Offers Independent Living
Questions about Gladhaven Club
Describe the overall population of independent living residents at Gladhaven Club. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
The average age range at Gladhaven Club is between 60 and 90 years old. Some residents have part-time jobs or volunteer at local organizations. Many residents visit the local senior centers, libraries or museums on a daily basis. You can find most of our residents in our communal areas reading, watching television, sitting outside on our beautiful front lawn or taking a stroll in our quiet neighborhood.
What places are nearby for independent living residents to enjoy?
There are two lovely senior centers located a mere 10 minutes away from Gladhaven, both in Greenwich, CT and Rye, Brook NY. The Metro-North train station is two miles down the road as well. Across the street, Blind Brook school has a walking track, and along king street, there are well-kept sidewalks for daily fresh air and exercise. Several local public libraries are very close to the residence. Ten minutes away located in Greenwich and Port Chester there are shopping centers, movie theaters and waterfronts.
What are some recent off-site events that the community activity director at Gladhaven Club has organized?
Gladhaven Club hosts several annual parties for residents and their family and friends. On the 4th of July, residents gather together in our side yard and patio for a scrumptious barbecue. Classic hamburgers and hot dogs are served while listening to great American music to celebrate the holiday. Gladhaven is known for our extensive and creative Halloween decorations. Trick or treaters always make sure to stop by to check out the amazing decor. On Halloween night Gladhaven workers dress up and a party is held for our residents filled with candy, cookies, pigs in a blanket and other delicious hors d'oeuvres. During the holidays, we host a wonderful holiday party filled with friends and family. A beautiful Christmas tree, lights and decorations are scattered around the victorian house. That night, residents open presents from under the tree provided by the owner, Susan Roche. In addition, a pianist plays holiday songs and residents gather for sing-alongs.
What transportation services does Gladhaven Club offer to independent living residents?
There are several ride services that residents access on a daily basis. "Call a Ride" based in Connecticut, "Redcross" based in Connecticut, "Paratransit" based in Westchester, and Gladhaven personal transit can be available as well dependent upon schedule (owner uses personal car to drive residents to doctor's appointments, short trips to town, drop off to train station etc). If residents own a car we have a large driveway and parking availability.
What makes the chef or dining program at Gladhaven Club exceptional? What kind of menu can independent living residents expect?
Gladhaven Club's dining program is like no other, in that all of our meals are prepared daily and fresh in house. Three meals are provided for residents served family-style at 8am, 12pm and 5pm. Nothing beats nutritious home-cooked meals to warm the soul.
What common areas are available for independent living residents?
Gladhaven has a marvelous recreation room on the first floor that includes cable television, a full-size pool table and a computer with internet access. Our lobby located adjacent to the dining room has comfortable chairs where residents can read, listen to the radio, and relax. Gladhaven's front porch, lawn, side yard and patio include chairs for residents to enjoy the beautiful flowers and freshly cut grass.
Costs for Gladhaven Club
Cost of Independent Living
Services and Amenities of Gladhaven Club
- All Inclusive Rent
- Entry Fee
- Fee Structure Extra: Entry Fee Cost: $500
- Independent Living Starting At: $1900/month
- Nurse On Staff: No
- Resident Capacity: 15
- Minimum Age: 50
- Pets: Small Pets Allowed Only
- Licenses: n/a
About Gladhaven Club
Gladhaven, on the Westchester-Connecticut border, is a small senior independent living residence that provides personal care for those who need a “just a little more”. This family-run senior home is a Victorian mansion with authentic Victorian furnishings throughout which have been collected by the owner, Susan Roche.
There are marble fireplaces (closed) in 5 of the rooms and ten-foot ceilings with plaster moldings. The large windows overlooking the garden give the rooms wonderful light and an airy comfort that all the residents appreciate.
It is located on the New York - Connecticut border in the King Street area of the town of Rye Brooke New York, and Greenwich, Connecticut. The small size allows the staff to cater to individual needs on a personal basis and provide all the comforts of home.
Rooms are all private and comfortably furnished or residents may use their own furniture. All rooms face outside. They are large, attractive and available for single occupancy. Suites are offered, and couples are encouraged to enjoy the saving afforded by sharing a room.
Several Active Senior Clubs are in nearby towns. Guests must be in reasonably good health and ambulatory upon arrival. Thereafter every effort is made to allow the guest to remain in residence, despite changing physical conditions.
The skilled, dedicated staff at Gladhaven provides numerous services to make sure residents are comfortable, happy and safe while providing the added personal touch that makes Gladhaven a truly family-type home for residents. Every effort is made to evolve with and adapt to each person’s particular requests.
Thank you for your interest at Gladhaven Club. Please give us a call to schedule a free tour.
What Makes Us Special
Gladhaven is about people and personal care. Gladhaven is family-run independent living senior home with 14 ambulatory residents who “just need a little more” and Susan Roche, owner and manager, has a special relationship with each person, so that they get the individual attention that only a small senior residence can offer.With twenty years professional experience in caring for the elderly, Susan is especially sensitive to evolving needs of each and is there to help families when questions come up. She is assisted by a full time assistant as well as live-in help ensuring staff on call day and night.• Private Rooms, En Suite Option• 3 Daily Meals Included• Weekly Housekeeping• Weekly Laundry – Linens/Personal Items• Pets AllowedGet Costs