La Vida Real is close to many popular San Diego East County destinations. Located across the street from the Rancho San Diego Library and Towne Center shopping mall, La Vida Real is also within close proximity of five golf courses, many parks and recreational areas, as well as Sycuan Casino and Cuyamaca College. Both Grossmont and Alvarado Hospitals and medical centers are within close driving distance of the community.

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La Vida Real

Reviews of
La Vida Real

4.9 /5
90 Reviews

Mar 10, 2019
We were very impressed and will consider following up on getting further information from Jenna. However, we are still independent and don't intend to make a decision about moving in just yet.
Mar 3, 2019
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 27, 2019
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.
Jan 7, 2019
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Dec 31, 2018
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.
Dec 1, 2018
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!!!
Aug 22, 2018
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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
Apr 27, 2018
Mar 2, 2018
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.
Jan 6, 2018
Jan 5, 2018
Dec 10, 2017
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
Oct 16, 2017
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

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