Some people have been highly connected to a particular faith or religious practice all of their lives. Others moved between religions for various reasons. Some may have never really settled in on a religion at all. While most people connect religion with spirituality and devotion, some people need a spiritual connection to have a sense of purpose and overall wellness. As people age, they tend to focus less on religion and more on spirituality. Among the list of amenities that come with assisted living, many seniors are looking for devotional services and bible studies, as a means of fulfilling their sense of purpose.
The Richview Baptist Foundation was incorporated in 1980 as an extension of the Richview Baptist Church. As part of that ministry, the church established two social housing buildings. Leaders of the church became increasingly concerned about elderly, frail seniors who were being forced into nursing homes and other long-term facilities because of the lack of least restrictive care facilities in the community. The program has undergone several changes over time. In 2010, it became a full-service senior living community program with the new name, Richview Community Care Services. In the assisted living program, each resident is assigned a care coordinator who provides services and referrals for off-site programs. Direct care workers offer personal care and homemaking services including bathing toileting, dressing, grooming, and medication management.
Residents of Amica at the Balmoral Club will find wider doors and halls for easier access with wheelchairs and walkers. Each resident has a personal care plan that is designed to provide them with all the help they need while allowing them to be as independent as possible. Nursing staff provides medication support and responds to monitored emergency calls for assistance. In addition to getting help with personal care needs, residents receive three meals per day. Seniors in the program also have access to housekeeping and laundry services, social activities, and transportation. Amica provides devotional services off-site.
Canterbury Place embraces a spirit of living with verve, which means focusing first on spirit. The assisted living program at Canterbury Place encourages participation in activities that promote physical, mental, and spiritual health. As part of that philosophy, the program includes various non-denominational religious services on-site. Canterbury helps provide an atmosphere of living at home, only better. In addition to getting their personal care needs met, residents can take advantage of such amenities as a salon, spa, theater, games room, library, internet café, bistro, bar, piano lounge, and a variety of outdoor terraces and patios.
Revera offers an assisted living program called Brookside Court, which provides 24-hour nursing staff and visiting doctors. Brookside is beautifully landscaped and the interior boasts a fireplace lounge and aquarium. Residents can get away for one of the many recreational activities or off-site excursions. Friendly staff takes care of housekeeping and laundry. Residents enjoy three nutritious meals in full-service dining rooms or on one of the lovely patios. Devotional programs are conducted on-site.
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