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 Memory Care in California page for more information about these laws.

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