In 1991 Billy and Akaisha Kaderli retired at the age
of 38. Now, into their 4th decade of this
financially independent lifestyle, they invite you
to take advantage of their wisdom and experience.
This is by no means an
exhaustive list on care facilities in Mexico, but it will give you an idea of
what is available. If you are interested in hospitals, clinics, dentists and
emergency services, see below.
Convalescent Care, Assisted Living Look below for a
variety of care options, from active adults to those with Alzheimers and
dementia problems. You might need wound care, companionship or
assistance after surgery. Or, perhaps you would like to invest in a
community which would allow you to move into continuous care if you
should ever need it.
In-Home Care Options - In addition to assisted living, there are a variety
of in-home care services Lakeside, including registered nurses and trained
caretakers. Some expats make informal private arrangements with a trusted
caregiver. For example, one couple who both have chronic conditions, but are
able to be alone in their home at night. They have a full-time caregiver who for
~$800 USD per month does all of the cooking, cleaning, laundry, shopping,
errands and personal care. (This is not a baseline price, merely an example of
one such arrangement.)
Convalescent Complex -
Currently there are 3 convalescent homes designed for ambulatory Guests.
Fully equipped with a kitchen, laundry and other facilities for group
living. A staff of nurses and maids are on hand to attend to clients.
Daily meals, laundry, cleaning service, 24 hour care. Tele: from the US
or Canada: 011-52-376-766-3152. For an inside look and more information
click on our article here:
Alicia's Convalescent Complex
The Blue House
Address: Paseo de La Colina 64, Ajijic, Mexico, La Floresta, Ajijic, Jalisco,
México Email: email@example.com The
facilty is run by Dr. Martinez, who speacializes in geriatric and dementia care.
The doctor caters to primarily patients who suffer from dementia related issues.
Monthly Cost: $1300 USD for ambulatory and $1500 for non-ambulatory. English
Casa Anastasia Care Home,
73B Hidalgo, Riberas del Pilar (next to Clinica Mascaras), Chapala, Jal. 45900
765-5680 - cell 333 452 5864. There are 8 lower units, 3 upper units and 2
"suites" with kitchen for a couple. Very nicely done. Brand new with elevator,
Some older people can afford to install a small
elevator for home
rather than moving to an
independent living facility. The home elevator
also offers elevator options for people with disabilities.
There's a hot tub, therapy tub, and pool. 24/7 nursing care, daily
exercise programs. Pricing: Extended Living - $1000 U.S. per month
includes meals, laundry, activities. Minimal Nursing Care - $1250 U.S.
per month with surveillance, individual care plan, drug administration and blood
pressure, pulse, temperature. Full Nursing Care - $1500 U.S. per month.
La Casa Azul -
The Blue House
Assisted Living and Nursing Home owned by Dr. Martinez who is a
gerontologist. Medical and nursing services 24 hours, no extra charge. Check
vital signs twice a day 24/7 Tele: 376. 766. 3558 or 376.766.1256 or
- assisted living facility specializing in memory care. High level of 24-hour
geriatric care with a wide variety of innovative therapies for those who are
suffering from dementia diseases including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other
degenerative illnesses such as cancer, multiple sclerosis, among others.
Holistic, integrative and gerontological medical approach provided by our
medical director, with more than 38 years of experience in geriatric medicine in
San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico. Our service philosophy is
based on humanism, dedication and love which assure that all of our residents
receive a constant quality of care, dignity of life and compassion. Medical team
of nurses and caregivers are under constant supervision and training in the
latest techniques of geriatric care given by our medical director.
La Casa Nostra Nursing
Home/Assisted Living 24 hour nursing staff, weekly doctor visits, free local
transportation, meals, medication management, massage. Santa Monica #22 Riberas Del Pilar. Telefono
376. 765. 4187 Fax:
376. 765. 5142, Email:
La Casa Nostra
Casa de Descanso
For rooms to rent in a secure and serene location for older adults. Tele:
3161.6339 and 1290.7964. Vereda de los Jazmines #32. On the Carretera in Chapala.
Cielito Lindo Assisted Living - a
retirement community with independent living services, tennis, thermal water
pools, gym. Can provide some level of assistance in the comfort of your own
home. For 24/7 care, memory center serves people with medical or cognitive
conditions and dementias such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinsons, MS, vascular
dementia, aphasia and others. Located in San Miguel de Allende.
El Chante Assisted
Living - Each of the bedrooms has its own spacious bathroom with all
necessary safety features recently installed. The monthly cost is $1,700
which includes three meals a day and two snacks, 5x per week room cleaning,
laundry service and dispensing of medications. Each resident has a walkie
talkie in their room so that they can call for help at any time. Calle
Ribera del lago #160, El Chante, Tel: 387 763 2555, Cell 332 163 2309
Lakeside Care - provides
medical monitoring, wound care, diabetes care, rehabilitative therapies,
feeding tube support, respiratory care, bathing, transportation,
housekeeping, respite care. Owned by nurse Sara Vega. Email:
Retirement Home - recommended for compassionate care. Paseo de la Loma #80, La Floresta, Ajijic, Email:
Tele: 376. 766. 2365.
