River Ridge at Avon

101 Bickford Extension Avon CT 06001

866-465-5993

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At River Ridge at Avon, we offer a plethora of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site experiences and trips. Cats and dogs are welcome in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located nearby public transportation. Free wi-fi and high speed internet is offered to all our residents. Our location conveniently offers resident parking and guest parking. Our purpose-built community provides the aid of individualized care; every facet of the community is designed to cater to the special needs of its occupants. All meals are provided to residents. We love to accommodate visiting guests, meals included. Dining options cover restaurant-style dining, private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors, and room service. We offer meal choices such as vegetarian food and Kosher fare. We have specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical well-being. The exercise program includes stretching classes. We love to celebrate with holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. We offer Dakim BrainFitness™, a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. Our community offers a healthy living program encompassing 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 enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. 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 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 areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds offers raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, a private golf course / putting green, indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents, and an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours. Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet 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 TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, a fully-stocked arts and crafts center, and a hot tub / swimming pool. At our community we have our own bar where residents gather, socialize, and enjoy tasty libations. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents. Staff members who speak Spanish, French, Russian, German, and Italian are employed by the community.

We 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-facing and ground floor quarters are available. Free wi-fi is available to all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, WanderGuard capability is employed to ensure the safety of our residents. Resident rooms featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available.

We provide complimentary transportation services at our community. All of our residents have access to our transportation services at a reasonable cost. We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. We offer devotional services on-site, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. 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. Pet care is offered for our residents' beloved pets. 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 can schedule reminders and exceptions for both medications and care activities. Our 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 present on staff 24/7. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and amusement, we employ a full-time activities director. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. On-site RN's and LPN's are available. Staff can engage in monitoring residents' blood sugar to tailor daily pill dosages. Our community staff includes registered nurses. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We have a Medical Director on staff who is responsible for putting together healthcare programs for residents, including medication management. We have a Nurse Practitioner on staff who serves as a Medical Director, 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. In addition to other transfer services, our community provides 1-person assisted transfers. 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. 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. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. We offer on-site home care to our residents to ensure all healthcare needs are met. Grocery shopping services are available as needed. 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, insulin injections, 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. Our community provides psychiatric care. 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. 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. 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.

Our property is licensed for 103 residents. The building was built in 1996, and last renovated in 2014. We accept residents from the age of 50 and above. Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond. The local vicinity offers several churches, shopping centers, and beautiful parks close by. Hotels are conveniently located near the facility for residents' guests and visitors.

Pricing at River Ridge at Avon

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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Semi-Private
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*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 River Ridge at Avon

  • Excellent place! People are wonderful!

    My mother and I visited several facilities searching for the 'right' assisted living apartment over a year ago. Once we saw River Ridge our minds were easily made up. Not only is the campus beautiful...

  • Excellent assisted living community.

    Wonderful, caring staff. Well maintained facility. Highly recommended.

  • Excellent assisted living community.

    The staff is wonderful. The facility is well maintained. There are numerous activities on a daily basis. Overall we are very satisfied.

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Community Details at River Ridge at Avon

  • River Ridge at Avon Amenities

    • Indoor Common Areas
    • Activities Onsite
    • Kosher
    • Devotional Services Onsite
    • Outdoor Common Areas
    • Meals Provided
    • Devotional Services Offsite
    • Vegetarian
    • Activities Offsite
    • Beautician Onsite

Senior Housing Types Provided at River Ridge at Avon

  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care
  • Nursing Home
  • Care Homes
  • Independent Living
  • Home Care
  • Senior Apartments