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While there are similarities, there is really no comparison: Like ~ Rincon del Rio ~ most of these facilities are equipped with standard safety features to make it easier for residents to get around. These communities are a wonderful place for seniors to be with others that share similar interests. Many recreational activities are planned by the community, including day field trips, shopping excursions and on-premise projects. Most facilities offer optional meal plans for residents and the majority of living units are equipped with a kitchen so the resident can prepare their own meals.

However, we know of no facility in this region that is situated in a rural setting with miles of serene walking trails and “nature spots” designed for quiet enjoyment. We are not familiar with any that take a holistic approach dedicated to addressing their residents’ entire well-being.

While other communities may offer wellness programs, there are usually no care options available. ~ Rincon Del Rio ~ has made provisions for you to age-in-place. In other communities, an unfortunate health event will most likely force a move—and at a time when you are at your most vulnerable.

At ~Rincon del Rio~ we want you in your home, safe and close to your friends and familiar surroundings. We think this is vital to your well being no matter how challenging the situation. We have a doctor on site and we will work together to have trained professionals who will be available to help you maintain your daily routines. The ~ Rincon Del Rio ~ team will do whatever it takes to meet your needs. it takes for you and your family to do well and stay happy.

No. You can certainly order your meal “To Go”, eat at the Deli or Grill, have your meal delivered, or you may prepare it in your own kitchen or have one of our staff prepare it for you.

Yes! All of our nutritious meals are prepared with your health in mind. However, low-salt items, non seasoned food and vegetarian dishes are available daily.

Yes! A storage unit is available for any resident that requests one.

No. We offer an open seating policy and encourage residents to mingle and meet other people.

No. We are open to the public and not affiliated with any religion.

Yes. We have a partnership with several local entities with a goal of strengthening bonds to the community and supporting local causes. On-Site, many of residents volunteer their time to work in our Library, Activities, Bookkeeping, Marketing, and Resident Council.

Yes. Our trained staff will arrange all of your moving details including realtor referrals, telephone transfers, packing, moving, unpacking, change of address, etc.

Yes! We love to have guests. Your guests can stay with you or we can provide guest rooms and meal passes at nominal fees. For large parties, you can reserve our private dining room.

Universal Design is the process of embedding choice for all people in the things we design.

Choice involves flexibility, and multiple alternative means of use and/or interface.
People includes the full range of people regardless of age, ability,
sex, economic status, etc.
Things include spaces, products, information systems and any other things that humans manipulate or create.

Ron Mace, one of the original universal design movement leaders had this definition: “Universal Design is the design of products and environments to be useable by all people, to the greatest extent possible, without the need for adaptation or specialized design.”

Yes! ~ Rincon Del Rio ~ is about choice—what’s best for you and how we can help make it happen.

At ~ Rincon Del Rio ~, emphasis is placed on continuing wellness, physical fitness, and maintenance of each individual’s highest level of self-care and independence. There are times, however, when assistance may be required. When these circumstances arise, you are responsible only for services you request. For example, suppose a resident suffers a serious fall. After being released from the hospital, they come home (usually after a short stay at a rehabilitation/nursing facility) where we provide all the required recuperative care. Another resident living next door needs no assistance, yet another needs help only with a daily insulin injection. The fee structure for each is adjusted to represent fee for service only.

Concierge medicine is a new style of practice, in which doctors limit their patient base in order to provide patients with personalized service, high quality care, 24×7 access, and other amenities. In exchange for this enhanced personal attention, patients pay the doctor a retainer fee which enables physicians to increase their compensation while reducing their workload. In addition to receiving a retainer fee, most concierge physicians continue to receive reimbursements from health plans and private pay clients.

You may not want to. ~ Rincon Del Rio ~ is entirely about choice.  A decision to move here should not be a decision driven by need. As you consider your future options, you may decide that your home may require little maintenance or care. It may be constructed in a way that will allow for easy renovation if your physical condition should require wider halls and door openings and easy access to showers, etc. You may not want or need the social stimulation, amenities, housekeeping/maintenance, and delightful meal options offered by our community.  Isolation, depression, and dependence on a care provider are problems you may considered.

There will always be people who choose to remain in their homes as they age. But others are interested in living in more convenient residences, paring down their maintenance responsibilities, and participating in organized activities as well as spontaneous social gatherings.

What we offer you is a stylish home, beautiful surroundings and open space, personalized service and an array of amenities, programs, and recreation. We provide opportunities for you to volunteer and stay relevant. Your new home will never require you to worry about maintenance, and you will find an overall philosophy of low-stress living.

Most certainly. Some group homes are constructed with a large central kitchen and great room with individual apartments attached. The objective is to encourage the residents to come together to prepare an evening meal and participate in social activities while still maintaining the privacy of their personal accommodations.

Other units are stand alone housing with community amenities (such as an outdoor kitchen area) in close proximity. There are condominiums as well.

In our community we are more focused on life-style than home ownership. This is not just another traditional active-senior development. We are taking a humanistic approach engineered to address all aspects of your health, safety, and well being. But probably most important: here you can age in a place without ever having to relocate.