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Assisted Living Facility Sun City CA

dolls haven assisted living facilityAssisted Living Facility Sun CA

Dolls Haven has a new look.   Websites for Assisted Living are so popular.  Looking for a warm friendly home for your seniors?  There are so many sites to pick from it can all get a bit confusing.  But at Dolls Haven, we are sincerely making it feel like you are living at home with all your friends and love ones.  The Dolls Haven Residential Home is just like home.  With this comfortable home and back yard,  you feel like you are being taken care of at your own home.

At Dolls Haven you will find personal care and support services.  Residents have the best of both worlds, they can be independent as much as they want and can have personal care and support services should residents want or need them.   Does your senior need Long Term Care, that is available too.

The Facility has a warm unique environment.  It is not a nursing home.  It is a home care facility non-medical care.  It does not have medical personnel, no nurses, no doctors.  We are located in the warm friend city of Sun City California.  This is a community of Menifee CA.

If you would like to schedule a view or tour of our home,  please call.  We will give you the home tour and share with you all the services we provide.  We also have a great new website.  Please do visit it and let us know if you have any questions.  Click the link below.

Assisted Living Facility Sun City CA

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Ways To Pay for Assisted Living

Dolls Havens Services - BedroomsWays to Pay for Assisted Living

When it comes time to retire, most seniors think that their social security benefits will take care of it. But often times the benefit is not enough.  There are several additional ways to help pay for assisted living.

If you had a good financial planner, perhaps you had a Annuities Plan. Or maybe you have a Line of Credit, or owned a home, you could do a Reverse Mortgage.

Or like a lot of seniors, part-time work is necessary for long-term care and living expenses.  Additional methods to pay for assisted living could be using your life insurance, selling your life insurance in a form of life settlements, can generate income for you.  Or you can purchase Long Term Care Insurance.

If you are a veteran there are Veterans Benefits that can help you pay for long term assisted living expenses.  Then there is the ability to apply for disability benefits from the state. If you a very low income, you can also try to apply for Section 8 Housing.

To learn more about these various ways to generate more funds for Senior Housing, you can read more about each topic at http://www.assistedlivingfacilities.org/

Dolls Havens is listed in their Directory.  To learn more about the services Doll’s Havens offers in the Assisted Living Facility, visit the website.

Or Call Dolls Havens: 951-672-1363

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Assisted Living Checklist

assisted living homesQuestions to help you evaluate a potential assisted living residence.

Is the residence located in a neighborhood that feels safe?

Is the residence close to your family and friends?

Are shopping centers and other businesses in close proximity to the residence?

Do you like the appearance of the residence?  Is the backyard well maintained? is the interior and the residence cheerful and home like?

Is the residence clean and odor – free?

How many people live in the residence?  Is the floor plan easy to follow?

Are there common areas with enough space for residents to spend time together?

Are there outdoor areas for the residents?

Can residents come and go freely.  Are visitors allowed to come and go freely?

These are great questions to ask when evaluating a new senior residence for

yourself, loved or senior relative.

At Dolls Havens,  we believe that we can pass your inspection with flying colors.

Give us a phone call and schedule a tour our Assisted Living Facility.

CALL: 951-672-1363


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Elders New Year Wishes

Elders Looking Forward to New Year 2015

Elders Looking Forward to 2015

Elders New Year Wishes ~
New Year,
There is new hope,
And aspirations,
New is the resolution,
Is the brainchild of a new and
Forever my warm wishes for you.
Having promising and fulfilling New Year!
A light heart,
A peaceful spirit,
A joyful spirit,
A healthy body and so on.
Heart full of love.

Happy New Year!

This is our wish for all our Seniors at Dolls Havens Residential Care Facility.

Looking for a new home, call and visit our Elder Care Facility.

CALL: 951-672-1363

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Senior Christmas Gifts

Senior Christmas Gifts

Senior Christmas GiftsAt Dolls Haven we are getting ready to celebrate the holidays and hope this information will help you find the right senior gift.

Christmas is almost here, what do you give your favorite senior? We know that there are many choices,  listed a few ideas to think about.

