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Sierra Hills retirement community is set against an orange grove at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains. This Porterville senior living campus offers a small town feel with city conveniences within a couple of miles. Relax on a park bench under the shade of a tree or walk your dog along the flower beds. You’ll love the pioneering spirit of the “Gateway of the Southern Sierra.”
When you’re in the mood to venture out, you’ll find plenty of nearby shopping and dining. Check out local favorites like The Porterville Museum, The Barn Theater, and Lake Success. Sierra Hills independent living community neighbors Springville, which hosts an annual Apple Festival, the Springville Rodeo, and several events.
Sierra Hills is an award-winning, independent senior living community. Awards include the 2020 Great Place to Work certification, the 2019 Great Place to Work certification, and the 2018 Great Place to Work certification.
Keeping You Informed
Our commitment to helping older people live better means sharing important and timely information to help you make an informed decision to live in a Holiday community. Sierra Hills operates with extensive protocols that mitigate the spreading of COVID-19. If a resident tests positive for COVID-19, we notify residents and their designated contacts, our employees, and the local health department. In addition, the number of active cases is shared here. We are so proud of our team’s efforts and hard work to protect our community. See here for more information on our prevention and response measures.
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If you'd like to speak with us about joining our senior living community, please use this form. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will respond promptly. You can even schedule a personalized virtual tour. We're here 7 days a week and offer visits to suit your schedule.
In the neighborhood
Moving to a new home can be challenging, but you’ll find familiar comforts and discover new favorites at Sierra Hills and in the surrounding Porterville area. With so many entertainment options and transportation services, residents at Sierra Hills enjoy a lifestyle that’s anything but boring.
Floor Plans & Room Planner
Sierra Hills features inviting floor plans designed to maximize resident access and everyday comfort in your new home. Use this convenient guide to choose from the many available room sizes and layouts, then use our room planning tool to help arrange the furniture in your new home.
Community Amenities and Services
- Activity Room
- Barber/Beauty Salon
- Billiard Lounge
- Community Grounds
- Computer Room with Internet Access
- Private Dining Room
- Fitness Equipment
- Game Room
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Large Screen TV Lounge
- Laundry Facilities
- Locked Mailboxes
- Covered Parking
- Pets Welcome
- Resident Kitchen
- Safety Rails
- Guest Suite
- Renters Liability Insurance Program
- Smoke Alarm and Sprinkler System
- Basic Cable TV
- Individually Controlled Heating and Air Conditioning
- Kitchenette in Units
- Patio or Balcony
- Telephone Hookups
- Carpet and Window Treatments
- Walk-in Tub
- Wheelchair Accessible Units
Services Included with Monthly Rent
- Most Utilities Included
- Light Linen Service
- Common Area WiFi
- Complimentary Scheduled Transportation
- Three Chef Prepared Meals Daily
- Full Calendar of Enriching Activities
- Lively Mobile Plus Personal Emergency Response Device
- Weekly Housekeeping
- Exclusive Travel and Stay Program
What are your interests?
Beauty Care Needs Met On-Site
The convenience of Sierra Hills' on-site beauty salon and barber means all you have to do is walk in to get your hair and nails done. Of course, appointments are available.
You might meet a friend under the hair dryer. People from the outside community often stop by for beauty services.
Fitness Right at Home
Sierra Hills residents enjoy a variety of health and fitness activities, from a daily walking club and resident-run exercise classes to anytime access to on-site fitness equipment.
Let Us Serve You
Enjoy restaurant-style dining served with courtesy and caring by our staff who know you. Chef-prepared meals are served every day in Sierra Hills' dining room. Sit with friends or invite your family for a special occasion in our private dining room. Each meal is designed to meet the unique nutritional needs of community members.
Our culinary certified chef loves hearing from residents and hosts a monthly roundtable for feedback and menu suggestions. Residents especially enjoy his fish dishes, which he usually serves 2-3 times a week by popular demand.
Make Memories Exploring the Surrounding Community
There’s so much to explore in the Porterville area and Sierra Hills makes sure that residents experience as much as possible. Regular outings to favorite restaurants, local events, and more introduce residents to all their neighborhood has to offer and connect them to the surrounding community.
Complimentary transportation provides residents with easy access to a variety of local activities, events, and attractions, including a monthly “Lunch Bunch” outing to resident-selected restaurants, field trips to casinos, and scenic country drives.
Life is Never Boring
Sierra Hills' comprehensive calendar is packed with both recurring activities and special events. The variety of available activities is meant to enrich the whole person by stimulating physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, creative, social or vocational wellness. We have a lot of football lovers at Sierra Hills. Residents enjoy our weekly football pool and super bowl parties.
Pets Make Life Better
Furry friends are welcomed as residents at Sierra Hills. We understand how important the companionship and bond that seniors share with their pets. We’re delighted to have cats, dogs, birds, and even bunnies as part of our community. Therapy pets also visit Sierra Hills regularly.
Stay Connected with Technology and Wifi
Sierra Hills is equipped with WiFi access to help you stay connected throughout common areas. You can use a community desktop computer to stay up to date or connect your personal devices to the WiFi.
Travel and Adventure is Always Available
The exclusive Travel & Stay program offers residents exciting opportunities to travel around the country, with free stays of up to seven days at any of Holiday Retirement’s more than 260 communities. Three chef-prepared meals are included with each trip. Visit all 43 states or just choose a favorite new location or two.
From your new home community you can also travel to destinations throughout the world through the Travel Adventure Program, through educational activities and food specific to the chosen destination. Reserve your seat for the next travel destination with us!
Lend a Helping Hand
We have empowered residents to become resident ambassadors. These individuals have often lived in the community for quite some time and enjoy helping new residents get acclimated to senior living. They encourage new residents to take their time settling in and them feel comfortable in their new home.
Join us for a Complimentary Meal
At Holiday Retirement, we love our food and know you will too. We invite you and a guest to join us for a flavorful meal and the opportunity to see first-hand if independent retirement living is right for you.
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