A Place in the Sun
6879 E Vernon Ave Scottsdale AZ 85257
Located in Scottsdale, Arizona just outside of Phoenix, A Place in the Sun is a small, close-knit senior living community with plenty to offer. Compared to larger assisted living communities, our intimate size allows us to have a higher staff-to-resident ratio and bond closely with everyone who calls A Place in the Sun home. We value all of our residents as individuals and at times feel much more like a large family than an impersonal apartment complex. If you’re tired of long, cold winters and dreary weather maybe it’s time you’ve found A Place in the Sun!
A Place in the Sun is situated in a quiet, residential neighborhood away from all the hustle and bustle of the big city. You’ll immediately notice the secluded setting and cozy feel of our community. Our outdoor grounds are designed with accessibility in mind, allowing residents to safely congregate with each other and maneuver throughout our property. Indoor areas are a nice, quiet place to relax either alone or in the company of your neighbors. Resident parking is available and our community is located near public transportation options. A Place in the Sun is a secured community, ensuring the protection and safety of all of our residents and allowing us to maintain supervision of vulnerable individuals.
Our living quarters are designed to be comfortable and accessible - as a single-story building, the property is easy to traverse with wheelchairs and by those with limited mobility. Units are available with amenities such as wheelchair-accessible showers, or private baths if desired. We allow cats and dogs in our private units, so your pets can come along, too!
You’ll be pleased to know that there’s never a dull moment at A Place in the Sun! We offer our residents plenty of opportunities to participate in specially-curated activities intended to stimulate both mental and physical well-being. We also make sure to schedule day trips throughout town for a refreshing change of scenery.
Meals are provided to our residents throughout the day, and include specified options such as vegetarian fares.
Residents at A Place in the Sun have access to a convenient transportation service for when trips to town are in order. Our community offers beauty treatments on-site however, so you can pamper yourself without ever having to leave!
A major benefit of living in a supervised community is access to care services at all times. Our staff is awake and present 24 hours a day to respond to any needs that you or your loved one may have. Staff members are trained to assist with medication administration, insulin monitoring, transferring positions, providing wound care, and managing feeding tubes and catheters. Registered nurses are on hand and we recruit visiting professionals to provide care with regularity. This includes an on-call doctor to handle medication adjustments, provide consultation, and assess any urgent medical needs. We also receive visits from a podiatrist as well as speech and occupational therapists to ensure our residents are healthy, fit, and mobile, and able to maintain the skills they need for daily living. A Place in the Sun is capable of caring for individuals with behavioral issues - we employ staff members trained in de-escalating behavioral episodes and responding appropriately to any related occurrences. Our community provides hospice care and also offers respite care - a short-term stay at a senior living community - perfect for those recovering from a hospital visit, the interim during which a caregiver takes an extended vacation, or simply to experience a senior living trial period.
The Surrounding Neighborhood
A Place in the Sun is quite aptly named - the community is located in a residential neighborhood in Scottsdale, Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix which receives approximately 300 days of sun per year. Even during winter nights the coldest temperatures rarely drop below 50 degrees, making the area an ideal place for outdoor recreation and for fans of warm, sunny weather. The region has plenty of options for golfing or simply taking a stroll through a park. The surrounding wilderness is some of the most beautiful in the state and includes many prime examples of majestic desert scenery. For a metropolitan change of pace, take a short trip into Phoenix and spend your day at the many museums, restaurants, casinos, and shopping centers the city has to offer. Rest assured that life near a major city means convenient access to countless highly-rated options for medical care. Sky Harbor International Airport is just a short distance away as well, making it quite easy to travel or arrange visits with family and friends.
Care Types Offered
A Place in the Sun is licensed as an Assisted Living Home with Directed Care Services. These terms are defined as follows:
Assisted Living Home
In the state of Arizona, an Assisted Living Home refers to a health care institution other than a hospital or a nursing care institution which provides resident beds or residential units, supervisory care services, personal care service, directed care services or health-related services for persons who do not need inpatient nursing care. This can include adult foster care, supervisory care services, personal care services or directed care services provided on a continuing basis. This type of facility provides resident rooms or residential units to ten or fewer residents.
Directed Care Services
The term Directed Care Services refers to programs and services, including personal care services, provided to persons who are incapable of recognizing danger, summoning assistance, expressing need or making basic care decisions.
Pricing at A Place in the Sun
*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.
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