Aegis of Kent
10421 Southeast 248th Street Kent WA 98030
Description of Aegis of Kent conveniently located in Kent, WashingtonAt Aegis of Kent, we offer a range of community features. Regular off-site adventures and trips are very popular with our residents. Dogs are permitted in private rooms. Our facility is conveniently located nearby public transit. Free wi-fi is offered to all our residents. Free resident parking is available at our location. Our purpose-built community provides the benefit of specialized care; every characteristic of the community is designed to cater to the special needs of its residents.
Dining OptionsWe provide occupants with meals throughout the day. It's our joy to entertain visiting guests, meals provided. Dining options cover specialized dining programs available to meet the needs of residents. We offer specified dining alternatives such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.
On-Site ActivitiesResidents stay active with specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical abilities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and amusement, we employ a full-time director of activities. Included in our exercise program are ForeverFit(add TM)-based exercise program, stretching classes, Tai Chi(add TM) classes - a wonderful and effective exercise for maintaining health of body and mind, at low physical impact, and chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations. We love to organize 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. 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 enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. We offer inter-generational programs that have many benefits for both children and seniors - that emphasize the joys of human connectivity and propagate longer and happier. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. 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 trivia nights and regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics. Care-givers at our community use the Montessori Method(add TM) to provide the most effective care possible for residents with dementia and/or anxiety.
Outdoor Common AreasOutdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement for resident mobility. Our community grounds is comprised of an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, a gorgeous butterfly garden for residents' enjoyment, an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, and indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents.
Indoor Common AreasIndoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or just to relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a game room, where you can socialize while enjoying games of all varieties, a movie room, and a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected.
Languages Spoken at Aegis of KentSpanish speaking staff members are present at our community.
Location Attributes at Aegis of Kent
Living Options and AmenitiesWe offer 1-bedroom units, wheelchair accessible units, and handicapped units designed for easy accessibility and for use by wheelchair users. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-facing and ground floor quarters are available. Free wi-fi is provided to all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, our community has WanderGuard capability, and air conditioning and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Resident units featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available. Our residents also enjoy free access to cable satellite TV.
Featured Services at Aegis of Kent
TransportationWe provide complimentary transportation services at our community.
Personal ServicesWe have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. Our on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments, and our on-site barbershop can take care of all your grooming needs. Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered. We offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.
Pet Care OptionsPet care is offered 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 who are on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. Available services include on-site RN's and LPN's. 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. This facility is not licensed by the state to offer medication dispensing services, however, residents are supported in their self-medication efforts as much as possible. Caregivers at our facility receive specialized, relevant training in a variety of areas. 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. We always have a doctor on call to handle adjustments in medication, continued consultation, and urgent medical needs when they arise. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. 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 can schedule reminders and exceptions for both medications 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, administered injections, insulin injections, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. Staff members are versed in the usage of the Hoyer Lift for total transfers. 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 and receive support in living a healthy lifestyle, and that no one's needs are neglected. 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. We accept residents with behavioral issues - our staff is specially trained in de-escalating behavioral episodes and our facilities are fully equipped to handle any related occurrences that may arise. Our staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors.
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Community CertificationsOur community is licensed for 48 residents. The building was built in 1996, and most recently renovated in 2015. Our community is home to residents age 55 and above.
Local Emergency ServicesLocal 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.
Pricing at Aegis of Kent
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