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Retirement Communities & Homes

Professionals who work in or for a retirement community or home include nurses, aides, doctors, physical therapists, and support staff. They all work together to coordinate anything from medication and social activity to meals and recreation. It's important for senior citizens and the elderly to keep active in their retirement, so fitness experts may be on site to coordinate regular health and wellness exercise sessions.

Working in this environment calls for lots of patience and good communications skills. Professionals such as nurses and receptionists must deal with family members and patients a lot, so it's important to have a calm, gentle demeanor. Because retirement communities typically feature common areas for meals, amenities, and socialization, such as clubhouses, pools, golf courses, and gardens, it's important for these homes to be well organized.

Retirement home directors are professionals who ensure day-to-day operations go smoothly and that everyone is happy. They must coordinate activities, maintenance schedules of the community grounds, meals, and elderly care. Chefs and cooks are another set of professionals. They provide the daily food for residents and must ensure it is healthy for all.

While some retirement homes and communities cater to the active senior citizen, others are geared more toward hospice services or nursing home care for elderly adults, or those with Alzheimer's or another disability. These usually offer an on-site medical facility to tend to patients in need, as many of the residents are in need of constant medical supervision, care, or treatment. No matter what type housing facility, whether apartment, hotel, assisted living house, village townhouse, or condominium housing, staff should treat patients with care and attention.

American Association of Retirement Communities
For those offering retirement communities and homes to seniors, we offer you membership into our association. Providing informational resources for businesses providing elderly living care.
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American Seniors Housing Association
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Emeritus at Colonie Manor
1 review: *****
626 Watervliet Shaker Rd, Latham, NY 12110
(518) 304-1088 Write review for this local business

"My mom was in really bad shape. Do NOT bring your loved one here, a dangerous place. ..."
Mac Leod Communities
3 reviews: *****
525 Riverleigh Ave Unit 243, Riverhead, NY 11901
(631) 727-7279 Write review for this local business
This is a family operated corporation that owns and manages three 55 or better retirement communities. Retire and start life with us now; call us today.

"In response to the individual who posted only seniors and no relatives, our community apologizes that you believe you have received conflicting information. If you were to have looked at the signage at any of our three communities it states "An Active 55+ Retirement Community". The signs are 5 ft tall and 12ft long. Please understand 55 years of age is a protected class of individuals. I apologize ..."
American Inn Write review for this local business
1 Saw Mill Park Ste 1, Southwick, MA 01077
(413) 569-1187  
Heritage Woods Write review for this local business
462 Main St, Agawam, MA 01001
(413) 786-9704  
Quail Run Estates Retirement Residents Write review for this local business
50 Cardinal Dr, Agawam, MA 01001
(413) 786-9688  
The Atrium at Cardinal Drive Write review for this local business
153 Cardinal Dr, Agawam, MA 01001
(413) 342-1329  
East Mountain View Senior Housing Write review for this local business
138 E Mountain Rd Ste 2, Westfield, MA 01085
(413) 568-7444  
Suffield by The River Write review for this local business
7 Canal Rd Ste 1, Suffield, CT 06078
(860) 668-6672  
Springfield Housing Authority Write review for this local business
82 Division St, Springfield, MA 01107
(413) 304-2212  
Ruth's House Write review for this local business
770 Converse St, Longmeadow, MA 01106
(413) 567-6212  
Ruth's House Assisted Living Write review for this local business
780 Converse St Ste 2, Longmeadow, MA 01106
(413) 567-6212  
Massachusetts Teachers Retirement Board Write review for this local business
101 State St Ste 210, Springfield, MA 01103
(413) 784-1711  
Glenmeadow Write review for this local business
24 Tabor Xing Ste D34, Longmeadow, MA 01106
(413) 567-7800  
Maple Hill Rest Home Write review for this local business
156 Mill St, Springfield, MA 01108
(413) 737-2148  
Greater Springfield Senior Services Inc Write review for this local business
66 Industry Ave Ste 9, Springfield, MA 01104
(413) 781-8800  
Belden Forest Court Inc Write review for this local business
40 Firetown Rd, Simsbury, CT 06070
(860) 651-0438  
Reeds Landing Write review for this local business
807 Wilbraham Rd, Springfield, MA 01109
(413) 782-1800  
Meals On Wheels Write review for this local business
75 Great Pond Rd, Simsbury, CT 06070
(860) 658-3700  
Providence Place At Ingleside Write review for this local business
5 Gamelin St Apt 413, Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 536-5952  
Duncaster Retirement Community Write review for this local business
40 Loeffler Rd, Bloomfield, CT 06002
(860) 726-2000  
Delamere Woods Write review for this local business
625 Palisado Ave Ste 1, Windsor, CT 06095
(860) 688-5322  
Sarawood Retirement Home Write review for this local business
1 Loomis Ave, Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 532-7879  
Check online directory listings to find a nursing home facility or retirement community to meet your needs. Keep in mind that nursing homes may also be called health and wellness clinics, rehab centers, senior housing, hospice, or group homes. They may take the form of an apartment, assisted living complex, condominium, townhouse, village or large group home. When searching for the right retirement community for your loved one, whether it is a sibling, parent or friend, you should start by considering what the senior citizen's specific needs are. Do they need hospice or long-term health care? Or are they still quite independent? Affordable rates and prices should be one main target of your search. Contact a few different nursing homes or senior citizen housing communities to get website information, location, cost, services, and company background. Visit several different types of homes and communities, and meet with health care consultants to learn more. Check out the environment carefully and ask yourself if this is somewhere you yourself would like to live or visit. If not, move on. In your tours of various retirement community facilities and nursing homes, make a checklist of each facility's good points and bad points, affordable rates and prices, health care insurance and government-assisted coverage, professional background, eligibility, activity programs, medical treatment, recreation areas, amenities, elderly hospice services, health and wellness programs, disability assistance, classes, meals, medication, transportation, and atmosphere. Also, take a close look at other senior and adult residents or day patients. Do they appear happy and well cared for? Are the staff members genuinely friendly, caring, skilled, professional care givers and nurses? Do they have the necessary expertise and qualifications? Once you answer these questions, you'll be better able to narrow down your choice for a proper nursing home or retirement community.

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