Independent Living at La Vida Real:

As a resident at La Vida Real, you will find all kinds of opportunities for social connections, health and wellness activities, and the comforts and conveniences to help simplify life. Here are the included services for independent living:

  • Full breakfast, plus your choice of lunch or dinner daily
  • Weekly housekeeping and flat linen laundry services
  • Full calendar of social, cultural, educational, and recreational activities and programs
  • Health and fitness classes
  • 24-hour emergency call system and reception desk
  • Scheduled transportation services to doctors’ appointments, shopping, banking, events and entertainment
  • Fully-equipped all-electric kitchens w/built-in microwave
  • Personal washer and dryer
  • Individual climate controls (heating & air conditioning)
  • Safety assist grab bars in tub and showers
  • Conveniently located elevators and access to common areas
  • Smoke/fire detectors and sprinkler systems
  • Utilities, (except telephone) including basic cable TV, heating, air conditioning, water
  • Interior and exterior care and maintenance of all residences, common areas and grounds

Assisted Living at La Vida Real

La Vida Real’s assisted living services take a “whole-person” approach to wellness, and are tailored to meet your needs, now and in the future. Services can be dialed up, or back, at any time, so you are always getting the help you need. Residents choosing assisted living enjoy all personalized care services as needed to support independence and wellness. Here are the services offered in assisted living:

  • Three meals daily, and snacks
  • Weekly housekeeping, personal and flat linen laundry service
  • Help with daily activities, including bathing, dressing and grooming
  • Assistance with managing medications
  • A holistic personal wellness plan that supports the whole “you”—physical, spiritual, emotional, social and intellectual
  • Alcove and one-bedroom residences
  • Individual climate controls (heating & air conditioning)
  • Safety assist grab bars in tub and showers
  • Conveniently located elevators and access to common areas
  • Smoke/fire detectors and sprinkler systems
  • Utilities, (except telephone) including basic cable TV, heating, air conditioning, water
  • Interior and exterior care and maintenance of all residences, common areas and grounds

Enliven™ Memory Care at La Vida Real

La Vida Real's Enliven™ Memory Care offers personalized care within a secure residential environment. Our carefully selected and trained staff works closely with memory impaired residents and their families, developing individualized and innovative programs that focus on meaningful tasks that are engaging and stimulating while being stress-free for the resident. Here are the services provided in our memory care residences:

  • Three meals daily, including snacks
  • Private and semi-private studio residences
  • Secured, residential environment
  • Weekly housekeeping, personal and flat linen laundry service
  • 24-hour staffing
  • Interior and outdoor walking paths
  • Specially designed common areas and outdoor courtyard
  • Full calendar of social, cultural, educational and recreational activities
  • Scheduled transportation
  • Emergency call system
  • Help with daily activities, including bathing, dressing and grooming
  • Assistance with managing medications
  • Proprietary Enliven™ Dementia Care Program helps maximize cognitive functioning
  • Activity programming that maximizes independence while focusing on strength and abilities
  • An environment (physical, social, and cultural) designed to encourage and support independence
  • Personalized care services to meet the changing needs of each resident
  • All utilities (except phone) including basic cable TV

In-Home Care at La Vida Real

InTouch at Home, an SRG senior living company, offers residents of La Vida Real and the surrounding areas personalized caregiving solutions to meet their occasional care needs. Whether it’s providing a medication reminder, help with a shower, running errands, or even staying through the night, they can provide as much or as little in home care as you need so you can enjoy what matters most.

