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Frequently asked questions.

Please review the frequently asked questions below and get back to us with any unanswered questions.

What is Cadence at Poway Gardens?

Cadence at Poway Gardens is a community made up of garden villas and larger homes in a unique setting of vegetable gardens and fruit orchards. We are a 60+ community owned by Cadence Living, located in the heart of the City of Poway, where you will experience a great communal spirit and expanded activities that bring the residents outdoors to enjoy their flowering gardens.

Our vibrant community offers a variety of activities for residents, including outstanding intergenerational programs that bring children of all ages and our seniors together. You will have peace of mind knowing your loved ones are cared for by our supportive and caring team members in a home-like environment. Our food is delicious, served with colorful fresh fruits and vegetables harvested right from our on-site gardens.

Cadence Living is a highly respected team of professionals devoted to providing high-quality living environments. Its progressive approach focuses on health, wellness and living styles that respect individual preferences while providing supportive services to help people live their best life.

What community amenities do you offer?

We believe health and fitness shouldn’t be separate from the rest of life, but should be naturally woven into it. At Cadence at Poway Gardens we emphasize fresh and healthy menu options, engaging memory classes and an inviting courtyard that you’ll love to stroll with companions or your four-legged friend.

OUTDOOR COURTYARD: Cadence at Poway Gardens has an inviting courtyard with lots
of room to get your steps in each day.

SALON: Look and feel your best with on-site beauty and barber services.

DINING: Our garden villa residents enjoy family style meals every day prepared right in their kitchen. Residents in our large homes appreciate the fresh food prepared from scratch in our kitchens offering healthy options for all to enjoy.

OWL Learning Center: Memory enhanced programming provided daily.

LIBRARY: Relax and catch up on your favorite books in this peaceful, secluded, private setting.

What do you offer for seniors?

Cadence at Poway Gardens offers a rich monthly calendar of opportunities for learning, creativity, exercise and spirituality every month. Every event is designed to keep the mind, body, heart and spirit engaged. From musical events to guest entertainers, exercise, games and classes, services and celebrations, intergenerational opportunities, and unique outings with our staff. The choices are endless, and you can remain as active and involved as you like.

What living options are available?

Cadence at Poway Gardens offers these lifestyle choices: Assisted Living and Residential Memory Care. This is a perfect solution for those with varying levels of mental and physical needs.

At Cadence at Poway Gardens you can choose a Garden Villa apartment with private bath or a companion suite with half bath. You will have the peace of mind knowing that all care services can be provided in the privacy of your apartment.

All of Cadence at Poway Gardens’ apartment homes are licensed for Assisted Living to ensure residents can receive personal care services without having to move. This means continuing to enjoy living near friends and neighbors regardless of whether you or they need a little help getting ready for another exciting day.

Couples enjoy knowing their lifestyle doesn’t need to change when one partner requires more help than the other. Together, they can both be part of this vibrant community.

Residential Memory Care provides a specialized, safe and secure care environment for those living with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other cognitive conditions.

What makes the Memory Care program unique?

At Cadence at Poway Gardens, we recognize every individual is unique, and if their memory is diminished, we don’t expect that to change. We create programs throughout the community based on the rhythm of life and in our Memory Care program, we take it a few steps further. We take a flexible approach so programming can flow with the ups and downs each day brings.

Our activities are founded upon the Seven Dimensions of Wellness, which are social, emotional, spiritual, environmental, occupational, intellectual and physical. We enjoy adapting to the sometimes-unexpected needs of our residents, and we think they do too.

What apartment amenities do you offer?

• Studio and Companion Suites
• Roll-In showers with seat
• Emergency call system

What services do you offer in Assisted Living?

Some of our residents in Assisted Living simply require assistance managing medications, while others need various levels of care. We can assist residents with activities of daily living such as showering, dressing, grooming and even escorts to dining and activities. Each resident has a personalized service plan that is updated regularly to meet changing needs.

How is my level of care determined?

Our Resident Services Director assesses each resident’s care needs to create a personalized service plan that determines their level of care. Assessments are done upon moving in and following a health event to ensure everyone receives as much or as little care as they need.

What is your staff-to-resident ratio?

Staffing ratios are not mandated by the state of California, which allows Cadence at Poway Gardens to staff according to resident needs, rather than achieve an arbitrary number.

What kind of training do your care team members receive?

Our Care Partners are certified caregivers. They must complete the approved training program, which is overseen by the California Department of Social Services. Cadence provides ongoing training monthly and as needed.

Are pets allowed?

Yes! Cadence at Poway Gardens is a pet-friendly community that welcomes residents’ dogs, cats, birds and fish. Dogs must be approved by the Executive Director, who determines acceptable pet residency. For the safety and comfort of all residents and guests, residents are responsible for their pets at all times and must adhere to the Cadence at Poway Gardens’ pet policy.

What are your visiting hours?

Cadence at Poway Gardens is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and as a residential community, there are no scheduled visiting hours. Visitors and families are welcome to come and go as they please. However, to ensure the safety of our community, all visitors, including vendors, are required to sign in at the entrance to each garden villa.

Is smoking allowed at Cadence at Poway Gardens?

NO—Cadence at Poway Gardens is a smoke-free community.

How much does it cost to live at Cadence at Poway Gardens?

Cadence at Poway Gardens offers private-pay rental apartments. Terms are month-to-month and no “buy-in” fee is required. Residents pay a monthly bundled rental and care rate that includes dining, events, housekeeping and linen services, apartment and community maintenance, utilities and scheduled transportation.

Is there a wait/priority list?

Yes, depending on our availability and the desired move-In date.

How do I arrange a visit?

We can’t wait to provide you a tour and answer all of your questions! Give us a call at (858) 674-1255 to schedule a visit or for information about our upcoming events.

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