Juniper Glen Alzheimer's Special Care Center
8820 Transit Rd Amherst NY 14051
Description of Juniper Glen Alzheimer's Special Care Center in Amherst, New-YorkAt Juniper Glen Alzheimer's Special Care Center, we provide a variety of community features. Frequent off-site adventures and trips are very popular with our residents. Free wi-fi and high speed internet is offered to all our residents. Our purpose-built community offers the benefit of specialized care; every aspect of the community is designed to cater to the unique needs of its occupants.
Dining AmenitiesAll meals are provided to occupants. We love to accommodate visiting guests, meals included. Dining includes private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors 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 dining options such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.
On-Site ActivitiesResidents can exercise their physical and mental aptitude with specially curated on-site activities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and amusement, we employ a full-time activities director. Included in our exercise program are stretching classes, Tai Chi(add TM) classes - a wonderful and effective exercise for maintaining health of body and mind, at low physical impact, and ForeverFit(add TM)-based exercise program. We love to organize holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. 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. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. 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. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. Residents may engage 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 roster includes trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and dances and "Senior Proms".
Outdoor Common AreasOutdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds is comprised of an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents, and raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours.
Indoor Common AreasIndoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or to just relax. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, a movie room, and a fully-stocked arts and crafts center.
Community Amenities at Juniper Glen Alzheimer's Special Care Center
Living Options and AmenitiesWe offer 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. 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 units featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available. Units featuring full bathtubs are available.
Premium Amenities at Juniper Glen Alzheimer's Special Care Center
Personal ServicesWe 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 ServicesWe offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic and Protestant religious services are available. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.
Medical Care ServicesOur 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. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. Available services include on-site RN's and LPN's. We have registered nurses on our community staff. 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. Our caregivers receive specialized training in all applicable fields. 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. 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, insulin injections, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. 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. 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.
What to expect at Juniper Glen Alzheimer's Special Care Center
Community CertificationsOur community is licensed for 66 residents. The building was built in 2017, and last renovated in 2017. Our community is home to residents age 55 and above.
Local Emergency AssistanceLocal 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 Juniper Glen Alzheimer's Special Care Center
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Community Details at Juniper Glen Alzheimer's Special Care Center
Senior Housing Types Provided at Juniper Glen Alzheimer's Special Care Center
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