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Reviews of
La Vida Real

4.9 /5
83 Reviews

Feb 18, 2019
Bonnie Hay was absolutely fantastic!
Feb 3, 2019
Mother-in-law lived there for 5 years about 10 years ago. Loved the place.
Jan 19, 2019
La Vida Real is a beautiful community. The staff and residents were happy, friendly and courteous. I had a fantastic visit and I’m hoping my father will feel the same way. I hope to be moving him in soon!!!!
Jan 12, 2019
It's everything we'd hope for in a retirement community. I like the accommodation made for couples with different needs. We're some time away (about a year, probably) from making a firm decision.
Jan 10, 2019
Current residents would like additional van drivers on staff.
Dec 22, 2018
Beautiful property! Definitely at the top tier of our searches. Jenna was awesome! Very knowledgeable and welcoming. Great tour! Lunch was delicious too!
Dec 19, 2018
Jenna was extremely professional and very knowledgeable of all aspects of your facility. She was also very knowledgeable of the other facilities I have visited recently.
Oct 28, 2018
Oct 27, 2018
La Vida Real is perhaps the best possible Senior Community in San Diego, from an outstanding facility to the most professional and caring staff. I feel no other San Diego Senior Community offers more to its residents than La Vida Real.
Oct 3, 2018
Jenna did an amazing job informing us about La Vida. She made my father in law feel so at ease and listened carefully to all his wants and desires for independent living. Jenna made him feel valued and respected! She was able to answer all our questions and gave us all the peace of mind that Bernard would be happy there. If Bernard's VA benefits covered the cost to live there, he probably would have moved in that very day! Jenna did more than just show La Vida, she showed him a HOME where he can belong and feel valued.
Sep 30, 2018
Sep 30, 2018
The reason for my visit was to enjoy the Oktoberfest and meet a resident. Hence most of the questions were not applicable
Sep 22, 2018
Bonnie made me feel so comfortable and welcome. I ended up not even going and looking at other places that were on my list!
Sep 17, 2018
Bonnie was welcoming, informative, caring, and so professional. She showcased the property and answered all our and then some. She was genuinely concerned about our future care and quality of life. We could certainly see ourselves moving here and spending the rest of our lives! We’ll see Bonnie again....Thank you Bonnie!
Sep 17, 2018
Sep 10, 2018
Jenna was friendly, professional and very knowledgeable of all aspects of senior needs and was very interested in my parents well being.
Sep 5, 2018
Jenna is the best!!!
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Jul 31, 2018
Your facility would be at the top of my list to live. I am struggling as to whether I can afford it and may have to wait a year.
Jul 28, 2018
Bonnie was very friendly and made us feel comfortable on the tour. Everyone we met seemed friendly and made you feel at home. I Like the place very much and all the activities you have to offer.
Jul 28, 2018
Jul 5, 2018
Thank you for the delicious lunch--every thing is lovely!
May 28, 2018
May 28, 2018
May 7, 2018
My in-laws lived here; so we are very familiar with La Vida Real, and we appreciate all that it has to offer. We stopped for updated information for ourselves plus a friend who is beginning to consider retirement options.
May 6, 2018
Not at this time. We have just started on this. We were very impressed with you facility and Jenna Ballard.
May 3, 2018
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Feb 8, 2018
This is a great place, and we plan on visiting again in the near future to meet with more residents.
Jan 27, 2018
Your residents all seemed content and happy.
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Dec 1, 2017
call me in 30 days to discuss more specifics.
Nov 29, 2017
Nov 24, 2017
Amazing place and had my friend not suffered from dementia she would be there now having an extraordinary life. Very sad but a huge thank you to everyone there because you all went above and beyond in making us feel welcome. Barb Hughes
Nov 18, 2017
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Oct 15, 2017
First time of several visits we asked to see the Assisted Living and memory Care sections and were most impressed with the ambiance, the obviously happy residents, and the amount of staff.
Sep 25, 2017
Great Job by Jena and her staff! The friends we brought were very impressed and believe they will someday become residents. Ron and Carol Savage
Sep 8, 2017
Sep 2, 2017
Jenna was fabulous answering our questions and making my entire family comfortable with helping my mom imagine her life at this type of community. We appreciated the friendliness of everyone there from the employees to the residents. The fact that Jenna knew each resident by name was impressive. The grounds were well maintained and the feel throughout was extremely welcoming. My mom is definitely considering the positives that would make her life better if she lived there. It was a pleasure to visit, tour and dine at La Vida Real.
Sep 1, 2017
My parents(Jack & Bethel Stubblefield) were here when your facility was first opened. Great experience and they were here until their passing. Jenna did a great job on our second visit this week and we bother a couple friends along for the tour....they too were very impressed. Ron & Carol Savage
Aug 30, 2017
Aug 23, 2017
Jenna was very professional and personable during our visit. She showed us all the amenities and definitely helped ease some of my mother's concerns about living in a community like La Vida Real. We are looking forward to the next steps in my moms transition from her house to Independent living at La Vida Real.
Aug 22, 2017
Aug 12, 2017
We found La Vida Real to be a top-of-the-line retirement community that met all of our expectations.

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