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Solstice Senior Living at Apple Valley

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20594 Bear Valley Rd , Apple Valley, CA 92308

(855) 840-7257

Reviews of Solstice Senior Living at Apple Valley

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My mother is in Rock Spring. They play bingo, pinochle, Canasta, and golf, and there's a beautiful library. You sit down to be served every meal. I don't have any complaints. The staff is fine and attentive most of the time. They no longer have a manager on-site 24/7. All of the residents have an emergency medical alarm button that they hang around their neck for an emergency.

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Rock Spring was my favorite of the four I visited. The rooms were nice. Upstairs, they had balconies, and downstairs, they had patios, so you could get some fresh air and go outside. That's really important to me because I always like going to my back patio. I thought the common area was a little nicer than the others. One thing that they didn't have though was round-the-clock nursing. That was a minus for them because I have problems with balance. They have contracted two companies that come in and do their assisted living part for them. The staff was good. The one lady who took us around was very informative. They offered us lunch, but we didn't eat lunch there. They had a lovely dining room. It had the best transportation. They had a bus to doctors' appointments, and they would have shopping days like to the Wal-Mart. When you move in there, they charge you a $3,000 for move-in fee, but then everything's new, and they put new carpet and new paint. It was like moving into a new place, which meant a lot to me.

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The staff at Rock Spring was very nice. It wasn't quite as luxurious as other facilities, but there were a lot of activities. They have a bus that takes you to doctors' appointments and things like that. The rooms were a little smaller and not quite as nice, but they were nice. The meals were 9:00 breakfast, 12:00 lunch; I don't know what time dinner was. They had several hundred people in there. I've never seen so many walkers lined up on four walls in my whole life. There didn't seem to be as much flexibility as far as what you're doing at a certain time and meals. We got there at lunchtime, so we got to see the food, and it did not look quite as appetizing. They didn't have a salad bar and you really didn't have much choice.

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Rock Spring was amazing, clean, and wel -kept. It looked like they had activities going on. My daughter and I both went along with mom, and we were impressed. It was very nice and I have nothing bad to say about it at all; everything was nice. We ate lunch there and the food was good. If I do see any other places, they'll have to measure up to Rock Spring or be better. The staff all seemed very friendly and nice, and I don't have any complaints. There's no pool, but I saw a library and a beauty salon.

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Rock Spring was very encouraging to the residents. It seemed like they were very happy there. It was very clean, and the food was very well presented. The rooms were nice, well lit, and a good size.

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The people at Rock Spring were very nice. We liked it a lot. The dining room was clean, bright, and the food looked very good and included fresh salads. The people seemed to be very pleased with the service they were getting. We really liked what we saw in their schedule of activities. This place was our top choice, especially on the basis of price.

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The staff at Rock Spring was excellent and welcoming. I liked the facility itself, and the rooms were nice. I believe they served breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and had exercise classes, games and activities inside. The food was very good, too.

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It looks very nice and sunny, but my experience for my parents is not sunny. All that glitters is definitely not gold here. The security is nonexistent. No security cameras. On one occasion, someone entered my parents' apartment because he was given the wrong apartment number by the co-manager. The co-manager apologized, but it demonstrates a laxness. On another occasion, someone tried to enter into my parents' apartment at 11PM. The only reason my parents knew was because they had put an alarm on the door. A manager was called when this happened, and he said that he could see no one in the halls - thereby dismissing my parents' complaint. The manager then cautioned residents the next day that they have to keep their doors locked. Rock Springs definitely needs security cameras, because then they could see, and prove, what actually happened at 11PM. My parents could not stay there after this incident, because they felt too fearful. Also, there is a lot of gossip in this place. The managers told me it can take 3 months for a resident to feel comfortable - and some never do. I personally talked to several people who were very sad to be here. Oh, I did take inventory of the things I moved into my parents apartment, and compared it to the inventory of what was there to be moved out when they left. And there were definitely things missing - an expensive radio, a watch, a dictionary. Consider that the following all have keys: managers, housekeeping, maintenance. And read the contract over carefully. It is very ambiguous in places - they have a legal staff, so this must be purposeful in their favor.

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Costs for Solstice Senior Living at Apple Valley

Independent Living Starting Cost per Month:

$ 1,824

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Amenities at Solstice Senior Living at Apple Valley

Property Info

Emergency Services: Less than 6 Miles

Shopping: Less than 2 Miles

Recreation: Less than 2 Miles

Minimum Age: 55

Private Units

Studio Apartments

1-Bedroom Units

2-Bedroom Units

Cottage-Style Homes

Kitchenette

Emergency Call System

24-Hour Staffing

Parking Provided

Fitness Room/Gym

Chapel Services

Billiards Lounge

Game Room

TV & Media Room

Activities

Full-Time Activity Director

Trips & Outings

Spiritual Activities

Exercise Classes

Pinochle Group

Amenities

Outside Patio/Gardens

Cable/Satellite TV

Pet Policy: Small pets allowed

Private Dining Room Available

Restaurant-Style Dining

Services

Other Transportation Provided

Private Laundry

Housekeeping

Linen Service

Travel Program

Live-In Managers

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Description of Solstice Senior Living at Apple Valley

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At nearly 3,000 feet in elevation, we enjoy cooler summer temperatures and more annual precipitation than you’d expect in a typical desert town, but you can still admire the stark, sometimes otherworldly beauty that makes the desert landscape so memorable. Residents love the enchanting peace of our grounds while appreciating the convenience of our nearby community. If you're in the mood to explore, you'll want to visit Lake Arrowhead, the Desert Playhouse, Highland Casino and the birthplace of Roy Rogers. We're more than a community at Rock Spring, we're a family and we look forward to meeting you.

Rock Spring is proud to be a Holiday Retirement community. Since 1971, Holiday Retirement has been creating superb residential communities where seniors feel a sense of home and belonging. This is what we like to call “The Holiday Touch.”

Featured Amenities

Residents of Rock Spring live in a variety of apartments and cottages under flexible lease terms. Our TV and media room, billiards lounge and game areas are spacious, full of light and comfort. Our community calendar is full of activities and events every day of the week.

Chef-prepared meals are served by friendly wait staff in our restaurant-style dining room. Menus are planned with our residents' dietary needs in mind. A private dining room is also available to our residents for special celebrations.

Available Services

Our live-in managers are available to attend to residents 24 hours a day. Weekly housekeeping and linen service is available. Resident laundry facilities, shuttle service to medical appointments and errands, and utilities such cable television, heat and air conditioning are included in the monthly rent.

We understand that each individual is unique and that needs may change over time. Holiday does not provide any health care services. However, residents are welcome to receive services from any outside home health care provider of their choice to help them continue enjoying life at our community.

Rock Spring offers seniors an independent lifestyle in a welcoming community that feels like family.

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