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300 Hot Springs Rd
Montecito, CA, 93108
United States

(805) 969-8011

Casa Dorinda offers independence without worry, healthcare without hassle, and a lifestyle tailored to you.  From fine dining to private medical services, our all-inclusive approach to retirement living will leave you thinking: Life is good, but retirement is even better.

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Current Events

Current Events

MINDFULNESS & STRESS REDUCTION

Wednesdays - 10:30 am - Education Center. Modern science is clear. Stress interferes with our physical and mental health. Please join us on Wednesdays at Mindfulness & Stress reduction to explore the many things we can do to reduce stress and live happier, healthier lives. This month, our theme is Positive Psychology. We will have a short talk by an authority, followed by time for discussion, then mindfulness meditation.

M.A. THOMSONS' MASTER CLASS EXCLUSIVELY
AT CASA DORINDA

Monday, July 24 - 4:00 pm - Music Room. Music Academy artists Natasha Kislenko will provide expert coaching to a selection of the Academy’s exceptionally gifted instrumental Fellows, offering a fascinating glimpse into the creative process of classical musicians. Come early for a glass of wine to enjoy the program. Following, stay to meet the faculty and students. The Master Class is brought to you by fellow resident Mary Jean Thomson in memory of her late husband Walter.

NEW TECH CLASSES WITH DORY TURK

Cost per class is $60 for four session, except the Kindle class which is $45, to be billed. All classes are held in the Craft Studio. Please sign up in the Mail Room.

July Classes

  • Remaining Wednesday Classes - July 19 & 26
    • iPhone Basics I - 9:00 to 10:15 am
    • iPhone Photos II - 10:30 to 11:45 am
    • Android Phone Basics - 1:00 to 2:15 pm
  • Remaining Saturday Classes - July 15, 22 & 29
    • iPhone Basics II - 9:00 to 10:15 am

August Classes

  • Wednesday, August  2, 9, 23 & 30
    • Email on iPad - 9:00 to 10:15 am
  • Saturday, August 5, 12, 26 & Sept. 2
    • Basic iPhone - 10:30 to 11:45 am
    • Basic iPhone Camera & Photos - 9:00 to 10:15 am

September Classes

  • Wednesday, September 6, 13 & 20
    • Using your Kindle - 9:00 to 10:15 am
    • Kindle App on iPad - 10:30 to 11:45 am

ARTISTS AMONG US

Friday, July 28 - 4:00 pm - PC Activity Room. Please come and support our wonderful staff members at an art reception in Personal Care. This exhibition is of creative art from employees who work in many areas of Casa Dorinda, i.e. Medical Center, Personal Care, Dining Services, Housekeeping, Security, and Activities. Everyone is encouraged to attend, to enjoy speaking with the artists, listening to live music, and a libation from the full bar. – The Visual Arts Committee.

NELSON HOWARD RESIDENT SERIES

Friday, July 14 - 4:00 pm - Auditorium. Because the recent U.S. decision to step away from the 2015 Paris Climate Change Accord has caused so much interest, we have decided to have a special talk by Tony Mills entitled “What we should have learned from the 2015 Paris Accord.” Please plan to attend this special event of current national interest. There will be a reception in the Music Room following the talk. 

RESIDENTS' ASSOCIATION MEETING

Friday, July 21 - 11:00 am - Auditorium. This is your opportunity to learn what is happening at Casa and to make your own comments. Administration will be there to field any questions. All residents are encouraged to attend. Be prepared to ask questions on any issue that is on your mind. Copies of the agenda will be available at Reception on the Wednesday prior to the meeting. 

CURRENT EVENTS

Thursday, July 20 - 11:00 am - Auditorium. Everything you wanted to know about current events but were afraid to ask! Santa Barbara City College, Center-for-Lifelong-Learning instructor Fred Hofmann will address your every concern. Don’t miss it!

IN THE SHADOW OF THE MOON FILM WITH SAM FORDYCE

Thursday, July 20 - 4:30 pm - Auditorium. The 49th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing will be on Thursday, July 20. Sam Fordyce (ex-NASA engineer) will show a film produced by Ron Howard entitled In The Shadow of the Moon. Refreshments will be served.

SUMMER PUTTING TOURNAMENT

Wednesday, July 26 - 10:00 am - Putting Green. Join us at our 15-hole tournament, open to all putters, beginners to pro. Practice rounds advisable; extra putters are available. Please sign up in the Mail Room.

MOVIE NIGHT WITH JOHN "CHICAGO"

Wednesday, July 26 - 7:30 pm - PC Activity Room. Come and join your friends at Personal Care for a fun movie night, featuring the musical film version of Chicago. The film explores the themes of celebrity, scandal, and corruption in Chicago during the Jazz Age. Refreshments await!