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Best of Fort Wayne Senior Living

When you or a family member need more help with daily living, you want the best care out there to live the lifestyle you want. provides valuable resources to help you discover senior communities in Fort Wayne and throughout the nation.  You can also read reviews and request pricing on their site.  Each year they select the Best of Senior Living Award winners.  You can learn more about the criteria here.  Let’s take a look at the 2017 Best of Senior Living Award winners in Fort Wayne.

Assisted Living Winners

Assisted living communities give seniors the little extra help they need to live independently. These services include assistance with personal care, transportation, cooking, and cleaning. Residents can then participate in activities, wellness programs, and other leisure events with their free time.

Hamilton Place offers support for daily living through personalized services along with several engaging activities. Enjoy views of lush woods with close proximity to all the action in town such as shopping, restaurants, and other attractions.

Amenities include on-site rehabilitation services, library, wellness programs, baking club, bible study, movie nights, transportation, generous storage space, and more.  All apartments feature kitchenettes, wall-to-wall carpeting, emergency systems in all rooms, individual climate control, and indoor mailboxes. You are welcome to have overnight guests and request private dining facilities.

Medical help is easy as there are options for living including on-site rehabilitation, medication monitoring, short-term stays, and respite care.  Parkview Hospital is only three miles away.  A registered dietician plans all meals.

Reviewers mentioned how pleased they are with the facilities.  “Hamilton Place is a small, secure facility. It is visually appealing, clean, and comfortable. The residents have their own nice room.”

Woodview takes care of your day-to-day needs. You can enjoy activities with friends and neighbors but also get privacy when needed.  Amenities include exercise classes, movie area, holiday and birthday parties, meals, religious services, and a courtyard with a gazebo.

The calendar is always full, and you can choose to leave the facility for regularly scheduled outings.

A reviewer raved about the staff, “The staff is wonderful, very helpful, and friendly. The facilities are nice and offer plenty of activities. Dad really likes his apartment, food, and the staff.”

Another reviewer praised the communication.  “The staff are trying to get my mom adjusted to living here. Mom is in the memory care unit, and they do offer some activities.”

Georgetowne Place offers residents a choice of one or two-bedroom apartments. Each apartment includes all utilities including basic cable, kitchens with appliances, walk-in showers, washers and dryers, individual climate control, patios or balconies, and wall-to-wall carpet.

Safety is a priority, and every apartment includes smoke alarms, sprinklers, assist rails in the bathroom, and emergency response systems. Other amenities include beauty and barber services, complimentary transportation, religious services, aging in place, and meals. 

Reviews are mostly positive.  One review says, “I would give this community the highest rating. Everything is working very well for my father here. The community is very well kept.” 

Park Place Senior Living is just east of Parkview Regional Medical Center and is on the north side of Fort Wayne. This community is filled with nature as it is tucked away in a park setting with several walking paths, ponds, and wooded wetlands.

This facility does not charge an entry fee and is reasonable according to most reviews. There are multiple living options to have a continuum of care including assisted living, memory care, and independent living. If you need to move to a different type of care facility, there is transfer assistance available.

Amenities include meals, exercise programs, beauty and barber services, off-site activities, movie theater, transportation, medical services on-site, and religious services.

One reviewer wrote about her mom’s stay.  “My mother is really enjoying the ability to go on outings such as local shops. The meals are good, and they usually have good choices.”

Another reviewer commented on the facility.  “Park Place has beautiful grounds and rooms. Meals are anytime and restaurant quality.”

Independent Living Winners

Independent living offers residents an active lifestyle full of independence. These are facilities where residents don’t require a lot of care, but residents can live with their peers and take advantage of amenities and activities living all the daily maintenance behind. 

Arbor Glen is in the heart of Fort Wayne. There are amenities to help you enjoy daily living with three chef-prepared meals a day, beauty salon, engaging daily activities and free transportation. Arbor Glen is close to dining, shopping, local attractions, and medical facilities.

The full calendar includes games, exercise programs, movies, Bingo, and more.  Residents can also get free rides to go shopping, doctor’s appointments, or other scheduled activities.

Weekly housekeeping services help residents keep their living space clean.  Help is available 24/7 with live-in managers.

Holiday Retirement offers residents a travel program to visit one of the 300 independent living communities in the US and Canada.  Guests will have a room, meals, and can participate in activities for no additional cost. The community also provides shuttle service to local attractions.

There are no health care providers included, but the community allows you to explore outside home care when your needs change so you can remain a resident. 

One reviewer discussed how pleased she was with the rates, “I was delighted to find out about the low fixed rate option at Arbor Glen. I was able to get a studio apartment for a lower rate than I thought. The weekly maid service provides towels, sheets, and toilet paper.” 

You can review the entire list of the 2017 Best of Senior Living award winners here.  You can also search for numerous other facilities and reviews in the Fort Wayne area. You can also find pricing estimates and a listing of amenities.

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