PACE Award Level: Winner
For seniors looking to live independently, but still needing varying levels of assistance to do so, the Edwards Personal Care Community provides an appropriate blend of both. Located next to the Stein and Moskowitz communities, the free-standing building offers a long list of resident-friendly amenities and services. Each of the 42 one-bedroom apartments includes a picture window, kitchen and a comfortable living room & bedroom, and is equipped with such safety features as:
Edwards Building residents receive a wide range of support and services. They are provided with three nutritious meals a day, which include lunch and dinner served in our dining room. This is also a gathering spot to meet and socialize with other seniors. Housekeeping & laundry services are provided as is shower assistance. A medication administration program is available at an additional fee for those who need assistance.
Our full-time Programs Director and Edwards Activity Coordinator provides you with a diverse and delightful schedule of recreational options throughout the day. Here's a partial list of the facilities that help make each day special for our residents:
The Resident Van, equipped with wheel chair access, takes residents to nearby stores, banks and doctors while also providing transport to places of interest and popular spots throughout the Washington and Baltimore region. Our seniors enjoy the on-site convenience of a Beauty Salon/Barber Shop, convenience cart and mobile post office. We provide quality health-related resources through strategic partnerships with healthcare professionals on a regular basis; those services include:
To complement the events presented by staff members, there are a variety of resident-led groups and activities created and led by residents. You can choose to participate in any or all of the following: