Congregational Retirement Homes Inc Retirement Homes

200 W Foster
Melrose, Massachusetts, 2176 USA

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 CONTACT
  David Gauvreau
 ADMISSIONS DIR
  Eileen Aylward.
 INDEPENDENT LIVING
  Apts
   Max res 322
   Avg monthly fees $0-$1,000
   Min age 62
 SERVICES
  Transportation
   Social and recreational
   Social work/Mental health
   Security
   Library
   Maintenance
   Laundry
 DATE OPENED
  1968
 OWNER TYPE
  Private non-profit


A nursing home, convalescent home, Skilled Nursing Unit, care home or rest home provides a specific type of care for its residents. 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. A nursing home may be a good choice if both medical and personal care needs have become too great to handle at home. Retirement villages and retirement communities, unlike retirement homes, offer separate and autonomous homes for residents. 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. The housing is friendlier to older adults, more compact, with easier navigation and assistance in outside maintenance. An assisted living facility may be a good choice if you need more personal care services than are feasible at home or in an independent living retirement community. Assisted living comes by many names, such as residential care, board and care, or group homes. Assisted living comes by many names, such as residential care, board and care, or group homes. A retirement home differs from a nursing home primarily in the level of medical care given. You do not need to provide medical evidence that you need a minimum level of care. Assisted living residences or assisted living facilities provide supervision or assistance with coordination of services by outside health careproviders. Retirement villages and retirement communities, unlike retirement homes, offer separate and autonomous homes for residents. Staff is available twenty-four hours a day. There is a wide range of home care services that can help you maintain your independence within the comfort of your own home, from in home help to day care. Assisted living is a philosophy of care and services promoting independence and dignity.

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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