Evanswood Center for Older Adults Retirement Homes

17 Chipman Way
Kingston, Massachusetts, 2364 USA

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†CONTACT
††Barbara Farnsworth
†ADMIN
††Matthew J Muratore.
†MEDICAL DIR
††Dr Alfred Baum.
†NURSE DIR
††Nancy W Campbell.
†ADMISSIONS DIR
††Patricia Reed.
†ACTIVITIES DIR
††Tammy Campinha. MAINT
†DIR
††Shawn Dennehy.
†FOOD SERVICES DIR
††Williams Fitzgerald.
†CONTINUING CARE
††Rooms/Suites
†† Max res 64
†† Avg monthly fees $0-$1,000
†ASSISTED LIVING
††Priv rooms 64
†† Max res 71
†† Avg monthly fees $1,001-$2,000
†CONGREGATE CARE
††Rooms
†INDEPENDENT LIVING
††Apts 50
†† Avg monthly fees $2,001-$3,000
†† Min age 62
†SERVICES
††Central dining
†† Housekeeping
†† Transportation
†† Social and recreational
†† Financial counseling
†† Social work/Mental health
†† Physical therapy
†† Alzheimer's care
†† Supervision of medications
†† Supervised bathing
†† Medical care
†† Security
†† Library
†† Respite care
†† Religious activities
†† Maintenance
†† Emergency call system
†† Laundry
†NURSING SERVICES
††Skilled nurs beds 164
†† State-licensed nurs home
†DATE OPENED
††1973
†OWNER TYPE
††Private non-profit
†OWNER
††American Baptist Elder Ministries of MA
†AFFILIATIONS
††MAAHA
†† MASS ALFA
†† AMHA
†† AHASA


Assisted living emerged in the 1990s as an eldercare alternative on the continuum of care for seniors for whom Independent living is no longer appropriate but who do not need the 24-hour medical care provided by a nursing home. A retirement home differs from a nursing home primarily in the level of medical care given. A nursing home may be a good choice if you need a higher level of care temporarily after a hospitalization, but itís anticipated you will be able to return to home or another facility after a period of time. Generally, retirement homes are designed for seniors who need minimal to moderate support with their daily living activities. Each state licensing agency has its own definition of the term it uses to describe assisted living. A nursing home is a place of residence for people who require constant nursing care and have significant deficiencies with activities of daily living. A retirement home is a multi-residence housing facility intended for senior citizens. Assisted living emerged in the 1990s as an eldercare alternative on the continuum of care for seniors for whom Independent living is no longer appropriate but who do not need the 24-hour medical care provided by a nursing home. A nursing home may be a good choice if both medical and personal care needs have become too great to handle at home. A nursing home, convalescent home, Skilled Nursing Unit, care home or rest home provides a specific type of care for its residents. A nursing home may be a good choice if both medical and personal care needs have become too great to handle at home. Assisted living residences or assisted living facilities provide supervision or assistance with activities of daily living. Senior Living - info and advice for older adults. More than two-thirds of the states use the licensure term assisted living. Assisted living emerged in the 1990s as an eldercare alternative on the continuum of care for seniors for whom Independent living is no longer appropriate but who do not need the 24-hour medical care provided by a nursing home. A nursing home may be a good choice if you need a higher level of care temporarily after a hospitalization, but itís anticipated you will be able to return to home or another facility after a period of time. A nursing home may be a good choice if you need a higher level of care temporarily after a hospitalization, but itís anticipated you will be able to return to home or another facility after a period of time. Other licensure terms used for this philosophy of care include Residential Care Home, Assisted Care Living Facilities, and Personal Care Homes. Assisted living residences or assisted living facilities provide supervision or assistance with monitoring of resident activities to help to ensure their health, safety, and well-being.

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Amenities

  • Community Center
  • Computer Access
  • Guest Rooms
  • Indoor Pool
  • Laundry
  • Library
  • Lounges
  • Mail Delivery
  • Parking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Pool
  • Private Dining Room

Languages Spoken

  • Finnish

Religion

  • All Religions Welcome

Accommodation

  • Semi-private
  • 1-bedroom
  • 2-bedroom
  • 3-bedroom
  • Variety of Suite Styles
  • Apartment
  • Assisted Living Program
  • Independent Living Program
  • Secure Living Program - Dementia / Alzheimers Care

Accommodation Details

  • Locks
  • Storage
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenettes
  • Fridge
  • Window Coverings
  • Thermostats
  • Fire Alarms
  • Smoke Detector
  • Sprinkler
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable TV
  • Bathrooms
  • Gated Community
  • Emergency Phone System
  • Climate Control In-suite
  • Wall-to-wall Broadloom

Recreational Facilities

  • Pool Table
  • Billiards
  • Exercise Room
  • Garden
  • BBQ Area
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fitness Center

Recreational Programs

  • Exercise
  • Computer
  • Parties
  • Entertainment
  • Art
  • Recreational Programs
  • Bingo
  • Cards

Health Services

  • Doctor's Office

Dining Services

  • Buffet
  • Cafeteria Style Dining
  • Full-service restaurant
  • Independent Living Dining
  • Special diets accommodated

Special Diets

  • Vegetarian
  • Low salt
  • Diabetic