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Oakmont of Escondido Hills Voted Top 5 Assisted Living Community in San Diego

Escondido Hills, Calif. (October 2, 2015) – Oakmont of Escondido Hills has been voted one of the top five Assisted Living communities in San Diego County by San Diego Union Tribune readers. “We are honored and thrilled to have been voted one of San Diego’s top five Assisted Living communities.  The recognition we are receiving is a tribute to our caring and talented staff who are truly vested in providing our residents with an exceptional community, because that is what they deserve” said Executive Director Ryan Test. Oakmont of Escondido Hills is a vibrant and luxurious Senior Living community that provides residents with a rewarding lifestyle, exceptional amenities, activities and wonderful in-house house health programs, resources and continuing care services. To meet the diverse demands of refined seniors an executive chef operates the restaurant-style gourmet dining program, which serves three nutritious meals per day with a full menu that allows residents to make their own selections. There are on and off-site recreational and social activities, a library, movie theater with plush seating, fitness center with exercise classes and activity rooms with scheduled social events, games, arts and crafts. In addition there is a salon and day spa, a resident garden, walking paths and a pet park. Residents have access to complimentary chauffeured transportation, housekeeping and concierge services to make daily tasks even easier. Specialized care services are available that promote continued wellness as well as customized care options tailored to the needs of each resident. These include medication management, health monitoring and assessments, grooming assistance, dietary guidance, diabetic programs, temporary in-home care and an outstanding memory care program. Offering independent and assisted living and memory care options Escondido Hills is the perfect community for seniors at [...]

By |2016-06-01T11:55:09-07:00October 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Oakmont of Escondido Hills Voted Top 5 Assisted Living Community in San Diego

What Makes an Assisted Living Community Great?

MarketConnect, UT San Diego Presented by Oakmont of Escondido Hills, Senior Living Community Ryan Test, Executive Director at Oakmont of Escondido Hills Senior Living Community, is aware that finding the right community for an individual or loved one to call home isn’t an easy task. How does one determine what makes an assisted living community great, and how does a person know if they are choosing the best community? “What makes an assisted living community great is the people, hands down, without a doubt,” said Test. “I have a saying: you can come in and buy bells and whistles and shiny chandeliers, but at the end of the day when the lights go out, what is important are the people. They are the individuals here every day taking care of your loved one or yourself.” “Oakmont of Escondido Hills is beautiful,” continued Test, “but this experience is really about the people. My hiring philosophy is simple, I can teach people to be great care managers, but I can’t teach people to care. Anytime we hire new employees, we look for genuine people who have a good heart and a true passion and love for seniors. We want people who want to help others. Maybe they’ve been a caregiver for years and maybe not, but we can teach them the skills needed to be an outstanding caregiver, but we can’t give someone a heart.” Hire for passion and heart, continually train for skills and knowledge. Test advised the following when searching for the best assisted living community for you or a loved one to call home: Trust your gut! Does the community have a good Vibe/energy? Are residents, staff, and family members laughing, smiling, and genuinely [...]

By |2017-04-19T15:31:48-07:00June 9th, 2015|Assisted Living|Comments Off on What Makes an Assisted Living Community Great?

Nominated Best Assisted Living Facility in San Diego, CA.

Oakmont of Escondido Hills is Proud of Our Team! We’ve been nominated for the Best Assisted Living Facility in San Diego, CA. — Please VOTE HERE for Us! — After tallying up over 150,000 nominations The San Diego Union Tribune has voted us the TOP 10: San Diego's BEST Assisted Living Facility! For the next 30 days, there will be tons of votes cast at SDBestPoll.com. Please take the time to register and vote for your favorite senior living facility — Oakmont! :) We are under the Healthy Living category > Assisted Living Facility Please help spread the word and tell all your friends and family to vote for our caring retirement community. We are proud to take care of your loved ones. Thank you all for your vote and support!! Oakmont of Escondido Hills Oakmont of Escondido Hills - Independent Living • Assisted Living • Memory Care – San Diego, CA Independent Senior Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care 3012 Bear Valley Parkway S Escondido, CA 92025 Call for a free tour: (760) 735-8084

By |2017-04-19T15:31:48-07:00June 3rd, 2015|Assisted Living|Comments Off on Nominated Best Assisted Living Facility in San Diego, CA.

Retirement community expands memory care wing

ESCONDIDO — The Oakmont of Escondido Hills retirement community recently completed an expansion of its on-site memory care community to provide more care options to the growing number of local individuals affected by Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. According to the San Diego Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, there are currently 60,000 county residents living with Alzheimer’s disease. The number is expected to grow. To date, there are no proven methods to reverse, prevent or cure Alzheimer’s which, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, affects 13 percent of the population over the age of 65. On average, those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s live roughly eight years after their symptoms become noticeable to others. The facility, at 3012 Bear Valley Pkwy S Escondido, CA 92025, was expanded to accommodate an additional five residents. It provides residents access to the specialized memory care services required to care for the physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs of individuals with early to advanced stages of memory loss. The community focuses on prolonging a sense of independence, improving communication and mood, encouraging physical activity, and driving social interaction among residents while providing the nurturing and safe atmosphere dementia residents need to maintain quality of life, health and happiness. Oakmont Senior Living is a family owned and operated company founded by William P. Gallaher with more than 30 planned and developed retirement communities in the western United States. In the mid 1970s Gallaher and his wife began by building custom homes. They designed, created the architecture drawings, and managed every aspect of the construction as well as designing and choosing interior and exterior finishes and details. Oakmont strives to create an atmosphere of family and community among staff, residents and resident family members. [...]

By |2016-06-01T11:56:55-07:00July 16th, 2014|memory care|Comments Off on Retirement community expands memory care wing