Custom gift baskets:  There are many places that offer these custom baskets.  But you can even make your own. If fact making your own will even be better. As you can customize it to include items you know your senior will love and your personal touch will mean so much to your senior.

Blankets or Small Throws:  These are great because seniors are always taking naps.  They are cozy and you can buy them in any color to match their favorite color or remind them of you.  You can even make one as a patch quilt throw.  Add some special fabrics that will remind your senior of special events in their lives.

Technology Gifts:  The Kindle Fire or other Tablets that allow them to download books or games.   Seniors living in Assisted Care Facilities have plenty of time to read and play games.  Its also good for entrainment or medication management, or brain exercising.  There are many apps that are good for seniors.

Calendars:   Calendars are good for Seniors to help them remember birthdays or special days, appointments.  It could have some of your own photos on the calendar. Many companies like Vista Print offer calendars printed with your own family photos.  This is a great gift.

Senior Take Pills:  There are may types of pill containers at the drug store.  Buy a couple – as many seniors need more than one.  Buy different colors.  One for daytime piles,  blue for nighttime.

Restaurant Gift Cards:  Many seniors don’t get out very often.  Some can’t drive.  So consider the restaurants that deliver.

What ever your gift is, be sure to spend quality time with your seniors.  Take them to a movie, dinner out or go do their favorite outing.

The Holidays can be a fun time for your senior or a very sad time for them.  Try to take it easy and make your visits positive.

If your Seniors need an Assisted Living Facility, be sure to contact us at Dolls Havens Home in Sun City / Menifee California.

And visit our main website to learn more.   http://www.DollsHavens.com

CALL: 951-672-1363

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Senior Adult Day Care

Senior Adult Day Care

Adult Day Care Menifee CASenior Adult Day Care in Menifee.  Does your senior parent need adult day care? We have the ability to help them get the mind and physical stimulation they need to keep interested in life.

As adults grow older they tend to sleep more lightly and often awaken during the night from needing to go to the bathroom or just wake up from achy joints.  So many seniors make up for lost hours of sleep by catching up with naps during the day. Elders with dementia also seem to sleep more during the day, often falling asleep when they lose interest in meals or fail to notice that they need to use the bathroom.

Boredom, depression chronic pain or other deficiencies can the the cause of adults falling asleep at odd time during the day.  Medications can also be the cause.  If you want your senior adult to stay awake more during the day and sleep better at night, then an Adult Day Care Provider can help.

Just the schedule of getting to the Adult Day Care Home can be very helpful for the Senior.  Dolls Havens, has full time residents, but can also provide Adult Day Care for your Senior.  Just getting your senior to participate in card games, music listening, or sing a-longs, can help them get the stimulation they need to sleep less during the day. Even the companionship and day trips can help the elder maintain an interest in life.  Engaging in activities can really help your senior feel better and stay awake longer during the day.  At Dolls Havens we offer crossword puzzles, trivia games and activities to give mind stimulation, interaction with our home residents can be very interesting to your senior.

Dolls Havens is located in Sun City California, in a Community of Menifee CA.

Visit our main website for more information on all the services we provide at

Dolls Havens Elder Care Facility.

CALL: 951-672-1363

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Assisted Living Facility

Assisted Living Facility Menifee CA

assisted living week - music themeNational Assisted Living Week is September 7 – 13 , 2014. The National Center for Assisted Living announces that they have named their theme for this year as the ” The Magic of Music.”    The Center states that Music plays an integral role in assisted living residences every day.  The transformation effect of music continues as individuals age and can provide joy and comfort for seniors in an assisted living facility.

At Dolls Havens Residential Care Facility, provided are all various activities of daily living.  Music and sing-a-longs are a great part of the daily activities for the residents.  We have music sessions, card games and provide additional events at the local Sun City Civic Association, for those residents who are able to participate in more exercising activities.

At Dolls Havens Home, we will celebrate the Assisted Living Week by having our own Magic of Music Theme too!

Visit our main website for assisted living facility.

Call:  951-672-1363

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Senior Assisted Living

Senior Assisted Living

assisted living facilities sun city menifee caWhen your senior parents start to show signs that they need help with their daily living, its time to talk about assisted living facilities. If you find them struggling with basic activities like walking, getting to the toilet, or taking care of basic hygiene its time to talk about living in an assisted living facility.

