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The Manse on Marsh Reinventing the Old Folks Home

Growing older is always scary whether you are the one growing old or it is a close family member or friend. Sometimes living alone isn’t an option anymore, but nursing home facilities can seem more like hospitals than a home. An assisted living facility or retirement home is a little more homey and The Manse on Marsh is one of the best in the industry. The Manse on Marsh is located in San Luis Obispo, California. Owned by Chris Skiff, The Manse on Marsh is more like staying in a luxury hotel than an assisted living facility. Skiff is an expert in managing assisted living facilities. He has built and managed senior communities since his 20s. An honors graduate from University of California, Los Angeles, Skiff as been involved in development of more than 20 senior communities on the West Coast. Now closer to the age of the seniors he helps, Skiff has five children, but remains active running marathons.

The Manse on Marsh receives great reviews on sites such as where one reviewer claimed her 90-year-old relative had become more social than previously and was well taken care of by the great and loving staff. The Manse on Marsh has received four and a half out of five stars on sites such as, and Senior Advisor.

Testimonials from Manse residents indicate the facility offers many options for living from studio apartments to cottages and homes. Each living space comes with microwaves and mini-fridges. Residents can enjoy weekly laundry and cleaning service as well as exemplary cooked meals daily. The Manse also provides many activities that will appeal to all the residents from shopping excursions to yoga and other exercise classes. The staff are experts in their field. The nurses are helpful with a positive attitude. Residents receive great medical care with doctors visiting often. According to reviews, the loving, caring staff make The Manse on Marsh seem more like home. Along with great care, The Manse on Marsh offers beautiful living facilities with award winning design and architecture. The Manse has won many awards such as the Best Commercial Remodel for its building design as well as many for their care and expertise such as Best Retirement Community.  Check out the new Manse on Marsh commercial for further information.