Wingate Residences at Brewster Place

855 Harwich Road, Brewster, MA, 02631

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Brian Mooney September 17, 2015

I am a friend or relative of resident

My 85-year-old mother loved her independence, living on Cape Cod until a stroke and some complications sent her to the hospital and rehabilitation at Epoch in Brewster. The staff made the transition to assisted living in the same complex incredibly easy and my mom has enjoyed every day in her new home. And she considers it home. The support services, facilities, dining, amenities and busy activity options couldn't be better. She is making new friends and enjoys their company. I spoke to her today around 4:30 p.m. and she said she was so busy today she was tired -- "in a good way." When I told her I was going to write some comments about Epoch Assisted Living at Brewster Place, she said: "Make sure it is very positive and you say only nice things because I like it here."

Provider Response

We are honored and appreciative for your comments. EPOCH at Brewster Place is home to some very dear and special people and we are thankful to count your mother as one of them. When residents are as engaged as your mother is, it adds to the community in countless ways. We are pleased to know that she is happy in her new home and will strive to continue to enrich her later years.



summercaper September 16, 2015

I am a friend or relative of resident

Mom has been a resident for two and a half years. We selected Epoch after visiting several Assisted living facilities on the Cape. Epoch checked all our boxes.It was clean, rooms nicely laid out, and a rehab, if needed is attached. On day one all staff knew Mom's name, making her feel welcomed. Residents are equally friendly, making for a true extended family experience. Mom has always been health conscious. She enjoys exercise class and trivia and word games that keep her mind sharp. She likes to keep busy and loves the outings, concerts, and activities. We enjoy family activities, and festive holiday events. We feel that same extended family experience from our relationship with the wonderful director, Maureen, to staff, residents, and their families. Epoch was everything we and Mom had hoped for and MORE! We're so happy we made this choice.

Provider Response

Thank you for all the kind words and for highlighting something we feel here, that we are an extended family in many ways. When you are this close to people's lives, everyday, that feeling of connection is both important and gratifying. Thank you for trusting us to provide a home for you mom. We are happy you made this choice, too.



Pappy1 May 12, 2015

I am a friend or relative of resident

My mother, who recently turned 90, has been a resident of Epoch Assisted Living at Brewster Place for close to a year and a half now. Prior to that she lived with my husband and I until she took a bad fall. Going to live at Epoch has been a journey of discovery adjustment and enjoyment.
From the first day of arrival, staff members warmly welcomed my mother and showed genuine compassion and care. This trickled all the way down from the Executive Director to the Maintenance Personnel.
In this time period my mother has developed very special friendships that have evolved with other fellow residents. The residents show great concern for each other and the feeling of 'family exudes from the facility.
Daily activities are offered by the Life Enrichment director and crew. There are always fun things to do; outings, concerts, special dinners with family members, and assorted games just to mention a few.
One of the most delightful things about Epoch is the food that is served there. It compares to meals at the finest of restaurants! If you have a loved one that can no longer live at home, needs some assistance and could use a little pampering, Epoch of Brewster is the place! That special someone will be happy and you also will be content knowing that your loved one is in good hands.

Provider Response

Thanks so much for sharing your experience and for entrusting us with your mom's care. We take great pride in our staff (we seek only the best!). Our wonderful families are of utmost importance to us, and of course, always welcome at our table.



Margery and Chuck January 12, 2015

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Brewster Place is amazing. My mother has never been happier in her entire life. She laughs, she smiles, and she is so engaged in life again. Movies, outings, educational programs, games, exercise classes. She is so busy. The staff is topnotch, welcoming, and loving. The food is always good, and my husband and I love to attend the functions and parties. This is the best place around.

Provider Response

Thank you for making time to write something so encouraging - it's great to hear from families, especially for our staff. We do work hard to make this a great place, but people like your mom certainly make our job just a little easier, and much more rewarding. Thank you again.



Jack34 December 07, 2014

I visited this facility

EPOCH Senior was very nice. The people were also very nice. They are well staffed. They are very helpful. We liked the place. The rooms were fine. We looked at one that was like a studio, and it was well laid out. It had a nice bathroom, a little kitchenette, a bedroom, and a sitting area. The dining was very good. The food was also very good, and it was like a restaurant atmosphere. You don't have to be there on a certain time to have breakfast, lunch, or dinner. They had plenty of activities. They had people come in and play the piano. They had exercise in the morning. They do puzzles. They had a nice library. They had movies twice a day.

