New Memory Assisted Living receives Architecture and Design Award
Posted January 02, 2019 in News
Of the more than 90 communities that placed their spot for the 2018 Senior Housing News Architecture and Design Awards, Altenheim’s Shurmer Place Memory Assisted Living was selected for the Standalone Memory Care award. Designed by C.C. Hodgson Architectural Group, the new Shurmer Place Memory Assisted Living opened May 2018, completing the continuum of services provided by Altenheim Senior Living.
Senior Housing News (SHN), attracts some of the most innovative senior housing projects to be considered in their fifth annual contest. A panel of industry experts reviewed more than 90 communities based on aesthetics and design searching for the next level of senior living. Judges evaluated these communities based on lighting, color schemes, landscapes, as well as property types like universal design techniques. “The demand for community, holistic wellness, independence, and increased use of technology is driving today’s senior living,” according to Senior Living News.
The new addition to Altenheim’s Life Plan Community was designed with the residents in mind. The campus adheres to the Planetree principles that remove barriers between residents, families, and caregivers by offer open spaces and strong connection to nature as a source of tranquility and wellbeing. Altenheim’s Memory Assisted Living offers 38 private suites in an open yet cozy residential environment where residents can enjoy life to its fullest.