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Silvergate San Marcos Retirement Residence

San Marcos, CA 92078
(760) 744-4484
Fax: (760) 471-4763
Services Offered:
Assisted Living, Independent Living, Alzheimers Disease Center
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    Silvergate Retirement is located near lovely Lake San Marcos, near shopping conveniences, theater, restaurants, medical facilities, and a fitness center to which our residents have a membership to. Silvergate offers residential and assisted living services in 75 spacious Studio, Deluxe and One-Bedroom, Two-Bath apartment homes. Licensed assisted living services are available to support a resident's changing health needs without changing their accommodations or dining room tablemates. Our intimate size is conducive to socialization and making new friends. Our activities programs range from Bridge, Bingo, tai-chi, walking club, to computer and history classes, and outings to museums, theater, winerys, casinos, and an annual luxury cruise for our residents, their families and our staff. Located on Silvergate's campus, is Silvergate Suites specializing in Alzheimer’s and Dementia care. For those spouses living in the Residence building or families nearby, they can feel assured that their loved one living in the suites is receiving the highest level of personal attention from the licensed staff, offering them a safe. reassuring, and supportive environment, while experiencing moments of joy through our creative activity programs such as art, cooking, music and sensory classes, pet therapy, golf and much more. Local ownership sets us apart from the rest, assuring an attentive staff and an open door policy. Silvergate scores continually high marks from the residents and family members with an overall score of 97% in satisfaction! We invite you to visit and see what makes Silvergate so extraordinary! For more information please visit or website at or to set up your personal visit call (760) 744-4484.
    All genders welcome
    Age 60 and over
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 8-24 hours per day
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Catheter management
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Massage therapy
    Support groups for families and caregivers
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Do not sleep through the night
    Become disoriented
    Pace or rummage habitually
    Seek exits
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Multiple sclerosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Tendency to fall
    Staff certifications and training:
    Senior Staff members hold RCFE administrator's licences, Activities Director includes an activities certificate, Chef graduate of Culinary Training, Medication Technicians have state required training, all staff have 8 hours orientation before working, two days shadow training. and monthly inservices training. All Dementia Care Staff require and attain more training per licensing.
    Memory Care
    The entire facility is dedicated to the care of Alzheimer's and Dementia sufferers.
    Stages of Alzheimer's Progression Accepted
    Stage 1: no impairment
    Stage 2: very mild decline
    Stage 3: mild decline
    Stage 4: moderate decline
    Stage 5: moderate, mid-stage
    Stage 6: moderately severe
    Stage 7: severe, late-stage
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to join at mealtime
    Family members able to participate in care plan
    Specially trained staff
    Safe wandering areas
    Regular assessments by interdisciplinary staff
    Environment that is easy to navigate
    Daily planned recreational and social activities
    Activities tailored to residents' abilities
    Diminished abilities or stage of disease that would result in a transfer or discharge:
    Need for I.V. fluids, Stomach Tube, Trachiotomy or Open Shunt on body for Dialysis. Or extreme behaior to cause harm of self or others.
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    Hydration Fluid Program & Incontience Program. Activity Programs for Life Enhancement & Well Being. Art Classes, Physical Education Classes, therapy class, Sensory stimula class, religious services, happy hours, pet therapy and music therapies.
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Pet Types Allowed
    No smoking is allowed on the premises
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Door alarms
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    Fully fenced and gated facility
    Security staff on premises
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Access to public transportation
    Transportation provided by facility
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Opened in:
    Number of residents: 160
    Dietary Options
    Ethnic meals
    Low sodium meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Fitness trainer
    Guest dining
    Guest lodging
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Sauna and/or whirlpool
    Swimming pool
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    Silvergate includes a full array of social, educational, recreational, and religious activites. The programs of interest are designed with the residents input as to what they'd like to have. On-site there are Travel, Leisure, & History Classes, Bridge, Poker, Chess, Bingo & Rummi-Tile, & other card game groups. Daily Exercise Classes or walking club. Non-denominational Chuch Services & bible study. Silvergates offers a Membership to 24 Hour Fitness & the Lake San Marcos Country Club Amenities & programs to each of our residents. We offer trips and outings to various restaurants, museums, movies, theater, and activities of interest. Each year Silvergate offers a luxury cruise made easy for residents, thier families and Silvergate Staff. For more on our Activity Programs visit and visit the 'Silvergate lifestyle' page.
    This facility caters to:
    All Welcomed. Due to the intimate size or our community, persons with visual impairments will find us easy to navigate.
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    VA benefits
    Pet deposit required
    Pet deposit amount: $500
    Damage or security deposit required
    Damage or security deposit amount: $200
    Additional personal assistance fee required
    CA Residential Care Fac. for the Elderly
    License No. 374600026
    Issued by California Department of Social Services
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