Senior care architecture combines practical and functional design for the aging population while still creating beautiful and healthy spaces.
Built with comfort and security in mind, senior care architecture runs the continuum of care spectrum of assisted living, independent living, memory care, transitional care, and skilled nursing/long-term care.
Kings Crossing Apartments at Frogtown Square provides affordable housing for seniors in the heart of Saint Paul’s University Avenue. Developed in Partnership with NEDU, a coalition of neighborhood organizations, Frogtown Square is an innovative model of community revitalization that has transformed the formerly blighted corner of University Avenue and Dale Street.
Midway Pointe is part of the Episcopal Homes of Minnesota’s Midway Village mixed-use project. The facility offers a safe, comfortable, and affordable housing option for seniors of modest means surrounded by enriching and easily accessible campus amenities.
Following initial campus master planning before the land acquisition, this project for Vista Prairie Communities included a 25-unit addition to the existing assisted living facility, with 12 units of memory care and 13 units of assisted living.
Cerenity Senior Care Marian features 127 units providing both assisted and independent living options. The location is surrounded by beautiful scenery overlooking historic Mounds Park. The assisted living was provided with a separate lobby entrance, dining, and activities from congregate living.
The Meadows is a new 49-unit assisted living for Housing Alternatives, Deephaven, MN. The building features comfortable common spaces. Ample outdoor seating areas are located around the building, with a protected interior courtyard patio near raised planting beds or traditional front porch rockers at the building entry.
Initial campus master planning with three phases of development for Elder Care of Minnesota, Shiloh House Phase 1 is a 20 unit assisted living that features all studio apartments, fireside lounge, dining/acuities, spa, beauty salon, care conference room, and commercial kitchen.
The Terrace at Iris Park offers warm and inviting apartments with beautiful views of the neighboring park and views of the Minneapolis skyline. This Catered Living community provides choices of studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom layouts.
Crosslake is located within the heart of lake country on the Whitefish Chain of Lakes in north central Minnesota. Whitefish at the Lakes provides independent plus, assisted living, and memory care that empower independence by putting residents’ health, happiness, and well-being at the center of their innovative programming.
Wabasso, Minnesota is located in the southwest quadrant of the state and has 661 residents. Serenity Suites is a 15-unit, USDA funded assisted living building, which includes a six-unit memory care wing. Amenities include separate dining and lounge spaces, a shared spa and beauty, and an activities area.
The Alton provides expanded continuum of care services to an existing senior care campus. The design was built around creating a sense of neighborhood. Residents who call the Alton home feel part of a family community. Within these households, group-focused dining, activity, and living spaces decrease resident confusion and increase socialization through familiarization of place.
As part of the Heartland Senior Living scattered site development, a new 20 unit, USDA Rural Development funded assisted living with secured memory care is offered in the neighboring town of Wells. Separate dining and activity areas are provided for assisted living and memory care residents, with efficiency achieved by resident sharing of beauty salon and spa and direct access from each wing.
The city of Winnebago is located in south-central Minnesota and has a population of 1,430 residents. In 2017, a newly-created Heartland Senior Living non-profit acquired Parker Oaks, as well as skilled nursing / assisted living facilities in nearby Wells and Truman, Minnesota. The 12-unit senior living center was a USDA funded addition to Parker Oaks that created a new campus entry with porte cochere and a much-needed community room venue for large gatherings.
The remodel to Billings Health and Rehabilitation Center includes renovations in the common dining, restroom, and lounge areas, lighting and ceiling upgrades, and an addition at the front entry to create a new lounge space. An ice cream parlor and gift shop were also incorporated into the plan adjacent to the common spaces.
The Gardens was developed as part of the Episcopal homes development project. The Gardens has six Green House homes. Green House homes are designed to look and feel like a real home, making it a place you and your loved one want to be. Green House homes are limited to 10 residents so that they remain flexible and have a warm feel.