Posts Tagged ‘Long Term Care’

Dallas Memory Care takes shape

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Construction is underway on Dallas Memory Care located in Dallas, Georgia. CDH Partners is the Architectural Design firm for the this new state-of-the-art memory care facility, which is slated to open the first quarter in 2017.

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The assisted-living memory care community will offer a caring, safe, secure, and home-like environment for its residents.

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Architects for CDH Partners created a master plan that preserved much of the natural setting. This single-story 43,674 square foot facility is expected to cost an estimated $6.1 million.

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EFA Preview: Keeping Up With Technology

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Editor’s note: The following article was published in EFA (Environments for Aging). In it CDH Principal Paul Stegenga and other CDH team members talk about future technology and how it will be used by residents and staff in Senior Living environments.

It wasn’t too long ago that senior living projects included business offices or computer labs with one computer, or libraries with volumes of books for residents to spend time sitting and reading, recalls Paul Stegenga, principal, CDH Partners, Inc. (Marietta, Ga.).

Fast-forward to 2015 and seniors are looking for cyber cafes, bistros, and community-wide Wi-Fi where they can stay ever-connected to their iPads, laptops, and smart phones.

Others residents might be less tech-savvy but are still looking for the ability to video chat with family members or talk to their doctors via email or virtual appointments. There’s also the care side of the spectrum, where the emergence of electronic medical records (EMRs) and other medical technology is changing the way staff and doctors do their jobs. To continue reading this article, please click here.

CDH project highlighted in Marietta Daily Journal

Situated in a transitional area between the downtown Marietta, Georgia, business district and a historical residential neighborhood, The Renaissance on Henderson is a totally renovated mid-rise apartment building for senior adults. The CDH Partners project was recently feature in the Marietta Daily Journal.

MARIETTA — About 100 senior residents were [recently] welcomed back to their homes after being displaced for more than a year during renovations to a low-income community. An $18.5 million project gutted the nine-story residential building at 55 Henderson St. near Powder Springs Street in Marietta. A public-private partnership between the Marietta Housing Authority and Marietta-based Walton Communities turned what was once known as Henderson Arms into Walton Renaissance on Henderson, which is being touted as an “upscale,” yet still affordable, community. Seniors age 62 and older who have an annual income of less than $23,250 for one resident and $26,550 for two can apply to live in the community. Residents pay 30 percent of their annual income for rent. Every apartment is subsidized with federal dollars. To read the entire article click here.

 

Annandale Village: One of The “Best!”

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This skilled nursing facility, which was designed by CDH Partners, was recently named one of the “Best Nursing Homes” in USA by U. S. News & World Report.

“For the fourth consecutive year, the D. Scott Hudgens Center for Skilled Nursing of Annandale Village has received the prestigious “five-star” ranking in U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Nursing Homes”, released today. Of more than 16,000 nursing homes in the United States, the Center ranked highest among all nursing homes in the state of Georgia, and is ranked among the top one-percent of all nursing homes in the United States.

“More impressively, despite the large number of nursing homes in Georgia, The D. Scott Hudgens Center for Skilled Nursing is the only skilled nursing facility in Georgia dedicated solely to the unique needs of, or has the specialized resources to adequately care for aging adults with developmental disabilities. Characteristically, individuals served at the Center have a primary diagnosis of an intellectual disability, autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, other developmental disability, or have experienced a traumatic brain injury.”  Please Click Here to Keep Reading.