REDMOND, Wash., June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegis Living, a national leader in assisted living and memory care communities, is pleased to announce the recent purchase of a property in Seattle.
The Seattle location is the latest addition for the company, which has implemented a growth plan to serve the increasing need for senior housing throughout the West Coast. Set to open autumn 2013, the new community will feature assisted living and memory care apartments. The new Seattle community will be the 13th Aegis Living community in the Puget Sound region, which also operates 16 communities in California and Nevada, and has plans for 4 other communities.
Aegis Living purchased the property, located in Seattle at 22nd & Madison, and has contracted with Andersen Construction Company, a 3rd generation family-owned company, which will begin groundbreaking this month. Architectural services were provided by Via Architects' Seattle office, civil and structural engineering by KPFF and landscape design by Harrison Landscape Design. Financing will be provided by Wells Fargo.
The community will feature expansive common areas and a variety of apartment styles, including 75 assisted living apartments and 29 specially designed Life's Neighborhood™ apartments serving residents living with memory loss.
"The Puget Sound area is in need of more senior living communities. When this property became available we knew it would be an ideal location to serve the growing senior population," says Dwayne J. Clark, founder and CEO of Aegis Living. "Even in these tough times, we provide a service that is needed by so many families."
The new Seattle community, Aegis on Madison, will include a wide array of amenities including a private movie theater, library, man cave, spa suite and sky lounge with panoramic views of the city, lake, parks and mountains. Aegis residents will be encouraged to enjoy a large variety of services including the demonstration kitchen, game room, fitness center, activity garden and outdoor sensory garden for Memory Care. The community will also include secured underground parking and will offer a variety of dining options for residents including patio dining, private dining room, and bistro.
Aegis Living is known for bringing an innovative approach to senior living, a high level of care and service, and providing a diverse group of community options to meet all seniors' needs with its communities including:
- Aegis Assisted Living communities specially designed for seniors who need help with activities of daily living
- Aegis Memory Care (Life's Neighborhood) communities designed for those with memory loss
- Asian Communities created for the Asian senior population. Currently located in Fremont, California and under development in Newcastle, Washington, providing all of the assisted living and memory care services with a focus on the cultural needs of Asian seniors
- Short-term or vacation stays are also available at all Aegis Living communities.
About Aegis Living
Aegis Living is a national leader in assisted living and memory care, offering a progressive selection of senior residences to meet the growing needs of today's aging population. Providing the finest in senior lifestyle and living options available, "We're the people who make life better" emphasizes health, quality of life, well-being and community. Aegis Living is guided by a simple philosophy: strive to treat all people with the highest possible standards. Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Redmond, Washington privately held Aegis Living operates 28 communities in Washington, California and Nevada, with 5 currently in development. Additional information about Aegis Living and its services are available at www.AegisLiving.com, Twitter @aegisliving and Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/AegisLiving
SOURCE Aegis Living