Aegis Living opens 35th community as demand for seniors’ residences soars
“Our team takes great pride in our deep ties to the communities we serve,” said Founder, CEO and President dwayne clark. “We get to know our neighbors, develop state-of-the-art buildings that reflect the values, history and culture of the cities and neighborhoods where they reside, and ensure that our residents have a real place to call home. and live life to the fullest.”
The Greenwood community incorporates a luxurious and refined setting that blends English heritage with a new American flair.
The first floor opens to a spacious living room and resident gathering space filled with a rich and bold color palette. Residents can enjoy upscale dining in the lobby of “The Woodlands”. Other ground floor amenities include the Miracle Theatre, the on-site cinema named after the legendary “Miracle Milebusiness district that once thrived on Greenwood Ave. The Bog & Fen Pub pays homage to local land history and creates a warm atmosphere for residents to connect with friends. The Swan Lounge and Duckies Barbershop , named after the ever-popular ‘1950s Duck Tail haircut, is also located on the ground floor. A roof terrace inspired by an English garden provides residents with a space to admire the city, sit relax with friends or even entertain the family.
Keeping wellness at the center of each day, Aegis Living Greenwood hosts a plethora of on-site health and wellness programs and amenities, including a vibrant fitness studio and serene massage room, registered dieticians who oversee all meals created by expert chefs, telemedicine services, and more. Nursing staff personalize each resident’s care plan, and with assisted living, memory care, and transitional care all under one roof, residents can easily update care.
“Coming out of nearly three years of a pandemic, we are all looking for community, deeper connection and more joy in our lives,” said the president of Aegis Living. Sandra Preyale. “We are delighted to provide unparalleled care to Northwest Seattle as the demand for assisted living, memory and transitional care continues to increase. »
Memory care is offered on two dedicated floors, known as “Life’s Neighborhood”. Life’s Neighborhood is a community within a community with amenities located in one space. Residents can enjoy the “Happy Days” cafe, “Rock Around the Clock” record store and activity room, a terrace with a park-like setting including a gazebo, and an accessible “neighborhood” foot that looks like a residential street, even a retired red Thunderbird car. Another experiential zone – called Life’s Haven – offers a soothing escape where residents can imagine they are on an intercity streetcar, complete with tram stop. To bring back more of the positive memories that have been proven to benefit people with dementia, artwork installations throughout the space feature familiar icons of an American neighborhood like the local newspaper boy, the adorable postman, the neighborhood puppies and an ice cream truck.
“Many of us here at Aegis Living have loved ones who needed – or still need – extra help and care later in life,” said Jeanna Korbas, Vice President of Interior Design. “We create each community with the love, care and attention to detail that we hope to have in our homes and in the homes of our families.”
The Greenwood neighborhood attracts both families and city dwellers and offers the best of the Pacific Northwest with nearby outings to Carkeek Park, Green Lake, Woodland Park Zoo and easy access to many local shops and cafes.
Located at 10000 Holman Road NW, Seattle, WA 98177, Aegis Living Greenwood is home to 96 seniors apartments in an 89,000 square foot building. Ankrom Moisan is the architecture firm and Venture is the general contractor. Aegis has several additional communities in development, including a community in the Eastlake neighborhood of Seattle opening next month.
About Aegis Living
Aegis Living is a national leader in assisted living for seniors and memory care. With nearly 25 years of experience, Aegis Living is recognized for its great expertise in supporting residents throughout the continuum of care, from mild assistance to advanced dementia; innovative programming and a focus on high-end, purpose-built design; and an employee-centric corporate culture. With each community, Aegis Living creates a living environment where residents can feel at home and inspired to live life to the fullest. The private company is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington and operates 35 communities in Washington, California and Nevada, with a number of additional communities in development. For more information, visit www.aegisliving.com. Follow the company on Twitter @Aegisliving, Instagram @aegislivingseniors and Facebook at www.facebook.com/AegisLiving.