Since residents moved in at the beginning of September, everything is going according to the plan according to the Rocky View Foundation
The $8.7 million senior living facility has been welcoming residents for the past few months as phase one of renovations is officially complete. $4 million was provided by the provincial government to Rocky View Foundation to help with costs.
Chris Rowe, the Chief Operating Officer at Rocky View Foundation couldn't be any more excited to see residents living in the building.
"We are thrilled with the opening of Abrio Place. It's a significant milestone for us. Our goal is always to provide a comfortable and supportive environment for our residents and Abrio Place does just that."
Abrio Place has 93 units, with around 75 rented out. Rowe stated when all the rooms are rented out, there will be around 110 residents living there.
Phase one of renovations included getting all the rooms, the kitchen, the dining area, the salon, the craft space and the lobby renovated. According to Rowe, phase two is around the corner.
"Phase two is where we'll create a large solarium for activities, gatherings and workshops for residents. Some extensive upgrades to the landscaping that include a walking path putting green and some gardens."
Rowe believes Abrio Place is an affordable place for seniors to live after they retire as older adults depend on fixed sources of income and government benefits.
"These financial factors coupled with the ever-increasing rental rates bring a lot of housing uncertainty to seniors within our communities. Abrio Place adds that much-needed capacity to the marketplace."
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"We have the best residents. They're incredibly excited that the doors are open and they love the team and the staff that we have there."
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