The place was very clean. The staff was very nice, and one of the residents greeted my mother and dined with us. They took their time to make you feel comfortable. I definitely would recommend them to other people.

Provider Response

We appreciate you taking the time to share such kind words and we hope that your mom feels welcomed to join our community.



dlester August 13, 2014

I am a friend or relative of resident

Finding a new place to call “home” for my Aunt that was friendly, inviting, comfortable, well maintained and that had a staff who respect and genuinely care about their residents was the criteria I set as I embarked on this decision making journey earlier this year. First impressions are always important and upon walking from the Rehab unit to the assisted living facility at Epoch of Brewster it certainly made a strong one and brought an overwhelming sense of peacefulness and contentment. I am a firm believer of following your intuition and the decision to choose Epoch of Brewster Place has been spot on.

The management and culture of excellence permeates every aspect of this facility. They are to be highly commended. They are dedicated to making it the best for all residents. That can be seen from the moment you walk in at the front desk, to the nursing staff, maintenance and housekeeping crew, activity planning and meals and dining personnel. I did due diligence in checking out other facilities in the surrounding towns as well as where I live in Washington, DC. I kept coming back to Epoch for a variety of reasons. One being the continuity of care community. With rehab, nursing home and memory care facilities also on property, transitions, when needed, are easier and more coordinated. Since the majority of my Aunt’s friends and neighbors still reside on the Cape, that also was the other major factor. This way she has visitors she knows come and enjoy time with her.

Within a month or two, my Aunt successfully made the transition to this new home. She is happy, secure, more lively and sociable than she ever was living alone. She continually remarks how everyone is so friendly and helpful and she loves her new home- for her to say Epoch was now home was incredible. It is hard to find time to chat with her on the phone because she is out and about doing various activities or enjoying the company of other residents around the facility. She loves how birthdays, seasons and holidays are celebrated regularly and in grand style.

I have the peace of mind she is safe and secure. The staff are extremely helpful and friendly either when I visit (which is often) or call with a question. They respond to matters quickly and efficiently and follow-up with me either by phone or email. I have come to know them well and am so very grateful for their dedication to making these remaining years for my Aunt the best they can be.

Provider Response

We are so proud that your Aunt calls our community home. We understand the importance of communication and are glad that we can provide peace of mind. Thank you for the positive feedback, it reaffirms that our hard work is appreciated.



PAnderson April 25, 2014

I am a friend or relative of resident

Anyone entrusted with caregiver responsibilities dreads utterance of the words "living at home is no longer an option", to their loved one. our family's faithful day came about a year ago with the passing of our dad. On the advice of a dear friend, we visited EPOCH of Brewster for a test drive. The well-manicured grounds and entranceway made for a great fir impression, but dwarfed in comparison to the "Grand Hotel" experience within. Beautifully appointed common areas were adorned with seasonal decorations, along with cozy seating by the fireplace in the library. We were shown a monthly events calendar that we found to be stimulating, and inviting. Everywhere out tour took us, we were greeted with smiles from staff and residents alike. Several residents even made it a point to stop and tell us how wonderful it was to live there. If that wasn't enough, we were treated to a restaurant-quality meal in the dining room. Lastly, we discovered that financials were comparable to other Assisted Living communities offering far less amenities.
Needless to say, we chose EPOCH as mom's new home. The heartache of "independence lost" has given way to a new chapter and purpose. She enjoys so many activities with her EPOCH friends that we have to call prior to making family visits to make sure she is available to see us. We can always count on being greeted with a great big smile and a reading from her latest participation in the Memoir Writing Class. Frequent Family Events are eagerly anticipated for their high-caliber food and entertainment. EPOCH staff truly embrace all who enter their home as family. We are very thankful that we took our friend's advice to consider EPOCH Assisted Living of Brewster for our mom's new home. So is she.

Provider Response

We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. We pride ourselves in making the transition from independent living as easy as possible and understand the importance of social activities for our residents. We’re so glad your mother is taking advantage of the activities we offer and that you are able to join us for family events.



Caring73404650 December 30, 2013

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My mother was at EPOCH Brewster for a while, but she had to leave because her partner had a stroke. I thought the management was first rate. The activities were excellent. They have a lot of social activities where the outside people were invited to come and participate. They had a lot of music programs and sing along programs for the residents. They have a lot of art stuff. The food is very good and I like that place. It was really a good place.

