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Meridian at Laguna Hills

24552 Paseo De Valencia, Laguna Hills, CA 92653

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Situated on 8.5 beautifully landscaped acres right in the heart of Laguna Hills, where you only need to walk minutes from our back gate to find yourself in the upscale Laguna Hills Mall - Villa Valencia Independent Living, a full service community, is ideal for senior who value their independence and appreciate the good life. Our community features the comfortable lifestyle and superb amenities that are synonymous with the highest standards of hospitality and service. Huge apartments in both Independent Living and Assisted Living allow our residents resort-style living and the freedom to maintain their dignity and independence. At Villa Valencia we offer a full schedule of exercise and wellness programs, outings to local attractions and wonderful on-site entertainment. We go the extra mile, creating unusual and exciting activities that make our community such an invigorating place to live. Our unique aquatic and fitness programs promote health and wellness. Activity programs include dances, special events such as luaus, as well as trips to the theater and nearby sunny beaches.

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Pricing at Meridian at Laguna Hills

Total monthly costs depend on room type, select services, and the level of care needed.

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*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.

Reviews of Meridian at Laguna Hills

4.5of 5

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November 2017

Review originally written on A Place For Mom


I'm moving OUT of Villa Valencia after a year. There is no way this place is a five star facility! I don't know who rated it, but they are so so wrong. The help here is superb. The employees are kind, pleasant, thoughtful, accommodating, amusing, enjoyable to be around. However, management is a penny-pinching, rule crazy, nosey, overbearing group, with the corporate office back east dictating EVERYTHING. To name just a few of the problems here, I offer the following: 1) For an entire year, both the interior and exterior has been torn up with a remodel. And this remodel does NOT affect any of the apartments. As of this writing, the interior does not look much different from its original state. And for a year we have not had hot breakfasts, a salad bar, and other things. 2) The food is abysmal. The cheapest meats, poorly prepared, fat and grissel loaded; the fish offered is dry and all high mercury loaded with frequently the "bottom feeders." The chickens are smaller than Cornish Game Hens and you only receive 1/4 of the chicken. Everything is covered with a sauce or gravy to hide the fat, the color, the dryness or the size of the serving. The menu changes every five weeks, but NOTHING NEW IS ADDED IN THE NEW MENU. Same dishes over and over and over, but sometimes with a new name. Instead of rice in stuffed peppers or stuffed cabbage, they use OATMEAL. It's horrible tasting; its like eating a rock! Desserts, while freshly made, are higher in sugar content than is normal. We assume that is to make seniors forget how bad are the soup, salads, and entrees. While the dietitian claims we get 4 ounces of protein -- the recommended serving should be 6 ounces for seniors -- residents have weighed the protein meal content and found it runs closer to 2 ounces, at best. If it weighs more than two, it is because of the uneatable fat, etc. About ONCE A MONTH we do get four ounces of protein in a meal. In addition the beef liver is NEVER calves liver, but a hunk of liver so large it covers an entire dinner plate. THAT IS ONE VERY OLD COW! The smell and taste is nauseating. AND -- all recipes come from "corporate" and must be followed by the local chefs and cooks. Yet, Five Star claims they have an internationally famous chef! NOWHERE IS HIS NAME TO BE FOUND; not on any list anywhere! There is more on this chain, but space is limited. What I offer is just a sampling in TWO areas. Ah, and we just received a notice that our rent will go up $105.00 a month starting in January, 2018. If it weren't for the "worker bees", I'd give this facility one star.

September 2016

Review originally written on A Place For Mom

A friends new home?

My friend invited me here and it was a good place for her. No place is perfect but it was a good value and my aunt loved it.

June 2016

Review originally written on A Place For Mom

No Complaints! Mom Loves It

I had the pleasure of having my mom live at this community. The community is well-kept and clean at its best. The staff are attentive, compassionate, and check on Mom everyday. My mom has joined in some activities and so far it is okay. The meals are great, there is enough to be full and plenty of options for Mom to choose from. Overall, we love it here and I would come her to live also! I absolutely recommend this community!


Senior Housing Types

Assisted living
Independent living

Health Care Services

Ambulatory care
Incontinence care
Medication management

Staffing & ancillary services

Hospice available on-site
Physical therapist
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Meals & Dining

Meals provided
Restaurant style dining

Room Amenities

Respite or short term stays offered
Cable or satellite tv
Air conditioned

Community Amenities

On-site dining options

Café or bistro
Private dining room

Transportation & parking

Resident parking available
Complimentary transportation
Transportation at cost
Property convenient to public transit


Dogs allowed
Cats allowed

Common areas

Outdoor common areas
Indoor common areas
Beauty salon

Recreational areas

Swimming pool
Billiards lounge
Fitness center
Game room



Primary language spoken by staff



Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities offsite
Art classes
Educational speakers / life long learning
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Meridian at Laguna Hills offers Studio, 1 Bedroom and 2 Bedrooms. Learn more.

Meridian at Laguna Hills has received an average review rating of 4.47 based on 14 reviews. See all reviews.

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