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Vista Harden Ranch

290 Regency Circle, Salinas, CA 93906

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About the community Vista Harden Ranch

At our community, you can do more of what you love.


If you're living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our retirement community with both assisted living and memory care could be right for you.

Here it's all about choices€”your choices. So go ahead and take a fitness class, go for an afternoon stroll on our walking paths or play dominoes.  We'll take care of the rest so you can focus on fun ways to spend your day. Here are just a few of the fun activities you could enjoy if you lived here:
Gardening
Devotional services
Blackjack
Bowling
Wine socials
Menu chats
Brain Fit classes
Tech classes
Movie matinees
Trips to Monterey and Carmel?

For memory care residents, we offer a program, also known as Clare Bridge, rooted in €œa person-centered approach,€ which means we help our residents find a sense of belonging and purpose while also helping them preserve who they are. The Daily Path is an evidence-based approach that offers a gentle daily structure of six planned programs per day, which maintain our residents' abilities and encourage the use of their current skills....

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Senior Living Options Offered

Assisted living
Memory care
Independent living

Pricing for Vista Harden Ranch

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

Base fees by room type

Studio
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1 Bedroom
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$XXXX
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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.

Amenities at Vista Harden Ranch

Health Care Services

Diabetic care
Incontinence care
Ambulatory care
Memory care
Medication management

Staffing & ancillary services

Hospice available on-site
Nurse
Podiatrist
Physical therapist

Meals & Dining

Meals provided
Guest meals
Vegetarian
Low / no sodium

Room Amenities

Wheelchair accessible showers
Bath tubs
Respite or short term stays offered
Kitchenette
Ground floor units
Handicap accessible

Community Amenities

Memory care services

Secured community
Designed specifically to accommodate memory loss
Memory care only community
Enclosed courtyard

Transporation & parking

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

Services

Beautician
Housekeeping
Laundry service / drycleaning

Common areas

Outdoor common areas
Indoor common areas
Central fireplace
Meeting room

Pets

Cats allowed
Dogs allowed

Languages spoken

Filipino
French
German
Hungarian

Primary language spoken by staff

English

Activities

Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities offsite
Art classes
Cooking classes

Reviews for Vista Harden Ranch

4.1

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4.0

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3.8

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4.0

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3.8

Value for cost

3.8

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5.0
November 23, 2021
Julie H - Resident/client
My Review

I have lived here 8 years and have rally enjoyed it. Made lots of friends and love the staff and people who work here. I would and have recommended it to anyone.


5.0
November 2, 2021
Don D - Resident/client
My Review of Vista Harden Ranch

My special loved ones work in and for this community long time friends of mine and very loving and caring staff. Written by the former Don Juan. Love you all.


5.0
November 2, 2021
Katie N - Resident/client


5.0
September 27, 2021
Charlene - Resident/client
my review

My overall review of our community and our executive director [name removed] is above excellent along with the staff. I cannot say enough about the incredible staff. The activities director is exceptional always thinking up new activities for us. [name removed] being there for us, housekeeping immaculate, and Dinning is awesome. The receptionist always has a smile.


5.0
September 15, 2021
Don D - Resident/client

I'm living in this community for the second time. My special loved ones work in and for this community, long time friends of mine and a very loving and caring staff. Written by the former Don Juan. Love you all.


5.0
April 12, 2021
Muniz family - Loved one of resident/client
Pleased with our experience

I get most of my information from my cousin who visits more often but it seems that our loved one is very happy here and we could not be more pleased. The staff members are helpful, friendly and informative. They are great with communication and always call us right away if something happens. Personally I think this is one of the best in the county. We feel so blessed and thankful and we would recommend them to others looking.


0.5
August 19, 2019
L.C
Thumbs down

Don't send your loved ones there! I have a friend that lives there. Place is overpriced and does not provide what is listed. Went for a visit and read the activity calendar, but there was no activities being done. Residents seemed bored and not entertained. Staffing is low, saw 1 caregiver running around very busy. Dining room food is not the best, my friend said they don't serve what is listed because they run out of supplies. Saw a sign in one of the bathrooms saying it was out of order. Toured the Dementia unit and it is worse! You can smell urine just walking in. I see residents walking around with no shoes and some that look like they haven't bathed, changed their clothes, or even shaved. They just had their residents sitting in the living area with no activities being done. It's a pity they residents are paying so much for bad quality care.


