Merion Gardens Assisted Living
315 Merion Ave Carneys Point NJ 08069
Overview of Merion Gardens Assisted Living located in Carneys Point, New JerseyAt Merion Gardens Assisted Living, we have a myriad of community amenities. Regular off-site experiences and day trips are very popular with our occupants. Our campus is located near accessible public transportation. Free resident parking and guest parking is available at our location. Our purpose-built community has the benefit of individualized care; every characteristic of the community is designed to cater to the particular needs of its residents. Free move-in is currently being offered.
Dining AmenitiesAll meals are provided to occupants. We love to accommodate visiting company, meals provided. Dining options are comprised of restaurant-style dining and private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors. We offer specified dining services such as low/no sodium options and a variety of international cuisines.
On-Site ActivitiesResidents 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 director of activities. Included in our exercise program are chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations, ForeverFit(add TM)-based exercise program, and stretching classes. We love to organize 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. Our community offers a healthy living program covering cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports(add TM) Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. 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 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 participate 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 and regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics. 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 in mind. Our community grounds offers a gorgeous butterfly garden for residents' enjoyment, an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, and indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents.
Indoor Common AreasIndoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or just to relax. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a fully-stocked arts and crafts center, a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, and our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles.
Location Amenities at Merion Gardens Assisted Living
Living Options and AmenitiesWe offer 1-bedroom units, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-facing and ground floor quarters are available. To accommodate our residents, our community has WanderGuard capability, and air conditioning and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Some apartments are equipped with kitchenettes, providing residents with a space to prepare their own meals. Resident lodgings featuring roll-in showers are available. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.
Featured Amenities at Merion Gardens Assisted Living
TransportationWe provide complimentary transportation services at our community.
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, 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 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 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. 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. Our staff includes a nurse practitioner who serves as a medical director, responsible for assembling healthcare and medication management programs for residents. The facility offers 2-person assisted transfers, providing aid with sitting-to-standing, standing-to-sitting, etc. This facility is not licensed by the state to offer medication dispensing services, however, residents are supported in their self-medication efforts as much as possible. Caregivers at our facility receive specialized, relevant training in a variety of areas. 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. We offer skilled nursing care by licensed nurses, fully equipped to handle responsibilities such as wound care, tube feedings, and monitoring. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as light therapy, which can have positive effects on dementia, seasonal depression, and sleep disorders. 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. 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. 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.
Find your home at Merion Gardens Assisted Living
Community CertificationsOur community is licensed for 60 residents. The building was constructed in 2003. 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 Merion Gardens Assisted Living
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