Silverado Escondido – Escondido, CA

1500 Borden Rd, Escondido, CA 92026

Silverado Escondido is a senior community for Memory Care residents. According to its staff, personal care and attention is the highest priority. Every staff member is specially trained to care for senior citizens with dementia or memory impairment. Silverado offers chef-inspired food with restaurant-style dining, social and community events, and a “coffee shop” area with a grand piano. It also regularly hosts support groups, art classes and other events.

Details You Should Know

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

Silverado Senior Living – Escondido is a quiet senior community with tasteful décor off of the I-15 in Escondido, California with services in Memory Care. The rooms at Silverado Escondido are very plain with only the basic necessities. While there are bathrooms in the rooms, many of the rooms do not have showers. Instead, there are shower rooms throughout the community. On the other hand, its energetic staff prides itself on offering one-on-one, personalized care. Residents and employees alike interact on a first-name basis, and engage in conversation during lunch, activities and/or short walks with their caregivers.

Pricing & Financials

  • Community Fee $6,000
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

    Private Suite: $9,450+

    Companion Suite: $6,750+

Lease Terms

Month to month

Pet Fee

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*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: The kitchen at Silverado Escondido provides up to 3 healthy, chef-prepared meals per day. Residents can choose between table service, room service and “on-the-go” service. For energy in between meals, Silverado provides small bites and snacks available 24/7. Additionally, residents are free to invite family and friends to join us for lunch at no additional cost.

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

Care Services/Staffing: Silverado Escondido offers two levels of care: Social and Supportive. The Social model places an emphasis on engaging residents in exercises to increase brain health and fitness. The Supportive model is designed for residents who a high need for nursing or support in the later stages of care. Memory Care at Silverado Escondido takes a social and clinical approach in that there is a nursing 24/7, medical director on-site (Gerontology), podiatrist, psychiatrist, a mobile doctor, social workers, plus occupational and physical therapists. Additionally, the staff makes it a point to keep residents engaged in enriching activities.

Room Features:

  • Furnished with twin bed, nightstand, dresser and lamp
  • Large bathroom with shower (some without showers)
  • Private closets
  • All primary utilities and cable included
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms

Community Amenities & Activities

Building Features: The building at Silverado Escondido has a Spanish colonial design, which is in fairly decent condition. Its interior feels like an upscale home and features a gorgeous baby-grand piano in the main living room with comfortable seating options. The community was designed to encourage socialization and get residents out of their rooms. The walls have crown moldings with shades of tan and white paint. The exterior of the building is landscaped with green grass, palm trees throughout the property, and raised flower beds for residents to enjoy gardening.


  • Well-stocked bistros
  • Highly attentive staff
  • 24-hour nursing
  • Activity programs
  • On-site medical director
  • Housekeeping services
  • Laundry and linen service
  • Located close to restaurants
  • Located close to shopping centers
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Walking paths
  • Live-in community pets
  • Pet friendly
  • Support groups


  • Gardening
  • Walking club
  • Art classes
  • Fitness classes
  • Lunch outings
  • Culinary club
  • Floral club
  • Book club
  • Religious services

Other Features/Amenities: All care services are included except for incontinence care, which costs $450 per month and includes all the supplies and additional care.

The staff can take care of pets at the following rates ( includes food, supplies, care and supervision):

  • 15 lbs. and less: $100 per month
  • 16 lbs. to 39 lbs.: $150 per month
  • 40 lbs. and over: $200 per month


Location: Silverado Escondido sits on a peaceful side of town on a hill next to I-15 Freeway in Escondido, CA. While it is fairly secluded, it is located close to a number of churches, suburban communities, restaurants, schools, hotels and shopping options.  The property is also close to nature and offers several walking paths and a spectacular view of the surrounding valley. There is very little noise from the freeway, which makes it a great location for a memory care senior community. Silverado Escondido is also nearby San Marcos, so residents can venture that direction for more entertainment options.

Local attractions

  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park
  • Stone Brewing
  • Escondido History Center
  • San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum
  • California Center for the Arts

Parks, Beaches & Trails: The Escondido areas is a hot spot for outdoor activities, such as fishing, camping, hiking, mountain biking, picnicking, and boating. The City of Escondido offers a number of well-maintained sites including Lake Wohlford, Lake Dixon, Daley Ranch, Del Dio highlands Preserve, Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve and a total of nine park facilities.

Shopping: There are several shopping centers in the area surrounding Silverado Escondido. A stone-throw away to the east, you’ll find Downtown Escondido with its tiny boutiques and a weekly farmer’s market. Westfield North County – one of the biggest malls in North County San Diego – is only located about 5 miles away.  Within the mall, you’ll find an Apple Store, Target, Chanel, Michael Kors, JC Penny, Cheesecake Factory, Nordstrom, Macy’s, Red Robin, and the Macaroni Grill.

Things to do:

  • Escondido Municipal Arts Gallery
  • Welk Resort Theatre
  • Distinction Gallery
  • Grape Day Park Events

Nearest hospitals & doctors

Scripps Coastal Medical Center Escondido

488 E Valley Pkwy #411

Escondido, CA 92025

Palomar Health

2227 Enterprise St

Escondido, CA 92029

Palomar Medical Center Escondido

2185 Citracado Parkway

Escondido, CA 92029

Nearest places of worship

Church of the Resurrection

1445 Conway Dr.

Escondido, CA 92027

San Diego Christian Center

1305 Deodar Rd.

Escondido, CA 92026

Cross Connection

1675 7 Oaks Rd.

Escondido, CA 92026

Community FAQ

Does Silverado Escondido require a long-term contract?

No. Silverado Escondido residents can pay fees on a month-to-month basis. As an added benefit, Silverado offers a 60-day, money-back guarantee. If there is not complete satisfaction within the first 60 days, Silverado Escondido will issue a full refund.

What types of health assessments are performed routinely?

Residents must be able to provide a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, dementia or MCI before moving into Silverado Escondido. Staff will conduct an assessment before move-in, after 2 weeks, after 30 days, and then every 6 months (unless there is a change in condition).

What types of community events does Silverado Escondido offer?

The activities director at Silverado Escondido regularly schedules resident outings, such as trips to the beach, lunch by the Lake, scenic drives and visits to cultural gems in San Diego.

Are the apartments furnished at Silverado Escondido?

Yes, apartments are furnished for residents.

Is there a licensed nurse on staff at all times?

Yes, there is a licensed nurse in the building 24/7.

Is Silverado Escondido  able to accommodate a special diet?

Yes, the kitchen staff can accommodate most if not all special diets (e.g., thickened liquids, mechanical soft, puree, and chopped.)

Are pets allowed at Silverado Escondido?

Yes, Silverado Escondido is pet-friendly.

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Phone: (760) 737-7900