Vista Living (Camelback) is an extraordinary home that treats residents like family. The caregivers are kind, patient, and knowledgeable. The house is bright and cheery, has a beautiful backyard, and is very clean. Staff members cook delicious meals in the home, so the place always smells delightful. I feel so blessed that my mother spent her last months in this home. I couldn't recommend this place more!
The decision to place a loved one in “assisted living” is never easy, but we were so relieved when we discovered Vista Living and we know this was the right decision for our 84-year old mother. We had tried in-home care for the past couple of years and it was just not working as our mom required higher levels of care physically and began exhibiting clear signs of dementia. The owners of Vista Living are so kind and professional and completely put us at ease about the decision to move mom into their home. The Vista Living house can accommodate 10 clients and each person has a private bedroom and a private, ADA-compliant bathroom with a walk-in shower for safety. There are two living rooms and a large gourmet kitchen and dining room which encourages clients to interact throughout the day, but it is not required. If Mom wants to stay in her room and watch TV and have meals there, that is totally fine. However, as a family, we have been encouraged to see her coming out to the breakfast table to eat with the other residents more often and have found that the social interaction has been good for her. The caregivers of Vista Living are exceptional. We appreciate their gentle approach and the way they adapt to different needs and personalities. We know we can trust them to care for our mom with compassion, patience and professionalism. They send us regular text updates about how mom is doing which is so appreciated. I cannot stress enough how important it is to communicate with the caregiving team because it takes a partnership between family and staff to make assisted living work smoothly and Vista Living does a great job at managing every detail. They handle mom’s medications, bathing, grooming, laundry, three meals a day and snacks upon request. They provide optional activities and mom especially loves when musical guests are on-site to play the guitar or when she gets a manicure. When mom needs medical care, they even have a doctor come on-site. We cannot say enough about how thankful we are to have found Vista Living and for the care they are providing our mom. We highly recommend them without reservation.
I can't thank all of the staff at Vista Camelback enough for all they've done in providing a beautiful, comfortable, safe and loving home for my mother for 2 1/2 years. They made her last years as peaceful as possible in spite of her own decline as well as the great challenges all around us with the Covid Pandemic. I cannot say enough in thanks for her wonderful caregivers for the excellent work they do, and I've personally thanked each of them for their hard work, steadfast presence, and most of all, loving and joyful care. They always tell me "it's my job," but I tell them, no - they've been more like the sisters, brothers and aunts I don't have nearby to help at this time in mom's life. You'll always be remembered most fondly by me and my family.
We have been very happy to have our mother residing at Vista Living for the past 14 months. She has improved in many ways since moving there. The staff is caring and quick to respond to our questions. Now that the lock down is over, we look forward to real visits and interactions with the staff and other residents. Thanks Vista Living!
I have been in all the Vista Living Homes on a personal and professional level. They are located in the Arcadia area and are beautiful, clean with exceptional care. Residents are dressed appropriately to the weather and are never in need of anything with a loving and caring staff. On a professional level, I have always had excellent communication with Gabriela and her staff. As a professional and assisting with resident, their families, we have always teamed with the VLSC homes to have continuity of care. When looking for a home for your loved one, I would recommend you tour these homes. They have the home away from home environment with residents that are happy and so will your loved one!