Choosing the right place to spend your retirement is an important decision. You’ve worked hard your entire life and you deserve the best for your next chapter. If you’re looking for the country’s most temperate weather, San Diego retirement communities most certainly fit the bill. There’s a saying in San Diego that “It’s always 70. Always.” Never too hot. Never too cold. It’s the ocean breeze that regulates the temperature for year-round paradise.
But endless sunshine isn’t the only reason retirement communities San Diego are worth looking into. Learn more about this beautiful part of the world and why Wesley Palms San Diego retirement community is a great option for seniors looking to settle down by the sea.
Retirement homes San Diego offer access to world-class entertainment and culture
Seniors who enjoy concerts and performance art fall head over heels in love with San Diego. The city offers a wide range of cultural venues and events that include Broadway San Diego and the San Diego Opera plus the Lambs Player’s Theatre, Copley Symphony Hall, Spreckel’s Organ Pavilion, Summer Pop at the Embarcadero, Humphrey’s by the Bay and more.
And for museums, San Diego boasts more than 90, including the area’s only anthropology museum, the San Diego Museum of Man. Explore one of America’s longest-serving aircraft carriers at the USS Midway Museum or see a fascinating 3-D film at the San Diego Natural History Museum. From science and photography to railroads, music and of course the aquarium and famed San Diego Zoo – this is a perfect city for anyone with a curious mind.
If you’re looking for a San Diego retirement community that provides convenient, fast and friendly transportation services, Wesley Palms is the place. Our sedan or bus can take you to a doctor’s appointment, shopping or to exciting community trips to Padres’ games or the Del Mar race track.
San Diego retirement community embraces the spirit of friendly competition
At Wesley Palms, we understand that you’re never too old for friendly competition. Whether you’re into table games like bridge, poker, Scrabble, cribbage, dominoes and mahjong or more physical activities that require a keen eye and plenty of skill, you’ll never run short of things to do.
Grab your putter and hit the green or try your aim on the bocce court. From classics like shuffleboard to modern games such as Wii Bowling and corn hole, we’re games central. One of the best San Diego retirement communities.
Perfect for outdoor living
For many people, retirement is an opportunity to finally put your feet up and relax. One of the greatest advantages of choosing San Diego, CA as a place to retire in is the culture of outdoor living. Whether it’s sharing a good meal with friends on the dining room terrace or reading a good book on your balcony in the morning, the climate here is ideal for folks who just can’t get enough patio time.
Retirement homes San Diego are cool and casual
Life’s never too formal when you live in San Diego, CA. After all, this is a town that truly embraces the shorts and flip-flops lifestyle. Whether you’re in yoga pants or sweatpants, nobody around here bats at eye. Unlike LA where fashion is king, down here, comfort is always in style.
San Diego cool extends outside of your wardrobe, too. People are just plain friendly here and this makes socializing at our San Diego retirement community a breeze. At Wesley Palms, there are dozens of groups to join and most are organized and led by fellow residents. Whether you’re into art or travel or simply want to swap stories with a friendly ear, you’ll find a community filled with fun neighbors just like you.
Retirement communities San Diego with a focus on food
Everybody knows that San Diego is home to the tastiest fish tacos in the country but the restaurant scene here goes far beyond the tortilla. Foodies love San Diego and there are so many independent restaurants here you never run out of new places to try. Start with Mamma Mia, The Patio and Alexander’s on 30th and then let your taste buds do the walking.
And at Wesley Palms San Diego retirement community, you’ll find a top-notch dining experience right at home. The dining room prepares creative dishes from fresh, organic ingredients that delight even the pickiest gourmand. Enjoy a nice blend of buffet-style meals and full table service and the convenience of an always available salad bar.
Beaches are wide, soft and sandy
Shopping retirement homes San Diego means keeping a close eye on nearby beaches. The salt, sand and surf are integral parts of the San Diego lifestyle and therefore integral parts of your retirement, too.
Science has proven that people who live near the ocean are happier and there’s something about the power of the Pacific that’s simply magic. If you’ve been waiting your whole life to make your seaside wishes come true, moving into a San Diego retirement community could be the best decision you ever make.
A focus on fitness at retirement homes San Diego
Go at your own pace or sign up for a guided group class. Staying fit and healthy is easy when your San Diego retirement community like ours features quality facilities and professionally trained staff. We believe exercise should be fun and encourage our residents to discover their own personal workout routine.
Hit the pool for water aerobics or stretch out on the mat with yoga. Meditation and tai chi can help you find your center while table tennis, functional boxing and line dancing are perfect for a good time. However you move, we’ve got the place to do it.
The trainers at Wesley Palms San Diego retirement community will help you develop a program that’s expertly designed to suit your individual needs. We understand that staying active is the key to getting the most out of your retirement experience. Start your retirement right in a community where doing things is just part of the culture.
