Caleb Hitchcock Memory Care Neighborhood at Duncaster Retirement Community
Architect: Amenta Emma Architects
Owner: Duncaster Retirement Community
Location: Bloomfield, Connecticut
A majestic 100-year-old oak tree organizes a 12-unit addition to Duncaster Retirement Community’s Assisted Living Memory Care Neighborhood in Bloomfield, CT, symbolizing strength, endurance, protection, success and stability to its residents. The overarching criterion for the facility was to design for cognitive clarity, simplicity, and way-finding ease to create a homelike environment to promote health, wellness and safety for residents with dementia.