The Retreat at Buford

3177 Gravel Springs Rd Buford GA 30519

866-465-5993

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At The Retreat at Buford, we offer a multitude of community features. Frequent off-site adventures and trips are very popular with our residents. Cats and dogs are welcome in private quarters. Our property is located nearby public transportation. 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 provides the advantage of individualized care; every characteristic of the community is designed to cater to the particular needs of its residents. All meals are provided to occupants. We love to accommodate visiting visitors, meals included. Dining options cover restaurant-style dining and private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors. We offer dining services such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options. Residents can exercise their physical and mental health with specially curated on-site activities. The exercise program includes chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations, low-impact fitness activities such as water aerobics, stretching classes, and ForeverFit™-based exercise program. We love to host holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. 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. We offer Dakim BrainFitness™, 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. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports™ Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. Residents may participate in community service programs. 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 cycle includes 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 opportunities for residents. Our community grounds offers raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, a gorgeous butterfly garden for residents' enjoyment, indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents, an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, and an outside patio garden accessible to all residents. Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or to just relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a movie room, our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, a game room, where you can socialize while enjoying games of all varieties, a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, and a bistro. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents. Spanish speaking staff members are present at our community.

We offer wheelchair accessible units and studio units. Ground floor units are available. We have free wi-fi for all of our residents. 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 so that residents can make their own food. Resident rooms featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available.

Our community provides complimentary transportation services. 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 on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. Our convenient on-site beauty salon provides both hair and beauty treatments. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well. Catholic and Protestant religious services are available, provided by a visiting chaplain. Pet care is available 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 may schedule reminders for medication 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 who are on staff 24/7. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and entertainment, we employ a full-time director of activities. 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. 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, including 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. Caregivers at our facility receive specialized, relevant training in a variety of areas. Our lobby has a dedicated concierge available to handle 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 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 guarantee all healthcare needs are met. Grocery shopping services are available as needed. We offer on-site massage therapy to our residents. A visiting optometrist is available to provide comprehensive eye care. 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, 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 (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. Our staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors.

Our property is licensed for 90 residents. The building was constructed in 2012. We accept residents from the age of 55 and above. Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond. The neighborhood contains several churches, shopping centers, and beautiful parks close by. Hotels are conveniently located near the facility for residents' guests and visitors.

Pricing at The Retreat at Buford

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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 Retreat at Buford

  • My husband's care

    II am happy with the care that my husband is getting here. The staff are outstanding. The food is outstanding with a good variety. They do offer him alot of activities. The community is always clean and taken...

  • Let's get it together!

    I appreciate their service and work and so I don't want anything negative said about the staff or meals.

  • I would recommend Ivy Springs Manor!!!!

    Mom does not seem to like the food but I have tried it and I think it is ok. The staff are very helpful, informative and there technology is up to date. They do inform us through emails which I like. They...

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Community Details at The Retreat at Buford

  • The Retreat at Buford Amenities

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

Senior Housing Types Provided at The Retreat at Buford

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