1550 Security Place
San Marcos, CA 92078
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  • Silvergate Retirement Residence Dementia Care

    Silvergate Retirement Residence is a memory care provider in San Marcos, CA.  The staff at Silvergate Retirement Residence provide supervision and are able to remind residents to attend to activities of daily living such as grooming and toileting.  Staff are on service 24 hours a day.  There are activities appropriate for seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia that help keep residents active and engaged.  Silvergate Retirement Residence was designed specifically to provide memory care.  It is a secured property.  Residents who are prone to wandering can be accepted.  Silvergate Retirement Residence may allow residents to keep a dog or cat.  Pet care is provided.  At Silvergate Retirement Residence, you can rest assured because nurse is on staff and a doctor is on call.  Devotional services are provided to residents.  

    Features at a glance

  • Residents


    The minimum age that a resident may be is 60 years old.


    Nurses on Staff
    Doctor on Call
    24-Hour Awake Staff
    Visiting Podiatrist
    Visiting Dentist
    Visiting Physical Therapist
    Visiting Occupational Therapist
    Visiting Speech Therapist

    Facility Care Level

    Care Level Percentage
    Light Care20%
    Medium Care60%
    Heavy Care20%

    Silvergate Retirement Residence prefers that residents need: light care, medium care, heavy care

    Additional Services

    Diabetic Care
    This community offers diabetes care and can offer insulin injections, including sliding scale therapy.

    Memory Care Offered
    The memory care area of this community is secured to protect the safety of residents who wander. The community's memory care area was purpose built to care for residents with Alzheimer's and dementia. The community's memory care section is in its own building.

    Incontinence Care
    Incontinent residents must be able to manage incontinence themselves. This staff at this community can remind incontinent residents to use the restroom. This community can care for residents with bowel incontinence. This community can care for residents with bladder incontinence.

    Non Ambulatory Care
    This community is equipped to use mechanical lifts transfer for residents who need help transferring, for example, from a bed into a wheelchair.

    Other Care
    This community can accept residents who are an elopement risk. This community is provides multiple levels of care allowing residents to remain at the community while receiving increasing care.
  • Transportation

    Resident Parking Available
    Complimentary Transportation
    Transportation at Cost
    Property Convenient to Busline


    Allowed Outdoors


    Meals Provided

    Additional Amenities

    Activities Onsite
    Activities Offsite
    Devotional Services Onsite
    Devotional Services Offsite
    Outdoor Common Areas
    Indoor Common Areas
    Beautician Onsite

    Other Services

    Wheelchair Accessible Showers
    Hospice Available
    Respite Offered
    Aging in Place
    Swimming Pool / Hot Tub

    Activities Provided

    Life enhancement activites and programs include: Live entertainment Inter-generational programs Health and Novelty Speakers Theme and Birthday Parties Happy Hour, Ice Cream Socials Red Hat club, Gardening Club Resident Council and sub-committees Arts and crafts Movie Nights Fitness classes, such as Chair Tai Chi Various card and game groups, including Bridge and Mahjong Groups Bingo Silvergate also provides residents with regular scheduled outings, such as: Scenic Drives Museums Harbor Cruises Horse Racing Wine Tasting Lunch and Dinner Clubs Walking Club Casinos Sporting Events Movies Theater Seasonal-limited engagement attractions.
  • Average Room Pricing at Silvergate Retirement Residence

    Room Type Memory Care
    Studio Averages $4,400 - $5,400
    Semi-Private Averages $3,400 - $4,200
    Disclaimer: The prices, amenities, features and care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date. Please note the costs per community are rough estimates; actual costs may vary depending on special offers and discounts, additional fees for services and care, and availability.

    Estimated Fees at Silvergate Retirement Residence

    Fee Type Memory Care
    Community Fee Averages $2,300 - $2,900 One-time
    Disclaimer: The prices, amenities, features and care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date. Please note the costs per community are rough estimates; actual costs may vary depending on special offers and discounts, additional fees for services and care, and availability.

    Paying for care

    Commercial Insurance
    Private pay
    Social Security
    Separate pricing structure for care
    Veteran's benefits

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Nearby Cities

City Distance Number of Facilities Average Cost for 1 Bedroom
San Marcos0 miles7$4,000
Vista2 miles7$4,820
Oceanside6 miles4$3,550
Encinitas7 miles4$6,000
Carlsbad7 miles12$3,660
Escondido8 miles26$3,790

General Pricing Information for San Marcos Memory Care

Room Type Minimum Cost Average Cost Maximum Cost
1 Bedroom$4,000$4,000$4,000

Community Reviews

Everything has been great!

reviewed on: 04/11/2015 by Anonymous

I really can't even think of anything they can do to improve. Everything has been great. Their staff there is really incredible. My dad needs a lot of care and they have always been there to... Read the full review.

Affordable Quality Dementia Care Facility in San Marcos

reviewed on: 03/21/2014 by Gringoron

My mother has been at Silvergate Suites San Marcos for over one year. We looked at several alternatives before choosing Silvergate. Some had newer facilities. Some were less expensive. We... Read the full review.

Very Good Overall

reviewed on: 11/07/2013 by Daughter-in-Law

I thought the value was really good going into it but it's looking like my mother-in-law may need to get more care. They add on money every time they need more help with something so it ends up... Read the full review.

Shared apartment for Ralph ...

reviewed on: 04/09/2014 by Anonymous

Shared apartment for Ralph in Memory Care $3,595/mo includes laundry/housekeeping/meals plus $500 for showering and medicine dispensing. One room apartment for Roy $3,395/mo (or studio... Read the full review.

Community for care

reviewed on: 06/08/2017 by Anonymous

I like this community for the care for my brother's care. We like the staff at the home feeling community. This community is smaller and we are happy with that.My brother is happy with the menu of... Read the full review.

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