The open and airy dining room
is located between the sunny courtyard and massive living room with
an expansive wooden table for communal dining.
In addition, there is a cozy family room off the professional
kitchen. For those needing assistance with their hair grooming needs,
there is a salon located in the home with a salon sink, portable
dressing chair, and portable hair dryer for residents' comfort.
Our residents are welcome
to have visitors between 7:00AM and 11:00PM. And plan outings whenever and
where ever they choose.
return we expect our residents to keep us informed of their health, their
concerns, their enthusiasms and their whereabouts; so that we can best
Far more devastating than
physical illness to our elders is lack of purpose.
Studies have shown over and over that seniors who engaged in
activities they find meaningful are far more likely to maintain mental
acuity, physical health and emotional well-being.
Although the hospital model attempts to provide such stimulation,
such activities are organized by staff with little input from patients and
can become one more set of required tasks for all involved.
Sugarbush Houses we work with residents to identify areas of
interest and methods of community involvement that will interest them.
Our residents may expect
respectful and caring assistance as they go about the daily activities of
their choice - not those of an Activities Director or Staff.
The Elder Assistants, in addition to providing personal care, will
also do their laundry, cook all meals and clean.
Residents may expect that their home is just that - their own
home, shared in community with other residents, who come together to
socialize, air grievances, plan activities and share their knowledge and
wisdom with each other and all who choose to visit them.