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Samaritan Summit Village Assisted Living Receives New York State EQUAL Grant

Published on: March 21, 2023

Watertown, NY – Samaritan Summit Village Assisted Living received a $21,000 grant through New York State’s EQUAL (Enhancing the Quality of Adult Living) program.

The purpose of this specialty program is to enhance both residents’ quality of care and life experience in Adult Care Facilities (ACFs). This grant allowed the Assisted Living team to purchase numerous items that will enhance residents’ lives with entertainment, physical exercise, enjoying the outdoors, and more. Items such as six large smart televisions, a bocce ball set, six weather-resistant benches, three octagon-shaped picnic tables, a music system for each floor to enjoy, exercise equipment for each floor that allows the residents to work their arms and legs while sitting for strength building, boxing balls for coordination, craft supplies, and Christmas lighting.

Assisted Living Administrator Neva Bossard said, “We discussed residents’ wants and needs through our resident council. We are excited for the new leisure improvements.”

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About Assisted Living at Samaritan Summit Village: With 120 beds, our caregivers assist with daily chores, planning exciting group activities, managing and providing medicine, and so much more. We’re here to help make living easier at a reasonable cost. The services needed by residents may vary widely, but the goal of our care is always the same: helping seniors to live exceptionally.

Experience Assisted Living at Samaritan Summit Village through our virtual tour: https://youtu.be/EOrA3ti9Llk

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