Silverado Encinitas – Encinitas, CA

335 Saxony Road, Encinitas, CA 92024

Silverado Encinitas is a Memory Care community in North County San Diego with the highest level of care and support services for seniors with dementia and/or Alzheimer’s. It has a capacity of 122 persons. Notably, each and every staff member at Silverado Encinitas is specially trained to care for those with memory impairment, and knows exactly how to help in every scenario. In other words, whether your loved one is looked after by a caregiver or the kitchen staff, he or she will be in good hands.

Details You Should Know

Care Types Provided
Memory Care, Respite Care
Pricing Tier
Location Type
Apartments Furnished
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General Information

Silverado Encinitas is a unique Memory Care community in Encinitas, CA and less than a mile from the beach. A special offering of the community comes upon paying the community fee at move-in: residents get a total of 72 hours of one-on-one caregiving in the first 3 days or spread over the course of a week and a half. Overall, Silverado Encinitas arranges its activities schedule to encourage the highest level of engagement among its residents. In turn, residents interact with others and enjoy a range of activities to reduce isolation.

At this community, residents engage in various activities like cooking classes, walking clubs, book clubs and other activity programs to build self-esteem and maintain dignity. Upon touring the community, you might also see various animals roaming the property. Silverado is renowned for its activity programs and socialization to give residents a sense of purpose. In 2016, it began undergoing a large renovation. The staff takes its time to learn about each individual resident and personalize any activities and/or care plans accordingly.

Pricing & Financials

  • Community Fee $7,000
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

    Private Suite: $9,450 - $15,000+, ($315 - $514/day)

    Companion Suite: $7,050 - $7,950+, ($235 - $265/day)

Lease Terms

Month to month

Pet Fee

$120 - $220 depending on size

*All prices listed above are "starting at" monthly estimates. Monthly resident fees may be higher depending on the level of care required.

Community Details

Dining: Each resident of Silverado Encinitas can enjoy up to three gourmet-quality meals per day. Silverado Encinitas offers its residents a range of services including table, room and “on-the-go” service. If a resident gets hungry in between meals, he or she can grab a small bite and/or snacks 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. As an added benefit, residents may invite their families and friends to eat a meal at no additional cost.

  • Cafe or Bistro
  • Guest meals
  • Meal Preparation and Service
  • Meals Included In Base Rent
  • Additional Meals Available
  • Daily snacks
  • Private dining room
  • Professional chef
  • Room service
  • Accommodates special diets

Care Services/Staffing: Health and wellness are pivotal at Silverado Encinitas. Accordingly, residents have access to 24/7 nursing, a medical director who specializes in Gerontology, a mobile doctor, a Social Worker, plus a podiatrist, a psychiatrist, and occupational and physical therapists. Silverado Encinitas offers two levels of care: Nexus and Supportive. In short, the Nexus model works to enhance brain health and fitness. The Supportive model addresses the needs of residents who require nursing and greater assistance.

Room Features:

  • All utilities and basic cable included
  • Furnished with twin bed, nightstand, dresser and lamp
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms
  • Large bathroom with shower
  • Private closets

Community Amenities & Activities

Building Features: Silverado Encinitas is a large, multi-level senior community in the middle of a medical plaza, which is in fairly decent condition. Since the building itself is secure, the receptionist will ultimately need to allow access at the door. The community is currently under renovation with plans for building updates and new furniture. As a side note, the renovations include updates to the bedrooms. Silverado Encinitas frequently hosts events like cooking classes in the dining room, which has a lot of windows and natural light. Any residents who live on the east side of the building will actually have views of all the lush foliage of the Encinitas Botanical Gardens. Lastly, there is a baby-grand piano in the main living room.


