senior couple enjoying the sun

Social life at Ciela Retirement Community, Los Angeles

Enrich your social life and make new friends as you pursue your passions.

Indulge in a vibrant social atmosphere where you are always invited but never obligated

You can take part in an interesting group discussion,join fellow residents of similar or even varied outlooks, or you can choose to participate in creative and compelling activities with others. While we all value our alone time, you’ll never be lonely here. Your social circle awaits you at Ciela.
Lounge with fireplace
Arts & crafts
Guest speakers and educators
Dynamic calendar of cultural programming
Game room & bar
Arts & entertainment
Engaging local excursions

Social activities for seniors

Wine Tasting

If you’re a person of taste, you’ll enjoy an immersive and sensorial experience here. Come explore a sampling of exquisite wines from California’s lush vineyards while learning about the winemaking process and the history of the each of our state’s celebrated wineries.
friends toasting at wine tasting at Ciela senior living

Cinema Club+ Movie Nights

Movies are often a shared cultural touchstone. At Ciela you can participate in discussions that delve deeper into the artistic, social and pyschological aspects of cinema. Take an opportunity to watch a classic film noir from the 1940s, a foreign language film, or a documentary that explores relevant social and political issues. Our beautiful outdoor space provides the ideal venue for a memorable night out with family or friends.
movie theater at ciela senior living Los Angeles

Game Room + Parlor

Serving a curated world-class wine selection and popular hand- crafted cocktails, our Parlor and Game Room is the perfect setting for relaxing on your own, or catching up with friends and family. If a stimulating game of Mahjong or Bridge interests you, this cozy enclave provides the perfect backdrop for any game.

Golf & Putting Green

Now you can perfect your putting technique and improve your handicap, while at the same time, get your blood flowing and lower your blood pressure with all that standing, bending and swinging.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I effectively make friends and build a social network when moving into an independent living community like Ciela?

  1. Take part in community activities: Participate in the various activities and events organized within the senior living community. This can include group exercise classes, hobby clubs, game nights, or educational programs. These activities provide opportunities to meet like-minded individuals who share similar interests.
  2. Attend social gatherings and communal meals: Make an effort to attend communal meals or social gatherings within the community. These events are designed to bring residents together, allowing for casual conversations and interactions. Sit with different people during meals and strike up conversations to get to know them better.
  3. Introduce yourself to neighbors: Take the initiative to introduce yourself to your neighbors in the senior living community. Knock on their doors, offer a friendly greeting, and strike up conversations. Engage in small talk about common interests, experiences, or even shared concerns about transitioning to the community.
  4. Join resident committees or clubs: Many senior living communities have resident committees or clubs focused on specific interests or hobbies. By joining these groups, you can connect with individuals who have similar passions. Whether it's a gardening club, book club, or resident council, participating in these activities can foster new friendships.
  5. Utilize common areas and communal spaces: Spend time in common areas such as the lounge, library, or outdoor spaces where residents gather. Strike up conversations with others who are also utilizing these spaces, ask for recommendations on books or movies, or simply offer a friendly smile and greeting.
  6. Attend orientation or welcome events: Many senior living communities organize orientation or welcome events for new residents. These events provide an opportunity to meet fellow newcomers and establish connections from the start. Engage in conversations, exchange contact information, and express an interest in getting to know others better.

What's included in your Ciela membership?

Included in your monthly rent is a wide variety of services designed to help you stay healthy, energized and mobile.

  • All food & beverage
  • Housekeeping and laundry services
  • Transportation, appointment and reservation scheduling
  • Wifi & utilities
  • Carepredict monitoring and communication device
  • 24-hour concierge service
  • Campus-wide security and 24-hour emergency call response systems
My loved one needs some additional assistance. How can you support them?

Rest assured knowing that if your loved one needs additional support, the following optional services are also available:

  • Bathing, dressing and grooming
  • Medication management
  • Escort assistance to meals and activities
  • Daily wellness checks
  • Daytime and overnight assistance for incontinence
Are pets allowed?

Yes! Ciela is a pet-friendly community that welcomes residents’ dogs, cats, birds and fish. For the safety and comfort of all residents and guests, residents are responsible for their pets at all times and must adhere to the Ciela Pet Policy.

What does move in day look like?

Before your move you’ll connect with a dedicated Move-in Concierge team member who will help guide your move. From packing to unpacking they’ll be there to make sure your move is hassle free.

Ciela senior living building exterior

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