Provider Response

Thank you for sharing your experience. We are pleased to hear that she enjoyed her time at our community and took advantage of the programs we work so hard to put together.



Roxana July 28, 2012

I am a friend or relative of a resident

When I toured Epoch, I liked what I saw and I liked what I heard. My mother was also in Rehab in Epoch which is next door. We had to move her out of there and fortunately there was a room available. We moved her there and she was able to continue with her physical therapy in the assisted living. The facility is not too small and it wasn't too big either. The staff seemed very pleasant. They are just awesome.They take good care of the residents there. They're very patient and kind. My mother has a room there with a kitchenette, dining area and full bathroom. Her living area has couch and TV. Everything she needs is there. Their food is good. I eat there every week. What's also good is that they have a lot of activities. They try to do some things that will interest the residents. They have something for everybody. They have music, art, bingo, card games. They take them to shop, lunch, doctors appointments or wherever the residents want to go. They bring people in to give talks. They bring in orchestra to perform there. They have concerts there too. The residents can be as busy as they want to be. They're very accommodating. My mother had a doctors appointment in Boston so they actually drove us there. Never once had my mother complained about anything there. She's been there for over a year and she's content. She made many friends and it's a very homey facility. I am able to visit her there any time I want to and as long as I want to. I take her out for lunch or to go shopping. I've taken her out to visit a family for a week out of state. They're not made to stay there everyday. They can be as independent as they can be.

Provider Response

We’re so glad you and your mother are happy with the care we provide. Thank you for sharing your experience and highlighting our social programs and flexibility.



Janet5 July 24, 2012

I am/was a resident of this facility

First of all, I'm a paralegal at a law firm here on Cape Cod. I have been through all the assisted living and nursing facilities on Cape Cod. I'm very familiar with all of them and when the time came for my own parents, I chose Epoch of Brewster because I just found it preferential in all ways than the rest of them. So it was a combination of seeing it as a business and for my own parents. We always want to put our parents at the best place we can find. My mother fell and she lives an hour away from me and I'm an only child. I contacted Epoch when she was in the hospital and they just took over for me. They were amazing and helped me through everything. They made it an amazing transition. When she got there, they were so welcoming. The room was perfect and she's now been there for a year and a half and it's wonderful. It gets better all the time. As a matter of fact, I was there last night for a community concert. My husband and I said we're ready to go there.

Now I can sleep at night knowing that she's in a very safe, fun, wonderful environment. Most of the units are basically over-sized studios. It's one big living room with a small kitchenette, closet and beautiful bathroom. It's a living and sleeping area all together which is another reason why preferred that because it's less chaos.

I eat lunch there every Wednesday because my mother and I love the food. They have a family night, one night a month which is free of charge for family members. It's always a wonderful meal and wonderful entertainment. We go there for holidays and it's always very good. Plus I've gone in just for the moment without them knowing I was coming because everybody can put on a wonderful dinner when they know you're coming. I just show up once in a while and have dinner. Sometimes I come in on my day off and surprise my mom and I've always had a wonderful meal and with choices. They always have a side menu to choose from like a little café place.

If I am to rate them 1 to 5, I would rate them higher than a 5 in every single category honestly and truly. It's just an amazing experience.

Provider Response

Thank you so much for your kind words. It’s wonderful that you can join us so often and spend quality time with your mother at our community.


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From Wingate Residences at Brewster Place


Located in the historic town of Brewster, Massachusetts Wingate Residences at Brewster Place offers a warm and inviting community designed to enhance the well-being of our residents. Beautifully appointed common areas, rich and engaging programming and caring and compassionate staff all combine to provide the finest in senior living.

Featuring Assisted Living rental apartments (in a variety of floor plans), bright common spaces and ample outdoor patios, our community offers the independence of home without the responsibility of housekeeping and maintenance - but with the help that residents need, when they need it.

Features of Wingate Residences at Brewster Place


Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • Studio apartments
  • Companion suites: We do not offer companion suites

Costs

  • We charge monthly rent plus additional fees for specific care needs, as needed
  • Minimum rate: $3,950/month

General

  • Pets: Small pets allowed
  • Minimum age: None

Licenses

  • Licenses: EOEA

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