44 Montecito Magazine Spring–Summer 2018 ing environment with like-minded people who understand the art of living well. It’s easy to pursue your passions here, as the community offers a wealth of resources. Residents enjoy lovely views while participating in Tai Chi, yoga, community gardening and group hikes at the nearby foothills. The community also has an artists’ studio with a view of the Santa Ynez Mountains, a woodworking shop, travel groups and wine tasting excursions to local wineries. Various musical groups and performers entertain at Vista del Monte, including Camerata Pacifica, the Montecito Chamber Players, members of the Santa Barbara Symphony and the resident drama group, the Del Monte Players. A team of specially trained fitness and well- ness professionals staff the on-site Fitness and Aquatics Center. The comprehensive complex includes a hydrotherapy pool, strength training, a conditioning gym and outpatient rehabilitative therapy. The large heated pool is accessible by stairs or ramp and plays host to a variety of aquatic activities, including volleyball, water aerobics, lap swimming, arthritis aquatics, water walking and shallow water exercise. Vista del Monte also offers peace of mind. It provides excellent dining services, home main- tenance, housekeeping and other services so that residents don’t have to worry about mundane chores and have plenty of time to focus on their individual passions. The continuing care commu- nity also delivers personal care and customized assisted living services in the privacy of residents’ homes. The community is currently expanding its memory care to include Summer House at Vista del Monte, a specialized memory care neighbor- hood featuring the latest engagement technologies and highly personalized care. Vista del Monte gives you the freedom to enjoy your own brand of retirement with the care and support to live life your way! u For a tour or for more information about Vista del Monte, please call 805-687-0793 or visit vistadelmonte.org Never Too Old Vista del Monte Retirement Community Pursue Your Passions Among Like-minded People “You’re never too old for fun. Swing, dance, sing, laugh and act silly.” – Doe Zantamata A s soon as you step foot on Vista del Monte’s beautiful, newly landscaped grounds filled with mature pine, redwood and fragrant gardens, you know you’re somewhere special. Ask almost any resident or staff member about the retirement community and they will say, ‘I love it here!’ That’s because this is a place where you can be yourself. Vista del Monte’s mantra is “cel- ebrating the spirit of community.” Each day brings opportunity to thrive in a beautiful and invigorat- PHOTOS BY ZELMAN STUDIOS, COURTESY FRONT PORCH.