American House Kentwood
5980 Eastern Ave SE Kentwood MI 49508
Description of American House Kentwood conveniently located in Kentwood, MichiganAt American House Kentwood, we have a variety of community features. Animals such as dogs and cats are welcome in resident quarters. Our facility is conveniently located nearby public transportation. Free wi-fi is offered to all our residents. Our location conveniently offers resident parking and guest parking. Free move-in is currently being offered.
Dining AmenitiesAll meals are provided to occupants. We love to accommodate visiting guests, meals included. Dining includes restaurant-style dining. We offer specified meal 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 well-being. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and entertainment, we employ a full-time director of activities. We love to organize holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. 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 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. Our inter-generational programs offer many benefits for both children and seniors, emphasizing the joys of human connectivity and propagating longer and happier lives for our residents.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 recreational activities such as instructive community cooking classes. Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities cycle includes trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and dances and "Senior Proms".
Outdoor Common AreasOutdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds is comprised of raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, walking paths that are accessible to seniors with a variety of physical capabilities, 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 just to relax. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents. Residents have access to our communal spaces including our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles.
Community Attributes at American House Kentwood
Living Options and AmenitiesWe offer 1-bedroom units, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-exposure and ground floor quarters are available. Free wi-fi is provided to all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, our community has 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.
Premium Amenities at American House Kentwood
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. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well.
Religious ServicesWe offer devotional services on-site, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic and Protestant religious services are available, provided by a visiting chaplain. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.
Medical Care ServicesOur 24-hour awake staff is at hand 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. 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. 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. 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. 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 guarantee all healthcare needs are engaged. A visiting optometrist is available to provide comprehensive eye care. 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 and medication administration. We can administer a sliding scale program to monitor insulin levels via glucose tests, and adjust medications based on the results. 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. 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.
What to expect at American House Kentwood
Community CertificationsOur property is licensed for 60 residents. The building was built in 1991, and last renovated in 2011. We do not have age restrictions and accept residents of all ages.
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.
Pricing at American House Kentwood
*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.
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