SHAPING UP NICELY — The Orchard Senior Living facility, located ion Waverly Street in Springville, is still under construction, but is expected to open in July. Photo by Lizz Schumer.
SPRINGVILLE — People Inc. Senior Living’s newest apartment building will open in Springville in July.
Orchard Senior Living, which is being built at 276 Waverly St. on Commerce Drive in Springville, will be home to senior citizens, age 62 and older, who meet the federally-mandated income guidelines.
Applications are now being accepted. While preliminary interest forms were filled out, by potential residents, earlier this year, all interested parties must fill out an application, to be considered for the new facility.
People Inc. is working with the village of Springville and surrounding areas, to provide these apartments for Springville and its adjacent communities.
Monthly rent for the apartments will be income-based. The building will include 42 one–bedroom apartments that are handicap adaptable, with a unit designed for individuals who are vision and/or hearing impaired.
The facility will also feature a community room, laundry facilities, secure key-card entrance cards and a 24-hour, on-call emergency service. The rental apartments include a kitchen with Energy Star appliances, living area and an accessible bathroom.
A daytime manager and a live-in caretaker will be on hand, for building emergencies. Some utilities will be included and residents may have small pets.
Case managers will be available, to provide tenants assistance with referrals to services. Group transportation to grocery stores and other activities will be provided, for tenants who choose to participate.
Orchard Senior Living will be People Inc.’s 18th senior living location. Other apartment complexes throughout Western New York are located in Akron, Amherst, Angola, Blasdell, Cheektowaga, Clarence, Grand Island, Hamburg, Lackawanna, Lockport, North Buffalo, South Buffalo, West Seneca and Wheatfield.
For more information or, to obtain an application for People Inc. Orchard Senior Living, call 817-9090.