Aegis at Shadowridge
1440 South Melrose Drive Oceanside CA 92056
Overview of Aegis at Shadowridge located in Oceanside, CaliforniaAt Aegis at Shadowridge, we offer a range of community amenities. Regularly scheduled off-site experiences and excursions are very popular with our occupants. Animals such as dogs and cats are allowed in private quarters. Our location is located near accessible public transportation. Free wi-fi is offered to all our residents. Our location conveniently offers resident parking and guest parking. Our purpose-built community offers the benefit of specialized care; every characteristic of the community is designed to cater to the individual needs of its residents.
Dining AmenitiesAll meals are provided to occupants. It's our pleasure to accommodate visiting guests, meals provided. Dining includes restaurant-style dining, private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors, and room service. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified dining choices such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.
On-Site ActivitiesResidents can exercise their physical and mental well-being with specially curated on-site activities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and entertainment, we employ a full-time director of activities. We offer different exercise programs such as stretching classes, chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations, and Tai Chi(add TM) classes - a wonderful and effective exercise for maintaining health of body and mind, at low physical impact. We love to organize holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Our community offers a healthy living program ensuring cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. Residents may participate in community service programs. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. Residents may participate in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being and instructive community cooking classes. Residents can also join our walking club for social and physical stimulation, card/pinochle club, cooking club, or choir/singing club. Our community activities roster includes trivia nights and regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics. Happy hour has a positive impact on the community; residents enjoy lively camaraderie.
Outdoor Common AreasOutdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds is comprised of a gorgeous butterfly garden for residents' enjoyment, an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, and indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents.
Indoor Common AreasIndoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or just to relax. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a bistro, a game room, where you can socialize while enjoying games of all varieties, a fully-stocked arts and crafts center, a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, and a movie room.
Languages Spoken at Aegis at ShadowridgeSpanish and German speaking staff members are present at our community.
Community Features at Aegis at Shadowridge
Living Options and AmenitiesWe offer 1-bedroom units, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-facing and ground floor quarters are available. We have free wi-fi for all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, our community has WanderGuard capability, and air conditioning and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Some apartments are equipped with kitchenettes, providing residents with a space to prepare their own meals. Resident rooms featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available.
Featured Services at Aegis at Shadowridge
TransportationWe provide complimentary transportation services at our community. All of our residents have access to our transportation services at a reasonable cost.
Personal ServicesIn our lobby, a dedicated concierge is available to handle the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. Our on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments, and our on-site barbershop can take care of all your grooming needs. Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered.
Religious ServicesWe offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic and Protestant religious services are available, provided by a visiting chaplain. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.
Pet Care OptionsPet care is offered for our residents' beloved pets.
Medical Care ServicesOur 24-hour awake staff is at hand to assist your loved one in fulfilling time-sensitive needs, should they arise. All services are provided by licensed practitioners present on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. Available services include on-site RN's and LPN's. Staff can engage in monitoring residents' blood sugar to tailor daily pill dosages. Our community staff includes registered nurses. We have a Medical Director on staff who is responsible for putting together healthcare programs for residents, including medication management. Our caregivers receive specialized training in all applicable fields. In our lobby, a dedicated concierge is available to handle the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We recruit first-class visiting podiatrists whose job it is to ensure our residents are happy, fit, and mobile. Regular visits from specialized occupational therapists are available to residents to aid development, recovery, improvements, and maintenance of skills needed for daily living. Speech therapy services are provided by trained and certified speech-pathologists. A visiting nurse is available to all residents. We always have a doctor on call to handle adjustments in medication, continued consultation, and urgent medical needs when they arise. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. We offer on-site home care to our residents to ensure all healthcare needs are engaged. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as reminiscence therapy, which stimulates sight, sound, smell, and touch faculties to encourage memory recall and the enjoyment of sensory experiences. Additionally, we offer sensory-based programming (like Snoezelen therapy) that creates relaxing and stimulating spaces for residents coping with anxiety or agitation. Our residents can schedule reminders and exceptions for both medications and care activities. On-site hospice care is provided. Our community 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. This community provides ADL assistance, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. Staff members are versed in the usage of the Hoyer Lift for total transfers. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related and bowel-related symptoms. Services for residents with Disorientation/Lack of Awareness issues ensure residents are well-directed (using queuing, for instance) and supported in a healthy lifestyle - nobody falls between the cracks. The facility supports outdoor leisure hours. Restless residents may wander to cope with the anxiety caused by Alzheimer's disease and dementia - our facility features a locked and secured neighborhood to ensure the safety of all. Our facilities are secure and the staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors. We accept residents with behavioral issues - our staff is specially trained in de-escalating behavioral episodes and our facilities are fully equipped to handle any related occurrences that may arise. Our staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors.
Find your home at Aegis at Shadowridge
Community CertificationsOur community is licensed for 101 residents. The building was built in 2000, and most recently renovated in 2017. We accept residents from the age of 60 and above.
Local Emergency AssistanceLocal fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.
Local Area AmenitiesThere are shopping centers and beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighborhood. Hotels are conveniently located near the facility for residents' guests and visitors.
Pricing at Aegis at Shadowridge
*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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