Weitz Completes the Expansion of Sagewood Acacia Health Center

June 10, 2016  /  News Blog,

Sagewood, a life plan community featuring resort-like amenities focused on independence and well-being, has completed the expansion of its Acacia Health Center.

The $13.2 million expansion includes another 36,300 square feet to Acacia Health Center at Sagewood. Sixty beds have been added to the health center, including a new 20-bed memory care neighborhood and 40 additional skilled nursing suites for a total of 78 skilled nursing beds, 62 of which are private suites and 12 semi-private suites, which will all be Medicare certified. Each suite within the health center is equipped with a private bath and refrigerator, and has licensed nurses available 24 hours per day, seven days per week.

New amenities added to Acacia features three new neighborhood dining rooms, three activity kitchens, three neighborhood living areas and an expanded rehabilitative therapy center with new, in-patient and out-patient areas that feature the Biodex Balance System for treating a wide variety of pathologies and improving balance and agility. In addition, a new outdoor patio with a fountain has been added to the memory care area.

The Weitz Company served as the general contractor for Acacia Health Center. The architect was Todd & Associates, and the interior designer was Spellman Brady Company out of St. Louis, Mo.