Sunrise of Summit, NJ

Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care

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26 River Road, Summit, NJ 07901
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Sunrise of Summit, NJ (800) 385-2527

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Questions about Sunrise of Summit, NJ

What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

Sunrise’s onboarding program includes comprehensive classroom training on a range of topics, from dementia care to the fundamentals of assisted living and resident care. Additionally, team members receive hands-on training and continuing education throughout their careers. This training includes areas such as memory care, activities of daily living, infection control, falls, privacy, and resident rights.

Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Sunrise of Summit, NJ. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?

While our residents’ ages vary, they particularly enjoy our Sunrise Live With Purpose™ programming, which includes activities like art, music, learning, community involvement, physical activity, and more. We have adjusted some of our regular programming to further promote the health and safety of our residents and team members throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. We have done so in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations and health authorities.

What programs or activities does Sunrise of Summit, NJ offer to enrich residents' well-being?

Our dedicated activities team engages residents based on their individual preferences. Activities can include art, music, learning, community involvement, and physical activity.

What places are near Sunrise of Summit, NJ or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?

The Summit Boards of Recreation and Education, the Summit YMCA and many other non-profit organizations enable residents of all ages the ability to participate in leisure and health-related programs. Artistic and cultural traditions are strong in Summit, with its roots in the visual arts dating back to Worthington Whittredge, a painter of the Hudson River School who lived in Summit from 1880 - 1910. The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey is a commitment to the arts offering cultural activities, ranging from art exhibits and jazz concerts to courses for budding artists. The Summit Free Public Library offers an adverse array of cultural readings, movies, special events and free internet access for all ages. For nature lovers, the Reeves-Reed Arboretum is a great place with formal gardens and woodlands and is on the New Jersey Register of Historic Places. There is also the Paper Mill Playhouse ,10 mins away and local theatre, The Dreamcatcher, 5 mins away, located in the middle of Summit.

What transportation services does Sunrise of Summit, NJ offer to assisted living residents?

We provide scheduled transportation services for residents. Please contact us to learn more.

What makes the chef or dining program at Sunrise of Summit, NJ exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?

We believe that quality food is an essential part of our residents’ overall well-being. Our dining program features well-balanced, homemade meals using fresh ingredients. Our highly trained, in-house chefs speak regularly with our residents to learn what menu items they would like featured in the community. From BBQ to tacos to seafood, you can expect a diverse menu with an exciting variety of cuisine.

What safety features or security measures does Sunrise of Summit, NJ offer to assisted living residents?

Our residents enjoy senior-friendly living spaces designed for comfort and safety, including an emergency call response system. We assess residents every month during wellness visits to determine if they will require additional safety with an individual emergency pendant.

How does Sunrise of Summit, NJ keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

We provide regular updates via mail, phone, and email. Our team members also help our residents video chat with their loved ones on Skype and FaceTime. Through our electronic health record system, our team members can easily see and document information such as residents’ care delivery, medications, diagnoses, and activities of daily living, among others. As a result, when authorized family members contact our care team with questions, we are able to provide timely updates.

If Sunrise of Summit, NJ accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

At Sunrise, we love animals and appreciate the importance of pets in people’s lives. You are welcome to bring your own pet that you care for yourself, and many Sunrise communities have a resident cat or dog. Our pets live at the community full-time and are truly part of our Sunrise family. In fact, many of our communities are home to senior pets, who we've adopted from local animal shelters.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

Sunrise’s onboarding program includes comprehensive classroom training on a range of topics, from the fundamentals of assisted living and resident care to dining and activities. Additionally, team members receive hands-on training and continuing education throughout their careers. This training includes areas such as memory care, activities of daily living, infection control, falls, privacy, and resident rights.

What programs or activities does Sunrise of Summit, NJ offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?

Our Life Enrichment Managers get to know each resident’s unique preferences, hobbies, and life experiences to help them experience meaning and purpose each day. Residents engage by participating in a variety of programming, such as art projects, crafts, puzzles, and other creative and cognitive activities. By combining current research on social engagement and brain health, and building upon our Sunrise Live With Purpose™ programming, we offer memory support programs that focus on strengthening and maintaining our residents’ cognitive abilities. These programs leverage things like physical fitness, occupation-based activities, and daily journals to help residents find meaning and purpose every day.

