The Village at Mariner's Point

111 South Shore Drive, East Haven, CT, 06512

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Caring84014950 May 10, 2014

I am a friend or relative of a resident

The Village at Mariner's Point is one of the most expensive ones in the area. At first, we thought it was great. But then, over the several years that we've lived there, we've become aware of many, many problems at the facility, including some basic safety issues. There's a long wait, a week or two, to get basic things fixed. A week or two is optimistic. Sometimes it has taken much longer than that to get things fixed. The food is bad. The other residents have meetings about it, and the facility acknowledges that there's been a problem, and they have said it's going to get better. I have eaten there, and I can say that the food is not good.

There are some people on the staff who seem genuinely caring. They have a lot of activities, like outings, movies and crafts, and cultural presentations. They offer a few different layouts. The 1-bedroom layout that I had seen has a long narrow living area with a bedroom on the side of it, and has the kitchen area at the end of a living room. They have a common kitchen where residents who are able to cook can do that under supervision. They don't have stoves or ovens in their apartments, but they have an area where they can do that. So I think that's a good idea.

Provider Response

Thank you for your kind words regarding our caring team of associates as well as the strong activity program and calendar of events we have at The Village at Mariner’s Point.

We are very sorry to hear of your experiences both with the Dining Program and our Plant Operations. Please know that we as a company remain focused on providing our residents with the highest quality of care, dining and services. We regularly evaluate and re-evaluate staff performance and community procedures through ongoing reviews, action plans, and education. We strive to always be better and are continually making improvements. Your feed-back helps us accomplish that.

Please know that in the past few weeks, we have made some important changes to the Plant Operations and Dining Teams and you will see significant changes in how we are running both of these programs. Many of the changes do take some time to implement, but we are confident you will see major improvements. We also encourage you to reach out to the Executive Director directly at any time to discuss any questions or concerns you might have.



Catlady101 August 14, 2013

I am a friend or relative of a resident

When my daughter and I toured the Village, we both thought it was absolutely beautiful. Friendly staff, great activities, so much to do I hope my brother will take advantage.



Robert29 June 14, 2013

I visited this facility

The Village At Mariner's Point is a very nice place, but a little bit more showy. It looks like a hotel. The people there were very nice.



Gailv March 09, 2013

I visited this facility

The Village at Mariner's Point is in the same town I live in. It's a beautiful place. It's right on the shore, everything was brand-new, and the dining room is beautiful. They have locked facility for Alzheimer's patients, which would be something I would consider for my husband. I went into the Alzheimer's wing and they're having a group session. The staff seem friendly and the woman that took me around was very nice and she even made a couple of follow-up calls. They have quite an extensive menu and the dining room looked like a restaurant.

Provider Response

Thank you so much for sharing. Individualized care is one of our hallmarks as we strive to meet the distinct needs of each resident. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to the Executive Director.



endiglowgurl June 23, 2012

I visited this facility

I believe the overall structure of The Village is excellent and the best in town. The inside of the building is very pristine and looks as sparkly as a ballroom. The staff of located in the rooms are also very nice and caring, and they help the elderly do anything they want. In the bathrooms, there are all kinds of soap and many available towels, for people that like towels, I guess. Everything about the Building is great, especially the outside! There is a nice patio and lots of grass for relaxing. Inside the building, there is a great library and a pristine pool. The pool is very large, so about 25 people could swim in there at the same time. Also, the library contains more than five hundred books, and has comfy chairs to sit on while you are reading. Also, there are computers to use, although many of the elderly there don't even know how to use a mouse. I just love everything about this wonderful place, and I wouldn't trade in this experience with any other retirement facility!

Provider Response

Thank you very much for your kind words! Statements such as yours mean everything to us as we take great pride in the trust families place in us.

Just to let you know, our Computer Learning Centers feature state-of-the-art, large screen touch monitors. We also have weekly Group Learning sessions to get them started and to introduce them to the technology in a way that is fun, stimulating, and highly interactive.

We love what we do and are extremely proud of our team and of their dedication to the individual needs of every resident. Caring for seniors is not just our purpose, it's our passion.



grenrob104 March 23, 2012

I am a friend or relative of a resident

The Village at Mariners Point has to be one of the most beautiful assisted living centers in CT. Everything at the Village is wonderful. I was amazed at how good the staff treated residents. The facilities were second to none. Dinning room with distant views of the water. A baby grand piano which they often had someone playing. A lounge are to go and mingle with other residents. In the lower level they have a pool and a movie theater equipped with popcorn maker. Rooms at the Village are very nice. They a equipped with bathrooms, bedroom and an area for cooking dining as well as a living room. Getting back to the staff. The aids seemed always responsive and the director always had scheduled great events for the residents weather it be a Christmas party, movie night or an artist playing the piano there was always something for the residents to do. I highly recommend the Village. Kudos to them


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From The Village at Mariner's Point


Majestic ocean views from a breathtaking seaside hilltop greet residents daily at The Village at Mariner's Point. Lavish gardens provide a setting for leisure, art, and fitness activities. Private walking paths and gazebos grace beautifully manicured gardens, while the 68-seat movie theatre, Mariner's Pub, elegant club rooms, health spa, and heated indoor swimming pool create opportunities for every interest. A grand balcony off the main dining room offers seasonal patio dining and a year-round panoramic view of the campus and Long Island Sound.

The Village at Mariner's Point in East Haven, CT, offers Assisted Living and Assisted Living for the Memory Impaired.

What Makes Us Special


Because of the expansive range of care we provide, one of the few communities where residents can "AGE IN PLACE" THEY DO NOT HAVE TO MOVE FROM THEIR APARTMENT HOME AS CARE NEEDS CHANGE.

Features of The Village at Mariner's Point


Diet

  • Diabetic
  • Low fat
  • Low salt

Technology and entertainment

  • Cable TV in resident's rooms
  • Internet in residents' rooms
  • Technology extra: Emergency call system
  • Wi-fi in residents' rooms and shared areas

Health services

  • Medication Management
  • Physical therapy
  • Hospice care

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Studio apartments
  • Companion suites: We offer companion suites

Features

  • Beauty/Barber shop
  • Computer room
  • Hiking trails
  • TV room
  • Gardens/outside patio
  • Parking for residents
  • Pool
  • Transportation for residents (shuttle bus or similar)
  • Coffee shop
  • Shared space where residents can host parties
  • Features extra: Library, Fitness room/Gym

Dining options

  • Some residents have in-room kitchenettes
  • Meals delivered to residents' rooms
  • Meals in a shared dining room
  • Dining extra: All residents have in room kitchenettes; we can accomodate room service as requested

Activities

  • Fitness
  • Arts, woodworking, craft
  • Organized offsite activities (outings, etc)
  • Music
  • Games
  • Stories
  • Religious services
  • Lectures and discussions
  • Book clubs
  • Wii sports competition
  • Tai chi
  • Yoga
  • Gardening
  • Cooking
  • Activities extra: Computer class

Guest services

  • Guests can attend meals
  • Guests can stay overnight
  • Ample parking for guests

Cleaning services

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry service for clothes
  • Laundry service for linens
  • Private services

General

  • Pets: All pets allowed
  • Minimum age: None

Financial guidance

  • We help with selling the house (finding a realtor. staging, etc)
  • We help families understand VA benefits
  • We help families explore other financial options to afford senior living

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