- offers active
adult living amenities, on-site medical facility, both apartments and
cottages, pets welcome.
MI Casita - Nursing Home and
Assisted Living Center González Gallo #70, San Antonio Tlayacapan, 45915
Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico Tele: 376-106-2081.
List of detailed
services here. Depending on the level of care required, our fees range
from $1,500 to $2,000 US dollars per month. Fees include walkers,
wheelchairs, oxygen equipment and transportation to off-site medical
appointments, as needed.
Namaste Community Namaste Lake Chapala in Ajijic, Mexico is a
vibrant spiritual community founded by NY Times bestselling author James
Twyman. Namaste Lake Chapala is divided into three section: The Village,
The Garden, and The Forest. Email:
Nursing Home Lake Chapala
Nursing Home Lake Chapala
- Surgery recovery and day care available. Friendly bilingual
staff and nursing care 24/7. Doctor on call 24/7. View of Lake Chapala.
Individual rooms with bathroom. Healthy meals, WiFi, Elevator. Tele:
(376) 766 0404 Address: Paseo Del Lago #282 Colonia Riberas Del Pilar
OHANA Assisted Living
OHANA - Assisted Living at
Lake Chapala address: 6 La Paz Street in San Juan Cosalá, Jalisco Tele:
(01387) 761 0403 * VOIP (510) 229 3682 Long or Short Term Care For as
low as $1500 usd a month Includes the care, a room and your food, and
even sometimes entertainment, parties and activities. The Owners Alonzo
and Ana are very caring people and take care of their residents like
they are their own family. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org Ana Cristina Palacios Campos R.N.
Geriatric Care Specialist cel. 331-549-1978 Alonzo Garcia Romero R.N.
Geriatric Care Specialist 331-495-6167 Calle la Paz #6 San Juan Cosala
Living-in-Community Address: #54 Avenida del Pilar, Riberas del
Pilar, Chapala, México, Email:
email@example.com Not an assisted living facility, but
rather independent living in community. US Tel: 505 990 5523 Mexico Tel:
376 765 4521 Mexico Cel: 331 363 5580; 331-330-1050
Rancho La Salud CoHousing
Carretera Chapala Jocotepec 1259, Ajijic, Jalisco. CP: 45820. México
Mobile: + ( 52 ) 333-505-9994 Phone: + ( 52 ) 376-766-0608 Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org A Green Sustainable CoHousing
community. Not a Care Facility.
Ron's Lakeside Care Assisted
Living, Nursing Care, Dementia Care, Hospice. See their
detailed services here.
Pricing is $1,,400 - $2,000USD per month. Mailing Address Lakeside Care
Lista de Correos Jocotepec, Jalisco Mexico 45800 Tele: Mexico: 011 52
331 406 5253.
Shangri-La Retirement Living Facility -
owned and operated. Conveniently located, home-cooked meals,
family-oriented, short and long term stays. Ramon Corona #169, San
Antonio, Jalisco, Mexico. Tele: 376. 766. 1359, Cell: 331. 218. 2375
La Valentina Senior Residence
La Cristina, Tele: 376. 766. 5179, Cell 045. 333.157. 5242, Email:
email@example.com Meals, massage, medical supervision, spa
tub for exercise, activities, housekeeping, laundry services,
transportation, apartments with mini-fridge and microwave, community
dining room, kitchen.
Medical & Fitness
There are pharmacies
everywhere. If you have an issue do not be afraid to use them first, BEFORE
seeing a Doctor. Chances are they have seen these symptoms before and know the
remedy, and the speak English.
ChapalaMed is located in Chapala at
Hidalgo #239, 45900 Chapala, Jalisco. This clinic offers a wide range of
services from Women and Men's health care, to pulmonary, gastrointestinal
issues, cardiovascular problems, behavioral disorders, ear, nose and throat
disorders and more. Telephone: (376. 765. 7777, Cell: 331. 605. 9645 From the
U.S. 312. 912. 9087 Email:
Chapalamed@gmail.com English speaking.
Chapala Red Cross (Cruz
065 - National Emergency,
Chapala Office Phone: (376) 765-2553.
24 Hour Support (376) 765- 2308.
The Chapala Red Cross
operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, and serves more than 140,000
people living and visiting in numerous small villages on the north and
south shores of Lake Chapala.
