Orcas Senior Housing A Campus for Older Adults Definitions Assisted Living: cottages and apartments with meals, housekeeping, and transportation Nursing Home: 24-hour care Adult Family Home: meals, housekeeping, ancillary services such as arranging for doctors’ visits and shopping The Need We live in an aging society How San Juan County compares to state and national statistics Special needs of a rural area with a tourist economy U.S. Census Current and Intermediate Projections for San Juan County 25,000 20,000 Total Population Population 15,000 Ages 55-59 10,000 Ages 60-64 Ages 65-85+ 5,000 0 00 10 15 20 20 20 20 20 Year Median & Mean Income Comparisons—State & County $60,000 $50,000 Median state income $40,000 Median county income $30,000 mean state $20,000 income mean county $10,000 income $0 1 The Vision Two Phases Phase One: Phase Two Assisted Living Nursing Home Phase One Assisted Living Components of Phase One The main house (studios, one and two bedrooms) with dining room, kitchen, social and recreational services, office space Cottages, the ‘luxury’ element Transportation Phase Two Nursing Home with Secure Wing Nursing Home Components Staffing for activities, social services, and nursing care Secure wing for patients with dementias Possible extended rehabilitation site Potential Sites McGlinn property Medical Building Association property McPeake property Malzon property Burton property McGlinn Property Size: 6.77 acres Location: east side of North Beach Rd, near Enchanted Forest intersection Views: Mountain, water Advantages: close to existing services, ample space for Phases I, II Medical Building Assn. Property Size: 2+ acres Location: South of present Medical Center, off Mount Baker Road Views: Some filtered mountain vistas Advantages: Proximity to Medical Center, airport, and walking paths McPeake Property Size: About 11 acres Location: off Enchanted Forest Rd. west of The Funhouse Views: Mountain, water, pastoral Advantages: Proximity to Senior Center and services Malzon property Size: about two acres Location: overlooking Ship’s Bay Views: Spectacular mountain, sound Advantages: Proximity to village Part of Burton Property Size: Unknown Location: Bordering on Mount Baker and Terrill’s Beach Road Views: Mountain, pastoral Advantages: Within range of Eastsound Resources Needed Planning Funding Construction & Management Planning Steering Committee Community involvement through needs assessment and focus groups Study funding options Publicize recommendations & conclusions Funding Possibilities Government sources Private sources Community Fund- raising Government sources Washington State Housing Finance Commission HUD (FHA) Fannie Mae Private sources Assisted living and nursing home groups Private or quasi-private foundations Church or church- related groups Fund-Raising Seed money Future fund-raising depends on the type of construction or management development Construction & Management Private non-profit does it all Assisted Living/nursing home chains Construction companies that specialize in assisted living/nursing homes Conclusions 1. The need for Assisted Living and Nursing home care on Orcas will become more pronounced with projected population increases 2. If residents are to continue living here through highest old age, some forms of structured living will need to be provided. 3. A steering committee is needed to further explore the broadest picture of senior housing, including costs, sites, construction and management of such facilities.