Questions about Sellwood Senior Living
Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Sellwood Senior Living. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
Our average age is 75. Our residents love to gather in the lobby each night and play Trivial Pursuit. They laugh a lot and reminisce about "the good ol days".
What programs or activities does Sellwood Senior Living offer to enrich residents' well-being?
We offer sit and fit exercises, book club, Wii bowling, gardening, crossword and many other activities to engage our minds and bodies.
What places are near Sellwood Senior Living or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
We have many restaurants within driving or walking distance to enjoy. We are also close to several parks in the heart of historical Sellwood.
What transportation services does Sellwood Senior Living offer to assisted living residents?
We have an onsite driver who takes residents to nearby medical appointments, shopping trips, religious services, banks, postal services and more.
What makes the chef or dining program at Sellwood Senior Living exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
We have restaurant style dining and our meals are prepared fresh daily. We have several options at each meal including an any time menu for those nights you just have to have a pancake!
What safety features or security measures does Sellwood Senior Living offer to assisted living residents?
We are staffed 24 hours a day so our Residents are never alone. Our exterior doors are kept open during business hours. We have a state of the art fire system to alert the staff of any problems. We also have a safety committee to address any safety issues in the Community.
How does Sellwood Senior Living keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
We talk to our family members on the phone, send communications via email and mail. We also make sure when a Resident moves in that we know exactly what kind of communication each family member would like to have. Our Facebook page is a great way to see your loved one participating in activities and keep updated about community events!
What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Sellwood Senior Living during daytime and nighttime hours?
During the day and evening we have 3 Caregivers and 1 Med Tech. During the night we have 1 Caregiver and 1 Med Tech.
If Sellwood Senior Living accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
We do accept cats and dogs that are 25 lbs or smaller. We have outdoor areas on each end of the Community for our animals to visit.
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
Our staff receive a minimum of 2 hours a month of continuing education.
What safety features or security measures does Sellwood Senior Living provide to protect residents who wander?
Although we are not Memory Care, all of our exterior doors are alarmed in the evening. This alerts the staff of any comings and goings.