5740 Lake Murray Boulevard, La Mesa, CA, 91942
Community InformationMonterra is an assisted living facility in La Mesa, CA. Monterra offers activities at their location for residents. These activities generally allow residents to maintain healthy lifestyles by encouraging movement and socializing with their peers.
Being able to chat with other residents becomes an important part of many peoples' lives and Monterra offers common spaces indoors to support that need. The benefit of living in an assisted living community is that making meals can be costly and time consuming process so Monterra provides meals for residents.
Staff is awake and available 24 hours a day so if any emergencies occur no matter the time, there will be someone ready to help.
Unique Features* Large rooms and several different sized studios
* Bus takes residents to casino every Wednesday - great casino gang
* Player piano and baby grand which residents are welcome to play
* Heated Pool
* Tai Chi
* Bingo (casino style display)
* Flower arranging
* Exercise classes
* Full service beauty salon
* Small library
* Good transportation provided in bus or Cadillac
The minimum age that a resident may be is 60 years old.
StaffingNurses on Staff24-Hour Awake StaffVisiting NurseHomecare OnsiteVisiting PodiatristVisiting Physical TherapistVisiting Occupational TherapistVisiting Speech Therapist
Facility Care Level
Care Level Percentage Light Care 23% Medium Care 76% Heavy Care 0%
Monterra prefers that residents need: medium care
Additional ServicesDiabetic Care
This community offers diabetes care and can offer insulin injections, including sliding scale therapy.
Memory Care Offered
This community employs technology to prevent residents from wandering and becoming lost, for example bracelets that will ring an alarm if the resident leaves the community. The memory care area of this community is secured to protect the safety of residents who wander.
This community can care for residents with bowel incontinence. This community can care for residents with bladder incontinence.
Non Ambulatory Care
This community can provide a 2 person assisted transfer for residents who need help transferring, for example, from a bed into a wheelchair.
This community can accept residents who are an elopement risk. This community is provides multiple levels of care allowing residents to remain at the community while receiving increasing care.
TransportationResident Parking AvailableComplimentary TransportationTransportation at CostProperty Convenient to Busline
Additional AmenitiesActivities OnsiteActivities OffsiteDevotional Services OnsiteOutdoor Common AreasIndoor Common AreasBeautician Onsite
Other ServicesWheelchair Accessible ShowersHospice AvailableRespite OfferedAging in PlaceSwimming Pool / Hot Tub
Activities ProvidedNone specified at this time.
Average Room Pricing at Monterra
Room Type Assisted Living Studio Averages $2,300 - $2,800 Monthly 1 Bedroom Averages $4,300 - $5,300 Monthly Semi-Private 2 Bedrooms Averages $5,000 - $6,100 MonthlyDisclaimer: The prices, amenities, features and care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date. Please note the costs per community are rough estimates; actual costs may vary depending on special offers and discounts, additional fees for services and care, and availability.
Estimated Fees at Monterra
Fee Type Assisted Living Community Fee Averages $2,300 - $2,800 One-time Respite Fee Averages $100 - $200 Daily Buy-In Fee High Care Needs Fee Averages $2,700 - $3,400 Monthly Medium Care Needs Fee Averages $1,000 - $1,300 Monthly Low Care Needs Fee Averages $300 - $400 Monthly 2nd Person Fee Averages $700 - $900 MonthlyDisclaimer: The prices, amenities, features and care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date. Please note the costs per community are rough estimates; actual costs may vary depending on special offers and discounts, additional fees for services and care, and availability.
Paying for careCommercial InsurancePrivate paySocial SecuritySeparate pricing structure for careVeteran's benefits
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|City||Distance||Number of Facilities||Average Cost for 1 Bedroom|
|La Mesa||1 miles||3||$3,660|
|Lemon Grove||4 miles||2||N/A|
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|National City||7 miles||3||$3,570|
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General Pricing Information for La Mesa Assisted Living
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Very nice, but units too small and yo...reviewed on: 12/25/2012 by A Place For Mom Customer
Very nice, but units too small and you have to walk outside on a covered walkway to get to the main building for dinner and activities.
Great Staff and Activitiesreviewed on: 11/13/2013 by Wife
I would highly recommend them. The staff is very lovely. The activities that they have are quite interesting. A lot of these places do bus trips and they do that too but they also invite a lot of... Read the full review.
Very nice facility, beautif...reviewed on: 07/31/2013 by A Place For Mom Customer
Very nice facility, beautiful grounds, very informative and friendly marketing staff. Too far from our home for my parent but a great place.
Very Impressivereviewed on: 11/20/2013 by Daughter
I thought Oakdale was wonderful. It would have been my second choice. The only thing I didn't like was that it was far away but I was very impressed with the sales person and with everything... Read the full review.
Great Care, Great Value, Great Place Overall!reviewed on: 10/14/2013 by Very Happy Son
They're doing a wonderful job. I think they offered the best value for our money of any of the places we saw. They're not a nursing facility so you pay rent like you would in an apartment. The... Read the full review.