Our Mission Statement
St. Paul's Senior Community is dedicated to excellence in care and providing a compassionate, healing environment guided by our devotion to those we are called to serve.
Statement of Our Philosophy
We believe in the dignity and worth of each individual resident, regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, or sex.
We believe that every resident has the right to retain and enhance their personal identity.
We believe that every resident should be encouraged to retain or regain the highest level of independence possible.
We believe that the medical, nursing, personal, social, physical, psychological, and spiritual needs of each resident should be fulfilled.
We believe that each resident has the right to participate in the decision-making process regarding their care, and we embrace and pledge to implement the statement of Residents' Rights which is incorporated into the policies of St. Paul's Senior Community.
Get the Best Care for Your Loved Ones.
You want them to enjoy a fulfilling retirement lifestyle. That may include helping them find the right living option – one that suits them now and for years to come.
Learn more about retirement community options so you can help your loved ones make the right choice. Senior living options at St. Paul's Senior Community include Apartment Residences, assisted living, long-term skilled nursing, memory care, short-term and outpatient rehabilitation, in a resident centered household model of care.
Why Choose a CCRC?
Continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs), unlike stand-alone living communities, offer a continuum of care services. These may include assisted living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation, and memory support. This range of living and care options is the most flexible long-term choice for both active independent living and future health care.
Why Choose a Not-For-Profit Community?
Not-for-profit communities, such as The St. Paul's Senior Community, manage their financial resources in accordance with their mission. Long-standing values are reflected in governance and management.
Benefits of a not-for-profit community include:
- All profits are reinvested into the community.
- Continuous ownership by the same organization.
- No profit motive to raise monthly fees.
- Lower operating costs.
- Direction by a dedicated board of trustees.
- Foundation can provide support to residents who outlive their financial resources.
How Do I Start the Conversation With My Loved Ones?
You can start by asking what they know about retirement communities. Ask if they've visited any communities or if they know anyone living at one.
Another approach is to ask them about their plans for the future. How do they want to enjoy their retirement years? If they feel that maintaining their home is too time-consuming and they'd rather spend time on other pursuits, they may be open to discussing the benefits of moving.
You might also consider talking with an expert retirement counselor. We welcome your questions, whether your loved ones eventually move here or not. To learn more about senior living at St. Paul's Senior Community, contact us today.
When is Care Needed?
Do you notice changes in a loved one's behavior that seems to indicate a decline in health? Are you helping more often, taking on more responsibility and worrying more? When someone's health declines, often the nearest family member takes on care giving or care-coordinating responsibility. If that's your situation, it's important to realize you're not alone. You don't have to do it all. You have resources you can count on.
Signs to look for:
If you notice two or more of the following behaviors or changes, it’s time to talk with your loved one about your concerns. And it may be time to get some help from family members or experts.
- Forgetting to take medication or not taking it as directed.
- Not eating properly and regularly.
- Unexplained weight loss.
- Missing appointments.
- Increase in accidents or bruises.
- Frequent emergency room visits.
- Not paying bills.
- Unusually cluttered or dirty house.
- Change in personal hygiene.
- Loss of interest in social activities.
- Changes in mood or confusion.
Work Together as a Family
If you have siblings or other family members who can help, talk to them. Make sure they know your concerns. Call a family meeting, or conference call if necessary. Discuss the situation, divide responsibilities and agree on an action plan where everyone has a role. Schedule a time to regroup and make sure everything is proceeding smoothly.
Talk With Your Loved Ones
Share your concerns about their well-being and seek their input on the plan you've developed with other family members. It may be a difficult discussion, or they may be more than ready to have the conversation. Most important, you'll be doing something now that could well be heading off an emergency situation in the future.
Ask the Experts
There are many experts available to help, including your loved one's physicians, counselors who help families with difficult decisions, and geriatric care managers. We also invite you to rely on our expertise. To schedule a private consultation with one of our experts at St. Paul's, contact us today.
Financial Assistance Program
St. Paul's Senior Community has a program of financial assistance for the residents we serve. This program continues to achieve the goal of providing services to residents unable to pay the full cost of their care, and no resident has been asked to leave because of an inability to pay.