JUNE 2018 NEI’s most recent Assisted Living project, Forestdale Park in Malden, MA is now open. The $18.4 Million project is designed to provide residents with all the comforts of home, in addition to an array of engaging activities and services.
Forestdale Park will be the newest senior community from owner Volunteers of America Massachusetts (VOA MA), an organization that focuses on underserved segments of the population. The 2.6 acre site which the facility is built on was originally home to a poor farm in the 1800’s and later transitioned into a nursing home for the underserved population in Malden. After its closing in 2009, there was a need for an affordable assisted living option for families in the region.
The challenging construction of Forestdale Park involved the historic rehab of an existing building and the construction of a new building- both designed by The Architectural Team, totaling 87,691 SF. The senior community now includes a mix of 58 assisted living units, 18 memory care units, and 3 independent living units and will offer an innovative program that bridges the areas of memory care and assisted living.
With a shared vision of strengthening the community, the entire project team is excited to bring more affordable senior housing to the region.