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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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THE SPECTATOR

The Spectator gets printed every other week; please submit articles by Mondays prior to the next issue. Residents may receive a bi-weekly copy of The Spectator and a weekly copy of the Dining Room menus via email. If you wish to receive these documents via email, please contact Melissa at mgill@casadorinda.org. You may add or remove your name at any time.

UPCOMING MEETINGS

Monday, January 7 - Annual Residents’ Meeting - 10:00am - Auditorium
Wednesday, January 9 - Visual Arts Committee - 11:00am - Painting Studio
Wednesday, January 9 - Dining Services Committee - 1:30pm - Dining Alcove
Wednesday, January 9 - Bliss Expansion Meeting - 2:30pm - Auditorium
Thursday, January 10 - Operations Committee - 9:30am - Education Center
Friday, January 11 - Residents’ Council Meeting - 9:30am - Education Center
Friday, January 11 - MC Resident & Family Council - 10:45am - MC Activity Room
Friday, January 11 - Medical Services Committee - 2:00pm - Education Center
Friday, January 18 - Residents’ Association Meeting - 11:00am - Auditorium
Tuesday, January 22 - Finance Committee - 9:30am - Education Center
Wednesday, January 23 - Bliss Expansion Meeting - 2:30pm - Auditorium
Tuesday, January 29 - MRA Annual Director’s Meeting - 11:00am - Auditorium

Please Note: All residents are encouraged to attend and participate in any Residents’ Council, Association or Residents’ Committee meeting. Your involvement makes us a stronger community! 

FROM THE CASA CLINIC

Clinic Hours

  • Monday - Friday 7:30 am to 3:30pm

  • Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

  • Closed for lunch 11:30 am to 12:00 noon

  • The Clinic Phone Extension is x8060

Clinic Physician Schedule:

  • William Koonce, M.D. - Tuesday & Friday 2:00 - 5:00pm / 1st & 3rd Monday of the month 2:00 - 5:00pm

  • Todd Fearer, M.D. - Wednesday 2:00 - 5:00 pm & Friday 10:00am - 12:00pm

  • John Dexter, M.D. - Wednesday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

  • Joseph Pineda, M.D. - Last Thursday of the month 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

  • L. Mae Chandler, D.P.M. - 2nd Thursday of the month 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

JANUARY/FEBRUARY BIRTHDAY LUNCHEON

Invitations to the Birthday Luncheon on Wednesday, January 16, to all residents who have birthdays in either January or February, will be placed in their mail box at Reception by the end of this week. If you do not receive your invitation, please call Melissa at # 8087.

ANNUAL RESIDENTS’ MEETING

Monday, January 7 10:00am - Auditorium. Standing and Special Committees will report on their 2018 activities. The Residents’ Council will present its nomination for President. The Residents’ Association’s Nominating Committee will present the slate for the 2019-2021 class of Council and the new members of the Nominating Committee. Residents will be asked to vote on these nominations. Please plan to attend this important meeting! 

BLACK BOOK UPDATE - RESIDENTS’ MANUAL, HANDBOOK, AND CONSTITUTION

The Residents' Council appointed a Black Book Committee to update the Black Book from its original printing in 2015. The first step has been a review of the Residents' Association Constitution. Proposed changes to this section of the Black Book will be placed in the Casa Library and in all Residents' mailboxes by January 3, 2019. The proposed changes will be presented, for discussion, to the Residents' Council on January 11th. In addition, on Thursday, January 24th (11:00 am) and on Wednesday, January 30th (2:00 pm), we will have Open Forums in the Education Center, where there will be further opportunities to review and discuss the proposed revisions. 

A HEARTFELT THANK-YOU FROM THE CASA STAFF

The staff members of Casa Dorinda wish to express their heartfelt thanks to all the residents for their generous holiday gift. Thank-you notes from staff are on display in the Mail Room; please watch for new cards being added each day throughout the coming weeks.

MRA ANNUAL BOARD OF DIRECTOR’S MEETING

Tuesday, January 29 11:00am - Auditorium. We welcome you to meet our four new Board Members and reintroduce yourself to our existing Board Members. This will be a great opportunity for all Casa residents and MRA Board Members to become better acquainted.