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Academy Point at Mystic

20 Academy Ln, Mystic, CT 06355

(24 reviews)

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Overlooking downtown Mystic Connecticut, Academy Point is a thoughtful, historic renovation of the former Mystic Academy. Much of the original building has been preserved to offer an environment rich in local history and fond memories. As an assisted living community, Academy point provides its services in a residential, home-like environment. View the beautiful Mystic Seaport from the spectacular 4th floor dining room, or read a treasured book by the fireplace in the living room. Academy Point at Mystic is true New England.

If you need help with daily activities, such as bathing, dressing and medication reminders, you'll enjoy a lifestyle that combines the services and amenities of a fine hotel with the personalized assistance and care you need to remain as independent as possible.

The Assisted Living lifestyle at Academy Point at Mystic offers a personalized balance of assistance and independence. Enjoy the privacy of your own apartment and the support of our caring staff for anything you may need.

The Harbor Program helps those with Alzheimer's and other memory impairments to stay active and engaged, supported by a caring staff, specialized programs, and a neighborhood designed just for them.

Pricing at Academy Point at Mystic

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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Semi-Private
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*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.

Reviews of Academy Point at Mystic

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August 2020

Patty

Review originally written on A Place For Mom

Highly recommend

We chose Academy Point at Mystic because of the assistance from admissions, they were very helpful and accommodating. The facility is also quite nice, it overlooks the Mystic River which is beautiful. My mom had studio and it was plenty roomy. We loved the friendliness of the staff as well as the activities provided. There was something to do always. Sometimes I didn't want to leave after vising. One downfall is visitor parking can be a challenge. I would recommend.


January 2020

Lise

Review originally written on A Place For Mom

Academy Point is excellent

We recently moved our mother into Academy Point in Mystic. Staff is exemplary! Everyone has been warm and welcoming and makes themselves available to assist residents and family members. In less than two weeks there, my mother is already saying how much she loves it. She is participating in lots of activities, which she wasn't doing at home. Academy Point was also the only assisted living facility I visited who seemed able to manage my mother's dietary restrictions without a problem.


December 2018

Cathy

Review originally written on A Place For Mom

Harbor Unit

From the beginning of my search for a dementia unit for my mom, the administrative staff were great with spending time meeting with me and my mom. They provided time and attention in giving me information, answering questions, meeting and assessing my mom. They were professional and kind. The facility has a home like feeling. The memory care unit, being in an assisted living versus a nursing home does not have an institutional feel. The nurse manager of the harbor unit is very knowledgeable in the area of dementia care and has been very helpful in facilitating my mom’s medication adjustments in order to obtain better control of her symptoms as well as getting medical equipment she needed. Some down sides to the unit I have found are: on the second shift, they need more staff to be attentive to the residents and better meet their needs. The 4pm-8pm activity aide position seems to be vacant and the two aides on that shift are too busy with dinner and evening care to do any activities with the residents so they are basically just sitting unattended in the living room area waiting their turn for evening care. They definitely need another staff person on that shift. Another area I think could be improved upon is the utilization of nursing staff. There is one nurse on second shift and she is responsible for passing medications to residents in the entire facility. This leaves no time for any other type of assessment or interaction with residents which adds to the feeling at least when I’m there visiting, that the staff is stretch a little thin to provide the type of caring attention that these unfortunate souls need and deserve. I am not able to visit earlier in the day but plan to make some time to visit my mom occasionally at that time to see how the care is at that time. Placing a parent or loved one in a dementia care unit or any type of care facility is a heartbreaking thing because you always feel that they are not getting the type of care that if possible you or other family members would provide. Academy Point while not perfect is the best option I found in my search for dementia care for my mom but it remains a very difficult thing to see her mind and body and quality of life deteriorate so.


Amenities

Senior Housing Types

Assisted living
Memory care

Health Care Services

Memory care
Diabetic care
Incontinence care
Medication management

Staffing & ancillary services

Hospice available on-site
Doctor
Nurse
Podiatrist
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Meals & Dining

Meals provided
Anytime dining
Guest meals
International cuisine

Room Amenities

Wheelchair accessible showers
Respite or short term stays offered
Kitchenette
Ground floor units
Private patio, deck, or balcony
Handicap accessible

Community Amenities

On-site dining options

Bar or pub
Private dining room

Transportation & parking

Resident parking available
Complimentary transportation
Uncovered parking

Pets

Dogs allowed
Cats allowed

Common areas

Outdoor common areas
Indoor common areas
Beauty salon
Computer or media center

Recreational areas

Arts and crafts center
Movie or theater room
Piano or organ
Raised garden beds

Services

Housekeeping
Beautician
Laundry service / drycleaning

Memory care services

Secured community
Designed specifically to accommodate memory loss
Enclosed courtyard
Outdoor walking paths

Languages spoken

Spanish

Primary language spoken by staff

English

Activities

Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities offsite
Art classes
Cooking classes
Frequently asked questions about Academy Point at Mystic

Academy Point at Mystic offers Studio, 1 Bedroom, 2 Bedrooms and Semi-Private. Learn more.

Academy Point at Mystic has received an average review rating of 4.31 based on 13 reviews. See all reviews.

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