The 80th Street Residence, New York City, New York
The best thing to do so that Alzheimer’s doesn't force you to stop your life is to consider life at The 80th St Residence in the heart of Manhattan. Specializing in memory impairment problems, this assisted living community is the only one in New York City that aides in this ailment. It is also the first assisted living facility in the nation to earn the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Excellence in Care award.
By living here, residents still get to enjoy the little pleasures of life from the city itself, to family style dining, and even an on-site beauty salon and barber shop. But these are only a few of this assisted living facility’s amenities. Other great benefits of this community include:
•A variety of accommodations to choose from: Private Studio & Bath; Private Suite & adjacent Bath; Semi-Private with shared Bath
•Although apartments are furnished, residents are encouraged to bring cherished belongings & furnishings to make it feel even more like home
•Housekeeping, linen and personal laundry services
•Each floor made up of 8-10 residents with similar cognitive abilities to create a unique homelike "neighborhood"
•Surroundings designed to encourage residents' participation in activities in a relaxed & comfortable setting
•Dining room and living room on each floor
•Three chef-prepared meals & snacks served daily
•A courtyard and atrium rooftop garden for relaxing moments & private visits
Though the amenities are a great part of this wonderful community, The 80th Street Residence knows that what residents really come here for is the array of services they offer. No other assisted living facility in New York City offers what this senior residence does, and that’s what makes them so unique.
•A specifically structured program for residents with varying degrees of memory impairment
•Each floor is dedicated to 8-10 residents with similar cognitive needs
•24 hour personal care assistants specifically trained in dementia care on each floor
•24 hour licensed nurses onsite
•Medication management and pharmacy services
•Onsite physician, rehabilitation, and laboratory services available
•Recreation program specifically designed for the memory impaired
•A secure, comfortable, and intimate environment
The 80th Street Residence loves to keeps smiles on all their residents faces, and that’s why they’ve scheduled an array of events every month for those living here to enjoy when they so choose. Some events are social and some are active, but there is definitely something for everyone. Events include ballroom dancing, ice cream socials, bingo Mondays, church services, pet therapy, and more.