Bridges by EPOCH at Norwalk

123 Richards Ave Norwalk CT 06854

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Summary of Bridges by EPOCH at Norwalk conveniently located in Norwalk, Connecticut

At Bridges by EPOCH at Norwalk, we offer a plethora of community features. Residents can take part in regular off-site adventures and day trips. Pets such as dogs and cats are welcome in resident rooms. Our campus is located near reachable public transit. Free wi-fi is offered to all our residents. Our purpose-built community provides the aid of individualized care; every facet of the community is designed to cater to the individual needs of its occupants.

Dining Options

All meals are provided to residents. It's our pleasure to accommodate visiting company, meals provided. Dining options include restaurant-style dining, room service, and specialized dining programs available to residents upon request.Food service is available to residents at any time, day or night. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified meal services such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.

On-Site Activities

Residents can exercise their physical and mental well-being with specially curated on-site activities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and entertainment, we employ a full-time director of activities. Included in our exercise program are stretching classes, chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations, and Tai Chi(add TM) classes - a wonderful and effective exercise for maintaining health of body and mind, at low physical impact. We love to celebrate with holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. Our community offers a healthy living program covering cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. 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.For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports(add TM) Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. 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 cycle includes trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and dances and "Senior Proms".

Outdoor Common Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement for resident mobility. Our community grounds offers an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents, a gorgeous butterfly garden for residents' enjoyment, an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, and raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow residents 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 and a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents.

Community Attributes at Bridges by EPOCH at Norwalk

Living Options and Amenities

We offer studio units, handicapped units designed for easy accessibility and for use by wheelchair users, and companion units to those residents who would like or need a roommate. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-exposure 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. Resident lodgings featuring roll-in showers are available.

Available Amenities at Bridges by EPOCH at Norwalk

Transportation

We provide complimentary transportation services at our community.

Personal Services

In our lobby, a dedicated concierge is available to attend to 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. Our convenient on-site beauty salon provides both hair and beauty treatments. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well. We offer devotional services on-site, 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.

Medical Care Services

Our 24-hour awake staff is at hand to assist your loved one in fulfilling time-sensitive needs, should they arise. All services are provided by licensed practitioners present on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. On-site RN's and LPN's are available. Our community staff includes registered nurses. 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. The facility offers 2-person assisted transfers, providing aid with sitting-to-standing, standing-to-sitting, etc. Caregivers at our facility receive specialized, relevant training in a variety of areas. 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. 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, 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. 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.

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Community Certifications

Our community is licensed for 72 residents. The building was built in 2017. We accept residents from the age of 55 and above.

Local Emergency Assistance

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 Bridges by EPOCH at Norwalk

Room Type
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Studio
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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.

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      • Bridges by EPOCH at Norwalk Amenities

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

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