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HEALTH CARE ARCHITECTURE

Ridgewood Villa Senior Living Apartments Type of facility: Senior living Location: Glenwood Client: Glacial Ridge Health System Architect/Interior design: EAPC Architects Engineers Engineer: EAPC Architects Engineers (structural, mechanical, electrical); Widseth Smith Nolting (civil); Ohlson Lavoie Collaborative (aquatics design specialist) Contractor: McGough Construction Completion date: August 2016 Total cost: $8,241,714 Square feet: 42,286 addition; 3,420 remodel; 6,656 garage addition

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his independent living campus in Glenwood offers seniors the freedom to truly live independently, while providing many of the comforts of home and opportunities to gather with friends. It’s a home built for seniors 55+ and it was designed to meet their changing needs. “The Villa” expansion more than doubled in size with 30 new living units, a welcoming commons area, and a state-of-the-art wellness

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center with a warm water exercise pool. Additional amenities include a full service retail pharmacy and gift shop, a beautiful fireside lounge, informal activity lounge, beauty and barber shop, laundry on each floor, formal dining room with a patio, craft room, chapel, library, new vehicle drop off/ entry, 24-hour secured entrances, heated/ attached parking garage, elevator service, and secure indoor mailboxes.