Welcome to Vista Mesa Living

Nestled in the beautiful mountains of the ancient Four Corners in Cortez, CO, Vista Mesa is a vibrant assisted living community dedicated to caring for seniors. At Vista Mesa, our Mission is to Serve Others.

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Vista Mesa Assisted Living Community

Vista Mesa Assisted Living Community

Voted runner-up Best Assisted Living Facility in Cortez & Montezuma County

Call today to see how Vista Mesa can help you and your family.

Main number: 970-564-1888
Terri Schmitt, Executive Director – 970-739-1644
Amanda Gilliland, RN – 970-560-0422

Vista Mesa is a vibrant assisted living facility dedicated to caring for seniors, offering coordination of services from independent to assisted and memory care. Grounds are keycode-secured and fenced. The special needs of your family member are met by our special staff, who help to foster an atmosphere of support combined with a home-like environment.

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Vista Mesa Assisted Living is a fairly small place with around 60 residents. Mom is one of the few who attends just their day activity programs and participates in what they have to offer for all their residents. There are registered nurses on staff and an activity director who does an excellent job of providing varied activities every day. They do fitness and exercises, games, and senior meetings. They serve lunch and dinner, and there are snacks provided. There are special activities several days a week, and musicians coming in doing sing-along with the residents at least two days a week. There is a day room available with lounge chairs and a real quiet area where Mom can lie down and take a nap.”  

– Relative of a resident, 3/17

“ Vista Mesa is a friendly and home-like facility. My mother lives here and she is always well cared for. She is clean and groomed, her room is always clean and has some of the best views in the southwest. Their food is well planned and tastes well. The staff are so kind and gentle with her. I would not want her anywhere else.

– Jane Mercer, 2/17”

To the caregivers at Vista Mesa –  In our father’s glory days he was a shepherd in the community. Well known for  devoting his life to serving others. It has been overwhelming and beautiful to witness the care provided at Vista Mesa. The respect shown to each resident is commendable. I also appreciate the individual knowledge you hold of each resident. At Vista Mesa there seems to be a place for everyone. Thank you for getting to know his story. And lastly, thank you for letting me grieve the loss of my father without feeling ashamed.  At times, I could only see the decline in my father. The care you provided often brought me back to realize he continued to live and was doing the best he could given his ailments. You are the unsung heroes in this community.  God Bless You.

-Teresa Brown-Sanchez, 4/17