Upping the Standard in Assisted Living
On December 7, 2017, The Gatesworth senior living community marked a milestone in the development of the latest addition to the 15-acre Gatesworth campus with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of the new three-story, 102,000-square- foot McKnight Place Assisted Living expansion. This special event featured the attendance of McKnight Place ownership, staff, University City officials and community members including Mayor Shelly Welsch, and the expansion’s inaugural residents.
Featuring 90 new, larger upscale suites and single-bedroom apartment homes, McKnight Place’s latest addition debuts this week with an 80% occupancy rate, and will contribute to the creation of an additional 90-100 new jobs on The Gatesworth campus, which now encompasses more than a million square feet.
New Building, Same Industry-Leading Service
This expansion of the McKnight Place community offers even more luxury accommodations for active seniors. It features a stately entryway, elegant dining areas, spacious living room and lounge areas, a brand new theater, salon and spa, art room, fitness and wellness center, and much more. Outside, the expansion features beautifully landscaped gardens, courtyards, walking paths, a greenhouse, and plenty of parking.
The new McKnight Place Assisted Living suites and apartments feature four floor plans ranging in size from 376 to 783 square feet. All apartments in the new building offer a host of upscale amenities, including an entry foyer with crown molding and wood-style flooring, large bathrooms and kitchenettes with custom wood cabinets and granite countertops, full-size refrigerators, nine- and ten-foot ceilings, individual temperature controls, and large windows providing plenty of natural light.
All of McKnight Place Assisted Living’s new amenities enhance the existing robust schedule of entertainment, activities, and social outings, while residents will also be able to continue to enjoy the supportive services that make life easier and more convenient, including onsite physical and occupational therapy and nursing care, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There is a licensed nurse onsite 24 hours a day.
Building on the Best
The McKnight Place expansion increases the footprint of The Gatesworth campus and further enhances the comprehensive level of the continuum of care services available to the residents. Within the 15-acre Gatesworth campus, seniors will have access to independent living options at The Gatesworth, as well assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing services through McKnight Place.
We are so proud of this addition to the McKnight Place legacy of industry-leading assisted living services and we are eternally grateful to all of our many supporters and business partners for helping us complete this grand development. We invite you to come see this beautiful new addition to the Gatesworth community for yourself. Call 314-993-3333 to schedule a tour today!