Information About Assisted Living Facility in Placentia
With its name derived from a Latin word meaning “pleasant place to live,” the city of Placentia strives hard to live up to its definition. Sitting on land originally part of a 19th-century land grant from the governor of Mexico, Placentia is about 30 miles southeast of Los Angeles in beautiful Orange County. This fast growing city of 45,000 has a lot to offer. Seniors who choose assisted living in Placentia
are surrounded by stunning suburban homes, stately churches and wholesome recreation.
Demonstrating a dedication to building a tight-knit community, the city of Placentia sponsors both a free weekly concert series at Tri-City Park and free outdoor movie screenings at Placentia Champions Sports Complex for residents during the summer. Residents of assisted living in Placentia
who are looking for a break from the Southern California sun head north to Brea Mall
. With five major department stores complemented by 175 additional shops and restaurants, the mall has something for everyone.
Seniors enjoying assisted living in Placentia
are welcome to join the popular Placentia Senior Center
. The Center offers a regular schedule of Canasta, Bingo, Tai Chi and other fitness classes, as well as free health screenings, educational seminars and nutrition counseling. Travel to and from the Placentia Senior Center is easy with the free taxi service arranged by the Center. For more excitement, seniors can take a trip to neighboring Anaheim to visit the Disneyland and California Adventure Parks or to nearby Yorba Linda to visit the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and birthplace.
Placentia Medical Facilities
For over 35 years residents of assisted living in Placentia
and Yorba Linda have been receiving top quality medical care from the doctors and nurses at Placentia-Linda Hospital
. The 114-bed hospital offers 24-hour emergency services and operates a state-of-the-art Gastro-Intestinal Center, Surgical Pavilion and Imaging Center. Seniors may also head to nearby Anaheim to be taken care of by the medical staff at Anaheim Regional Medical Center
. With over 600 physicians practicing 35 medical specialties, the hospital is best known for its care of cancer, the heart and spine, and practice of orthopedics, pain management and radiology.
Traveling to and from a community of assisted living in Placentia
to any one of Southern California’s many exciting destinations is easy and convenient using public transportation provided by the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA)
. OCTA runs a comprehensive system of buses and paratransit vehicles to ensure that riders get to where they need to go quickly and safely. Placentia has also been approved for the construction of a Metrolink rail station that will connect the city to all of Orange County and downtown Los Angeles. The station is expected to open sometime in 2012. With the peaceful charm of a small-town, assisted living in Placentia
truly offers seniors a pleasant place to spend their retirement--just a short drive from some of Orange County’s most popular attractions. View a list of local senior housing by visiting our Placentia Assisted Living
page. Written by senior housing writer Jacqui Howell.
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