Sunrise Assisted Living Community Opens on Battery Lane in Bethesda

Virginia-based association now operates 16 communities in Maryland

Sunrise of Bethesda proprietor Janet Didinsky cuts a badge during a village during Thursday's celebration.

Sunrise of Bethesda proprietor Janet Didinsky cuts a badge during a village during Thursday’s celebration.

Sunrise Senior Living

Sunrise Senior Living this month debuted communities in Bethesda and Chevy Chase this month, with uninformed designs a association believes will interest to internal residents.

The Virginia-based association Thursday distinguished a ribbon-cutting during a Bethesda center, imprinting a execution of a extensive restoration project. Sunrise several years ago acquired a 4925 Battery Lane building where another comparison vital village had sealed in 2015.

Carla Shipley, Sunrise associate executive of operations, pronounced a new Bethesda core exemplifies “urban sophistication.”

The nine-level core can accommodate as many as 109 residents, though it’s starting with about 20 “founders,” people who had committed to relocating in before a badge had even been cut.

The common areas are designed to inspire residents to accumulate with any other and with their desired ones, Sunrise member said.

The initial building has a private dining area where families can reason birthday parties or get-togethers. And residents can watch cinema together in a center’s museum space or use yoga in a aptness room.

Sunrise also draws on record to yield high-quality care, pronounced Lisa Oursler, Sunrise informal executive of operations.

Servers in a community’s dining room lift tablets that store residents’ dietary information to safeguard protected dish service. And Sunrise uses electronic health annals so any resident’s caring information is personalized and straightforwardly accessible to health providers.

Activities and programming, from creation baked products for internal firefighters to formulating art for sanatorium patients, are also a executive partial of life during Sunrise, Shipley explained.

“The idea is giving a residents definition each day for removing up,” she said.

In further to assisted vital housing, a core has 3 levels dedicated to memory care.

Exterior of Sunrise of Bethesda, left, and a community’s museum room. Credit: Sunrise.

Speakers during a ribbon-cutting remarkable that a need for comparison housing and memory caring is increasing; people over a age of 60 are approaching to make adult some-more than a entertain of Maryland’s race by 2030.

Ginanne Italiano, CEO and President of a Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce, welcomed Sunrise to a area.

“Bethesda is a comfortable community,” she said. “You’ll get to know people around here.”

Sunrise, formed in Virginia, runs some-more than 320 communities opposite 4 countries, with 16 located in Maryland.

Sunrise of Chevy Chase is during 2201 Colston Drive, and a association also runs centers in Friendship Heights and North Bethesda.

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