This 81-unit apartment community is located in the heart of Anderson???s new downtown redevelopment district, and is surrounded by existing single-family and multifamily residential housing as well as both existing and new businesses. It is within walking distance of extensive shopping and other retail, restaurants, pharmacy and other health care facilities, churches, banks, entertainment, recreation and public transit. In addition, it is located in close proximity to the Anderson Senior Center ??? one of the largest facilities of its type in Northern California ??? which serves clients from a three-county area, provides a wealth of senior-oriented services and programs, and is fully handicap-accessible.
The resident profile for the community is low-income seniors as well as special-needs seniors, particularly those with physical and mental disabilities.
The five two-story buildings surround a central courtyard which creates the focal point to the community, and professional landscaping throughout the site contributes to its tranquil, inviting setting. All buildings are elevator-served and all second floors are connected by a series of walkways. All of the one-and two-bedroom units are designed to accommodate residents with a wide variety of special needs, as described below.
The community includes a 1,700 square-foot activity center with dining area, computer room, game room and counseling center; a separate 850 square-foot therapy and rehabilitation center with spa, sitz bath, fitness equipment, cardiovascular facilities, treatment room, and other health-related equipment; a half-mile cardiovascular walkway/trail for both walkers and wheelchairs with degree-of-difficulty options; lush landscaping, including fountains and flower gardens; enhanced night lighting, as well as increased interior lighting to assist the visually-impaired; and non-slip sidewalks.
Individual apartments meet or exceed ADA adaptability requirements, and offer such features as wide doorways; enhanced kitchen and bath accessibility, including walk-in showers; lowered switches and outlets; increased lighting levels for the visually-impaired; special door and cabinet hardware; fire sprinklers and a fully-monitored fire alarm system; flashing lights for doorbells and telephones to accommodate those with hearing disabilities; low-profile carpeting and non-slip vinyl flooring; emergency pull-cords in kitchens, baths and bedrooms; built-in kitchen appliances; central heating and air conditioning; and connections to a central media center affording low-cost phone, cable TV and internet access.
- ANDERSON, CA
- Resident Type: Senior
- Construction Type: Garden Style
- Units: 81
- Year Built: 2004