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format in typical suburban settings, has been
adding more high-rise communities to its mix
for that very purpose. The nine-story Sunrise
of Bethesda and the nine-story Sunrise of
Chevy Chase both opened this spring with a
mix of assisted living (AL) and memory care
services. Andy Coelho, senior vice president of
facilities, design, and construction at Sunrise
Senior Living (McLean, Va.), says both projects
were former senior apartment buildings that
Sunrise acquired and renovated from top to
bottom. "We want to build communities where
the families are," he says. "There aren't a lot of
available 5-acre parcels in the denser areas,
like Bethesda and Chevy Chase, so you must
go for smaller parcels of land and go up."

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A high-level view
Experts say they're largely seeing demand
grow for multistory projects in independent
living (IL), AL, and memory care. Some are
using the model for skilled nursing, though,
such as The Woodlands' Green House model, with two skilled nursing homes per floor
and about 12 residents each. Most multistory
buildings are laid out with amenities and
common spaces on the first and sometimes
second floors, such as a living room, parlor,
TV lounge, library, café, coffee shop, dining
rooms, fitness centers, health/wellness services, a spa, and community activity space.
Resident rooms are located on the upper
levels, with most AL and IL floors featuring private rooms with bathrooms (some may include
shared or companion rooms), a small lounge
or sitting area, and a few resident services,
such as laundry or a spa, with residents traveling to the amenity floors for most activities and
meals. Memory care floors, on the other hand,
are generally designed as secured units with
dining, kitchen, lounge, and activity spaces on
each level.
Operationally, high-rise buildings typically
have a main kitchen located on the first floor,
where food is prepared and then served in
the main dining room or transported to the
memory care floors, which usually have prep
kitchens and pantries to serve residents.
Providing access to the outdoors is another
important consideration, with most multistory
communities adding outdoor courtyards or
terraces on the ground floor, and some even
offering rooftop gardens or dining. For memory
care units, communities may offer screened-in
porches or balconies on those floors.

Top: The Woodlands uses a Green House model, with residences on the building's six upper floors and
shared common spaces on the first floor that are open to the entire CCRC. Middle: Visual access to the
outdoors and natural light were a driving concept of the The Woodlands design. Sun rooms enhance
access to light and views within the core of the home. Bottom: Resident rooms at The Woodlands
feature large windows with views, as well.
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