At Wesley Palms, we get that you have many options when it comes to choosing a San Diego retirement community. That’s why we go above and beyond to ensure our culture and facilities stand out above the rest. From the staff we hire to the food we serve, the leisure time and life enrichment activities we offer and so much more, our community provides a well-rounded retirement experience. We offer independent living, assisted living and memory care. We understand that you’ve got a lot to give and still have room to grow. Here you’ll find a sense of support and a feeling of renewal to get you excited about your next chapter. This is the place to engage in your lifelong passions or embark on new beginnings among like-minded people and we can’t wait to be part of your story.
Shopping retirement homes San Diego doesn’t have to be difficult. Learn more about Wesley Palms and why we’re one of the best San Diego retirement communities around.
Our unique resident-focus culture puts you in the spotlight
Unlike San Diego retirement communities that treat residents like customers, at Wesley Palms you’ll be part of a dynamic community. Many of the clubs, talks and programs here are organized and led by residents and both our gift store and ”What Not Shop” are staffed by resident volunteers.
From the library to the food committee to the monthly newsletter, and various social gatherings residents at our San Diego retirement community get involved and play an active role in the neighborhood.
You can even volunteer at Summer House, our unique memory care neighborhood for residents with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Leading games and groups for those experiencing memory loss enrich our residents’ lives and yours, too.
The culture here is one of camaraderie and respect. Wesley Palms believes you should be treated not as a senior but as an individual.
Flexibility in assisted living options
Among retirement communities San Diego, Wesley Palms provides some of the most flexible care around. We understand that not all seniors’ needs are the same and so we make it easy to design a care program that’s right for you.
Our assisted living philosophy is to find the right balance between providing the help you need while preserving your personal freedom and autonomy. You want to live as independently as possible and at Wesley Palms, you’ll do just that.
Food worth getting excited about
While some retirement homes San Diego serve cafeteria-style food in a boring dining hall, dining at Wesley Palms is inspiring both for your taste buds and your social life. We believe dining is not just about food, but an important part of community engagement. Our kitchen serves delicious meals from a variety of cuisines from around the world and both our dining room and the dining terrace are beautiful spaces to enjoy dining with great friends. A private dining room is even available for small groups that need a more intimate space.
Breakfast features many made to order options and both lunch and dinner are served restaurant-style with table service and daily specials
An opportunity to express yourself
If you’re looking for a San Diego retirement community where your days are filled with purpose and passion, our inspirational arts programs fit the bill. There’s nothing quite like artistic expression for stimulating personal growth and we offer a whole lot of fun ways to do it.
Pick up a brush and paint your worries away in the watercolor class or learn to draw. You can put your thoughts on paper in the writing class or let your thespian come out to play in the Shakespeare discussion club. Share your artwork with the community and take part in fun outings to San Diego area art museums. Art is a reflection of life and at Wesley Palms we make it easy for residents to embrace their inner Picasso.
Four-legged residents love it here
Not all retirement communities San Diego allow dogs – but at Wesley Palms, your best friend is welcome with open arms. Our pet friendly San Diego retirement community is designed with dogs in mind and even includes a dedicated dog park for your furry friend to make pals and meet other dogs in the community. Enjoy long walks along dozens of beautifully maintained paths and spread joy to the neighborhood.
We make socializing easy
Retirement homes San Diego are great places to make new friends, especially when the community provides ample opportunities to socialize and meet people with similar interests. Wesley Palms offers an incredible array of activities and groups to make it super easy to find your passion. Find kindred spirits to talk travel with or a fellow sports lover to meet you daily on the putting green. Whatever your interests are, you’ll find an outlet to enjoy them and new friends to enjoy them with.
Residents can enjoy a selection of religious speakers and spiritual talks from all denominations including guided meditation, Bible study, Shabbat, world religion classes and more. In this way, residents can follow their own faith while also learning about their neighbors’ beliefs.
San Diego retirement community offers thrilling outings
Moving into a retirement home doesn’t mean that you’ll no longer get to go on adventures. In fact, you might just find that living at Wesley Palms gets you out on the town more!
Our San Diego retirement community schedules outings based on residents’ requests, offering an incredible selection of day trips to explore natural wonders, cultural venues, professional sports and so much more. Whether you’re looking to go shopping or really want to try that hot new restaurant, our transportation services and life enrichment teams keep residents on the go and engaged.
An impressive selection of floor plans
Researching retirement homes San Diego means looking at your physical living space and finding a home that resonates with your style and needs. At Wesley Palms, you’ll have the option to choose from a wide variety of housing designs including patio homes or traditional apartments.
While some San Diego retirement communities offer a limited selection of layouts, you’ll be able to find a floor plan that’s a perfect fit for who you are and how you’d like to live. And every unit features weekly housekeeping and linen service plus all maintenance and landscaping, so you’ll have more time for the things you love.
Make plans to visit Wesley Palms today. We can’t wait to show you around.