An array of senior facilities exists in Mt. Shasta, serving the needs of the elderly population, whether they wish to pursue an active lifestyle or simply enjoy Mt. Shasta’s picturesque setting. Facilities in the area provide retirement living, independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing, a caring staff, and recreational activities, all in a pleasant community environment.
Housing ranges from independent apartments to assisted living with on-site professional staff. Some centers offer complete services to seniors, including activities, health services, clubs, and housing assistance. Others amenities include dining rooms, exercise areas, libraries and lounges. In addition to the beautiful view, some facilities boast gardens and walking paths to beckon residents. These facilities include Eskaton Washington Manor, and Siskiyou Home Health Services.
Other needs are met by companies which offer private and business errand services to seniors who desire to remain in the comfort and privacy of their own home. These services cater to individuals who are capable of handling their own physical needs, but may require assistance with daily tasks. Services include everything from preparing meals and grocery shopping, to housekeeping and laundry.
A myriad of options are available to retired seniors who wish to pursue an active lifestyle. There are a number of recreational activities sponsored by the Mt. Shasta Recreation and Parks Department. At local churches and clubs seniors can enjoy Bingo, square dancing, trips, First Sunday Breakfasts as well as political and fraternal groups.