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Felicita Vida Senior Living

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930 Monticello Drive , Escondido, CA 92029

(855) 840-7257

Reviews of Felicita Vida Senior Living

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I Am A Friend Or Relative Of A Current/Past Resident

My parents already moved in to Felicita Vida Senior Living. The woman that helped us was excellent. They're as happy as can be. They're in a 1-bedroom corner unit. They face the courtyard and they're very happy with the position of their unit. It's only 2-1/2 years old, so it's very modern. They have granite countertops and the bathroom is beautiful. It's already wheelchair ready, so if they need wheelchairs, they don't have to move from their current room. They have a wonderful menu, plus they have a special of the day. The events are fantastic. They take the residents off-site but at the facility there's something going on every day. They have access to a bar, and they have a gym. The food is great. In fact, when family comes, we can get a voucher and we can eat with them. It's very nice. We have access to doctors' transportation. A lot of the rooms are small for couples, but they're OK for individuals. My mom and dad went in as a couple, and one of the corner rooms came available. The bedroom size was 12x17, so what sealed the deal was when that unit became available. The staff member was very helpful and she knew what we were looking for. My parents are really happy with what they took and what they have and where they are, and that makes us happy. They just need a little bit of improvement with the transition of a resident moving in. They're expensive, but in comparison to the other places that we saw, they're pretty average. It's a little expensive, but they're along the lines of everybody else. They met all our needs.

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I Am A Friend Or Relative Of A Current/Past Resident

My review of this place can be summarized in several words: DON'T GO THERE!!!! I toured the place while looking for a memory care facility for my mother. The "sales rep" assured me that the staff was well-trained and experienced in dementia. HAHAHA, what a joke! When I checked my mom in, I was shocked!!! My mom was left alone in her room for many hours, without any activities or other engagement. They're seriously UNDER staffed, UNDER trained, and POORLY run, and should loose their license. Basically, I was paying thousands of dollars a month for a room for her to sit in! After a week, I removed my mother, knowing that I could not subject her to the woefully substandard care she was getting. The place is run by a corporation in Carlsbad, and they refused to fully refund my money, forcing me to take them to court to recover. BE WARNED: AVOID THIS FACILITY IF YOU WANT A QUALITY FACILITY FOR YOUR LOVED ONE!! PS. As I learned the hard way, this same corporation also manages "Vista del Lago", another joke of a "memory care" facility in Escondido, so I strongly recommend that you stay clear of that facility, as well!

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I really like the lighting of Felicita Vida Senior Living. There’s a good amount of natural light, but most of the light in this facility comes from artificial lights. Despite the lighting, the building still manages to feel very bright. This facility is very close to Vons grocery, Trader Joes, and shopping centers. Furthermore, there are many restaurants nearby. However, I would not suggest walking to these facilities due to having to cross a major roadway. The style is unique, and the outside building reminds me of a Spanish Vila. Inside, there are private and semi private rooms. The semi private rooms are small, but the price is in the two thousands, which is very affordable. The apartments are nice, well designed, and offers more space so that residents can move about safely. There is also therapeutic memory and physical care available.There is nothing unique about the services at this facility, but the staff members are nice, the residents are friendly, and location is peaceful.

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Costs for Felicita Vida Senior Living

Assisted Living Starting Cost per Month:

$ 3,600

Independent Living Starting Cost per Month:

$ 3,395

Medicaid/Medicare Not Accepted

Amenities at Felicita Vida Senior Living

Property Info

Licensed Capacity: 123

Minimum Age: 62

State License #: 374603667

Semi-Private Units

Private Units

Studio Apartments

1-Bedroom Units

2-Bedroom Units

Air Conditioning/Climate Control

Kitchenette

Emergency Call System

24-Hour Staffing

Parking Provided

Fitness Room/Gym

Beauty/Barber Shop

Library

TV Room

Computer Room

General Store

Coffee Shop

Activities

Social Events

Trips & Outings

Spiritual Activities

Exercise Classes

Live, On-site Entertainment

Educational Opportunities

Arts and Crafts

Lectures and Discussions

Computer Class

Amenities

Outside Patio/Gardens

Computer/Internet Access

Cable/Satellite TV

Dedicated Concierge

Pet Policy: Small pets allowed

Restaurant-Style Dining

Services

Medication Management

Transportation to Appointments

Other Transportation Provided

Guest Apartment

Guest Meals

Room Service

Housekeeping

Laundry Service for Linens and Clothing

Hospice Care

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Description of Felicita Vida Senior Living

Like the other homes you’ve lived in throughout your life, our intention is to make Felicita Vida Senior Living a comfortable, personalized fit. Our residents feel like this community was built specifically for them with features, amenities and thoughtful touches that result in an immersive, one-to-one experience. Indoor comfort transcends into the outdoor signatures that create soothing backdrops and back-to nature escapes.

We know that for some of our residents, retirement living is all about relaxing with a good book and a glass of lemonade, but if you want to get up and go and be part of the action, Felicita Vida Living is the place. Virtually every day, activities and outings abound throughout the community. There are exercise groups and local day trips, live entertainment and music enrichment, cultural activities and sports action.

Assisted Living

You can enjoy the all the comforts of home, and rest easy knowing care can be personalized for your needs at any time. Teams at Felicita Vida are experts in maximizing independence so you can get more out of life than you ever thought possible.

Services:

  • Restaurant Style Dining – balanced & consistent quality meals
  • 24/7 staffing with personal pendant system – peace of mind knowing someone is close by
  • Intriguing educational programs – continued lifelong learning
  • Local transportation – frees up families schedules
  • Personalized Care Plan based on Individual Needs – individualized way of life
  • Medication Management Available – right medication at the right time
  • Activities Program – multiple choices left up to you
  • Various Floor Plans – find your ideal home

Amenities:

  • Spacious apartments – plenty of space to furnish as you desire
  • Private bathrooms with accessible showers –
  • Kitchens – your choice…..cooking or dining with us
  • Utilities – no more surprising bills
  • Weekly housekeeping – hassle free lifestyle
  • Cable TV – you watch, we pay
  • Landscaped garden – fresh air when you want it
  • Fitness center – promote a healthy lifestyle
  • Movie Theater – let your favorites come to you among friends
  • Private Dining Room – Continued Family Traditions
  • Beauty Salon – walk to your salon appointment
  • Library, Game & Activity Rooms – the whole community is your residence
  • Pet Friendly – because your best friend may have fur

Memory Care

Offered in a special wing of the community, Felicita Vida offers exceptional memory care. Working closely with you and your family, the Felicita team will take time to get to know you personally. This approach is key to designing a daily routine to make you feel comfortable, safe, secure, and very much at home.

Services

  • Participatory kitchen for all meal times – continuing life long skills
  • Restaurant-style dining – balanced & consistent quality meals
  • Full-time concierge – attention at all times
  • Local transportation – frees up families schedules
  • Weekly housekeeping and laundry – hassle free lifestyle
  • Emergency response and pendant system (24-hours a day) – peace of mind knowing someone is close by
  • Life Journey Assessment – life achievements matter
  • Effective approach to redirecting and way-finding assistance – eases frustrations

Amenities

  • Highly trained and compassionate staff – peace of mind day & night
  • Person-centered care – individualized way of life
  • Focus on what the resident “Can Do” – promotes independence
  • Physical, spiritual and social wellness – whole person well-being
  • Beautiful courtyard and garden areas – fresh air to clear the mind
  • Well-structured outdoor exploration and purposeful outings – life beyond community living
  • Choice of daily life activities – catering to personal preferences to enjoy each day
  • Family participation and partnership – continued bonding with loved one and team members.

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