Commonwealth Senior Living at Willow Grove
Senior Living in Willow Grove, PA
At Commonwealth Senior Living at Willow Grove, “We Listen, We Love, We Care, We Serve.”
These are the words we live by every day, and the promise we uphold to our residents, making a true difference in their lives. Isn’t that the level of care and dedication you want for your family member or loved one?
Conveniently located just off of Highway 276 at Easton Road, we offer quality personal care and memory care just 3 miles from Abingdon Hospital. You’ll find private and companion suites as well as beautifully landscaped outdoor areas. Whether you decide to enjoy a good book or conversation in our gazebo overlooking the lake or participate in one of our many activities, we think you’ll love your new home.
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It is reassuring to know that assistance is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you need help with bathing, getting dressed or managing your medications, we’re here. You will always have the choice to enjoy the privacy of your own space. Yet many find it easier to relax, knowing that if help is ever needed, our trained and loving caregivers are on-site and ready to assist.
A Vibrant, Engaging Lifestyle
By practicing person-centered care, we tailor our services to your individualized needs. We encourage our residents to engage with life, and our signature programs offer delightful possibilities. Sharing a delicious meal through our award-winning Farm-to-Table and Today from the Bay dining programs, experiencing different cultures and lifestyles with our Travel the World program, or simply having a meaningful conversation in one of our beautiful outdoor sitting areas, you’ll find opportunities here for a healthy, full and rewarding life.
You won’t have any worries either when it comes to housekeeping or maintenance. We take care of everything so you can relax and enjoy yourself.
Our lakeside community is nestled in the lush suburbs of Willow Grove where we enjoy ample greenspace including Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust just minutes down the road. Our residents enjoy visits to nearby museums including Glencairn Museum, Woodmere Art Museum, and Philadelphia Athletics Historical.
At Commonwealth Senior Living at Willow Grove, personal care balances the active independence that our residents want with the 24-hour support they need.
It’s the ideal combination. We realize that while the need for support may have brought our residents to us, their desire to live an active, fulfilling and engaging lifestyle hasn’t changed at all.
Come see for yourself! We’d love to share all that we have to offer at Commonwealth Senior Living at Willow Grove. Please call to schedule a community visit today!
At Commonwealth, the care we deliver is personalized. We know that no two residents have the same needs, abilities or preferences. To deliver the right amount of care and support, we create individual care plans for each resident. Our specially trained caregivers meet directly with residents, their family members and personal physicians to develop the most appropriate care plans. The care plans deliver the care that is needed – perhaps assisting the resident with getting dressed or bathing or helping them get around the community, but also identifies and supports each individual’s abilities, promoting independence and dignity.
A Vibrant Lifestyle
There’s never a dull moment at Commonwealth Senior Living at Willow Grove. We offer a vibrant lifestyle, filled with activities, specialized programing and opportunities to get involved and be social. We offer:
- Travel the World program that brings the culture, music, food and art of different countries right to our residents
- Holistic therapies, such as music, art and reminiscing
- Off-site excursions
- And more!
Say goodbye to the worries and responsibilities of home ownership and the time wasted on daily chores. We’ll take care of it all, including:
- Home maintenance
Residents of Commonwealth Senior Living at Willow Grove enjoy delicious dining, including:
- Today from the Bay menu featuring locally caught seafood
- Farm-to-Table fresh flavors featuring fresh produce from local farms
- Dining Delights featuring monthly special dining themes
- And more!
Convenient Community Amenities
Commonwealth Senior Living at Willow Grove is conveniently located near shopping, dining and medical centers. But more importantly, there is a variety of amenities right on site.
- Welcoming and engaging front parlor
- Beauty salon
- Restaurant-style dining room
- Physical therapy room with “circuit style” fitness equipment
- Large living room with baby grand piano
- Panoramic lake views and outdoor walking paths
- Social areas include lounge and library
Sweet Memories™ at Commonwealth Senior Living at Willow Grove
At Commonwealth Senior Living at Willow Grove, we believe that people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia have very unique needs that deserve very unique care. Our Sweet Memories™ program was designed to meet those needs and deliver that care, both today and in the future.
It all starts with our team of dedicated caregivers. Certified in Virtual Dementia Tour® training, our team members have a very personal and thorough understanding of the challenges presented by Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia.
Award-Winning Care • Sweet Memories™
Commonwealth’s Sweet Memories™ memory care program has been created to deliver the most exceptional care and lifestyle to our residents living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
From the welcoming front porch entrance and homey feeling of our memory care neighborhoods to the experience of our management team, everything in our program has been carefully chosen to deliver the best memory care experience possible.
