Solheim Senior Community

2236 Merton Avenue Los Angeles CA 90041

866-465-5993

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At Solheim Senior Community, we provide a plethora of community features. Frequent off-site experiences and excursions are very popular with our residents. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is located nearby public transportation. We offer free wi-fi. Free resident parking and guest parking is available at our location. Our purpose-built community provides the benefit of specialized care; every aspect of the community is designed to cater to the unique needs of its occupants. Now offering free move-in. All meals are provided to occupants. It's our delight to accommodate visiting guests, meals provided. Dining options cover restaurant-style dining, private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors, and room service. We offer dining alternatives such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options. We have specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical abilities. The exercise program includes stretching classes, Tai Chi™ classes - a wonderful and effective exercise for maintaining health of body and mind, at low physical impact, and chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations. We love to host holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. We offer Dakim BrainFitness™, 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. Residents may engage 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 book club, bible study, choir/singing club, or walking club for social and physical stimulation. Happy hour has a positive impact on the community; residents enjoy lively camaraderie. Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds offers a gorgeous butterfly garden for residents' enjoyment, an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents, and an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours. Indoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or to just relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a game room, where you can socialize while enjoying games of all varieties, a hot tub / swimming pool, 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. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected. Spanish, French, Russian, German, and Italian speaking staff members are present at our community.

We offer 1-bedroom units, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Northern, Southern, and Western-exposure and ground floor rooms are available. Free wi-fi is provided 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 units featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available. Our residents also enjoy free access to cable satellite TV.

Our community provides complimentary transportation services. We provide residents access to transportation services at a reasonable cost. We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. We offer devotional services on-site, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. 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. Catholic and Protestant religious services are available. Pet care is available for our residents' beloved pets. 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 may schedule reminders for medication and care activities. 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. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time director of activities. 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 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. The facility offers 2-person assisted transfers, providing aid with sitting-to-standing, standing-to-sitting, etc. In addition to other transfer services, our community provides 1-person assisted transfers. This facility is not licensed by the state to offer medication dispensing services, however, residents are supported in their self-medication efforts as much as possible. Our caregivers receive specialized training in all applicable fields. 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 accounted for. Grocery shopping services are available as needed. We offer skilled nursing care by licensed nurses, fully equipped to handle responsibilities such as wound care, tube feedings, and monitoring. 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, administered injections, insulin injections, 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. We have ventilator health equipment on site. Our facility services include catheter care. Wound care is available. 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 community is licensed for 126 residents. Our community accepts residents under the age of 55. Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond. The community is near several churches, shopping centers, and beautiful parks close by. 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

  • 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...

  • Solheim provides what looks to be a complete and cheerful assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care facility. Otherwise, independent living looks too drab. There are no window views to speak of. The...

  • Outstanding Care

    We like this community for my mom. My mom is going to be here for a short time period. We have been happy with the care here. The staff are attentive and helpful. The menu is good and we like that they had...

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Community Details at Solheim Senior Community

  • Solheim Senior Community Amenities

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

Senior Housing Types Provided at Solheim Senior Community

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