Bickford of Presque Isle Bay

1012 W Bayfront Pkwy Erie PA 16507

866-465-5993

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Overview of Bickford of Presque Isle Bay located in Erie, Pennsylvania

At Bickford of Presque Isle Bay, we provide a host of community amenities. Residents can take part in regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are welcome in resident quarters. Our property is conveniently located near reachable public transportation. We have free wi-fi. Our location conveniently offers resident parking and guest parking. Our purpose-built community has the aid of specialized care; every characteristic of the community is designed to cater to the particular needs of its residents.

Dining Options

All meals are provided to occupants. We love to accommodate visiting company, meals provided. Dining options include restaurant-style dining, private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors, and room service. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified dining alternatives such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.

On-Site Activities

We have specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical well-being. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and amusement, we employ a full-time activities director. We offer different exercise programs such as Qi Gong, a combination of meditation and physical health activities that has many health benefits for seniors, Tai Chi(add TM) classes - a wonderful and effective exercise for maintaining health of body and mind, at low physical impact, stretching classes, and chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations. We love to celebrate with holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports(add TM) Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. We offer Dakim BrainFitness(add TM), a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. 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. 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 community service programs. Residents may engage in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being. Residents can also join our choir/singing club, bible study, men's group, or card/pinochle club. Our community activities roster includes regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics. 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 in mind. Our community grounds offers indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents, an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, and an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants 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 TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, a band formed of community members (always down to jam!), a bistro, and a fully-stocked arts and crafts center. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents.

Location Characteristics at Bickford of Presque Isle Bay

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1-bedroom units, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-exposure and ground floor rooms are available. Free wi-fi is available to 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 kitchenettes so that residents can make their own food. Resident lodgings featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available. Units featuring full bathtubs are available. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.

Available Services at Bickford of Presque Isle Bay

Transportation

We provide complimentary transportation services at our community.

Personal Services

Our lobby has a dedicated concierge available to handle the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. We offer grocery shopping services to eliminate the need for trips to the store.Our on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments, and our on-site barbershop can take care of all your grooming needs.

Religious Services

We 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. 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 present 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. On-site RN's and LPN's are available. We have registered nurses on our community staff. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. The facility offers 2-person assisted transfers, providing aid with sitting-to-standing, standing-to-sitting, etc. 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. In our lobby, a dedicated concierge is 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. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. We offer on-site home care to our residents to guarantee all healthcare needs are accounted for. A visiting optometrist is at hand to provide comprehensive eye care. 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. 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, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. We can administer a sliding scale program to monitor insulin levels via glucose tests, and adjust medications based on the results. Our weight limit for assisted lifts and single-person transfers is 25 lbs. 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.

Community information at Bickford of Presque Isle Bay

Community Certifications

Our property is licensed for 138 residents. The building was built in 1998. We accept residents from the age of 50 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. 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 Bickford of Presque Isle Bay

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 Bickford of Presque Isle Bay

  • it was a great visit! It's a beautiful facility with lots of amenities. Gorgeous setting. The rooms were small but lots of common areas to gather in. Asked for a copy of their activity calendar. There...

  • Outstanding care and love from the staff.

    The staff are amazing. Always helpful, friendly, greet you as you walk into the door and the care I have witnessed is outstanding. They love the patients they care for.

  • Very happy so far with my mother's transition from home to this facility. I feel they genuinely care about her and it gives me piece of mind.

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Community Details at Bickford of Presque Isle Bay

  • Bickford of Presque Isle Bay Amenities

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

Senior Housing Types Provided at Bickford of Presque Isle Bay

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