GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — The Lodge at Grand Junction, the newest senior living community in Mesa County offering assisted living and memory care for seniors age 55 plus, hosted an official grand opening celebration and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, June 6 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event took place at The Lodge at Grand Junction, located at 2656 Patterson Road, and will host future residents, community members and business owners for an opportunity to learn more about the accommodations and services available at the community.

“We’re excited to officially introduce The Lodge at Grand Junction to our neighbors here in Grand Junction,” Janice Donald, executive director of The Lodge at Grand Junction, said. “Our grand opening celebration marks an important milestone for us. As more retirees move to the area and as local seniors age and their care needs increase, we look forward to providing quality accommodations and services for all who need it.”

The Lodge at Grand Junction includes 48 apartments, consisting of 36 assisted living residences, available as studios or one-bedroom apartments, and 12 memory care studios in a separate, secure neighborhood setting. Services and care plans are tailored to residents’ interests and needs, with an emphasis on resident-centered wellness that engages the social, spiritual and physical components of a fulfilling lifestyle. The community will be managed by WellAge Senior Communities, a respected Colorado company focused on senior living.

“The Lodge is a place where residents can truly feel at home and families can feel complete peace of mind,” Kevin Putman, Senior Vice President, WellAge Senior Communities, said. “Every member of our staff was hand-picked for their outstanding qualifications and training in senior care, and our amenities and services are second-to-none. We take a lot of pride in all the time and effort that went into every detail of our community.”

Community amenities include all-day restaurant-style dining, well-manicured outdoor spaces, including greenhouse and sitting areas; a fitness center featuring low-impact equipment; a theater and chapel space for community gatherings; a salon offering beauty and barber services; wellness and therapy services; and short-term respite care.

Residents have access to a range of services, including 24-hour emergency response services, medication management, customized care plans to assist with activities of daily living; specialized memory care services for those living in our Memory Care Neighborhood; nursing on staff; transportation; regular housekeeping and laundry services; enriching daily activities and events; regular group outings and travel throughout the area.

The prime location of the Lodge at Grand Junction gives residents access to top locations throughout Grand Junction and surrounding neighborhoods. Located across the street from St. Mary’s Regional Hospital, the Lodge is just a few minutes from major pharmacies, grocery stories, banks and restaurants downtown. With convenient access to both I-70 and Route 50 in Grand Junction, residents can easily arrange for visits to neighboring destinations and towns, like the Colorado National Monument, Palisade, Fruita and more.

For more information about the grand opening event on June 6, or to learn more about The Lodge at Grand Junction, contact Janice Donald at 970-716-6162.