FAQs

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Below are some frequently asked questions asked by people trying to simplify their search for senior living options.

What is Varenita of Simi Valley?

Varenita of Simi Valley is an innovative, new senior living community located in Simi Valley, California, at the intersection of Cochran Street and Tapo Canyon Road.

What is the size of the community?

The senior living community has a total of 102 apartments, including:
- 75 assisted living apartments ranging from 420-1,042 square feet
- 27 private suites, approximately 405 square feet, for residents with memory-related impairment
- Over 35,000 square feet of common use area

Are there a variety of floor plans to choose from?

Varenita of Simi Valley offers a variety of spacious residences for assisted living including studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments ranging in size from 420-1,042 square feet. These beautifully appointed living spaces feature patios, balconies, large closets, washer/dryers and, in select units, complete and modern kitchens with cooktops. The 405 square-foot private suites for memory care in the Valeo™ neighborhood have private bathrooms and roll-in showers.

What is the vision behind the community?

Varenita of Simi Valley is a vibrant, modern approach to senior living that offers you a unique and enriching sense of connection. This innovative community embodies the future of successful aging. The environment here provides quality supportive assisted living and memory care services designed to enhance your wellness and focus on your personal goals. Also, Varenita of Simi Valley offers an impressive mix of amenities, numerous dining choices and superior customer service.

Varenita of Simi Valley offers these amenities and services with a one-time community fee. The community’s pricing is based on a monthly service fee, enabling residents to have more flexibility with their living options and finances. Simply put, Varenita of Simi Valley is senior living re-envisioned.

What type of amenities are available?

Varenita of Simi Valley offers a full range of conveniences and resort-style amenities such as:
- State-of-the-art, high-tech community
- Anytime dining (between 7:00 am and 7:00 pm) featuring a variety of chef-prepared entrées in multiple dining venues
- Salon and spa
- Art studio
- Fitness center with state-of-the-art exercise and fitness equipment
- Theater
- Phone charging ports throughout the community
- Game and meeting rooms
- Social, educational and spiritual programs and events
- Beautiful and inviting spaces, including two outdoor patios, outdoor grills and dining areas
- Walking paths
- Gorgeous main and private dining rooms
- Comfortable bar
- Bistro and lounge
- Lifestyle legacy stations
- Spacious community rooms
- Concierge services
- 24-hour staffing coverage
- Emergency response system in each apartment
- Advanced state-of-the-art technology on-site to increase residents’ safety and well being
- Scheduled transportation Health monitoring
- Weekly housekeeping and personal laundry and linens
- Landscaping
- Pet-friendly
- Emergency backup generator

Do you offer wellness programs?

Varenita of Simi Valley embraces the whole-person wellness philosophy through Salus™ by Solvere. This multi-faceted approach to wellness focuses on every resident’s potential to achieve his or her personal wellness goals regardless of physical or emotional challenges.

For residents with memory impairments, our Valeo™ Signature Programs are integrated into every aspect of life here. Valeo allows residents to thrive and have meaningful relationships through one-on-one interactions, build relationships with others and grow connections.

Who developed and built the community?

Varenita of Simi Valley is being developed and built by Griffin Living™. Griffin Living is a privately owned, family-run company that develops and operates senior living communities throughout the United States that meet the high expectations of seniors today. Its mission is to create communities that provide unparalleled service and care with thoughtfully designed living spaces and amenities specifically tailored to meet seniors’ needs and interests.

The company was founded by CEO and President Paul Griffin III, a fifth-generation homebuilder with over 40 years of experience creating and managing award-winning living and work environments. Mr. Griffin has used his vast experience to help make Griffin Living a leader in senior living.

Who manages the community?

Varenita of Simi Valley is managed by Solvere Living. Solvere Living LLC, based in St. Petersburg, FL, is providing the vision to bring a standard of excellence to Varenita and to meet and exceed the expectations of residents and families. Integrity, transparency and loyalty are the values that form the basis of the management philosophy.

The Solvere team includes highly credentialed executives with proven expertise in the areas of Operations Management, Sales and Marketing, Finance, Wellness and Development Services.

What is the fee structure?*

Varenita of Simi Valley offers you flexibility and control over your budget with an annual residency agreement versus a large buy-in fee. The community has a one-time community fee of $3,000 and a monthly service fee based on the residence type. The assisted living monthly fee starts at $5,300, with three wellness package options starting at $500 based on individual needs. All-inclusive memory care services start at $6,000 per month. *Monthly fees are subject to change.

What is included in the monthly service fee?

- Anytime dining (between 7:00 am and 7:00 pm) featuring a variety of chef-prepared entrées in multiple dining venues
- Health monitoring
- Emergency response system in each apartment
- Assistance with actions of daily living (additional costs may apply based on wellness review)
- State-of-the-art ALIS electronic health system (EHR)
- Medication management (additional costs may apply based on wellness review)
- Daily wellness checks
- Coordination of ancillary and medical services by Wellness Director
- Accushield visitor and vendor tracking management system for added security and peace of mind
- Caremerge for family and community engagement, interaction, feedback and programming
- Entertainment, social and educational programs, and events
- Personalized fitness and wellness programs
- All utilities, except telephone, including electric, water and sewer, property taxes, heating and air conditioning, trash removal, major appliance repair, home maintenance, basic cable and WiFi
- Robust, community-wide WiFi
- Individually controlled heat and air
- Advanced state-of-the-art technology designed to increase residents’ safety and well-being
- Resident and guest parking
- 24-hour staffing coverage and visitor tracking
- Lifestyle legacy stations
- Fitness center with state-of-the-art exercise and fitness equipment
- Beautiful and inviting spaces, including two outdoor patios with outdoor grills and dining areas
- Walking paths
- Phone charging ports throughout the community
- Art studio and game rooms
- Comfortable bar
- Bistro and lounge
- Salon and spa (additional costs may apply)
- Theater
- Spacious community rooms
- Weekly housekeeping and weekly personal laundry and linens
- Scheduled transportation
- Concierge services
- Trash removal
- Appliance maintenance and repair on community supplied appliances
- Apartment home maintenance and repair
- Landscaping
- Property taxes
- Rehabilitation services provided on-site by trusted agency partners (additional costs for outside services provided)
- Visiting physicians and home health providers on-site (additional costs for outside services provided)
- Emergency backup generator

Want to learn more about becoming a resident?

A fully refundable, non-interest bearing $1,000 deposit will reserve an apartment while you complete the application process. Once you have completed the application process, you will convert your deposit into an apartment reservation for a specific apartment and begin the move-in process at Varenita of Simi Valley.