• AlzheimersNet is your guide to memory care in Descanso, CA. Memory care communities provide housing and care for seniors with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. Memory care empowers seniors who have memory loss to stay as active and engaged as they possibly can, while living in a dignified, safe and secure environment. Our local Senior Living Advisors are widely knowledgeable about memory care in Descanso, CA and nearby cities. After an initial assessment, your advisor will prepare a list of memory care facilities that fit your loved one's individual imperatives for care and living preferences, as well as your family's budget.

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  • Facts about Descanso

    Descanso is a small census-designated place in the Cuyamaca Mountains, within the Mountain Empire area of southeastern San Diego County, California. Descanso is located east of Alpine and west of Pine Valley. The population was 1,423 at the 2010 census. It is in California's 50th congressional district. The community's name is a Spanish word meaning "rest from labor". At a 3,450 feet (1,050 m) elevation, it is located at the south entrance to Cuyamaca Rancho State Park and also borders Cleveland National Forest to the west and east.The area was heavily threatened by the 2003 Cedar Fire. The community consists of many small ranches and newer homes of San Diego commuters. Horseback riding and hiking are frequent pastimes due to the proximity to San Diego's back-country recreation areas. It is approximately a 50-minute commute from downtown San Diego.The Descanso Fire Station of the United States Forest Service is home to the Laguna Hotshots. Descanso is home to many firefighters, and many local teenagers join either the Forest Service or the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (which also provides direct fire and EMS protection to the community).Descanso is a small community where the majority of residents generally commute to San Diego as the local job market is limited, the only local employers being the various fire protection agencies listed above as well as the Descanso Junction restaurant, The Perkins Store and Deli, a couple small antique shops and a fruit stand , Factory Built Homes of Southern California (a local contractor) a feed store, grandpas nursery, and finally the local U.S. Post Office.Community radio station KNSJ operates out of Descanso.The ZIP Code is 91916 and the community is inside area code 619.



