January 14, 2019
SEATTLE–Leisure Care is celebrating the grand opening of the Bella Villaggio, one of the company’s newest communities, in Palm Desert, CA. The grand opening celebration will take place on January 16 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. with live entertainment, local art displays, and upscale hor d’oeuvres prepared by the community’s highly acclaimed culinary team.
The grand opening celebration will welcome Palm Desert families and friends of the senior housing industry to peruse the outdoor lounges, theater, PrimeFit fitness center, luxury outdoor pool, and the many other amenities the Bella Villaggio has to offer.
“This grand opening has been long awaited, and we’re so glad it’s finally here,” says Dee Wieringa, General Manager at Bella Villaggio. “Even while under construction, visitors have been so impressed by the beauty and the elegance of the community and the personable nature of our staff. The response has been amazing, and many of our apartments have been rented already.”
Pianist Johnny Morris will provide entertainment in the downstairs open area, while local artist and art teacher Joan Ryan will showcase some of her work and resident artwork in the art studio. Guests can also enter a raffle to win a cruise vacation for two through Travel by Leisure Care.
Bella Villaggio will offer 108 independent and assisted living units in addition to 40 memory care units. Residents can benefit from Leisure Care’s signature lifestyle-enhancing services, including:
- PrimeFit℠, Leisure Care’s health and wellness program
- In-house travel agency, Travel by Leisure Care
- The BrainHQ brain fitness program by Posit Science
- Language Learning programs powered by Rosetta Stone®
- Opal, Leisure Care’s signature memory care program
In addition to the community’s signature programs, the Bella Villaggio also has a full-service dining program with seasonal offerings that cater to a healthy lifestyle. The community also offers a bistro and hospitality bar that serves small bites and trücup low-acid coffee throughout the day.
Access to onsite physical and occupational therapy, restaurant dining, and regularly scheduled transportation are also offered. Bella Villaggio is only a short drive from the McCallum Theatre and world famous El Paseo Drive, where residents can find luxury shopping, dining, and ample golf courses.
Leisure Care, LLC is one of the largest privately owned and most innovative operators of senior living communities in the United States. Founded in 1976, Leisure Care operates 48 retirement communities and nearly 8,000 apartments in the U.S. Leisure Care’s inventive ‘Five-Star Fun’ philosophy is changing the perception of senior living by providing amenities commonly associated with luxury hotels and which support healthy, active lifestyles.
Dynamic programs and wellness-oriented offerings include true restaurant dining; PrimeFit℠, an innovative health and fitness program with personal training options; and Travel by Leisure Care, a full-service in-house travel agency. Leisure Care is one of One Eighty’s senior housing and hospitality brands, which include Twist Travel℠, low-acid premium coffee roaster trücup, and One Eighty International, which manages retirement communities in Mexico and India.