Solheim Senior Community

2236 Merton Avenue Los Angeles CA 90041

866-465-5993

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Summary of Solheim Senior Community conveniently located in Los Angeles, California

At Solheim Senior Community, we offer a myriad of community amenities. Regular off-site adventures and excursions are very popular with our residents. Pets such as dogs and cats are welcome in resident quarters. Our location is located near reachable 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 occupants.

Dining Options

We provide occupants with meals throughout the day. We love to accommodate visiting company, meals included. Dining includes restaurant-style dining, private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors, and room service. We offer specified meal services such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.

On-Site Activities

Residents can stay active with specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical abilities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time director of activities. The exercise program includes chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations and stretching classes. We love to organize holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. We offer Dakim BrainFitness(add TM), a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. 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, men's group, book club, or choir/singing club. Happy hour has a positive impact on the community; residents enjoy lively camaraderie.

Outdoor Common Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds is comprised of indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents, an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, a gorgeous butterfly garden for residents' enjoyment, and an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or just to relax. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a game room, where you can socialize while enjoying games of all varieties, a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, a computer room, and a movie room.

Languages Spoken at Solheim Senior Community

Spanish speaking staff members are present at our community.

Community Attributes at Solheim Senior Community

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1-bedroom units, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Northern, Southern, and Western-facing and ground floor rooms are available. Free wi-fi is available to 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 lodgings featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.

Featured Services at Solheim Senior Community

Transportation

We provide complimentary transportation services at our community. We provide residents access to transportation services at a reasonable cost.

Personal Services

We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. We offer grocery shopping services to eliminate the need for trips to the store.Our on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments, and our on-site barbershop can take care of all your grooming needs.

Religious Services

We offer devotional services on-site, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic and Protestant religious services are available. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.

Medical Care Services

Our 24-hour awake staff is at hand to assist your loved one in fulfilling time-sensitive needs, should they arise. All services are delivered 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. On-site RN's and LPN's are available. Our community staff includes registered nurses. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. We have a Medical Director on staff who is responsible for putting together healthcare programs for residents, including medication management. We are not licensed by the state to offer medication dispensing services, however, residents are supported in their self-medication efforts as much as possible. Caregivers at our facility receive specialized, relevant training in a variety of areas. 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 met. We offer skilled nursing care by licensed nurses, fully equipped to handle responsibilities such as wound care, tube feedings, and monitoring. 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. 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. We can administer a sliding scale program to monitor insulin levels via glucose tests, and adjust medications based on the results. Staff members are versed in the usage of the Hoyer Lift for total transfers. Our facility is properly equipped and staffed to handle feeding IV insertion management. Healthcare services include colostomy care. Our facility includes both catheter and colostomy care services. 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. Alzheimer's and dementia may encourage wandering as a means of coping with anxiety. Our facility utilizes a locked and secured perimeter to ensure the safety of our residents.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.

Community information at Solheim Senior Community

Community Certifications

Our community is licensed for 126 residents. Our community is open to residents under the age of 55.

Local Emergency Assistance

Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.

Local Area Amenities

There are shopping centers and beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighborhood. Hotels are conveniently located near the facility for residents' guests and visitors. Our community is located near a college, and interaction with students who reside in the neighborhood is frequent.

Pricing at Solheim Senior Community

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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Private
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Semi-Private
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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 Solheim Senior Community

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  • Toured with [name removed] - lovely young lady, much loved by the residents. Very nice clean facility, good location. Other family members... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    Toured with [name removed] - lovely young lady, much loved by the residents. Very nice clean facility, good location. Other family members will tour in the next few days.

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    I went on a tour here and it seemed pleasant. The women [Removed] who did the tour was nice but she didn't even acknowledge the other... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    I toured this community

    I went on a tour here and it seemed pleasant. The women [Removed] who did the tour was nice but she didn't even acknowledge the other residents. If you don't have any memory issues this will be a good fit. But the memory care here was so... more

  • Very friendly and comfy. Low buy in $111,000 for largest one bedroom, then $4600 for 2. $7,012 for assisted living for 2. Stay in... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    Very friendly and comfy. Low buy in $111,000 for largest one bedroom, then $4600 for 2. $7,012 for assisted living for 2. Stay in Independent Living for Assisted Living. $5706 Memory Care ?for one. Month to month $6939 for 2. Memory care... more

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Community Details at Solheim Senior Community

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    • Solheim Senior Community Amenities

      • Activities Onsite
      • Devotional Services Offsite
      • Activities Offsite
      • Beautician Onsite
      • Meals Provided
      • Outdoor Common Areas
      • Devotional Services Onsite
      • Indoor Common Areas
      • Vegetarian

    Senior Housing Types Provided at Solheim Senior Community

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      • Assisted Living
      • Memory Care
      • Independent Living
      • Nursing Home
      • Care Homes
      • Home Care
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