Senior Commons at Powder Mill

1775 Powder Mill Road York PA 17403

866-465-5993

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Overview of Senior Commons at Powder Mill conveniently located in York, Pennsylvania

At Senior Commons at Powder Mill, we provide a myriad of community amenities. Regular off-site adventures and day trips are very popular with our residents. Animals such as dogs and cats are welcome in private rooms. Free wi-fi and high speed internet is offered to all our residents. Free resident parking and guest parking is available at our location. Our purpose-built community offers the aid of specialized care; every aspect of the community is designed to cater to the unique needs of its occupants.

Dining Options

We provide residents with meals throughout the day. We love to accommodate visiting company, meals included. Dining includes private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors. We offer specified meal choices such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.

On-Site Activities

Residents can stay active with specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical well-being. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time activities director. The exercise program includes stretching classes, chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations, and Tai Chi(add TM) classes - a wonderful and effective exercise for maintaining health of body and mind, at low physical impact. We love to host holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. We offer Dakim BrainFitness(add TM), a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. We offer inter-generational programs that have many benefits for both children and seniors - that emphasize the joys of human connectivity and propagate longer and happier. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. 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 Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement for resident mobility. Our community grounds includes an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, 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 Areas

Indoor 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 our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, a billiards lounge for residents who want to try their hand at cue sports, and a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected.

Location Attributes at Senior Commons at Powder Mill

Living Options and Amenities

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-exposure and ground floor rooms are available. Free wi-fi is provided to all of our residents. 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. Our residents also enjoy free access to cable satellite TV.

Featured Amenities at Senior Commons at Powder Mill

Transportation

Our community provides complimentary transportation services.

Personal Services

We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. We offer grocery shopping services to eliminate the need for trips to the store.Our convenient on-site beauty salon provides both hair and beauty treatments. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well.

Religious Services

We offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish religious services are available. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.

Medical Care Services

Our 24-hour awake staff is at hand to assist your loved one in fulfilling time-sensitive needs, should they arise. All services are delivered by licensed practitioners present on staff 24/7. 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. The facility offers 2-person assisted transfers, providing aid with sitting-to-standing, standing-to-sitting, etc. 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. 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. We offer on-site home care to our residents to ensure all healthcare needs are met. 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. Our weight limit for assisted lifts and single-person transfers is 25 lbs. 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. 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. 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.

What to expect at Senior Commons at Powder Mill

Community Certifications

We accept residents from the age of 55 and above.

Local Emergency Assistance

Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.

Local Area Amenities

There 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 Senior Commons at Powder Mill

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 Senior Commons at Powder Mill

3.9 of 5 Average rating
47 Reviews
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  • Comparable with others in the area

    This is the only assisted living community I am familiar with, but based on observations of others, i would judge it to be comparable with... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    Comparable with others in the area

    This is the only assisted living community I am familiar with, but based on observations of others, i would judge it to be comparable with others in this area and price range. There is not always enough assistance in assisted living,... more

  • Very Bad Experience

    NOT good. 😶 I don’t like to be negative and only posted because I was solicited for a review.

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    Very Bad Experience

    NOT good. 😶 I don’t like to be negative and only posted because I was solicited for a review.

  • Great Community

    My wife [name removed] and I visited Senior Commons at Powder Mill last week. [Name removed] and [name removed] were fabulous. They answered... more

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    Great Community

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    • Senior Commons at Powder Mill Amenities

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

    Senior Housing Types Provided at Senior Commons at Powder Mill

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