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Assisted Living

The Montecito - The Assisted Living Community with a Personal Touch

One day, you may need help with daily care for things like bathing, meal preparation, or remembering to take medication. In our Assisted Living program at The Montecito, our registered Wellness Director will work with you and your physician to develop a service plan tailored to deliver care, promote your wellbeing, and support your continued independence.

Care is customized for you—from help with daily activities and managing medication to a 24-hour emergency call system. This is living, fully supported, that leaves you free to exhale, engage, and explore a world of opportunities.

We value the dignity of our residents at The Montecito and put an emphasis on self-care with instruction, support, or assistance provided as needed. Our Assisted Living residents remain close to friends and stay very active in our homelike community-based environment. As a resident, you’ll also enjoy a beautiful private apartment, fine dining, activities, and services tailored to your interests and abilities. It’s all part of our philosophy to help promote wellbeing and maximize independence.

Our staff of trained, compassionate, caregivers are on duty 24 hours a day to provide personally customized services that include the following:

* Initial evaluation and an individualized service plan
* Supervision to full assistance with activities of daily living including bathing, grooming, dressing, and dining
* Case management, including communication with the resident’s physician and family
* Comprehensive support services such as pharmacy and medical supplies
* Medication monitoring and administration
* Daily reminders
* Assistance with meals
* 24-hour nursing staff
* 24-hour concierge desk
* 24-hour emergency call system
* Security features including safety grab bars in tub and shower, smoke detectors, sprinkler systems, and personal pendants
* Planned activities with a full array of social and cultural events

Our Assisted Living Boasts:

* An elegant, spacious private residence where you have the opportunity to create a home that fully expresses your individual taste and personality
* Kitchenettes, personal living areas, and private full bathrooms in every apartment
* Full access to El Centro and all of the fine amenities and services it offers
* Enhanced safety features in public and private living areas
* Private Arjo spa room
* Three meals a day in a restaurant-style dining room, featuring a wide variety of fresh and seasonal selections chosen and prepared by our classically trained Executive Chef and served restaurant style
* Wellness programs such as a state-of-the-art fitness room and exercise classes led by a personal instructor
* Individually tailored activities program that fosters socialization and life enrichment events. Our daily social scene will encourage physical activity, community immersion, and engagement with the larger community of Santa Fe such as restaurant outings, shopping venues, theatre, and cultural events
* Scheduled health transportation for nearby doctor appointments and pharmacy runs
* Scheduled group and individual transportation seven days a week
* Social, cultural, and recreational programs
* Maintenance services seven days a week
* Weekly housekeeping
* Weekly personal and flat linen laundry service
* All residential and special care services to meet the changing needs of each resident as they live and age in place
* Specially designed common areas and outdoor courtyards
* Utilities (except phone and internet) including electricity, heat, air conditioning, water, and basic cable television
* Nurse-managed caregivers who provide monitoring of your daily health care needs
* We also pride ourselves on being a pet-friendly environment

The search for the right senior living facility can be challenging. Whether you are looking for someone you love or for yourself, you need to find the right home.

It takes time and effort to locate the perfect senior living community for when you are older. Unfortunately, many seniors are quite reluctant to move to a Santa Fe assisted living facility and would rather stay home. However, if you find the place that fits, rest assured that the transition will be much smoother.

What You Should Look For in a Senior Living Community

The long-term happiness of the senior citizen should be the top priority. When it comes to finding the facility, here are some tips that will help you find the best option:

1. Know exactly what is required

It helps to have a list of objectives, from the services to the support needed. The current requirements should be considered, along with the anticipated ones. These include maintaining independence for those who would like to live on their own. Meanwhile, for those who would need help, all the aspects should be thought about, including safety, medication management, and bathing and dressing assistance.

2. Have a budget plan.

You should already know how much you want to spend on assisted living. Expenses will include meals, taxes, utilities, and nurse care, which should all be included in your monthly fee.

As you continue to plan for assisted living, you should also think about financial resources available. Social security, pensions, 401k, veteran’s benefits, long-term care insurance and more should all be considered.

3. List all desired services and amenities.

Each person is unique. The list should include everything you are looking for that will make your life more comfortable and enjoyable.

For instance, it should have a fitness center so you can keep fit. You may also want to have a restaurant in the community where you can sit and relax while enjoying a meal with your new-found friends.

4. Select between independent or assisted living.

Some people want to live independently, which is why they choose our independent living apartments that allow them to maintain their way off life and take advantage of the Montecito’s amazing facilities.

This option is best for those who have good health overall. If you do not require help with your daily routine, an independent living facility may be the right choice for you.

On the other hand, an assisted living facility is for those who require assistance with their daily tasks, as well as with moving around and maintaining their home. The community will still let you live independently but you will have a professional nurse at the ready to provide help.

Some residents have trouble making sure they take their medication while others have mobility issues. No matter what your case is, an assisted living facility should be considered.

5. Choose the best location for you.

The exact place where you will retire is extremely important. For some people, it makes sense that they stay close to where they have always lived. Others want to be where the medical center is easy to access. Sometimes, a major move is required for the sake of the children, grandchildren, and other relatives.

Montecito Santa Fe is a peaceful community that has unparalleled services. Situated in the beautiful city of Santa Fe, the resort-style facility feels just like home. You will know right away that it will be a stress-free move.

Senior Living in Montecito Santa Fe

There are many reasons why Montecito Santa Fe is a well-respected community for seniors. First, its location is unbeatable. Santa Fe boasts a picturesque environment, inviting calmness and peace of mind for the residents. Aside from that, the community itself is designed for senior living. Whether you want to remain independent or you need assistance at some point, this place is the ultimate choice.

Another reason why you should pick Montecito is that it provides the care you need round the clock. Those who require assistance should be picky when it comes to the place where they will retire. You should never settle for a community or facility that does not tailor its services to your unique needs.

At Montecito, assistance and care will be personalized to meet your requirements. Here are some of the things you can expect:

• A health plan just for you: A wellness director and a medical professional will assist you so you can achieve your health goals. As you grow older, your needs continue to change, especially when it comes to your wellbeing. You need care from people who are knowledgeable in the field, which is why you will only be working with experts.

• Customized living plan: Each senior resident has different requirements. Therefore, it is important that the services and care you receive are designed especially for you. Attention to detail is a must at this point, so you can get help for daily activities whenever you need it.

• Emergency system: A 24-hour emergency system is in place to provide residents the full support they need from a caregiver. It does not matter what time you require assistance. A professional will always be around to make sure all the necessary tasks are handled.

• Utmost respect: Montecito residents will maintain their dignity throughout the whole process. The staff, along with the medical professionals, will make sure to respect your privacy. It is why care and other services are only offered when you need them.

• Inclusive: Finally, Montecito Santa Fe is all about making you feel you are a part of a wonderful group. You are not just with people you can consider as your friends but as your family. There are regular group activities that you can participate in so you will get to know more residents.

You will live in a beautiful and peaceful resort-style apartment. The result is stress-free living that will give you the feeling you are surrounded by people who care for you.