Sunshine Villa Senior Living

80 Front St. Santa Cruz CA 95060

866-465-5993

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At Sunshine Villa Senior Living, we have a plethora of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site experiences and trips. Cats and dogs are welcome in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near reachable public transportation. Our location conveniently offers resident parking. Our purpose-built community has the benefit of individualized care; every aspect of the community is designed to cater to the individual needs of its occupants. We provide residents with meals throughout the day. We offer meal options such as vegetarian food and Kosher fare. Residents can exercise their physical and mental well-being with specially curated on-site activities. Included in our exercise curriculum are stretching classes. We love to organize holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. Our inter-generational programs offer many benefits for both children and seniors, emphasizing the joys of human connectivity and propagating longer and happier lives for our residents. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports™ Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. Our community offers a healthy living program spanning cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. 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 partake 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 gardening club. Our community activities cycle includes trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and dances and Senior Proms. 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. Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or just to relax. Staff members who speak Spanish, French, Russian, German, and Italian are employed by the community.

We offer wheelchair accessible units. Ground floor units are available. To accommodate our residents, we are fully integrated with WanderGuard capability. Resident units featuring wheelchair accessible showers are available.

We provide complimentary transportation services at our community. 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 on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. Pet care is offered for our residents' beloved pets. Our residents may schedule reminders for medication and care activities. Our staff is awake and available 24 hours a day to assist your loved one with any time-sensitive needs that may arise. All services are provided by licensed practitioners present on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Staff can engage in monitoring residents' blood sugar to tailor daily pill dosages. We have registered nurses on our community staff. 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. 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. 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. 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 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. 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 community is licensed for 125 residents. The building was built in 1990. We accept residents from the age of 60 and above. 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 Sunshine Villa Senior Living

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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1 Bedroom
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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 Sunshine Villa Senior Living

  • Highly recommended!

    I am happy with Sunshine Villa so far. My father seems to be doing very well. The staff is nice and everyone is very helpful. They have a lot of activities available and the meals are pretty good. The facility...

  • 5 Star First Class Assisted Living and Memory Care and so much more!

    5 Star First Class Assisted Living and Memory Care and so much more! My mother has lived at Sunshine Villa for several years and she is thriving! My brother and I were reluctant to relocate mom from her...

  • Review of Sunshine Villa Senior Living- Santa Cruz, CA

    They do such a great job with the show and tell and it looks like a wonderful place for my friend however she balked at the 6000 non-refundable deposit. A beautiful place for anyone who has just a bit more...

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Community Details at Sunshine Villa Senior Living

  • Sunshine Villa Senior Living Amenities

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

Senior Housing Types Provided at Sunshine Villa Senior Living

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