Understanding that each person in our care has different needs, Sweet Memories™ takes a resident-centered approach. By developing a personalized care plan, we can provide support that not only meets needs, but also promotes abilities and independence.
Sweet Memories™ consists of three primary components to ensure an exceptional memory care experience.
Move-in: From physical to emotional needs, we guide our residents and their families through every step of the transition to our community, whether from home or hospital.
Evaluation through life history: We get to know each resident personally. We conduct a comprehensive interview with family members. We talk. We ask questions. We listen. We get to know our residents as people. We learn about their emotional, spiritual, intellectual, and mental needs, as well as their habits and preferences.
Resident-centered care plan: With this very personal knowledge, our leadership team creates a customized care plan to meet the specific needs of the resident while honoring their life story and journey.
Signature Programs • Signature Experience
Unique and effective, our signature Sweet Memories™ programs make a tremendous difference in the lives of our residents and their families.
One Sweet Memory: Winner of the Best Practice Award from the Virginia Assisted Living Association (VALA), for going above and beyond the standards of care. Our team members regularly capture highlights of each resident’s day in photographs that are shared regularly with family members.
Expressions: When verbal skills begin to fail, art can become a means of self-expression for residents. Conversational prompting stimulates memories which residents can interpret using a variety of mediums, including painting.
Special Touch: Designed specifically for those with late-stage memory loss, this program provides “special touches” that make a difference in care. In the morning, before breakfast, residents enjoy citrus scented towels to awaken taste buds; before dinner, lavender scented towels help to relax, reinforce the natural circadian rhythm and encourage residents to enjoy their meals.
Sweet Melodies: For those with later stage dementia who have lost verbal skills, Sweet Melodies stirs memories by using nostalgic music selected by family members.
SMILE™ Technology: Through SMILE™, we can remain connected to your loved one every day. This computer program enables us to keep you updated on your loved one’s participation in and enjoyment of our programming, sharing photos and stories with you on a daily basis.
Memory Care Life Stations: Thoughtful spaces invite your loved one to reconnect and engage with past hobbies, professions and passions.
Sweet Memories™ Services & Amenities:
- Healthy, family-style dining options that meet nutritional need and dining skill levels
- Regularly activity schedules that stimulate the mind and body, as well as customized socialization programs designed to fit the cognitive, social and mental skills of the resident
- Open and secure outdoor spaces such as courtyards and gardens
- Monthly support group meetings for families
- Private or companion suites with private baths
- Personal care services
- Medication management
- Weekly housekeeping/linens
- 24-hour staffing
- Open-door policy that encourages 24-hour visitation
- Monthly family night dinners
- Sweet Memories™ programming
- Community newsletter
Whatever your loved one’s passion, they can pursue it at Commonwealth Senior Living at Willow Grove, in a safe environment with access to expert care. Here, life is always full of living.
Services & Amenities
With over 30 years of serving seniors and their families in the Willow Grove area, Commonwealth Senior Living at Willow Grove is considered the best in senior living.
Each day, we are treated to picturesque views of the private lake, wildlife, and native plantings that make up the scenic view through our oversized, wall-to-wall windows in our dining room, sunrooms and lounge. Residents also enjoy the scenery from their lake-view apartments – or when relaxing on our patio or taking walks along our garden paths.
It is our pleasure and purpose to ensure that our residents’ lives are as peaceful, comforting and uplifting as possible. We offer:
- Private and companionsuite options
- Full bathrooms with safety features
- Warm and elegant common areas
- Picturesque outdoor courtyards with lakeside walking paths
- Emergency call response systems in every suite
- Monitored fire and safety systems
- Television and media library areas
- Elegant dining rooms
- Full-service hair salon and barber shop
- Individually controlled heating and cooling in each suite
- All utilities included (except telephone and cable TV)
- Family and guest meals available
- Pet-friendly: all cats and dogs must be pre-approved by our Executive Director, be house trained, and have a recent Veterinarian statement of good health
At Commonwealth Senior Living at Willow Grove, there’s never a dull moment! Every day is filled with opportunities to get together with friends, learn something new, be entertained and laugh, play games, get some exercise, and just have a wonderful time. Our talented Program Director organizes a variety of activities each month to nurture the body, mind, and soul.
These activities include:
- Trivia games
- Exercise classes
- Cooking demonstrations
- Day trips to area attractions
- Spiritual discussion groups
- Arts and crafts
- And so much more
We encourage you to take a moment and listen to what our President has to say about Commonwealth Senior Living.