Monticello West

Offers Assisted Living

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5114 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, TX 75205
Call (844) 334-3818
Monticello West (844) 334-3818

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November 17, 2011

By advocat

I am a current client of this provider

Kind attentive care, makes the residents feel like they are on vacation at a comfortable hotel.

May 05, 2011

By Kay Paggi


This is a multiple level community just south of Mockingbird, near SMU. The majority of its residents are from the immediate neighborhoods of Highland Park and University Park. It's owned by a wonderful local company, Telesis!, who own and manage some of the best facilities in Dallas. The building is old and has been updated; it's appearance is gracious. The rooms are various sizes, most with small kitchenettes, some have a view of the inner courtyard. Monticello has residents who are independent, needing little assistance except meals and transportation. Most residents are in assisted living areas. The upper floors are for memory care and for those who need a great deal of assistance, just short of nursing home care. Monticello recently lost its long time activity director, a huge loss. The administrator and many of the staff have been there many years, so there is continuity of staff. For people with a certain background, this is almost ideal. The food is poor. Kay Paggi, GCM, LPC, CGC, MA, is in private practice as a geriatric care manager and is on the advisory board for the Emeritus Program at Richland College. She has worked with seniors for nearly 20 years as a licensed professional counselor, certified gerontological counselor, and certified geriatric care manager.
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Costs for Monticello West

Cost of Assisted Living

$ 1,234

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Services and Amenities of Monticello West

Dining options

  • Room Service For Meals


  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Computer Room
  • Resident Transportation
  • Garden And Patio
  • Resident Parking

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Clothing

Technology and entertainment

  • Cable In Rooms

Health services

  • Pharma


  • Fitness Room

Guest services

  • Guests At Mealtime
  • Overnight Guests


  • English


  • Resident Capacity: 160


  • Assisted Living Starting At: $3395/month

  • About Monticello West

    Since 1980, Monticello West has provided seniors the freedom to choose the lifestyle that suits them best in a relaxed home-like senior living community with a full array of services and amenities. Monticello West offers beautifully appointed common areas; dining rooms; libraries; computer lounges; landscaped courtyards along with a beauty and barber shop. Every one of our team members is committed to enriching the quality of life for each of our residents.

    Monticello West offers three distinct lifestyle options, each designed to meet the individual needs of each of our residents. Choose from Independent Living, Assisted Living or Memory Care. No matter which choice best suits your needs, you'll enjoy the atmosphere of gracious living in beautifully appointed studios, one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartments.Our residents at Monticello West enjoy living spaces designed for comfort and confidence, with a choice of attractive, carpeted apartments with a full bath. Residents can choose to bring their own furniture if they prefer, and even their own pets. Every apartment is also equipped with an emergency call response system for added confidence.

    • Gracious accommodations with a variety of floor plans
    • Daily physical fitness, creative, social, learning and spiritual activities, scheduled group trips and resident sponsored clubs
    • Three delicious, well-balanced meals served daily featuring a variety of menu choices
    • Trained staff along with a nurse available 24 hours a day
    • Weekly housekeeping and daily trash removal
    • Weekly personal laundry (except dry-cleaning)
    • Social and educational programs for families
    • Maintenance of building and ground
    • Free Transportation with a 10 mile radius
    • Beautifully decorated common areas and landscaped courtyards
    • On-site conveniences like beauty/barber shops
    • Exercise and game rooms
    • Library and/or reading rooms

    The Benefits of a Break

    It's important to recognize that taking a break from providing care can be a positive step for both the caregiver and their loved one. Short-Term Stays are perfect when family caregivers are away on a vacation or business trip or just need a short break from caring for the senior in their life.

    Short-Term Stays are also an option for seniors who want the extra security of additional assistance during an illness or while recuperating. Many of our permanent residents decided to move into Monticello West after experiencing life here during a Short-Term Stay.

    Our Short-Term Stay residents are able to experience many of the benefits of Monticello West. One of these benefits are three delicious, well-balanced meals served daily in an elegant dining room featuring a variety of menu choices and snacks that are available throughout the day. They can also join in a range of social, educational, devotional, and recreational programs including scheduled group trips to local restaurants and stores. Dedicated, well-trained team members are available 24-hours a day to provide personal assistance with daily needs which may include bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, assistance with eating, mobility, medication management and more.

    About Telesis Management Corporation

    Local owners, Steve Rush & John Neill, built Monticello West 30 years ago. John & Steve met at Harvard and went into business together 40 years ago, forming the company "Telesis Management Corporation". Together they have built and managed eight properties throughout the Dallas Fort Worth area. John and Steve are very involved with their communities and visit each community weekly. Steve and John are very active in the local communities and community outreach is one of their main priorities, whether it is helping disabled children or low income families. The team at Monticello West is honored to work for and with two such wonderful, hard-working, integrity-filled men.

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