Memory care at Westmont of La Mesa in La Mesa, California


When a loved one is living with memory loss, you want the assurance that they have the support of a team and a community specialized to their needs. Our Memory Care neighborhood at Westmont of La Mesa offers a trusted care option for people living with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and other forms of memory loss. We offer personal care to help your loved one with everyday tasks, from buttoning a shirt or tying a shoelace, to bathing, dressing, and going to the bathroom. Trust our team to be there, for your loved one and your family, at every step of the way.

Resident with a staff member at Westmont of La Mesa in La Mesa, California
Resident sharing with a family member at Westmont of La Mesa in La Mesa, California

Compass Rose® Memory Care Program

We recognize how demanding it can be to care for an individual with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia—and that the decision to move can be very challenging as well. It is our pleasure to serve you here at Westmont Living. Our Compass Rose® neighborhood caregivers are ready to offer both the peace of mind and an inviting, home-like setting that can make such a difference for you and your loved one.

“My Mom is well taken care of by dedicated, compassionate people – I couldn’t ask for more.”

Compass Rose guides Alzheimer's and dementia patients through their day to day routines at Westmont of La Mesa in La Mesa, California


A compass rose is an element of a map used to show direction. This is the symbol used in Navigating the Alzheimer’s Journey.®

Westmont Living’s Compass Rose® program was designed in cooperation with a nationally recognized gerontologist to guide both residents and their families as we care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other memory impairment. Focusing on personal care, we help maintain each individual’s independence and quality of life during this difficult journey. Our goal is to provide a culture that is life-affirming, meaningful and satisfying, while respecting the choice and dignity of our residents.

We complete an Individual Care Plan and Life History to assess each resident’s needs and fully understand his or her background. Then, our Program Director and staff create an activities program, including a range of events designed to preserve function, promote enjoyment and a sense of well-being. Creating fun through light-hearted moments is also an integral part of the Compass Rose® program and goes a long way to relieving the stresses of every day life.


Westmont Living’s Compass Rose® neighborhood is an intimate and comfortable, home-like setting. Our residents enjoy:

  • Private and semi-private suites
  • 24-hour staffing
  • Secured environment
  • State-of-the-art technology for resident monitoring
  • Live Your Way® activities program
  • Lush gardens and walking paths
  • Three nutritious meals served daily
  • Daily housekeeping and linen service
  • Salon and barbershop
  • Transportation services


At Westmont Living, we consider dining a therapeutic activity that can energize all five senses. Mealtime represents treasured memories of special people, celebrations and occasions associated with the sharing of food—and each meal is an opportunity to strengthen relationships among residents, caregivers and family.


We believe in sharing the Alzheimer’s journey with residents, families and friends alike. Our Navigator’s Family Support Group offers education and an opportunity to share experiences with others. At Westmont Living, we encourage family members to participate in the lives of their loved ones.