Heritage at Framingham Assisted Living
747 Water Street Framingham MA 01701
Summary of Heritage at Framingham Assisted Living in Framingham, MassachusettsAt Heritage at Framingham Assisted Living, we provide a range of community amenities. Residents can enjoy regularly scheduled off-site experiences and trips. Pets such as dogs and cats are welcome in private quarters. Our campus is conveniently located near accessible public transit. We have free wi-fi. Free resident parking is available at our location. Our purpose-built community offers the aid of specialized care; every facet of the community is designed to cater to the unique needs of its residents.
Dining AmenitiesWe provide occupants with meals throughout the day. We love to entertain visiting company, meals provided. Dining includes restaurant-style dining, private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors, and specialized dining programs available to residents upon request. 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 ActivitiesResidents can exercise their physical and mental health with specially curated on-site activities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and amusement, we employ a full-time director of activities. Included in our exercise program are Tai Chi(add TM) classes - a wonderful and effective exercise for maintaining health of body and mind, at low physical impact, stretching classes, Qi Gong, a combination of meditation and physical health activities that has many health benefits for seniors, 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 and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. 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 may participate in community service programs. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Our community offers a healthy living program ensuring cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. 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 include 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 AreasOutdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement for resident mobility. Our community grounds offers an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, walking paths that are accessible to seniors with a variety of physical capabilities, raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, 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 to just relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a computer room, a bistro, 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, and a movie room. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents. The building design comes together with a spectacular ballroom used for celebrations, performances, and "Senior Prom".
Location Characteristics at Heritage at Framingham Assisted Living
Living Options and AmenitiesWe offer 1 and 2-bedroom units for potential residents seeking a roommate, 1-bedroom units, 2-bedroom units, for potential residents who would enjoy living with a roommate, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Ground floor units 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 quarters featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.
Available Amenities at Heritage at Framingham Assisted Living
TransportationWe provide complimentary transportation services at our community. All of our residents have access to our transportation services at a reasonable cost.
Personal ServicesIn 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. We offer grocery shopping services to eliminate the need for trips to the store.Our convenient on-site beauty salon provides both hair and beauty treatments. Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered.
Religious ServicesWe offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish 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 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 present on staff 24/7. Available services include on-site RN's and LPN's. Our community staff includes registered nurses. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. 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. Our caregivers receive specialized training in all applicable fields. 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. 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. 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. 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.
Community information at Heritage at Framingham Assisted Living
Community CertificationsOur community is licensed for 98 residents. The building was constructed in 1995, and last renovated in 2010. We accept residents from the age of 55 and above.
Local Emergency ServicesLocal 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. 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 Heritage at Framingham Assisted Living
*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 Heritage at Framingham Assisted Living
- Very caring and accommodating staff
Heritage has been wonderful for my parents. Even though Mom is part of the independent living and Dad is part of the assisted living, they still allow both of them to live together in one apartment. They both...
- Meals recently disappointing..all else.good
My friends only criticism has been about their menu. When she first entered Heritage, their meals were much better than they are now. Recently the quality has deteriorated. However, in a recent resident conference,...
- Care for dad
I toured this community for the care of my father. We did not like the size of the apartments. The one bedrooms were smaller then what we were looking for. The staff was outstanding. I would recommend this...
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