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Five Star Senior Living Announces the Completion of a Memory Care Expansion at Overlook Green Senior Living in Whitehall, Pennsylvania

NEWTON, MA–Five Star Senior Living Inc. (Nasdaq: FVE), one of the nation’s leading senior living and healthcare services providers, announced the completion of an expansion project at the Bridge to Rediscovery neighborhood at Overlook Green Senior Living in Whitehall, Pennsylvania.

The expansion features 23 modernized private and semi-private memory care suites, each of which features larger windows designed to maximize natural light, as well as individual bathrooms and self-controlled heating and air conditioning. In addition to the suites, the expansion also included a new patio with a secured courtyard and walking path for residents to enjoy.

Five Star’s Bridge to Rediscovery (BTR) program is an industry leader in memory care, designed specifically to meet the needs of those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. The award-winning program caters to the distinct capabilities, interests and favorite activities of each resident while encouraging family involvement every step of the way.

“The Bridge to Rediscovery program has reinvented memory care through a Montessori-based approach to dementia programming,” commented Scott Herzig, senior vice president of senior living operations of Five Star Senior Living. “It focuses on leveraging the individual strengths and personal history of each resident to retain and build on existing skills. Our residents are provided with individualized attention, giving them the best chance at success and happiness for themselves.”

Franciscan Communities is a subsidiary of Franciscan Ministries and is sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Chicago. They provide quality senior living and compassionate healthcare services including independent living, assisted living, memory support, skilled nursing, rehabilitation services and more. Franciscan Communities are located in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio.