153 Leeder Hill Dr Hamden CT 06517
Description of Meadow Mills conveniently located in Hamden, ConnecticutAt Meadow Mills, we have a host of community features. Our property is located nearby public transportation. Free guest parking is available at our location. Our purpose-built community offers the benefit of specialized care; every facet of the community is designed to cater to the individual needs of its residents.
Dining AmenitiesWe provide residents with meals throughout the day. It's our passion to accommodate visiting guests, meals provided. Dining includes restaurant-style dining, room service, and specialized dining programs available to residents upon request. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified dining services 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 recreation, we employ a full-time director of activities. The exercise program includes stretching classes. We love to host holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. 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. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. 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. 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.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 is comprised of an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, and indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents.
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 TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, a game room, where you can socialize while enjoying games of all varieties, a fully-stocked arts and crafts center, and a movie room. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents.
Community Features at Meadow Mills
Living Options and AmenitiesWe offer wheelchair accessible units, studio units, and handicapped units designed for easy accessibility and for use by wheelchair users. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-facing and ground floor quarters are available. 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.
Featured Amenities at Meadow Mills
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 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. 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 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. Available services include on-site RN's and LPN's. Our community staff includes registered nurses. We have a Medical Director on staff who is responsible for putting together healthcare programs for residents, including medication management. 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. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. 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. On-site hospice care is provided. 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. Staff members are versed in the usage of the Hoyer Lift for total transfers. 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.
Community information at Meadow Mills
Community CertificationsOur community is licensed for 60 residents. The building was built in 1998, and last renovated in 2016. We accept residents from the age of 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 Meadow Mills
*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 Meadow Mills
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I put my mom into Meadow Mills, [date removed], and it was the best decision I could have made. The care she receives is nothing less than wonderful. Everyone here is patient and caring. My mom's very happy...
I visited this facility last week and really liked it. They are small and seem to provide personalized care. The nurse in charge seemed very knowledgeable and the staff is helpful. I'll keep them on the...
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I have not physically seen this community, but I have spoken with them. The woman that I spoke with over the phone was great. She was very helpful, and informative. She answered all my questions, and had excellent...
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Community Details at Meadow Mills
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