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Causes: Human Services, Seniors, Supportive Housing for Older Adults

Mission: Highland community development corporation (d/b/a the highlands at pittsford, laurelwood at the highlands) ("the highlands") is a not-for-profit senior living community experienced in delivering distinctive services within a continuum of living. We are committed to providing residents with the freedom to strive for their personal best. The highlands offers the opportunity for a fulfilled lifestyle by encouraging continued personal growth in an environment of mutual respect.

Programs: The purpose of highland community development corporation (d/b/a the highlands at pittsford, laurelwood at the highlands) ("the highlands")is to meet the special housing needs of elderly persons by operating a facility consisting of 231 units specifically designed to meet the physical, intellectual, emotional, psychosocial and spiritual needs of elderly persons, including but not limited to housing, equipment, furnishings, meals, programs and related services contributing to their health and well-being. 36 cottages and 135 apartments are occupied by people who function independently but benefit from the security, companionship, and educational and recreational opportunities available at our community. Residents enjoy restaurant-style meals, transportation to shopping and appointments, cultural and educational programming, fitness classes, housekeeping and home maintenance services, walking trails and gardens, and individualized assistance with meeting their additional needs as they arise. In 2014, we provided 19,899 days of care to 61 cottage residents, and 53,175 days of care to 171 apartment residents. 60 enriched housing apartments are provided, which include all of the services and amenities above but also provide additional help with medication management, showering, dressing, and other personal services. These personal services are provided by personal care aides and nurses, and are designed to allow residents to function as independently as possible. Residents are afforded dignity and privacy, within an environment of companionship and recreational opportunities. In 2014, we provided 20,905 days of care to 81 residents.

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