Ashland Farm at North Andover

700 Chickering Road North Andover MA 01845

866-465-5993

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At Ashland Farm at North Andover, we offer an assortment of community features. Frequent off-site adventures and day trips are very popular with our occupants. Cats and dogs are permitted in private quarters. Our property is located nearby public transportation. Free wi-fi and high speed internet is offered to all our residents. Free resident parking and guest parking is available at our location. Our purpose-built community has the advantage of individualized care; every characteristic of the community is designed to cater to the special needs of its residents. We provide occupants with meals throughout the day. It's our delight to accommodate visiting company, meals included. Dining options cover restaurant-style dining, private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors, and room service. We offer dining choices such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options. Residents stay active with specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical well-being. Included in our exercise program are chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations, Tai Chi™ classes - a wonderful and effective exercise for maintaining health of body and mind, at low physical impact, and stretching classes. We love to celebrate with 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 provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. Residents may participate in community service programs. 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. 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 cycle includes trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and dances and Senior Proms. Happy hour has a positive impact on the community; residents enjoy lively camaraderie. Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement opportunities for residents. Our community grounds includes raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents, an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, and an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours. Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or just to relax. The building design comes together with its airy, bright atrium space. Residents have access to our communal spaces including our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, a hot tub / swimming pool, a movie room, a bistro, and a computer room. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents.

We offer 1 and 2-bedroom units for potential residents seeking a roommate, 1-bedroom units, 2-bedroom units, for potential residents seeking a roommate, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-exposure and ground floor rooms 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. Some apartments are equipped with kitchenettes, providing residents with a space to prepare their own meals. Resident rooms featuring wheelchair accessible showers are available. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.

We provide complimentary transportation services at our community. All of our residents have access to our transportation services at a reasonable cost. We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. We offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. 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. Catholic and Protestant religious services are available, provided by a visiting chaplain. Pet care is available for our residents' beloved pets. 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. Our 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. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and amusement, we employ a full-time director of activities. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. On-site RN's and LPN's are available. Staff can engage in monitoring residents' blood sugar to tailor daily pill dosages. Our community staff includes registered nurses. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. We have a Nurse Practitioner on staff who serves as a Medical Director, responsible for putting together healthcare programs for residents, including medication management. The facility offers 2-person assisted transfers, providing aid with sitting-to-standing, standing-to-sitting, etc. In addition to other transfer services, our community provides 1-person assisted transfers. We are 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. 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 laundry and dry cleaning services as well. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. We offer on-site home care to our residents to ensure all healthcare needs are met. Grocery shopping services are available as needed. We offer on-site massage therapy to our residents. A visiting optometrist is available to provide comprehensive eye care. We offer skilled nursing care by licensed nurses, fully equipped to handle responsibilities such as wound care, tube feedings, and monitoring. 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. 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. Our community provides psychiatric care. 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 community is licensed for 98 residents. The building was constructed in 1995, and last renovated in 2006. Our community is home to residents age 55 and above. Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond. The neighborhood contains several churches, shopping centers, and beautiful parks close by. 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 Ashland Farm at North Andover

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 Ashland Farm at North Andover

  • Facility looks better than it is

    Your loved ones care will require constant monitoring. Some issues never improve. Well maintained, good activities although activity calendar is rarely completely up to date. Food is good, help has a higher...

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  • A very homelike environment with multiple cozy common areas. Currently renovating apartments as they become available. Many of the residents we encountered during the tour seemed happy and ready to engage....

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Community Details at Ashland Farm at North Andover

  • Ashland Farm at North Andover Amenities

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

Senior Housing Types Provided at Ashland Farm at North Andover

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