Above & Beyond at the Knights
1545 W Greenleaf St Allentown PA 18102
Summary of Above & Beyond at the Knights conveniently located in Allentown, PennsylvaniaAt Above & Beyond at the Knights, we offer a plethora of community amenities. Regular off-site adventures and trips are very popular with our residents. Dogs and cats are welcome in resident quarters. Our property is located near reachable public transit. Free resident parking, guest parking, and covered parking is available at our location.
Dining OptionsAll meals are provided to occupants. It's our delight to accommodate visiting guests, meals provided. Dining options include restaurant-style dining and specialized dining programs available to residents upon request. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified dining alternatives such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.
On-Site ActivitiesResidents can exercise their physical and mental abilities with specially curated on-site activities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time activities director. We offer different exercise programs such as chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations, stretching classes, and ForeverFit(add TM)-based exercise program. We love to host holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Residents may participate in community service programs. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports(add TM) Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. Our community offers a healthy living program encompassing cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. Residents may partake in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being and instructive community cooking classes. Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities include frequent wine-tasting nights with a wide-spectrum of vintages and flavor palettes to sample and then compare notes on with friends and fellow residents. Happy hour has a positive impact on the community; residents enjoy lively camaraderie.
Outdoor Common AreasOutdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds offers raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours and an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours.
Indoor Common AreasIndoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or to just relax. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, a movie room, our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, and a bistro.
Languages Spoken at Above & Beyond at the KnightsStaff members who speak Spanish are employed by the community.
Community Attributes at Above & Beyond at the Knights
Living Options and AmenitiesWe offer wheelchair accessible units, studio units, and handicapped units designed for easy accessibility and for use by wheelchair users. Northern and Southern-exposure and ground floor rooms are available. To accommodate our residents, our community has air conditioning, and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Resident quarters featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available.
Featured Amenities at Above & Beyond at the Knights
TransportationOur community provides complimentary transportation services.
Personal ServicesIn our lobby, a dedicated concierge is available to handle the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. We offer grocery shopping services to eliminate the need for trips to the store.Our convenient on-site beauty salon provides both hair and beauty treatments. Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered.
Religious ServicesWe offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic religious services are available. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.
Pet Care OptionsPet care is available for our residents' beloved pets.
Medical Care ServicesOur 24-hour awake staff is available to assist your loved one in fulfilling time-sensitive needs, should they arise. All services are delivered by licensed practitioners present on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. On-site RN's and LPN's are available. Our community staff includes registered nurses. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. We have a Medical Director on staff who is responsible for putting together healthcare programs for residents, including medication management. The facility offers 2-person assisted transfers, including sitting-to-standing, standing-to-sitting, etc. Our caregivers receive specialized training in all applicable fields. Our lobby has a dedicated concierge available to handle the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We recruit first-class visiting podiatrists whose job it is to ensure our residents are happy, fit, and mobile. Regular visits from specialized occupational therapists are available to residents to aid development, recovery, improvements, and maintenance of skills needed for daily living. Speech therapy services are provided by trained and certified speech-pathologists. A visiting nurse is available to all residents. We always have a doctor on call to handle adjustments in medication, continued consultation, and urgent medical needs when they arise. We offer on-site home care to our residents to ensure all healthcare needs are accounted for. We offer on-site massage therapy to our residents. A visiting optometrist is available to provide comprehensive eye care. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as reminiscence therapy, which stimulates sight, sound, smell, and touch faculties to encourage memory recall and the enjoyment of sensory experiences. Additionally, we offer sensory-based programming (like Snoezelen therapy) that creates relaxing and stimulating spaces for residents coping with anxiety or agitation. Our residents may schedule reminders for medication and care activities. On-site hospice care is provided. Our community offers respite care - a short-term stay at a senior living community - perfect for those recovering from a hospital visit, the interim during which a caregiver takes an extended vacation, or simply to experience a senior living trial period. This community provides ADL assistance, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. We can administer a sliding scale program to monitor insulin levels via glucose tests, and adjust medications based on the results. Our weight limit for assisted lifts and single-person transfers is 25 lbs. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related and bowel-related symptoms. Services for residents with Disorientation/Lack of Awareness issues ensure residents are well-directed (using queuing, for instance) and supported in a healthy lifestyle - nobody falls between the cracks. The facility supports outdoor leisure hours. Alzheimer's and dementia may encourage wandering as a means of coping with anxiety. Our facility utilizes a locked and secured perimeter to ensure the safety of our residents.Our facilities are secure and the staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors.
Community information at Above & Beyond at the Knights
Community CertificationsOur property is licensed for 150 residents. The building was constructed in 1993, and last renovated in 2007. We accept residents from the age of 60 and above.
Local Emergency AssistanceLocal fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.
Local Area AmenitiesThere are shopping centers and beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighborhood. Hotels are conveniently located near the facility for residents' guests and visitors. Our community is located near a college, and interaction with students who reside in the neighborhood is frequent.
Pricing at Above & Beyond at the Knights
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