  • Housekeeping services
  • Laundry and linen service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Fully stocked bistros
  • An attentive staff (background checks apply)
  • 24-hour nursing
  • Medical directors
  • Activity programs (customized for the residents)
  • Walking paths
  • Community pets
  • Nexus Care


  • Music
  • Gardening
  • Exercise classes
  • Stretching & flexibility
  • Sensory & relaxation
  • Walking club
  • Culinary club
  • Book club
  • Men’s game club
  • Religious services
  • Horse grooming
  • Daily news
  • Swimming


Silverado Encinitas is conveniently located in Encinitas, CA off the I-5, directly adjacent to the San Diego Botanical Gardens, and only minutes away from the coast and Moonlight Beach. For reference, the San Diego International Airport and downtown San Diego are approximately 25 miles south of Silverado Encinitas. The location is quiet and serene, but still within a short drive to shopping centers, restaurants, banks and other businesses. Since Silverado Encinitas has such a convenient location, its residents regularly visit the beach, Carlsbad Flower Fields, the San Diego County Fair (Del Mar Fair), the Botanical Gardens, and more!

Local attractions

  • San Diego Botanic Garden
  • Moonlight Beach
  • La Paloma Theater
  • San Elijo State Beach
  • Leucadia State Beach
  • Cardiff State Beach
  • San Dieguito Heritage Museum

Parks, Beaches & Trails: Encinitas is a natural gem of San Diego that boasts several upscale, tight-knit beach communities in North San Diego County. It features a total of 14 city parks, 6 beaches, and miles of hiking trails or walking paths. There are numerous look-out points all down the coastline with outstanding views of the Pacific Ocean and the sandy beaches of Encinitas. Here are a few to check out:

  • Moonlight Beach
  • Swami’s Beach
  • San Elijo Lagoon
  • Oakcreast County Park
  • Manchester Preserve Hiking Trails
  • Orpheus Park
  • San Diego Botanic Garden
  • Encinitas Community Park

Shopping: While Silverado Encinitas is tucked away behind the Botanic Garden, it is still very close to a range of entertainment, shopping, restaurants and more. Along the pacific coast highway, you’ll encounter a number specialty boutique shops, surf shops, diners and health-oriented shops. On El Camino Real, there are all the major retailers, food chains, car dealerships, banks and grocery stores, including Walmart, Target, Home Depot, and REI.

Things to do:

  • Surfing
  • Dining
  • Wildlife-watching
  • Legoland
  • San Diego Safari Park

Nearest hospitals & doctors

Scripps Memorial Hospital

354 Santa Fe Dr

Encinitas, CA 92024

Scripps Green Hospital

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd

La Jolla, CA 92037

UCSD Emergency & Urgent Care

9300 Campus Point Dr

La Jolla, CA 92037

Nearest places of worship

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

3450 Camino De Los Coches

Carlsbad, CA 92009

Shadow Mountain Community Church – Encinitas

845 Santa Fe Dr

Encinitas, CA 92024

San Diego Christian Center

1305 Deodar Rd.

Encinitas, CA 92026

Church of the Resurrection

1445 Conway Dr.

Encinitas, CA 92027

Community FAQ

Does Silverado Encinitas require a long-term contract?

No. All residents can  pay Silverado Encinitas on a month-to-month basis. There is even a 60-day, money-back guarantee. Please contact its staff to learn more.

What types of health assessments are performed routinely?

Silverado Encinitas will require a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, dementia or MCI. There is an assessment upon move-in, another within the first two weeks, one at 30 days and then again every 6 months, unless the nurses or caregivers notice a change of condition.

What types of community events does Silverado Encinitas offer?

Residents of Silverado Encinitas regularly venture out of the community to the beach, shopping centers, lunch outings, and visits to the Botanic Gardens, Flower Fields, and the San Diego County Fair.  For a complete list, please contact Silverado Encinitas directly.

Are the apartments furnished at Silverado Encinitas?

Some rooms come furnished with twin bed, nightstand, dresser and lamp. Please contact the staff for further details.

Is there a licensed nurse on staff at all times?

Yes, Silverado Encinitas staffs a licensed nurse at all times (24/7).

Is Silverado Encinitas  able to accommodate a special diet?

Yes. Please contact the staff directly if your loved one has a special diet other than thickened liquids, mechanical soft, puréed, and/or chopped.

Are pets allowed at Silverado Encinitas?

Yes. The pet rates above include food, supplies, care and supervision.

Request Additional Info

Phone: (760) 753-1245