Shea Family Living LoHar Announces the Grand Opening of The Cottages, a Regional First in Affordable Assisted Living

El CAJON, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shea Family (, the largest provider of a complete continuum of post-acute healthcare services in the San Diego region, today announced the grand opening of The Cottages, the latest in an extension of assisted living services offered by Shea Family Living LoHar, RCFE# 374600599, in El Cajon.

The Cottages are the first of their kind in San Diego County, for those seeking affordable assisted living solutions, including dually eligible Medicare and Medi-Cal beneficiaries. With the passage of the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI) to transform California's care delivery system to better serve seniors and persons with disabilities, the opening of The Cottages marks a milestone in cost-effective care delivery and alignment with state goals for quality care.

There are eight brand new Cottages included in this announcement. Each Cottage offers three bedrooms including two private and one semi-private; two full shared bathrooms; great room with areas for living and dining; flat-screen TV; well-appointed kitchen; porch; and beautiful gardens.

Assisted living services include three meals per day and snacks delivered to each Cottage; plus a full calendar of lifestyle-enhancing activities like art, exercise, gardening, cooking, music, movies, games, and more. Residents and families alike enjoy invitations to special events, organized monthly. Pets are welcome for a small monthly fee, plus an extra deposit.

Ken Lund, CEO, Shea Family, commented "The Cottages now make the dream of assisted living a viable option for people of all incomes. As residents enjoy the comforts of home, families can rest easy knowing Shea Family services can be brought right to their door, up to and including 24 hour, private-duty care."

Tours can be arranged by calling 1-855-300-8669 or by booking online at A virtual tour is also available on this same website.

About Shea Family

For eight decades, families in the greater San Diego region have relied on Shea Family to be "Here for What Matters." Today that promise includes a full spectrum of services across the entire post-acute continuum. Patients and residents enjoy a coordinated care experience, which produces better quality outcomes that can be measured. For more information, visit

CONTACT: Media Contact: Kenneth W. Lund 619-916-1171

Source: Shea Family