New senior housing community is first in U.S. to offer Spark of Life dementia care

Aspired Living of Westmont is a 107-unit assisted living and memory care community.

October 05, 2017 |
Aspired Living of Westmont exterior

Aspired Living of Westmont, a 107-unit assisted living and memory care community developed by Pathway to Living, is currently welcoming residents in Westmont, Ill. Photo: Aspired Living of Westmont.

Set on about three acres at 407 W. 63rd Street in Westmont, Ill., Aspired Living of Westmont is a 107-unit assisted living and memory care community developed by Pathway to Living.

73 of the 107 units are independent or assisted living apartments that come in studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom/one-bath, and two-bedroom/two-bath plans. They range in size from 400 sf to 1,180 sf. Each unit features a kitchen with stainless steel appliances, private bathrooms with walk-in showers, ample closet space, and Juliet balconies. The one- and two-bedroom plans include in-unit laundry and a separate dining area.

 

A kitchen in an Aspired Living of Westmont unitUnits at Aspired Living of Westmont feature kitchens with stainless steel appliances and an eating area. Photo: Aspired Living of Westmont.

 

The remaining 34 units are memory care studios. Each unit has its own private bathroom and residents are able to benefit from Pathway to Living’s A Knew Day memory care. Residents living with dementia can also take advantage of Spark of Life, an Australian program that focuses on patients’ physical needs and their social, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing. Aspired Living of Westmont is the first senior housing community in the U.S. to offer Spark of Life.

 

A knew Day living roomAspired Living of Westmont features a common living room dedicated to residents receivingPathway to Living’s A Knew Day memory care and the Spark of Life dementia treatment program. Photo: Aspired Living of Westmont.

 

The community’s many common areas include a restaurant and bistro, resident lounge with demonstration kitchen, bar/cocktail lounge, library, technology center, movie theater, art studio, and salon and spa. Fitness options for residents include a yoga studio, gym with personal trainers and programmable pneumatic equipment, and outdoor walking paths. An on-site therapy gym offers physical, occupational, and speech therapy.

Aspired Living of Westmont is located near retail, restaurant and recreation offerings, and expressways. Thoma-Holec Design, an Arizona-based senior living design firm, designed the interiors for the recently opened community.

 

A living room at Aspired Living of WestmontAspired Living of Westmont has 73 independent and assisted living apartments, including studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom/one-bath and two-bedroom/two-bath plans ranging in size from 400 to 1,180 square feet. Photo: Aspired Living of Westmont.

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