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2002 Assisted Living Grant Summaries
Immanuel House Senior Housing
The funds will be used to convert 46 units to a fully accessible Assisted Living Facility for frail elderly persons in Hartford, CT. It will meet Federal and State accessibility standards. Additional kitchen, dining room, and service provision space will be added to address assisted living needs. Services provided will include congregate meals, home health services, housekeeping, transportation, and emergency response.
The funds will be used to convert 22 units to an Assisted Living Facility for frail elderly persons in New Haven, CT. It will have common and resident service space. Services provided include congregate meals, visiting nurses, dental care, housekeeping, transportation, dementia care, and emergency response.
Welles Country Village Senior Housing
The funds will be used to convert 29 units to an Assisted Living Facility for frail elderly persons in Vernon, CT. It will meet Federal and State accessibility standards. Additional kitchen, dining room, services provision space will be added to address assisted living needs. Costs include relocation expenses and rehabilitation, including wider doors, emergency pull cord systems.
Luther Towers I
The funds will be used for the conversion of 38 units to assisted living units. In addition to the physical changes to the units, renovations will take place to meet the Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards by updating the kitchen/dining room, lounges, offices, lobby and corridors, library, laundry facilities, and refurbishing the existing elevators. Lutheran Senior Social Services applied for a Service Coordinator grant to assist in achieving their mission to provide quality, affordable care to elders.
Palm Avenue Baptist Tower
The funds will be used to convert 39 units into assisted living units to meet the special physical needs of very low income persons with disabilities and the frail elderly who have limitations in three or more activities of daily living. Palm Avenue Baptist Tower has contracted with MIA Consulting Group, Inc. to coordinate the supportive services for the Assisted Living Facility to maintain the residents at the highest level of function.
The funds will be used to renovate and upgrade 69 assisted living units to meet the American Disabilities Act (ADA), and Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards requirements.
The funds will be used for the physical conversion of 16 of the existing 34 elderly units to assisted living and adding the necessary support service facilities. The units will serve frail or at risk of becoming frail elderly persons. Mandatory supportive services include delivery of one meal per day and an emergency response system. Services are funded by the tenant and through Medicaid for qualified individuals.
Chapel House Apartments - Louisville
The funds will be used to convert efficiency units into 13 one-bedroom ADA living units, add an elevator, install an emergency generator, an emergency response station, renovating and reconfiguring common areas, and upgrading the heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC).
The funds will be used to convert 6 elderly units to assisted living units for the frail elderly. The project is located adjacent to its sister ALCP project Pinewood Manor. Both projects will share services and work together to provide assistance to their ALCP residents. The renovations will allow residents to age in place and remain in a residential environment.
Heywood Wakefield III
The funds will be used to convert a portion of an unused commercial building into seventy-eight (78) assisted living units for the frail elderly. The project will consist of 72 efficiency units and 6 one-bedroom units. The facility will include a dining room, a large formal living room, a conference room and a resident library, as well as a commercial kitchen. This development will also serve as the leverage to begin the redevelopment of the twenty (2) acres of land between Heywood Wakefield III and downtown, known as "Rear Main Street".
MI Residential Community, Inc.
The funds will be used to convert 41 units to a fully accessible Assisted Living Facility. Units will meet Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards and state accessibility standards in Lawrence, MA for the frail elderly. The creation of the rehabilitated living units and services delivery spaces provides a barrier-free environment, which accommodate the aging in place of each resident and meet changing need over the next 10 or more years. This project is a Phase II. Phase I was awarded in FY 2000.
The funds will be used to convert 65 units to fully accessible assisted living units for the frail elderly in Detroit Lakes, MN. It will meet Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards and state accessibility standards. Renovation of the common areas will include the installation of a new fire sprinkler system, upgrade of the fire alarm system, HVAC system and elevators, new light fixtures, addition of a community room and whirlpool room, and the construction of a 2-story addition to house four new offices (including a home health care office), new congregate dining facility and a service kitchen. The supportive services will be either private pay or county assistance through Becker County Human Services.
Lakeland Shores Apartments
The funds will be used to convert 46 units into assisted living for the frail elderly. The physical modifications include an addition that will accommodate a dining area, serving kitchen and health office, updated HVAC system for common areas, accessible uni-sex toilet, nurse call system, hallway paint and carpeting, a parking lot extension, upgrades to the lighting, sprinkler system, and activity room, and wider entrances with automatic door operators.
Lincoln Court Apartments HDFG, Inc.
The funds will be used to renovate community space, office, restrooms and storage and add a commercial kitchen enabling the project to properly accommodate the frail elderly.
The funds will be used for the conversion of 40 units into assisted living units. The existing but unused commercial kitchen and dining space will be upgraded with new equipment and new chairs and tables. Underutilized office space will be converted to provide easy access for the assisted living residents and needed amenities for staff to provide the appropriate support services. Funding for support services will come from Medicaid reimbursement and Social Security Insurance Level II.
Goodwin Place Senior Houses
The funds will be used for the conversion of 24 dwelling units (four units on each of six floors) into assisted living units for the frail elderly. An existing multipurpose room will be converted to a dining facility and a new kitchen will be provided. A one-story addition will be added in the rear yard to provide additional common space. A full range of supportive services will be provided, the cost of which will be covered by Social Security and Medicaid reimbursements.
St. Mary's Manor for Senior Citizens
The funds will be used to convert 28 independent living units, on the fourth floor, into 28 units of assisted living with a communal dining room, commercial kitchen, centralized monitoring station, communal lounge/TV room, and other spaces needed for the provision of all the required ancillary support services necessary to serve the frail elderly residents. Funding for these services will come from Social Security and Medicaid with additional services provided by Nursing Sister's Home Care and New York State funded Able Ride. The owner has applied for funding under the Service Coordinator (SC) NOFA to supplement the existing SC function at the project site.
Ken-Ton Presbyterian Village
The funds will be used to renovate 38 units on the first and second floors into assisted living units in a four-phase process. In each unit, the bathrooms will be reconfigured so as to accommodate the wheelchairs. The kitchens will also be modified to include new cabinets, new counter tops and an adjustable sink height.
The Bernadine Apartments
The funds will be used to convert 24 apartments into assisted living units for the frail elderly. Renovation will focus on the bathrooms, requiring extensive reconstruction to meet Federal and state accessibility standards for wheelchairs, and reconfiguring kitchens.
Ann Thomas Presbyterian Apartments
The funds will be used to convert 28 units to assisted living units for the frail elderly, renovate the lounge, kitchen and dining room, visiting doctor/health care professional office, and social service coordinator office. The ALCP grant will allow Presby Homes and Services to achieve their mission to provide quality, affordable care to elders, maximizing their independence within a home like environment, with the goal of avoiding premature and unnecessary institutionalization.