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5480 Marengo Ave, La Mesa, CA 91942
Care provided: Assisted Living, Retirement Communities
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  • Community Information

    Grossmont Gardens is an assisted living facility in La Mesa, CA. Grossmont Gardens offers activities at their location for residents. These activities generally allow residents to maintain healthy lifestyles by encouraging movement and socializing with their peers.

    Being able to chat with other residents becomes an important part of many peoples' lives and Grossmont Gardens offers common spaces indoors to support that need. The benefit of living in an assisted living community is that making meals can be costly and time consuming process so Grossmont Gardens provides meals for residents.

    Staff is awake and available 24 hours a day so if any emergencies occur no matter the time, there will be someone ready to help. Grossmont Gardens is operated by Elmcroft Senior Living.

    Unique Features

    Each building has it's own living, dining, lounge areas and are overseen by their own activities coordinator to ensure that appropriate calendars are set up for residents in different stages of life. Staff is warm and friendly and participates in many of the activities with residents.
  • Residents


    The minimum age that a resident may be is 63 years old.


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

    Facility Care Level

    Care Level Percentage
    Light Care14%
    Medium Care64%
    Heavy Care21%

    Grossmont Gardens 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
    This community employs technology to prevent residents from wandering and becoming lost, for example bracelets that will ring an alarm if the resident leaves the community.

    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 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

    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
    Full Tubs
    Hospice Available
    Respite Offered
    Aging in Place
    Swimming Pool / Hot Tub


    Meals Provided

    Activities Provided

    Second Wind Dreams Program Vitality Club Walking Tall
  • Average Room Pricing at Grossmont Gardens

    Room Type Assisted Living
    Studio Averages $2,700 - $3,300 Monthly
    1 Bedroom Averages $3,500 - $4,400 Monthly
    2 Bedrooms Averages $3,900 - $4,900 Monthly
    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 Grossmont Gardens

    Fee Type Assisted Living
    Community Fee Averages $900 - $1,200 One-time
    Respite Fee Averages $100 - $200 Daily
    Buy-In Fee
    High Care Needs Fee
    Medium Care Needs Fee
    Low Care Needs Fee
    2nd Person Fee Averages $1,800 - $2,200 Monthly
    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
La Mesa0 miles3$3,660
Lemon Grove0 miles2N/A
San Diego0 miles11$7,050
Santee0 miles1$4,400
National City0 miles3$3,570
Chula Vista0 miles4$2,020

General Pricing Information for La Mesa Assisted Living

Room Type Minimum Cost Average Cost Maximum Cost
1 Bedroom$2,250$3,660$4,800
2 Bedrooms$3,150$4,345$5,500

Community Reviews

Everything is going fine so far.

reviewed on: 04/28/2015 by Anonymous

Everything is going fine so far. There is room for improvement. So far it's working out okay though.

reviewed on: 11/15/2017 by Anonymous

I was more than impressed with the people who are working with me at Grossmont Gardens. I was asked excellent questions and the people were VERY knowledgeable.I have decided to place my mother in... Read the full review.

In Comparison, The Room Was Not The Best

reviewed on: 06/07/2017 by Anonymous

While touring we got to have lunch. We had the best food, it tasted wonderful. We didn't get to talk with the residents when touring. In comparison for the size of the room, it was not going to... Read the full review.

Basically going well. She is treated good and staff is nice.

reviewed on: 05/01/2016 by Anonymous

My loved one has been here in assisted living for 3 weeks. So far her care has been good. The staff all seem to know her from as soon as she moved in. She says they treat her well and everyone is... Read the full review.

Staff are very good!!

reviewed on: 08/28/2017 by Anonymous

My loved one was at this community for a short period of time and we where very pleased with how things had went for her. The staff where kind and I was comfortable with the quality of care she... Read the full review.

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