1525 East Taft Avenue , Orange, CA 92865
Reviews of Kirkwood Orange
Aug 25, 2017 | Reviewed by Linda
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We were impressed with Kirkwood. It has a very comfortable feeling, a very homey feeling, and that was our preferred location. We didn't see a lot of one-on-one contacts, but what we saw, we were impressed with. It looked like they provided a lot of activities for the residents to take part in. They had a lot of comfortable sitting areas, activity areas, game areas, and TV rooms.
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Costs for Kirkwood Orange
Assisted Living Starting Cost per Month:
Memory Care Starting Cost per Month:
Medicaid/Medicare Not Accepted
Amenities at Kirkwood Orange
Licensed Capacity: 65
Emergency Services: Less than 3 Miles
Shopping: Less than 1 Mile
Full-Time Activity Director
Trips & Outings
On-Site Medical Visits: ,Geriatric physician,Podiatrist,Speech Therapist,Occupational Therapist,Physical Therapist
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Description of Kirkwood Orange
Kirkwood Orange is a small, close-knit community of seniors who need some level of care. To meet a variety of needs, Kirkwood Orange offers assisted living and memory care specifically for either early or mid- to late-stage dementia.
Assisted living is a long-term care setting in which residents receive housing, caregiver support and health care services on a daily basis, as needed. This living arrangement maximizes resident dignity, privacy and autonomy, much like independent living settings, and is designed for those who need some assistance with activities of daily living, but do not require 24-hour skilled nursing care.
Amenities offered in assisted living typically include 24-hour security, accessible campuses, community dining, housekeeping services, transportation, exercise and wellness programs, coordinated activities and social events. Care services include staff well-being checks, medication management, therapeutic services such as physical therapy, and assistance with eating, bathing, dressing and other activities of daily living.
Until Kirkwood Orange, a Cadence senior living community in Orange, California, opened Chapman House in July 2015, there wasn’t an option in Southern California for people in-between. Today, Chapman House fulfills that need.
This population, with early signs of memory impairment and a dementia or Alzheimer’s diagnosis, is still typically high-functioning in terms of daily living. They are usually able to dress themselves, perhaps with some prompting, and perform basic grooming tasks. Chapman House’s new memory care focus allows these residents to age with dignity, limiting the need for them to move to a different community when their memory impairment progresses.
Meanwhile, residents at Gardner House, also part of the Kirkwood Orange community, live with advanced cognitive impairment.
- Chefs who prepare homemade soups, salads and entrees three times a day every day of the week, tailored to residents’ dietary needs and preferences
- Close to shopping and dining at The Plaza and the Olde Towne Orange Historic District
- Driving distance to Disneyland, Angel Stadium and the Orange County Performing Arts Center
- Pets allowed
- 24-hour security and emergency call systems
- Complimentary laundry service
- Full-service beauty parlor and barber shop
- Charming old-fashioned ice cream shop, ideal for entertaining grandkids (and for a refreshing treat)
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