National City, which is based in a predominantly suburban area of San Diego County, has 13 elderly care facilities which gives seniors a range of long term care options to decide on. There is potential for it to be tough to move about National City, but it can be manageable for most without their own car. According to government funded surveys there are a number of top nursing facilities, as well as hospitals in and around the city.
Senior Living Amenities & Services
Some of the standard amenities in National City include:
Palliative care and medical support
All meals provided
Ability to have pets on premises
It is also possible to find senior care facilities that caters to patient needs. Some facilities provide kosher meals. They also allow dogs/cats, arrange outdoor activities, and provide parking for those who can still drive. If religion is essential to you or your loved one, many care facilities arrange prayer services on site, with those that offer off-site services usually providing for a way for them to get there. Many long term care facilities also have specialists and doctors on-call in the event more advanced care is needed, Psychiatrists, Podiatrists, and Dentists are just some examples. Filipino and Spanish are spoken among the staff or personnel of some senior communities in the city.
While not vital, when contacting the facilities listed below it can be convenient to have the resident's medical history including any insurance, doctor, and facility names and contacts for any questions the facility coordinator might have. This can aid in planning any special care the individual might need.
Senior Living Costs
The price for services can change based on the services required, but in the area basic care facilities are approximately $1,900 - $8,600 per month. The price for assisted living in California is about is $4,230 every month based on the most current estimates. Additionally, there usually are a variety of federal options to help reduce the cost of care for low-earning families. The list below has average costs in other cities close to National City:
Source: Aggregated from the Genworth 2013, 2015 Cost of Care Survey, state licensing units, and from facility surveys. While we make every effort to ensure accuracy, please confirm details with facilities directly.