Maplewood at Southport

Offers Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Memory Care

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917 Mill Hill Terrace, Southport, CT 06890
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What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

Our affiliation and active involvement with the Alzheimer's Association ensure that our memory care program keeps up with the latest advances. All care staff is trained with Habilitation training focusing on our approach to dementia care.

What programs or activities does Maplewood at Southport offer to enrich residents' well-being?

Residents can exercise their physical and mental well-being with specially curated on-site activities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time activities director. We offer different exercise programs such as low-impact fitness activities chair yoga and stretching classes. We provide regular musical entertainment to take a trip down memory lane. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. Residents may participate in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being and instructive community cooking classes. Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities roster includes trivia nights and regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics.

What transportation services does Maplewood at Southport offer to assisted living residents?

Complimentary transportation to local shopping, medical appointments, and more

What makes the chef or dining program at Maplewood at Southport exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?

Our savory menu choices feature ingredients from area farms that are delivered to our chefs daily. They joyfully go to work in our spacious kitchen, creating meals and desserts that celebrate the best of local flavor. There are several daily choices available at each meal.

What safety features or security measures does Maplewood at Southport offer to assisted living residents?

By strategically using contrasting colors and patterns as a way to reduce falls and increase ease of wayfinding to important spaces, our purposeful design promotes independence as long as possible. Key areas like dining rooms are conveniently located, and placing our courtyards “hacienda-style” in the middle of the building allows easy, safe access for all. Other safety features include a 24 hour emergency response system, all visitors required to sign in and out upon arrival and departure, as well as the community main doors being secured at designated times in the evening until morning.

How does Maplewood at Southport keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

We keep our families informed through routine plan of care meetings with our care staff, as well as monthly newsletters.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

Our affiliation and active involvement with the Alzheimer's Association ensure that our memory care program keeps up with the latest advances. All care staff is trained with Habilitation training focusing on our approach to dementia care.

What transportation services does Maplewood at Southport offer to independent living residents?

Complimentary transportation to local shopping, medical appointments, and more

What makes the chef or dining program at Maplewood at Southport exceptional? What kind of menu can independent living residents expect?

Our savory menu choices feature ingredients from area farms that are delivered to our chefs daily. They joyfully go to work in our spacious kitchen, creating meals and desserts that celebrate the best of local flavor. There are several daily choices available at each meal.

What common areas are available for independent living residents?

• Our community offers a dramatic two-story, wood-beamed lobby with a fireplace, open-display kitchen and wooded-post dining room, as well as a pub and al fresco options. For engagement opportunities, our residents can enjoy our art studio, theatre and outdoor patio with resort-style fireplaces and sprawling outdoor gardens and terraces.

What safety features or security measures does Maplewood at Southport offer to independent living residents?

By strategically using contrasting colors and patterns as a way to reduce falls and increase ease of wayfinding to important spaces, our purposeful design promotes independence as long as possible. Key areas like dining rooms are conveniently located, and placing our courtyards “hacienda-style” in the middle of the building allows easy, safe access for all. Other safety features include a 24 hour emergency response system, all visitors required to sign in and out upon arrival and departure, as well as the community main doors being secured at designated times in the evening until morning.

What safety features or security measures does Maplewood at Southport provide to protect residents who wander?

Services for residents with Disorientation/Lack of Awareness issues ensure residents are well-directed and receive support in living a healthy lifestyle, and that no one's needs are neglected. The facility supports outdoor leisure hours. Alzheimer's and dementia may encourage wandering as a means of coping with anxiety. Our facility utilizes a locked and secured perimeter to ensure the safety of our residents. Our facilities are secure and the staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors. We accept residents with behavioral issues - our staff is specially trained in de-escalating behavioral episodes and our facilities are fully equipped to handle any related occurrences that may arise.

What programs or activities does Maplewood at Southport offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?

To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time activities director. We offer different exercise programs such as low-impact fitness activities chair yoga and stretching classes. We provide regular musical entertainment to take a trip down memory lane. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. Residents may participate in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being and instructive community cooking classes. Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities roster includes trivia nights and regular educational lectures covering a wide range of topics. We also provide Brain Fitness Center using Touch of HEART, an emotion-based philosophy of care that each of our associates has been trained in.

What techniques does Maplewood at Southport use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

Our dining rooms are designed for socializing and creating a multi-sensory, therapeutic experience for all—especially for those living with memory impairment, whose senses, including taste and smell, decrease over time. The open kitchen concept allows aromas to reach the residents well before the plate arrives, and the openness encourages our culinary team and residents to get to know each other. Our chefs creatively prepare dishes daily that are fresh, aromatic, and bursting with flavor to boost our residents’ moods and appetites. Our white tableware and contrasting linens enhance depth perception.

Describe the neighborhood around Maplewood at Southport. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?

Located near Interstate 95: short train ride to New York City

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Services and Amenities of Maplewood at Southport

Costs

  • Rent Plus Care Fees
  • Assisted Living Starting At: $6550/month
  • Independent Living Starting At: $6550/month
  • Memory Care Starting At: $7150/month

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: We Offer Companion Suites
  • Studio Apartments

General

  • Resident Capacity: 104
  • Respite Care
  • Minimum Age: None
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed

Licenses

  • State Licenses: Pending
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About Maplewood at Southport

Opening Summer 2019

Leasing Gallery open 7 days a week. Now accepting reservations for residency. Visit us at 1720 Post Rd. Fairfield, CT.

Maplewood at Southport boasts a full suite of amenities, open-air courtyards, indoor and outdoor fireplaces, 27 acres of outdoor space, and beautifully designed private apartments equipped with the latest smart-home technology. Offering three distinct neighborhoods that cater to a range of lifestyle and healthcare needs, Maplewood at Southport is the only senior living community located in Southport, CT.

What Makes Us Special

With its grand architecture, serene natural setting and stately interior, Maplewood at Southport delivers the quintessential retirement lifestyle. From exceptional services and amenities, including farm-to-table dining, 24/7 on-site licensed nursing, and smart-home technology, to an exquisite 27 acre property with terraced gardens and walking trails, our community will take your breath away.

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