The Residence at Melrose Station

158 Essex Street Melrose MA 02176

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Summary of The Residence at Melrose Station conveniently located in Melrose, Massachusetts

At The Residence at Melrose Station, we have a myriad of community features. Dogs and cats are permitted in resident rooms. Our location is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. Free wi-fi is offered to all our residents. Our location conveniently offers resident parking. Our purpose-built community offers the advantage of specialized care; every facet of the community is designed to cater to the particular needs of its residents.

Dining Amenities

All meals are provided to occupants. We love to entertain visiting guests, meals included. Dining includes restaurant-style dining, private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors, and specialized dining programs available to meet the needs of residents. Whether you're hungry day or night, food service is available at any time. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified dining choices such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.

On-Site Activities

We have 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. We offer different exercise programs such as 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 celebrate with holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. Our community offers a healthy living program covering 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. 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 community activities cycle includes 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 in mind. Our community grounds is comprised of raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours and an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or to just relax. 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. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a movie room, 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, a bistro, and our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles.

Community Features at The Residence at Melrose Station

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1 and 2-bedroom units for potential residents seeking a roommate, 1-bedroom units, 2-bedroom units, for potential residents seeking a roommate, studio units, and handicapped units designed for easy accessibility and for use by wheelchair users. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-facing and ground floor rooms are available. Free wi-fi is available 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 rooms featuring roll-in showers are available.

Available Amenities at The Residence at Melrose Station

Transportation

Our community provides complimentary transportation services. All of our residents have access to our transportation services at a reasonable cost.

Personal Services

Our 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. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.

Medical Care Services

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 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. We have registered nurses on our community staff. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. In addition to other transfer services, our community provides 1-person assisted transfers. Caregivers at our facility receive specialized, relevant training in a variety of areas. In our lobby, a dedicated concierge is 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. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. We offer on-site home care to our residents to ensure all healthcare needs are engaged. 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. 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 and medication administration. Our weight limit for assisted lifts and single-person transfers is 35 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. 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.

Community highlights at The Residence at Melrose Station

Community Certifications

The building was built in 2017. We accept residents from the age of 55 and above.

Local Emergency Services

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 The Residence at Melrose Station

Room Type
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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 The Residence at Melrose Station

4.9 of 5 Average rating
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  • It's like a Resort

    I really can't give enough Stars for how good this place is! My Aunt [name removed] has been there since May and her life is so much better... more

    Review originally written on aplaceformom.com

    It's like a Resort

    I really can't give enough Stars for how good this place is! My Aunt [name removed] has been there since May and her life is so much better now, from the food to the staff, accommodations and more. She has her independence and we don't have... more

  • Best move ever

    Moving my independent, yet lonely mom from her home at the age of ninety was very difficult for her. As it should be. After two days of... more

    Review originally written on aplaceformom.com

    Best move ever

    Moving my independent, yet lonely mom from her home at the age of ninety was very difficult for her. As it should be. After two days of living in the Residence at Melrose she said, " this is the best thing ever suggested to me" She is... more

  • great staff, great location

    My family chose the Residence at Melrose Station for my mother because of the staff’s unique combination of imagination and commitment. It... more

    Review originally written on aplaceformom.com

    great staff, great location

    My family chose the Residence at Melrose Station for my mother because of the staff’s unique combination of imagination and commitment. It was very important to us that our mother be intellectually challenged as well as physically cared... more

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Community Details at The Residence at Melrose Station

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    • The Residence at Melrose Station Amenities

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

    Senior Housing Types Provided at The Residence at Melrose Station

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