At The Pines, A Merrill Gardens Community, retirement has never looked so good because our community is designed from the ground up to include all the features and services that the discerning senior desires.
The activity department is outstanding providing a wide array of opportunities for socializing, learning and daily activities. Warm greetings come from the front desk for visitors and the staff is attentive to the residents desires and needs. Birthdays are celebrated often with cake, flowers and entertainment. There are many stores and services nearby for outings and family visits.
A former Gold Rush town, today’s Folsom is a gold mine of cultural, recreational and retail activities. Don’t be scared away by Johnny Cash’s famous song “Folsom Prison Blues,” the correctional facility is more of a tourist attraction than a threat to city residents.
This small suburb of Sacramento enjoys a varied climate with plenty of sunshine, and is a strong community with an abundance of opportunities for active residents of assisted living in Folsom.
With nearly 40 area parks, plus both Folsom Lake and Lake Natoma, residents of assisted living in Folsom have no shortage of open spaces available for soaking up a little sun in the great outdoors. Beach wheelchairs and accessible fishing piers are available at Folsom Lake, but those who prefer to coddle the local fish rather than catch them on a hook should visit the Nimbus Fish Hatchery on the American River for an opportunity to view and feed the salmon.
From outlet stores to the Broadstone Marketplace Mall, shopping enthusiasts will find no shortage of places to spend their money. The most unique offerings can be found on Historic Sutter Street, a Gold Rush-themed shopping area known for its specialty merchants, antique fairs and seasonal Farmer’s Market.
Folsom celebrates her rich past with a number of interesting attractions such as the historical powerhouse, the Folsom History Museum and the Folsom Railroad Museum, set up in an actual coach car. Another interesting afternoon excursion is a visit to the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary, a rehabilitation center where visitors can experience one-on-one encounters with a variety of friendly wild animals.
For live performances, seniors enjoying assisted living in Folsom may choose between Stage Nine, Imprint Theatre or El Dorado Musical Theater. At the Hawkins School of Performing Arts, culture buffs will be treated to the magic of the Folsom Lake Civic Ballet and Folsom Lake Symphony Orchestra.
Folsom Medical Facilities
Residents of assisted living in Folsom have convenient access to first-class health care at Mercy Hospital of Folsom. Your loved one may benefit from taking one of the hospital’s many inexpensive and educational classes about specific medical needs, or the general class “Nutrition in the Golden Years.”
Kaiser Permanente also offers an expanding array of quality health care options to the citizens of Folsom.
The city of Folsom is serviced by Sacramento Regional Transit bus and light rail. Seniors and Medicare cardholders receive a discount on single and daily pass fares.
Paratransit, Inc. operates over 150 vehicles in the Sacramento County area, providing mobility training for the elderly and disabled and door-to-door transportation to eligible residents of assisted living in Folsom.
Cost of Assisted Living in Folsom
The cost of assisted living in the greater Sacramento area varies widely community by community, however monthly prices range between $2,000 and $5,750 with a median monthly rate of $3,650. Seniors who choose assisted living in Folsom should plan to budget about $43,800 annually for care.*
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The city of Folsom is an ideal retirement choice with all the key ingredients necessary for peaceful living. For more local living information, please visit our Folsom Assisted Living page.