In 1991 Billy and Akaisha Kaderli retired at the age
of 38. Now, into their 3rd 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 LivingLook 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.
offers en-suite rooms or casitas for rent to active independent older
adults. Meals, safety and security, 24-hour emergency call system,
laundry room. Not a nursing home or care facility. No administration of
medicine, no individual pets.
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
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,
pets allowed. 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.
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.
La Pueblita - will offer active
adult living amenities, on-site medical facility, both apartments and
cottages, pets welcome. Plans to break ground in the autumn of
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:
firstname.lastname@example.org 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, email@example.com
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
firstname.lastname@example.org 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
About the Authors
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli are
recognized retirement experts and internationally published authors on topics of
finance and world travel. With the wealth of information they share on their
they have been helping people achieve their own retirement dreams since 1991.
They wrote the popular books,
The Adventurer’s Guide to Early Retirement and
Your Retirement Dream IS Possible.
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