Seniors who are looking to move into a well-designed and elegant residence at a fantastic price need not look any further than Lake Meadows Senior Assisted Living and its great facilities.
“You walk in and see the marble fireplaces and marble elevators,” says Brandie Petras, Director of Sales and Marketing for Priority Life Care. “This gorgeous affordable senior housing is the Taj Mahal of senior living! And to be able to offer seniors an affordable option of our brand-new apartments is so wonderful.”
Lake Meadows Senior Assisted Living opened in September 2020 and currently has 60 one-bedroom and studio apartments that are spoken for with 40 more that are still available at its senior assisted living facilities. The community is was built through a tax credit program where seniors can utilize programs such as the Aged & Disabled Medicaid Waiver and Veteran’s Aid & Attendance to help pay for the cost of care.
Community features include motion sensor lighting, a spacious dining room with plush velvet booths, and access to on-site laundry facilities with two washers and two dryers per wing, although housekeeping and laundry are offered as part of the on-site services. In the middle of the property is a pond with a walking path around the perimeter as well as a gazebo. Residents can go fishing, take a walk around the pond, or hang out at the dog park with visitors who bring their precious pooches for a game of fetch.
“We’re excited to welcome spring because we have a garden club and have been starting to plant herbs and vegetables,” Petras says.
Residents rave about the quality of living at Lake Meadow, and that’s partly because deep down we are all foodies at heart. This community has a chef who cooks everything from scratch.
“It’s like eating your mom’s home cooking,” Petras says.
Priority Life Care also hires a culinary chef out of Ft. Wayne who provides all communities with a recipe of the month.
Lake Meadows partners with a company to provide occupational therapy to any residents who are having issues with balance.
“If we start to see that someone might not be getting around like they used to, we make sure we get them assessed for on-site therapy right away in order to keep them strong and healthy,” Petras adds.
In addition, they have a culture manager on staff who ensures that the community culture remains upbeat and positive.
“The staff is friendly and smiling,” Petras says. “Music is always playing. Residents walk around with a smile on their face. It feels homey.”
Residents stay busy by engaging in a multitude of arts and crafts such as painting, drawing and wreath-making. Plus, baking is big. Thursday is Happy Hour when the owner comes in with his family to visit with the residents at the senior living community.
“Between the food and the activities, our residents stay active, which is great because the whole point of assisted living is to make sure residents stay as independent as possible while assisting them with their needs,” Petras says. “That’s going to make them live longer and stay healthier.”
To find out more about Lake Meadows Senior Assisted Living, visit them online at lakemeadowsal.com or call 317-527-4475.