Talk to your senior parents about this important transition when they are comfortable and have no distractions so you may have a good and productive conversation.  Avoid being critical, your goal is to bring a decision that is helpful and the in the best interest of the Senior Parent.

Point to discuss with your parents are:

  • Problems with safety hazards at home.
  • Difficulties with everyday activities.
  • Do Mobility Issues exist?
  • Health Issue.  Are there chronic health problems?
  • Does the Senior have financial issues?

These are all good points to discuss when trying to make the Assisted Living Transition.

When its time to move, be sure to help with the downsizing and figuring out what things should be taken or sold or given away.  At this point in time downsizing can be real depressing for your seniors.  Be sure to be positive and supportive.

The Home at Dolls Haven is really like Home.  Living in a private Assisted Living Home can really make the Elder feel like they are still living at home with a family.  Be sure to call us and discuss your options.  Bill and Denise Williams are very glad to discuss any of your special needs for seniors needing assisted living.

Our main website for Senior Assisted Living in Sun City / Menifee California is Dolls Havens Com.

CALL: 951-672-1363


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Senior Tips Fourth of July

man-cooking-on-grill-in-backyardSenior Tips Fourth of July

If you are planning a family outing for your senior family members or friends.

When Barbequing or  Cooking Outdoors –

Find out what sort of seating should be used.  If you have backless picnic benches, consider that elderly persons will sit on it and have no back support.  Try providing folding chairs, or stack-able plastic chairs.  Even a cushion will help keep back pain in check for seniors.  Many seniors have to deal with back pain and will find sitting for long periods uncomfortable.

If your guests are in a wheelchairs, make sure you have wide enough and slopes gentle enough to maneuver in the back yard.

If you do not have lots of shade, then use portable beach umbrellas to help keep bright sun off of your senior guests.

Seniors should consider wearing comfortable clothes that include layers, never know when the wind will pick up and give them a chill.  Also use sturdy shoes to prevent falls and trips.  Don’t forget the sun screen for your senior’s skin.

At a barbeque party be sure to set up a spot for your senior away from the hot grill and any areas where children may be likely to throw balls or roughing around.

Make sure they are closely locate near the bathrooms. Seniors often need to take several restroom breaks.

Take care that your seniors do not get dehydrated.  Make sure they have plenty of water. Avoid alcoholic beverages, due to dehydration and it can conflict with medications.

Watch seniors for signs of restlessness, overheating or other distress. Try not to put any pressure on seniors for socializing or talking to other.  It makes them feel comfortable just to be around others without the pressure of talking.

We hope you all have a wonder Fourth of July Celebration ….

Visit Dolls Havens for more information for Assisted Living Senior Housing

CALL: 951-672-1363

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Senior Mothers Day Gifts

Senior Mothers Day Gifts

mothers day for seniorsSeniors Mothers Day Gifts can be difficult to figure out sometimes. You should try a homemade gift.   Some great homemade gifts can really be more rewarding that store bought flowers and candy.  How about making a Memory Jar or a Photo Bouquet?

Here are some simple instructions.

Memory Jar

For a Memory Jar, you will need a nice jar, several pieces of paper and time to work on it.  On each piece of paper write down a different memory of a wonderful time that you have shared with your mother.  Fold the pieces of paper and place them in the jar so she can read them over time.  What a wonderful way to share memories with your mother.  Even after the day is over, she can go back and read them again and again.

seniors mothers dayPhoto Bouquet

Flowers are always beautiful, but they eventually dye and wither.  How about giving a bouquet of photos that will last and last.  Cut flower shapes from construction paper and gluing photo cut-outs in the center of the flower.  Have color copies of photos to use.  Try to find photos of child memories or take new digital images and get them printed.  Paste these photos onto the flower shapes and add outer frames to add more color.  You can then glue green stems to hold the photos up and form a bouquet.  Place them into a nice little vase, or paste them on a bigger home made card.

We hope you have a Happy Mothers Day on May 11, 2014

For more information on our assisted living home call:  951-672-1363

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