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Desert Cottage

83-617 Himilaya Drive
Indio, CA 92203

Desert Cottage is a Assisted Living Facilities community on 83-617 Himilaya Drive that provides personal care, housing, and support services to seniors in a home-like setting.  Desert Cottage, located in Indio, California and provides senior residents with personalized care and assistance. This is done on a daily basis in order to enhance each resident’s quality of life.

Desert Cottage offers services and programs that fit the individual needs of every resident in a welcoming and comfortable Assisted Living Facilities community. Desert Cottage is a small care community that is allowed up to 6 residents.

Desert Cottage of Indio, CA provides elder care services and amenities for their residents. For more Assisted Living Facilities information or other services provided by Desert Cottage, please contact 877.523.6523.


Services Provided at Desert Cottage

For bathing and grooming, caregivers in Desert Cottage can assist residents with help in to and out of the shower, dressing assistance, toileting and may provide the services of a travelling barber or hair dresser. In terms of meal preparation, three healthy, home-cooked meals are provided to the residents at Desert Cottage. Should residents have high blood pressure, diabetes or other medical conditions, Desert Cottage should be able to provide special diet accommodations upon request. While 24-hour awake staff is not required by state licensing, certain Assisted Living Facilities facilities may have caregivers awake at night to accommodate your Loved One.

In terms of your Loved One’s alert level, mobility and care needs, Desert Cottage may provide its residents with entertainment, exercise and a health and wellness program to keep them busy and active. Some of these activities at Desert Cottage can include music therapy, pet therapy, board games, and outdoor excursions. Desert Cottage should be able to accommodate your Loved One with transportation to and from doctor’s appointments, shopping and religious worship services. 


Assisted Living Facilities Licensing Information for Desert Cottage

Desert Cottage is regulated by the Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division of California. The license number of Desert Cottage is 336413271 and the facility is located at 83-617 Himilaya Drive, Indio, CA 92203. If you would like information on this facility, please contact the administrator Elizabeth Hengstler or you can get more information toll free at 877.523.6523.


Assisted Living Facilities Costs in Indio, CA

The average cost of care and/or rent for Assisted Living Facilities in Indio, California is $4,250 per month. It can range as low as $2,500 and go as high as $6,000 (Source: Genworth Financial).

Care and rent for Assisted Living facilities in Indio, California including Desert Cottage will depend on a variety of factors. These factors include the resident’s needs (i.e., bathing, grooming, dressing), preferences (i.e., private or shared room), other resident needs, facility location and the resident’s care assessment prior to admission.

For actual, accurate costs of Desert Cottage, please call 877.523.6523 x1 or complete the form on the right side.


List Of Services Offered At Desert Cottage

General Services at Desert Cottage

  • Meal Preparation
  • Exercise and Wellness Activities
  • 24-Hour Staffing
  • Social and Recreational Activities
  • Housekeeping
  • Scheduled Outings/Trips (Doctor’s Appointments, Shopping, Worship)


Personal Services at Desert Cottage

  • Eating, Bathing and Toileting Assistance
  • Personal Hygiene and Grooming
  • Dressing Assistance
  • Mobility and Transferring
  • Personal Laundry
  • Transportation Services


Health-Related Services at Desert Cottage

  • Medication Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Oxygen Assistance
  • Pharmaceutical Service
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Radiation Therapy
  • 24-Hour Nurse Assistance
  • Monthly Wellness Check-up


*Available services offered by Desert Cottage. Costs will vary depending on room type, amenities, services required and resident assessment completed by Desert Cottage’s administrator.


Description and pictures are for sample purposes only. We highly encourage all families to tour the facility and spend time getting to know the staff and residents. For more free information regarding Desert Cottage or other Assisted Living Facilities options and pricing in Indio, please contact 877.523.6523 and a family care representative will be more than happy to help you.


Desert Cottage
83-617 Himilaya Drive
Indio, CA 92203

License Number: 336413271
Resident Capacity: 6
Facility Administrator: ELIZABETH HENGSTLER

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