In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Oceanside area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 46 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 13 hours researching assisted living communities in Oceanside
  • Read more than 140 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 10 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Oceanside is $4,750, which is higher than the state average of $4,500 and the national average of $4,051.

Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Oceanside, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 46 communities in the Oceanside area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Oceanside area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Aegis at Shadowridge
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, Companion Suites
Assisted Living, Memory Care, Respite
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Designed to promote health, wellness and friendships, Aegis at Shadowridge features inviting courtyards, upscale dining and a dedicated life-enrichment team. Residents can participate in a wide variety of activities, such as strength and balance classes, TED talks and weekly outings to local shops and attractions. The private apartments have soaring 9-foot ceilings finished with crown molding, and each senior is provided with an emergency call pendant they can use to contact staff anytime from anywhere on the campus.
What Residents are Saying:
Visitors like that the community is staffed with competent medical professionals. "They have RNs on staff, a nice patio, and a garden for people to go out to sit around in. It's a nice facility. They're a very well-staffed facility, and they take care of the residents there really nicely," says one.
3.95 out of 5 stars
(33) Reviews
1440 South Melrose Dr.Oceanside, CA 92056
Alta Vista Senior Living
Arbor Victoria
Brookdale Carlsbad
Brookdale Oceanside
Fairwinds — Ivey Ranch
Las Villas De Carlsbad
Merrill Gardens at Oceanside
Ocean Hills Senior Living
Pacifica Senior Living Oceanside

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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