Valle Verde

Valle Verde Santa Barbara Retirement Living

Santa Barbara Retirement Living

Since 1966, Valle Verde retirement community has been on the leading edge of senior living in Santa Barbara, CA. We recently completed a significant community expansion, adding 40 brand-new garden homes, a poolside bistro, expanded fitness center, theatre and other enhanced services and amenities.

Valle Verde is known for our distinct neighborhood setting, impeccably maintained grounds across a 65-acre campus, and a worry-free lifestyle that lets you be you. But most importantly, Valle Verde is a community where you can feel good about your future. We offer a full continuum of on-site health options, including assisted living, nursing care, memory support and outpatient rehabilitation, if ever needed.

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Robin is smart and knows the law and also listens to you and acts on your goals. She is professional, personable, and holds her ground in a non-confrontational manner. I enjoyed working with her and highly recommend her.
Micheline Zion, Purchasing Analyst
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Negotiate in Mediation for What You Need -- And Get It.

Negotiate in Mediation for What You Need -- And Get It.
By Robin Masson on Jul 22, 2017 in Divorce Mediation

Face it: most of us are not very good at asking others for what we need. We tend to come off as either too aggressive or wishy-washy. Moreover, when we’re in conflict, our asking skills tend to deteriorate into either demanding bitchiness or passive-aggressiveness that descends into resentment. Not a good look, on anyone.

But, there’s a way to ask for what you need and to enlist others in giving it to you, by being respectfully assertive. It requires communicating clearly what your needs are, how others’ behavior affects you, and enlists others in satisfying your needs.

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Cohabitation Mediation - What I Wish I'd Known Before Moving in Together

Cohabitation Mediation - What I Wish I'd Known Before Moving in Together
By Robin Masson on Jun 09, 2017 in Cohabitation Mediation

Much less planning goes into cohabitation than into a wedding, but it is, in many ways, a bigger legal, financial and emotional step.

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Divorce Mediation - The Orange: A Parable About Interest-Based Negotiation

Divorce Mediation - The Orange: A Parable About Interest-Based Negotiation
By Robin Masson on Jun 01, 2017 in Divorce Mediation

Nick and Nora were separating and couldn’t agree upon who should get the orange. Since there was only one orange, it appeared that the “fair” solution (and the one most likely to be imposed if they were in court) would be for them to slice it in half, and each would get half an orange.

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