What techniques does Sunrise of Summit, NJ use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

We are committed to creating a familiar, pleasant, and dignified dining experience for our memory care residents. Our dining rooms are warm and inviting with fresh flowers, linens, and soft music. Fiestaware china, finger foods, and contrasting table linens are among the tools that promote independence. Residents are presented choices visually, allowed time to make their selection, and given their chosen item quickly after the selection has been made.

How does Sunrise of Summit, NJ keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

We provide regular updates via mail, phone, and email. Our team members also help our residents video chat with their loved ones on Skype and FaceTime. Through our electronic health record system, our team members can easily see and document information such as residents’ care delivery, medications, diagnoses, and activities of daily living, among others. As a result, when authorized family members contact our care team with questions, we are able to provide timely updates.

Describe the neighborhood around Sunrise of Summit, NJ. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?

This tree-dense suburban community is nestled in the hills of the Watchung Reservation with six square miles of broken hills. Summit is a family-oriented residential community with light industry. Many Summit settlers and current residents have attributed significantly to the world's business, industrial and government affairs. More importantly, their relentless dedication for volunteerism has made the Summit community a leader in civic mindedness. The governing body has sought out experts on economics, communications, education, gov't administration, physical and mental health, recreation, social planning, transportation and safety; all adding to the Summit's great growth. Summit's Downtown Business District is a tapestry of retail and commercial businesses with an abundance of specialty and gift shops, clothing stores, home furnishings, restaurants, bakeries, fine wine outlets and ample parking all within short walking distances. It is one of the premier towns of Union County.

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Services and Amenities of Sunrise of Summit, NJ

Room and housing options

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

Dining options

  • In Room Kitchens
  • Dining Room Shared Meals

Features

  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Computer Room
  • Resident Transportation
  • Coffee Shop
  • Party Space
  • Tv Room
  • Garden And Patio
  • Resident Parking

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Linens
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry For Clothing

Technology and entertainment

  • Cable In Rooms
  • Internet Enabled Rooms
  • Wifi

Health services

  • Hospice Care
  • Medication Management
  • Nurse On Staff: Yes
  • Pharma

Financial guidance

  • Home Sale Assistance
  • Va Benefits Consultation
  • Financing Advice

Guest services

  • Guest Parking
  • Guests At Mealtime
  • Overnight Guests

General

  • Resident Capacity: 84
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed
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About Sunrise of Summit, NJ

Discover Sunrise of Summit personalized approach to assisted living and memory car. We will have a highly trained, compassionate team of caregivers, nurses, and coverage by doctors from Overlook Hospital. Our activities and programming customized to our resident interests. Healthy, freshly prepared meals catered to individual needs, including puree foods. We are 3 minutes from downtown Summit, its local theatres, 5 minutes from the Short Hills Mall, 10 minutes from the Paper Mill Playhouse and only minutes from wonderful dining and entertainment in and around the City of Summit. Conveniently located by Overlook Hospital and 18 minutes from Morristown Memorial Hospital.

  • Assisted Living for Independents who do not need care now but will in the future and those who need assistance immediately
  • Memory Care
  • Customized Care
  • Levels of Care
  • Suite choices, shared, studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom/one bath
  • 24 hour care team
  • Free to spend your time however you like
  • Transportation to and from doctor's appointments within a 15 mile radius
  • 24 hour Nursing Coverage
  • Hoya lift
  • 2 person assist
  • Access to Overlook Wound Center, dermatologist, podiatrist, audiologist, cardiologist, optometrist, ophthalmologist, internist, geriatric internist available by appointment to come in house to see resident
  • house pets
  • PT/OT/Speech therapy
  • Dedicated care managers
  • Emergency response pendant free to all residents
  • Wifi, basic cable and apartment telephone free to all residents
  • Daily activities including social, educational and recreational programs for all levels
  • Weekly housekeeping
  • Bed made every day
  • Trash emptied daily
  • Laundry services
  • Three fresh home-cooked meals prepared daily by our culinary team, all consistencies ordered by dietitian
  • Our website is www.sunrisesummit.com to see the new community opening up July 1, 2020.

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