WATCH: Cedar Creek Assisted Living In Merritt Island Features Caring, Passion and Respect
By Gina Liberto, Style Editor // January 24, 2018
Special People Deserve a Special Place
SPACE COAST DAILY TV: Cedar Creek Assisted Living in Merrit Island offers its residents an outstanding place to call home. Space Coast Daily’s Gina Liberto speaks with Jason Rodriguez about why Cedar Creek is a great place to live and work.
BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA – The caring staff at Cedar Creek Assisted Living on gorgeous Merritt Island are committed to making sure every resident in the community feel like they’re family, Executive Director Jason Rodriguez says.
“Starting on the day a resident moves in, this becomes their home and they become part of our family,” said Rodriguez.
Earlier this year, he took over operations at Cedar Creek and brings 14 years of experience from a diverse background within hospitals, assisted living and nursing facilities.
“We are so excited for the changes and direction we are heading into and increasing our focus on family values,”said Rodriguez.
“Our goal is to provide the highest quality-of-life possible for each of our residents. We strive to consistently deliver services at a level that all can be proud of.”
Caring Nursing Staff
This gorgeous facility nestled in the heart of the Space Coast offers a total of 78 apartments ranging from studios, one bedroom and very spacious two bedroom units.
Cedar Creek offers a variety of amenities for this booming community, while maintaining the family friendly and personal atmosphere that draws so many to Merritt Island.
Some of the changes are aesthetic, such new floors in apartments and updated landscaping, including gardening areas for residents to nurture.
“Upon becoming a Cedar Creek resident, we offer a variety of options to meet their needs,” Rodriguez said, adding that other changes, like gourmet dishes prepared by culinary trained chefs, also enhance the new Cedar Creek living style.
“Our dietitians customize menus and our chefs are constantly improving food quality. The culinary team focuses on producing quality, scratch dishes with only the freshest of ingredients. With such a wide range of experience he has had as a multi-state regional director and executive director, Rodriguez truly believe this group of employees are by far the most outstanding.”
Rodriguez went on to say, “They are such a phenomenal group of people, from the caring nursing staff, to the attention to details housekeeping team, and let’s not forget the hard-working maintenance and dietary departments.
“We have such a solid group of professionals that feel our residents are our family. It is such a privilege for me to work beside this group that strives to meet and exceed the expectations of our residents – and help lead them into making this community become the premier senior community in Brevard County.
“Some of our additional amenities are weekly housekeeping and laundry services, restaurant style meal services, variety of activities, and even transportation five days a week to provide a large variety of outings.
“We travel to everything from standard doctor appointments to lunch trips and shopping. In the coming months we are partnering up with some remarkable community organizations to provide a larger range of activities and programs. It’s about taking the inside world out and bringing the outside world in…where assisted living meets independent living,” Rodriguez said.
Furry Family Members Welcome
The Cedar Creek community even opens its doors for your furry family members.
“We are all so welcoming to not just our residents, but to their beloved pets as well,” said Rodriguez.
“We want everyone to have the opportunity to enjoy the new amenities inside the building, but also want to give them the option to enjoy the world outside these walls,” he said about outings for residents to space launches, plays, fishing trips and so much more.
Cedar Creek has been carefully designed to provide the maximum benefit to residents in every aspect of their daily lives.
Each resident is provided with trained staff, 24 hours a day, to assist with personal care, medication assistance, laundry and housekeeping services and maintenance services. They even have an on site beautician available.
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