Methodist Retirement Communities announced it has undertaken a $3
million project to upgrade and renovate the lobby, dining and common areas of
its Cornerstone Retirement Community, a project expected to reach completion by
the end of 2015. Renovations to the independent living apartments have been
underway since 2013 and will continue as apartments become available until the
total renovation of all apartments is completed.
The latest project
will include remodeling of the atrium lobby, the formal dining room, all
sitting areas and common corridors. The renovations will add a 600-square-foot
therapy gymnasium, a new casual café bistro and an updated private dining room
as well as a renovated multi-purpose room that will feature custom seating and
a large movie screen. New furnishings and décor are also planned for the common
areas. Improved dining services that
feature extended service hours will accompany the physical changes.
are part of our company's vision to provide the latest features in both living
space and services to our residents," said Alyssa Adam, vice president of
marketing for MRC. "Seniors today place a greater emphasis on having more
control over their lives, which means having more choices when it comes to
dining services, activities and amenities. At Cornerstone, the improvements are
designed to satisfy those wants while still maintaining our core mission of
providing the assurance that excellent health care services will be in place as
our residents need them."
community offers single family patio homes, independent living apartment homes,
and a full range of health care options, including assisted living apartment
homes, certified memory support suites, 24-hour Medicare certified skilled
nursing care suites and home health care.