Clinica y Farmacia
Maskaras --- Located at Hildalgo #79-G in Riberas del Pilar, Dr. Carlos Garcia
has a 24 hour emergency and ambulance service, 22 specialists, radiology
services, a laboratory, a dentist service, a full farmacia and a bilingual
staff. This Clinica serves as Chapala's town hospital. Telefono: 765-4805, Fax
765-4838, and the Farmacia 765-5827. Discount
Dr. Victor Manuel
Garcia Diaz Morelos #154 in Chapala, 013. 765. 2320/ 765. 2424 Trained
in both Western and Eastern styles of medicines. General practitioner,
acupuncturist. His wife is a podiatrist in the same building.
Dental Express Ajijic
Carretera Poniente #368, Rancho del Oro, Ajijic Tele: 045. 331. 121. 6518 Email:
Patient centered care, excellent prices. Teeth cleaning for 150Pesos. English
spoken, ask for Dra. Elena Chavez.
Dentista - Maria de
Lourdes Barajas Chavez, #467 Ave. Madero near the bus station. Monday -
Friday. 765.2800, firstname.lastname@example.org
Popular dentist in town, reasonably priced. Does good work. Speaks English.
Hector Haro, DDS,
graduate of Maryland, Paty Ascencio, DDS #83 San Luis Street, Riberas Del
Pilar, Chapala - Ajijic Area Telefono: 376-765-3193, 765-6974, 765-6410.
dentistry, bleaching, porcelain crowns, crown & bridge, dental implants.
Lakeside Emergency Response System For a
forum discussion on the Emergency Response System and how it functions in the
Lake Chapala area. For a printable PDF file for basic emergency phrases,
more comprehensive information, buy the book,
Emergency Medical Spanish.
Hospitals - Guadalajara
Americas Hospital Av.
Americas 932, Guadalajara,Jalisco, Telefono 01-33-3817-3141 & 3817-3004
email@example.com all major insurance companies in the US,
staff US trained, private rooms with telephone, bathroom, and cable TV.
Hildago #930 Zona Centro, C.P. 4200 Guadalajara, Jalisco Telefono:
01-33-3825-4365. More than 40 years of experience, hospital
certified by Mexican Health Department, part of the prestigious Cardiovascular
Institute of Guadalajara. Accepts International Insurances.
Hospitals of interest
for the non-insured are:
"Fray Antonio Alcalde" (Viejo)
Calle Hospital #278 (urgencias adultos)
Calle Hospital #310
Calle Coronel Calderón #777 (urgencias pediatría)
Colonia Centro, Guadalajara
Tele: 33 3614 5501
Urgencias Adultos: ext. 174
Urgencias Pediatría: ext. 201
Medicina Interna Adultos: ext 212
Terapia Intensiva Adultos: ext. 201
Consulta Externa: ext. 226
Cardiolgía: ext. 212
Trabajo Social: 33 3614 5801 ext. 177
Civil "Dr. Juan I. Menchaca" (Nuevo)
Salador de Quevedo y Zubieta #750, S.L.
Tele: 33 3618
For trauma, you can also go to one of two Cruz Verdes that offer
orthopedic and trauma service.
Cruz Verde - Francisco Ruíz Sánchez
Antonio Tello Nº 215 (entre calle 52 y Medrano)
Tele: 33 1201 8401
Cruz Verde - Jesús
Mariano Barcenas Nº 997 Esq. Privada Veracruz
Col. Alcalde Barranquitas
Tele: 33 1201 7200
For Poisoning and overdoses,
there is a special Cruz Verde. While the Cruz Roja does handle overdoes,
scorpion stings etc., this Cruz Verde does only intoxication (drugs, scorpion,
spider, snakes, etc). At this moment, the Cruz Roja (and Clinica municipal) do
not have any spider anti-venom, thus you would go to this place:
Centro Regional de Información y Atención Toxicológica (C.R.I.A.T.)
Av. Los Angeles, esq. Analco
Unidad Administrativa Reforma, Col. Las Conchas
C.P. 44460, Guadalajara, Jalisco
Dr. Alberto Iram Villa Manzano
Tel. Directo (333) 669.1338
Tel. Conmutador (333) 669.1320 al 25, Ext. 1338
highly recommended by forum members at Chapala Web Board Forum.
Lupe on Lopez Cotilla #202, (tele: 765.5672) Charges 120 Pesos an hour.
Chapala Health Barbara Rotthaler
offers alternative health treatments, holistic practice, homeopathy, health
lectures and more. Located in San Antonio, she can be reached at the following
telephone number in Mexico: 01-376 766-1987
Club Oxigen Hotel
Danza del Sol, Ocampo 151 Ajijic Telefono 766-5005, Tai Chi, yoga,
pilates, aerobics, step, physical training, weights, water aerobics zumba, boot
camp, ballroom & salsa, kid's programs, tennis, sauna, hi-speed internet
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