A thriving Independent living. Very good.
This place is gorgeous! My Aunt and Uncle moved my Grandmother here from another location. Shortly after I went to visit her and I must say they treated us even as family! Their food was amazing, staff catered to our large group, and her apartment was spacious. She is always excited to tell me about the activities she is doing and how they keep her plenty busy which makes me so happy as I am very far away and not able to visit often! She has been there about a year and still loves it! Highly reccomend!
Architectural style trumps other retirement homes. Hard-working staff. Food good too. Song group Monday evenings, 2nd floor.
I waited a full month after my dad moved into Sycamore Glen to give this review. Leading up to move in they were excellent, but you never know until you move in how things will really go.
Well, its been just about a week and one month and my dad is VERY happy, as is our whole family. I was a bit worried about how the residence would greet someone new, but my worries were quickly eliminated. Everyone from any staff member I have encountered, along with the tenants. Everyone meets you with a smile and hello. Some were very curious if we were moving in or out on move day, and they were happy to have someone new moving in.
My dad loves the meals. The only thing he has to worry about is gaining weight, as he admitted that he was over eating and going a bit overboard during meal time since its all included. The initial “kid in a candy store” feeling has subsided now and he’s being a bit more responsible in his meal choices.
He’s made some friends already, which is an absolute thrill for us as he lived alone in his last apartment building and did not venture out much. With meal time he is forced to go to the dining room 3 times a day. Which is good for him not only for interaction with others but to walk a bit each day.
He is excited about Tai Chi, though I don’t think he’s attended a session yet. I see a lot of activities when I go to visit, like bingo, card games everyday with groups of residence, I observed the bus taking a group on an outing to a casino, and many more activities on the weekly flyer. My dad hasn’t attended anything yet but I’m sure he will soon.
I am very grateful we found this great atmosphere. It is clean, the room had new carpet and flooring in the kitchen area, and the closet is huge. The space is small but actually perfect for him. No need to grocery shop (at least not much at all, he likes to snack at night) is huge. He has all he needs.
Brian was especially helpful getting us in and making sure everything went smooth.
I will highly recommend to anyone and hopefully we will be able to move mom at some point in the future (mom and dad have been friends for many years, despite being divorced for the last 25).
I cannot say enough positive things about Sycamore Glen and the amazing staff. They have been incredibly supportive and patient as my father worked through his decision to relocate from San Diego to Chico to be closer to family. It took almost 2 years and over the entire time Barbara and Stephanie were nothing but kind, compassionate, patient and supportive! Since moving in a couple of weeks ago my father has transitioned incredibly well. He spends time in the lobby talking with other residents, is playing Bridge almost every day and is thoroughly enjoying conversations with his meal time table mates. All in all WONDERFUL!