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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 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 You may add or remove your name at any time.


Friday, September 14 - MC Resident & Family Council - 10:45 am - MC Activity Room
Friday, September 14 - Medical Services Committee - 2:00 pm - Education Center
Tuesday, September 18 - Finance Committee - 9:30 am - Education Center
Wednesday, September 19 - Bliss Expansion Meeting - 2:30 pm - Auditorium
Friday, September 21 - Residents' Council Meeting - 9:30 am - Education Center
Friday, September 21 - Residents' Association Meeting - 11:00 am - 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! 


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.


Catalina Island Tour: October 7-10, 2018

Our fun-filled three-night tour of Catalina Island is set and ready for you to confirm your reservation today! This tour will include: Three-nights at the Pavilion Hotel on Catalina’s waterfront, Catalina Island Museum Tour, half-day Island Expedition (Tour), Behind the Scenes of the Avalon Casino Tour, three suppers with our group at the Avalon Grill, Steve’s Restaurant and the Catalina Country Club , RT transportation to Long Beach, and RT transportation on the Catalina Express. You will have free time each day to explore on your own or take an optional tour. If you are interested in this tour, and are ready to sign up, the cost for a single is $1,732.00, and the cost to share is $1,297.00. Please call Melissa at #8087. 

Jazzdagen Mexican Riviera Cruise: Dec. 30, 2018 - Jan 6, 2019

Celebrate the New Year with fellow Casa Dorinda neighbors with Casa’s Travel Club and Jazzdagen Tours in the Mexican Riviera. We’ll sail from San Diego to Puerto Vallarta, an artistic village with cobbled streets, chic shopping and busy open markets. Visit Mazatlan, a cosmopolitan beach city with lots of history and culture. Then we’ll make our way to Cabo San Lucas, with its beautiful beaches and warm desert climate along the coast of Baja California. In each port many of your fellow travelers will be signing up for on-shore excursions. High Sierra Jazz Band, Tom Hook Quartet, Tom Rigney & Flambeau, and the Dave Bennett Quartet will entertain you all the way. Bring your own instrument and join the Morning Jam Sessions! Dance your way into the New Year with our dance host Bruce Fischer. Many of you have the information necessary to book TODAY! If you are just reading this for the first time and would like further information, including on-shore excursions, please call Melissa at #8087, as bookings are filling quickly! 


Invitations to the Birthday Luncheon on Wednesday, September 19, to all residents who have birthdays in either September or October, have been sent out. If you didn't receive your invitation, please call Melissa at # 8087, or Claudia at # 8676.


Friday afternoon's shopping bus to Upper & Lower Villages at 3:15 pm has been moved to Thursday afternoon, in order to avoid Friday afternoon traffic, in this area. Please see the final page of The Spectator for the updated list. Extra copies are available at Reception.