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5610 Dehesa Road, El Cajon, CA 92019 14.51 mi away
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15855 Marmac Drive, Ramona, CA 92065 17.84 mi away
High tech wander guards are installed to prevent memory care residents from wandering off the property, caregiver employees can deal with any wandering issues a member of the community may have, staff is trained to deal with any exit seeking behaviors that may need to be handled, transportation is available for additional cost, and residents can arrange for a room at this community that will allow them to live in this location whatever their healthcare needs are and become.
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14755 Bonita Vista Way, Jamul, CA 91935 17.99 mi away
Caregiver employees can deal with any wandering issues a member of the community may have, complimentary transportation is at the disposal of residents, transportation at cost can be arranged, wheelchair accessible showers are available at this location, and hospice is an option available at this location.
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9308 Emerald Grove Avenue, Lakeside, CA 92040 18.59 mi away
Vegetarian food is provided, an on-call physician is available to help, a visiting podiatrist helps keep your feet healthy, staff is trained to deal with any exit seeking behaviors that might present themselves dealt with, and transportation is available for additional cost.
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793 Wichita Ave, El Cajon, CA 92019 19.34 mi away
Rooms have a private bath, residents can self manage their diabetes, high tech wander guards are installed to prevent residents from exiting the property, the Bosworth Gardens RCFE II is specifically equipped to handle memory care and behavioral issues, and complimentary transportation is at the disposal of residents.
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1739 Summer Place Drive, El Cajon, CA 92021 19.51 mi away
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1340 Bosworth St, El Cajon, CA 92019 19.76 mi away
Residents can self manage their diabetes, high tech wander guards can prevent residents from leaving the property, Bosworth Gardens RCFE can handle behavioral issues that residents may be inclined to, this community provides complimentary transportation, and hospice is an option available at this location.
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768 Dorothy Drive, El Cajon, CA 92019 19.88 mi away
Delicious meals are provided to residents, wheelchair accessible showers are available at this location, hospice is an option available at this location, respite care is offered, and residents can arrange for a room at this community that will allow them to live in this location whatever their healthcare needs are and become.
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11010 Sunset Trail, Santee, CA 92071 19.96 mi away
This community can provide pet care, this community has been built specifically for memory and dementia care, residents who drive will find parking available to them, respite care is offered, and this community was built in 2012.
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9724 Eucalyptus Ct, Santee, CA 92071 20.02 mi away
a visiting podiatrist helps keep your feet healthy, the community is secured for the safety of memory care residents that might be prone to wander, full tubs are available, hospice is an option available at this location, and the staff speaks Filipino in the community.
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11945 Via Hacienda, El Cajon, CA 92019 21.37 mi away
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789 Skyview Street, El Cajon, CA 92020 22.15 mi away
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14548 Garden Rd, Poway, CA 92064 22.38 mi away
Nutritious meals are provided to residents, the minimum allowable age of residents is 55, the community is secured for the safety of residents that might be prone to wander, complimentary transportation is at the disposal of residents, and this location was renovated in 2007.
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14536 Garden Road, Poway, CA 92064 22.41 mi away
An on-call doctor is available to help, a visiting podiatrist helps keep your feet healthy, staff is available help with your blood sugar management, the community is secured for the safety of patients that might be exit seeking, and complimentary transportation is handy for residents.
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14846 Espola Road, Poway, CA 92064 23.07 mi away
Residents have vegetarian food as a menu option, speech therapy is offered via a speech therapist who comes to the community regularly, the community is secured for the safety of memory care residents that might be exit seeking, respite care is offered, and this location was renovated in 2002.
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6881 Mewall Drive, San Diego, CA 92119 23.11 mi away
Caring nurses are on staff to help you, speech therapy is available on-site by a visiting speech therapist, caregiver employees can deal with any wandering issues memory care residents may have, hospice is an option available at this location, and aging in place allows residents to remain in one location as their care needs change.
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10030 Grandview Drive, La Mesa, CA 91941 23.15 mi away
Residents can self manage their diabetes, the Mount Helix Care Home is specifically equipped to handle memory care and behavioral issues, this community provides complimentary transportation, hospice is an option available at this location, and respite care is offered.
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6530 Boon Lake Ave, San Diego, CA 92119 24.3 mi away
Residents can self manage their diabetes, Silvercreek Home Care is trained to handle behavioral issues that residents might have, complimentary transportation is on hand for residents, the staff speaks Filipino in the community, and the staff speaks Spanish at this location.
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7867 Lake Andrita Ave., San Diego, CA 92119 24.59 mi away
Nutritious meals are provided to residents, this community provides complimentary transportation, hospice is an option available at this location, the staff speaks Filipino in the community, and this location was renovated in 2006.
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12277 Berea Court, Poway, CA 92064 24.83 mi away
Vegetarian food is provided, a visiting dentist helps residents maintain their dental health, the community is secured for the safety of residents that might be prone to wander, residents who need help with medication management can be given reminders and be monitored to make sure they are taking their medications, and transportation is available for additional cost.
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5740 Lake Murray Boulevard, La Mesa, CA 91942 24.87 mi away
The community is secured for the safety of patients that might be prone to wander, the property has a nurse that is able to administer injectable medicine, Oakdale of La Mesa is close to major busses, hospice is an option available at this location, and the staff speaks Spanish at this location.
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12695 Monte Vista Rd, Poway, CA 92064 24.95 mi away
Kosher menu options are available for all meals, the Sunshine Care Assisted Living and Memory Care is especially designed to handle memory care and behavioral issues, this property is its own free standing building, residents who need help with medication management can be given reminders and be monitored to make sure they are taking their medications, and the staff speaks Spanish at this location.
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4960 Mills St, La Mesa, CA 91941 24.97 mi away
A dentist visits this location regularly, staff can help residents monitor their blood sugar, the community is secured for the safety of residents that might be prone to wander, this community has been built specifically to support memory and dementia care, and transportation is available for additional cost.
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15020 Amso St., Poway, CA 92064 25.09 mi away
Speech therapy is offered via a speech therapist who comes to the community regularly, wheelchair accessible showers are available at this location, hospice is an option available at this location, respite care is offered, and this community was built in 1985.
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14125 Tarzana Rd, Poway, CA 92064 25.24 mi away
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850 Duncan Ranch Road, Chula Vista, CA 91914 25.99 mi away
Tasty meals are provided to residents, nurses are on staff, a dentist visits this community regularly, speech therapy is available on-site by a visiting speech therapist, and respite care is offered.
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2045 Skyline Drive, Lemon Grove, CA 91945 26.53 mi away
The minimum allowable age of residents is 55, staff is available help with your diabetes management, the Sungarden Terrace is especially designed to handle memory care and behavioral issues, staff is trained to deal with any wandering behaviors that may need to be handled, and full tubs are available.
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7815 Mount Vernon Street, Lemon Grove, CA 91945 26.58 mi away
Caregivers at Mount Vernon Eldercare can address potential disorientation presented by residents, this property administers patient medications, hospice is an option available at this location, residents can arrange for a room at this community that will allow them to live in this location whatever their healthcare needs are and become, and the community is licensed for 6 residents.
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3012 Bear Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA 92025 26.88 mi away
Nurses are on staff, a dentist visits this community regularly, physical therapy is handled by the physical therapist that makes regular visits to this community, this community has been built specifically for the purpose of memory and dementia care, and caregivers at Oakmont of Escondido Hills can address potential disorientation presented by residents.
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13075 South Evening Creek Drive, San Diego, CA 92129 27.09 mi away
The minimum allowable age of residents is 55, high tech wander guards can prevent memory care residents from leaving the property, caregiver staff can deal with any wandering issues residents may have, this community administers patient medications, and this community was built in 2001.
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