American House Cottage Senior Living

161 Kercheval Ave Grosse Pointe Farms MI 48236

866-465-5993

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Summary of American House Cottage Senior Living in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan

At American House Cottage Senior Living, we offer a plethora of community features. Pets such as dogs and cats are allowed in resident rooms. Our location is located nearby public transit. Free wi-fi and high speed internet is offered to all our residents. Our location conveniently offers resident parking, guest parking, and covered parking. Our purpose-built community offers the aid of individualized care; every facet of the community is designed to cater to the particular needs of its occupants.

Dining Amenities

All meals are provided to occupants. We love to entertain visiting company, meals included. Dining options include restaurant-style dining. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified dining options such as adjustments for gluten-free needs and preferences.

On-Site Activities

Residents can stay active with specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical well-being. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and entertainment, we employ a full-time director of activities. We offer different exercise programs such as stretching classes and chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations. We love to host holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. Our community offers a healthy living program spanning cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. We offer Dakim BrainFitness(add TM), a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. 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. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports(add TM) Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. Residents may participate 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 roster includes trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and 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 Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement for resident mobility. Our community grounds is comprised of raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, and indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or to just relax. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a movie room, our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, a bistro, a fully-stocked arts and crafts center, and a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents.

Community Attributes at American House Cottage Senior Living

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1 and 2-bedroom units for potential residents seeking a roommate, 1-bedroom units, 2-bedroom units, for potential residents who would enjoy living with a roommate, studio units, and handicapped units designed for easy accessibility and for use by wheelchair users. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-facing and ground floor units are available. We have free wi-fi for all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, our community has air conditioning, and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Some apartments are equipped with full kitchens. Resident units featuring roll-in showers are available. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.

Featured Services at American House Cottage Senior Living

Transportation

Our community provides complimentary transportation services.

Personal Services

We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. Our convenient on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.

Medical Care Services

Our staff is awake and available 24 hours a day to assist your loved one with any time-sensitive needs that may arise. All services are provided by licensed practitioners who are on staff 24/7. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. Available services include on-site RN's and LPN's. We have registered nurses on our community staff. Our caregivers receive specialized training in all applicable fields. 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. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. We offer on-site home care to our residents to ensure all healthcare needs are engaged. 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, insulin injections, and medication administration. 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 (using queuing, for instance) and supported in a healthy lifestyle - nobody falls between the cracks. Restless residents may wander to cope with the anxiety caused by Alzheimer's disease and dementia - our facility features a locked and secured neighborhood to ensure the safety of all. 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.

What to expect at American House Cottage Senior Living

Community Certifications

Our community is licensed for 77 residents. We accept residents from the age of 55 and above.

Local Emergency Services

Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.

Local Area Amenities

There are shopping centers and beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighborhood.

Pricing at American House Cottage Senior Living

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
$ See Pricing
1 Bedroom
$ See Pricing
2 Bedrooms
$ See Pricing

*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 American House Cottage Senior Living

  • Grandma is happy!

    My grandma is doing wonderful, since moving into American House Cottage Senior Living. I am pleased with the care and communication that the staff offer. The community offers frequent activities for the residents...

  • A short stay

    My brother was the guest at American House. He stayed four days as a trial visit. He was not comfortable there and left after four days. He has lived alone all his 94 years, and just could not adjust to group...

Community Details at American House Cottage Senior Living

  • American House Cottage Senior Living Amenities

    • Outdoor Common Areas
    • Meals Provided
    • Beautician Onsite
    • Devotional Services Offsite
    • Activities Onsite
    • Indoor Common Areas

Senior Housing Types Provided at American House Cottage Senior Living

  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care
  • Independent Living
  • Nursing Home
  • Care Homes
  • Home Care
  • Senior Apartments