Summerset Senior Living - Rancho Cordova

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2341 Vehicle Drive , Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

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3.6 out of 5.0

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

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    My father has been in Summerset Assisted Living of Rancho Cordova for a month and a half now. It has modern decor, it's well laid out, and it has all the modern amenities that you need in a facility like wide doors for the bathroom, the apartments, and the studios. They have patios, open floor plans, wide bathrooms, they can have a wheelchair to move around in, pull cords in the bathrooms, and all the residents get an emergency cord necklace. I like the layout and ambience. The food is great and he likes it. They have family lunches, family dinners, games, and raffles. However, we're having issues with the regular changing of his Depends. We found a new blanket in his room that we brought out to the front staff and they still put it back in his room -- there's definitely been some miscommunication. They also could be a little bit more creative with their activities. The cook, the people that assist Dad in the restaurant and the front staff would be a 4, but the care providers, making their beds, assisting him with dressing and bathing, and giving information to the family about their healthcare would be a 3. We had to come in frequently and remind them he needs more frequent changes. However, there are some staff members that are helpful.

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

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    Summerset have been absolutely great. My father-in-law is a sundowner and a wanderer, and they take very good care of him. He was at the assisted level first, and they were kind to him, attentive, and suggested to my wife that we move him to the memory, which we finally did. They take care of his needs, his medications, and feeding him. They have been really good. It’s a very large facility. The first floor is assisted living, and there’s probably 100 rooms with three wings and a large meeting area, kitchen, and eating area where the residents and guests can have meals anytime they want. They have activities every day. There’s a piano, bingo, and all kinds of stuff for the residents. The staff is wonderful. On the second floor, there’s about 40 rooms for memory care, dementia, and Alzheimer’s, where my wife’s father is. They take very good care of my father-in-law. They feed him cookies at night. On the third floor is independent living. They have access elevators and come and go as they wish. They have activities on every level of care. They are absolutely awesome.

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    Provider ResponseJun 25, 2016

    Thank you for the wonderful words. Our goal is to provide quality care for our residents in a comfortable home-like enviroment.

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

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    Summerset is affordable and within our budget. The care by the staff is great. They are taking really good care of my dad. The administration staff is not so great. The apartment sizes range from studios to two-bedrooms, and all of the rooms have a kitchenette and a bathroom. We have a quite large studio. There haven't been any complaints from my dad about the food so far. It is a restaurant-style dining. They have activities like bingo and card games and go on outings once a week to various places.

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    Northstar has provided a much needed community for seniors in the Rancho Cordova area. One of the best building features are the private baths for each resident in a shared or double room. The chef takes great care and expertise in preparing each resident's meal as if they were dining at home. The dining staff take the time and consideration when serving, listening to stories, and assisting when needed. The courtyard has plenty of room to safely walk about or sit under the patio and boasts a few raised garden beds for ease of access for residents. The caregiving and activity staff are highly trained and compassionate. Memory care is housed safely upstairs, and is limited to an outside area for walking on a patio balcony. However an exceptional activity leader and team offer ample opportunities for exercise. Front entrance is on a main street with minimal parking, however residents can be picked up and dropped off in driveway to the front door.

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    This beautiful building opened in 2014, so the interior design and furnishings are all tastefully up to date. The Assisted Living apartments are relatively small with options of studio (348 sq. ft.), one bedroom ( 457 sq. ft.) and two bedroom (654 sq. ft.). The biggest downfall of this community is the location of the property near a liquor store in a questionable neighborhood. The building takes up the whole parcel space so parking is sometimes challenging. An Executive Chef plans and prepares the food, so special diets can be accommodated very easily.

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Description of Summerset Senior Living - Rancho Cordova

Summerset Senior Living - Rancho Cordova, CA - Exterior


Summerset Senior Living - Rancho Cordova, CA - LogoA resort-style retirement in the heart of Rancho Cordova, California, is found at Summerset Senior Living (formerly Northstar Rancho Cordova). Our retirement community delivers the first-class services which seniors need to realize the retirement they have always imagined. From our modern décor to the amenity-filled apartment, we haven't overlooked anything when it comes to caring for our residents.

Designed with a small village theme, Summerset Assisted Living opened in September 2014. With two outdoor courtyards and plenty of outdoor seating, residents have plenty of opportunity to relax in the sunshine.

Featured Amenities

We offer a variety of floor plans to meet our residents' lifestyle requirements. From private studio floor plans for our memory care residents to spacious one- and two-bedrooms for our active residents, you will the perfect home. Summerset Senior Living - Rancho Cordova, CA - BedroomApartment features include a kitchenette with granite counter-tops, while bathrooms include a walk-in shower with drop-down seating.

Every day at Summerset Senior Living we offer a variety of activities, but if you want to spend the afternoon by yourself, you can drop in our well-stocked library, the game room or relax in the gorgeous courtyard. Our community also features Wi-Fi Internet throughout, for your convenience. And best of all, we are a pet-friendly community.

Available Services

Our renowned culinary director has a passion for preparing excellent food and prepares our menus for our restaurant-style dining program. We also Summerset Senior Living - Rancho Cordova, CA - Patioprovide scheduled transportation for errands and medical appointments. Weekly housekeeping and personal laundry service frees you from daily chores so you can have more time having fun.

Respecting our residents' dignity, independence and individuality is of great importance to us, and all of our staff feel the same. When it comes time for assistance to remain independent, we will craft a care plan that outlines the level of services you need. We provide monitoring of health needs and regular assessments to ensure that your healthcare needs are always being met.

Come to Summerset Senior Living and learn how we can provide our with a satisfying senior living experience.

Costs for Summerset Senior Living - Rancho Cordova

  • Assisted Living Starting Cost per Month: $3,595
  • Independent Living Starting Cost per Month: $3,700

Amenities at Summerset Senior Living - Rancho Cordova

Property Info

  • Licensed Capacity: 135
  • Resident Capacity: 135
  • State License #: 347-005-361
  • Semi-Private Units
  • Private Units
  • Studio Apartments
  • 1-Bedroom Units
  • 2-Bedroom Units
  • Air Conditioning/Climate Control
  • Kitchenette
  • Emergency Call System
  • 24-Hour Staffing
  • Employee Background Checks
  • Parking Provided
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Beauty/Barber Shop
  • Library
  • Beautiful Courtyards
  • Verandas in Memory Care
  • Gorgeous Interior Furnishings
  • Spacious Apartments


  • Full-Time Activity Director
  • Social Events
  • Trips & Outings
  • Spiritual Activities
  • Exercise Classes
  • Live, On-site Entertainment
  • Educational Opportunities
  • Gardening


  • Outside Patio/Gardens
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Dedicated Concierge
  • Pet Policy: Small pets allowed
  • Special Meals: Gluten-free
  • Cafe Bistro
  • Cooking from Scratch
  • Breakfasts Cooked to Order


  • On-Site Medical Visits: Podiatrist
  • Medication Management
  • Diabetes Care
  • Help with Activities of Daily Living
  • Transportation to Appointments
  • Other Transportation Provided
  • Guest Apartment
  • Guest Meals
  • Private Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Weekly Personal Laundry
  • Pet Care $150 Month
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