Reviews of Lantern Crest Senior Living | Independent Living
Janice664660 September 30, 2016
I am/was a resident of this facility
Our experience at Lantern Crest is very good and satisfactory. The place is very nice and very welcoming, and the caregiving services are very good. It has a lot of different activities. It has a nice dining room, a library, a movie theater, a game room, a beauty shop, and exercise rooms. It is a very well organized place.
Ro205448 September 30, 2016
I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident
My parents like Lantern Crest Senior Living, and the people there are really nice. The place is very nice, and the food is good, but they still have not fixed the annoying noise in my parents' apartment -- which has been going on for 2 months. They have fantastic activities; on Wednesdays, they have stuff down in their bar area. They have entertainment, crafts, movies, and swimming.
Sharon123686650 May 11, 2016
I visited this facility
I preferred Lantern Crest Senior Living out of all the places I visited because it is brand new. They had full kitchens in their apartments with oven, stove, and microwave just like a mini home. I loved the place and wish I could afford to live there. Their restaurant looked like a 5-star restaurant with an extra room if you had a big family and want to get together; you can rent it and bring your own food or they can cook for you. It had a balcony and was a huge room, probably over 1,200 square feet wide. They had a movie theater, a beauty shop, and a library with a computer setup. They had a swimming pool with a huge barbecue area where you could have parties. There's nothing else you could want in that place.
Tina41 January 13, 2016
I am a friend or relative of a resident
We selected Lantern Crest for my mom. It was exemplary and exceeded my expectations. The atmosphere was positive. They were caring and attentive and couldn't have been more accommodating, positive, and caring. I was just impressed from top to bottom. Jeremy, in particular, was amazing. I would definitely recommend them. They offered independent living, assisted living, and memory care. At that time, my mom was in the independent living for a week. The cost was about a $1,000 or $1,500 less than the other place I liked. It was not cheap, but it was more affordable for us.
Caring106469950 June 01, 2015
I am a friend or relative of a resident
Lantern Crest was great because when I first moved her there, we moved her into independent care, a brand new building across from the memory care assisted living building. It just opened last January, and it was awesome, but her dementia was progressing, so I had to move her again from that building over to the memory care ward. They are both excellent and reasonable compared to the some of the ones I found locally. They are taking good care of her, and they are communicating. They help coordinate with you to move people in. They check on them and make sure they have got everything -- very nice facility.
The independent living building said you need to either have a full time person watching or you can move her over into the other building -- which is memory care and is excellent also -- and that’s what I did. The rooms are unbelievable. They come in, vacuum, and dump your trash. They have a full dining room, and part of the rent is the Sue Maple’s are paid for, and it is like a restaurant; it isn’t like a cafeteria. They will sit down, and it’s a nice place to order whatever they want. They have all kinds of facilities. They have hiking and buses that will them to the bank and to the grocery store. I ate at their office, and it’s better than Soup Plantation. It’s set up so that they order from the menu, but if they don’t like anything on the menu, they just say I would like this for lunch or dinner, and they will cook it for them.
From Lantern Crest Senior Living
Welcome to Lantern Crest in Santee, CA!
We offer multiple care options for you and your loved one - ranging from independent living to assisted living along with dementia care.
Lantern Crest provides an affordable yet luxurious, resort-like community with a loving, caring staff.
Features of Lantern Crest Senior Living
Technology and entertainment
- Cable TV in resident's rooms
- Technology extra: Emergency call system
- Medication Management
- Physical therapy
- Hospice care
Room and housing options
- 1-bedroom apartments
- Studio apartments
- Companion suites: We offer companion suites
- Beauty/Barber shop
- Computer room
- TV room
- Gardens/outside patio
- Parking for residents
- Transportation for residents (shuttle bus or similar)
- Shared space where residents can host parties
- Features extra: Library, Fitness Room/Gym, Movie theater
- Some residents have in-room kitchenettes
- Meals delivered to residents' rooms
- Meals in a shared dining room
- Dining extra: Dining room open 7:30a-7p
- Arts, woodworking, craft
- Organized offsite activities (outings, etc)
- Religious services
- Lectures and discussions
- Book clubs
- Wii sports competition
- Guests can attend meals
- Guests can stay overnight
- Ample parking for guests
- Laundry service for clothes
- Laundry service for linens
- We charge monthly rent plus additional fees for specific care needs, as needed
- We charge an entry fee
- Fee structure extra: We offer a month-to-month rental
- Minimum rate: $3,390/month
- Pets: Small pets allowed
- Staff patient ratio: 7 to 1
- Minimum age: 62
- We help with selling the house (finding a realtor. staging, etc)
- We help families understand VA benefits
- We help families explore other financial options to afford senior living
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