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Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard unveils The Terrace, one of Rhode Island’s only early stage memory care programs.

Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard unveils The Terrace, one of Rhode Island’s only early stage memory care programs.
(from left to right) Alexandra Shuster, President of Wingate Healthcare, Roberto Costa, Executive Director of Wingate Residences, David Feldman, Vice President of Real Estate, and Scott Schuster, CEO of Wingate Healthcare

Providence, RI. — Wingate Healthcare recently celebrated the Grand Opening of The Terrace, one of Rhode Island’s only early stage memory programs, located on Blackstone Boulevard in Providence, Rhode Island.

The Grand Opening celebration, held on June 30th, kicked off with a ribbon cutting ceremony including remarks by President of Wingate Healthcare Alexandra Schuster, Executive Director of Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard Roberto Costa, Vice President of Real Estate David Feldman, and Scott Schuster CEO of Wingate Healthcare.

 

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(from left to right) Lisa Rae (Marketing Director), Pam Davey (Neighborhood Director), Melissa Stock (Outreach Director), Greg Tougas (Maintenance Director), Maria Andreano (Wellness Director), Ryan Harris (Life Enrichment Director), Roberto Costa (Executive Director), Lilian-Jean Delmonico (Business Office Manager), Daniel Barros (Director of Housekeeping), Thomas Alexander (Culinary Director)

“There’s always assisted living and then there’s memory care, but there’s a big gap between the two,” expressed Roberto Costa. “We were able to create an environment for our residents with memory impairment that allows them to be as independent as they should be!”

“The Terrace is a less intensive and more appropriate environment for residents with memory impairment who may need some additional services but may not need to be in a typical assisted memory care all-inclusive program,” said Alexandra Schuster. “We have an extraordinary assisted living program here, as well as a later-stage memory care program. As our residents age in place, we have the ability to service their needs over an extended period of time at different levels of care. The Terrace truly rounds out the continuum of care on the Blackstone campus.”

The Terrace is individualized to those in early stages of memory loss. The residents in The Terrace are provided with programs and activities that are challenging and individualized to residents in earlier stages of cognitive decline. Typical residents in the Terrace may require cueing and supervision, as well as a structured environment to maximize success. Amenity spaces include a beautiful dining room, Salon and Spa, Caf , and Arts and Media room, living room spaces, and an outdoor rooftop Terrace.

The evening would not have been possible without the hard work of the amazing team at Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard. “Blackstone is back,” exclaimed Schuster “It’s back today, to its original luster and its beautiful standards both operationally and physically.”

Memory care residents at Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard receive signature programming designed to engage people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, including our signature programs, Wingate Wisdom, Wingate Wellness and Wingate Warmth. Programs include art, music, cooking and pet therapies; intergenerational programming; brain games and It’s Never 2 Late, an innovative computer system, designed for loved ones in our care. One of the best things about iN2L is that it provides an opportunity for residents to connect with the world around them, particularly with their family and friends.

For more information, or to schedule a tour of The Terrace at Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard, please reach out to the community directly at 401-273-6565, or visit us online at ResidencesOnBlackstone.com

About Wingate Healthcare

Wingate is the Northeast’s premier provider of healthcare and hospitality for seniors and delivers exceptional short-term rehab, post-acute care and long-term care in skilled nursing centers and assisted and independent living communities throughout Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York. With select centers offering special programs in Memory and Dementia Care, Ventilator Care, Pulmonary Rehabilitation and more, Wingate is dedicated to meeting the critical needs and enhancing the lives of residents and families. Wingate takes great pride in providing warm and welcoming communities and shares principles of respect, loyalty and trust. For more information, visit www.wingatehealthcare.com.