SALMON Breaks Ground on New Assisted Living Residences in Sharon

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SALMON Sharon Groundbreaking 6.21.16
From left to right are Frederic E. Turkington, Jr., Sharon Town Administrator; Kathleen Salmon-Robinson, MHSA, Marketing Communications Director, SALMON Health and Retirement; Andrew Salmon, Director of Network Development, SALMON Health and Retirement; Matthew Salmon, PT, MHP, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, SALMON Health and Retirement; William A. Heitin, Chairman, Sharon Board of Selectmen; Walter B. Roach, Clerk, Sharon Board of Selectmen; and John J. McGrath, Sharon Board of Selectmen.

New senior living community in the works

SALMON Health and Retirement broke ground on its new assisted living residences on Tuesday, June 21st at 675 South Main Street, Sharon, MA. Financed with a construction loan from Middlesex Savings Bank, the new 106,000-square-foot, 88-apartment building will incorporate both “traditional” settings for seniors and SALMON’s “innovative, highly personalized Tapestry Program for individuals needing memory care.”

Attendees included SALMON CEO Matt Salmon, Sharon Board of Selectmen William A. Heitin, Chair; Walter B. Roach, Clerk; John McGrath; and Town Administrator Frederic E. Turkington, Jr. Also present were members of SALMON’s management team as well as architects, builders and lenders involved in the project.

Located just over the Sharon/Foxborough town line by Route 95 and Shaw’s Plaza, the three-story residence will provide a mix of studio, companion, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments. Some of the amenities will include a spa, salon/barber shop, fitness center, general store, Internet café/bistro, library, billiards lounge, creative arts studio, Great Room equipped with a stage, and more, all for the convenience and enjoyment of Residents. Landscaped grounds will offer walking paths lined with benches, patio sitting areas, private gardens for the memory care neighborhoods, and other features.

Residents will receive individual attention from nursing care staff, dedicated Alzheimer’s professionals, a skilled recreation team and expertly trained personal care attendants, and have access to social services. Residents will also enjoy delicious chef-prepared meals in multiple dining venues, abundant social events, local transportation, community and intergenerational programs and 24-hour emergency response.

Construction is expected to be completed by September 2017.

SALMON Health and Retirement, family owned and operated since 1952, has four other assisted living residences called Whitney Place located in Natick, Northborough, Northbridge and Westborough, MA. SALMON looks forward to a high level of integration between others in the town of Sharon and SALMON’s new community, which will host social and educational programs open to the public.