New Perspective Senior Living Waconia
500 S. Cherry Street Waconia MN 55387
Overview of New Perspective Senior Living Waconia in Waconia, MinnesotaAt New Perspective Senior Living Waconia, we have an assortment of community features. Frequent off-site adventures and trips are very popular with our occupants. Pets such as dogs and cats are permitted in private rooms. Our campus is located near reachable public transportation. Free resident parking is available at our location.
Dining OptionsWe provide residents with meals throughout the day. It's our delight to accommodate visiting guests, meals included. Dining options include private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors. We offer specified dining choices such as vegetarian food.
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 entertainment, we employ a full-time director of activities. The exercise program includes low-impact fitness activities such as water aerobics. We love to organize holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. 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. 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 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, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and frequent wine-tasting nights with a wide-spectrum of vintages and flavor palettes to sample and then compare notes on with friends and fellow residents. 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 includes raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, walking paths that are accessible to seniors with a variety of physical capabilities, an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, and an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours.
Indoor Common AreasIndoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or to just relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a billiards lounge for residents who want to try their hand at cue sports, a movie room, our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, a bistro, and a fully-stocked arts and crafts center. At our community we have our own bar where residents gather, socialize, and enjoy tasty libations. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected.
Languages Spoken at New Perspective Senior Living WaconiaStaff members who speak Spanish, German, and American Sign Language are employed by the community.
Community Characteristics at New Perspective Senior Living Waconia
Living Options and AmenitiesWe offer 1 and 2-bedroom units for potential residents who would enjoy living with a roommate, 1-bedroom units, 2-bedroom units, for potential residents who would enjoy living with a roommate, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-exposure and ground floor quarters are available. To accommodate our residents, our community has 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 wheelchair accessible showers are available.
Premium Services at New Perspective Senior Living Waconia
TransportationOur community provides complimentary transportation services. All of our residents have access to our transportation services at a reasonable cost.
Personal ServicesOur lobby has a dedicated concierge available to attend to 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 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. 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 provided by licensed practitioners who are on staff 24/7. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. On-site RN's and LPN's are available. Our community staff includes registered nurses. 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. Our lobby has a dedicated concierge 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. We offer on-site home care to our residents to guarantee all healthcare needs are met. A visiting optometrist is at hand 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. 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, administered injections, and medication administration. 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. 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. Our staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors.
Community highlights at New Perspective Senior Living Waconia
Community CertificationsOur community is licensed for 116 residents. The building was built in 2005, and most recently renovated in 2012. 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.
Pricing at New Perspective Senior Living Waconia
*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 New Perspective Senior Living Waconia
- We toured this community
When we went on a tour here we were impressed. The staff was nice and answered all of my questions. It was a lovely place and clean. They offered lots of daily activities. They had bus tours they would go on....
- Mom loves it here
We toured this community. And we fell in love . It had everything mom needed. The food is always being raved by my mother. The caregivers here are great and helpful. It is alway clean and tidy. She enjoys...
- An Alright Experience
I have had a few issues with this community, I'am hoping things improve. The community is fairly well-kept, it could be better. She has tired a painting class. We are disappointed in the food. It has been...
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