Bridges by EPOCH at Westwood

140 University Avenue Westwood MA 02090

866-465-5993

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Summary of Bridges by EPOCH at Westwood located in Westwood, Massachusetts

At Bridges by EPOCH at Westwood, we have an assortment of community features. Residents can participate in frequent off-site experiences and day trips. Pets such as dogs and cats are allowed in private quarters. Our facility is conveniently located near reachable public transportation. We have free wi-fi. Free resident parking is available at our location. Our purpose-built community provides the support of specialized care; every facet of the community is designed to cater to the special needs of its occupants.

Dining Amenities

We provide residents with meals throughout the day. We love to accommodate visiting company, meals included. Dining options are comprised of restaurant-style dining, room service, and specialized dining programs available to meet the needs of residents.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 alternatives 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 amusement, we employ a full-time activities director. The exercise program includes 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 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. We offer Dakim BrainFitness(add TM), a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. 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. 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 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 in mind. Our community grounds includes raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents, 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 to just relax. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a fully-stocked arts and crafts center, our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, a computer room, and a game room, where you can socialize while enjoying games of all varieties.

Languages Spoken at Bridges by EPOCH at Westwood

Spanish speaking staff members are present at our community.

Location Attributes at Bridges by EPOCH at Westwood

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 rooms 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 quarters featuring roll-in showers are available.

Available Services at Bridges by EPOCH at Westwood

Transportation

Our community provides complimentary transportation services. We provide residents access to transportation services at a reasonable cost.

Personal Services

In our lobby, a dedicated concierge is 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. 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 Services

We offer devotional services on-site, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic 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. Available services include on-site RN's and LPN's. Staff can engage in monitoring residents' blood sugar to tailor daily pill dosages. Our community staff includes registered nurses. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. The facility offers 2-person assisted transfers, including 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 attend to 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 available 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 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 and medication administration. 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.

Community highlights at Bridges by EPOCH at Westwood

Community Certifications

Our community is licensed for 72 residents. The building was built in 2015. 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. Hotels are conveniently located near the facility for residents' guests and visitors.

Pricing at Bridges by EPOCH at Westwood

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 Westwood Amenities

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

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