3.0
March 15, 2019
anonymous - Toured community

[Name removed] was lovely and invited us back for a meal and activities. The shared space available was so small I don't think you could fit a double bed into it. I would have to walk through my "roommate's" room every time I wanted to leave my room, and she would have to walk through mine every time she needed to use the bathroom. I think these rooms were originally a one bedroom apartment. It had a huge closet. The rest was not only small but also with many awkward angles. The place was quite clean and did not smell. [Name removed] knew everyone and called them all by name. The carpeting was a little less than pristine. The location felt very safe and was behind a shopping mall which would be easy to get to. I thought it was very pricey for the space involved.


3.5
November 17, 2018
anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
Large but clean

Very big place. Some turn over. My relative likes the food. They are patient with her even thought she can get angry over nothing. Made her move to a private room because she was bothering her room mate, not too happy about that because they declared her difficult and charge more. There is very good communication. Very very clean place. I like that. I'd recommend it to someone whose placed person doesn't need closeness to staff members. Lots of activities but need to sign up for them.


0.5
August 8, 2018
anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
Terrible Facility!

This is a terrible facility! Do not send a loved one to this place. Low paid and Untrained staff. Shady accounting practices. Parent died here because of neglect. They never provided the services they promised. There is a reason there are so many lawsuits against Brookdale. They are a greedy corporate entity. They pay their workers terrible and have very high turnover!


3.0
December 6, 2017
anonymous - Toured community
Verified Review
Pretty Nice

I toured at Brookdale Salinas for my loved one. I thought that the community was pretty nice, but, I also thought that for the price, it was more expensive for fewer amenities. In addition, they did not have any openings when we were looking, so we continued searching.


5.0
March 14, 2017
anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
Verified Review
Encouraging staff!

My mother is doing well since her move to the Brookdale Salinas. The staff is wonderful and friendly. They offer a variety of activities, my mother has not joined them but we encourage her to do so. The only thing I wish they could improve on is communication during meal time. My mother and other residents do not always know when meal time is. Other than that, we are very happy with this community.


4.0
March 10, 2017
anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
Verified Review
On Visit Sealed The Deal

I was sold on the tour and I was happy with the care. My dad's experience was fabulous in every way, shape and form. It was like the Ritz or a fancy timeshare. It was just like wow in every way. The good thing is he liked the food and the bed was comfortable. The workers are sweet as pie who did good.


4.0
December 26, 2016
anonymous - Toured community

Nice staff. Clean. The price seemed a little steep to my but I am new at this.


5.0
November 15, 2016
anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
Verified Review
They Are Ideal For My Father-In-Law

Everyone has been helpful, friendly and go out of their way to support both resident and family. During breakfast I like that the residents are able to choose what they want for lunch and dinner. Three items to choose from with a dessert selection. He enjoys the daily exercise and everyone is busy every day. Someone weekly comes to sing, they had a Halloween party, and had an opera singer last week. On the weekend, especially on Sunday, he gets bored with movies. He likes being on a schedule. For guests they have a full kitchen with no charge. We recently had a family get together. They were very accommodating and we ordered off the menu. Everyone had positive feedback and were impressed.


4.5
July 19, 2016
anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
Verified Review
My Parents Are Here

My parents are doing okay living at this community. My dad takes my mom downstairs to listen to the musical event. They enjoy their meals it is tasteful and properly made. They get weekly room cleaning and they wash their laundry too. I would recommend this community in the future.


5.0
April 17, 2015
anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
Verified Review
Friendly and Helpful

They are very friendly and helpful. Real nice place.


4.0
April 15, 2015
anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
Verified Review

My mother has only been here a month. Overall so far so good I guess. It's a really nice and neat facility. Everything is clean and up to date. The staff are really nice. The other residents are also nice but cant really say to much because only been here a month.


4.5
February 5, 2015
anonymous - Toured community
Verified Review

I have great things to say about this facility. I think it's a great community, a lot more affordable and inexpensive place especially since my loved one would also get their own room. They take good care of the patients there however when we were in the early stages setting mom up here management shifted and the beginning process was flowing nicely until then. I wish there were certain benefits, which I earlier received from original staff. I think that maybe the change in administration and staff members may be the reason I never got the things she was promised, however this was still a negative on their behalf. Most recently the residents were exposed to a flu epidemic, however I was reassured that my loved one would be okay, and well taken care of.


4.0
February 3, 2014
Anonymous - Toured community
Verified Review
Very nice modest facility. ...

Very nice modest facility. Studio room may be too small???


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