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Bonds approved for Glenville assisted living center

County CRC provides $14.4M in borrowing for Baptist Health expansion

An artist’s rendering shows a possible design for Baptist Health’s new 67-unit assisted living facility in Glenville.

An artist’s rendering shows a possible design for Baptist Health’s new 67-unit assisted living facility in Glenville.

— She said some patients at the rehabilitation center need to make adjustments to their level of care, but skilled nursing offered at the center is too much. The new facility would offer a basic care package providing three daily meals, scheduled transportation, weekly light housekeeping and bathing assistance, among other services. Higher level of care packages would also be available.

Ten residents living at the facility would be reimbursed under The New York State Assisted Living Program (ALP), which is a Medicaid financed program for those qualified for Medicaid Nursing Home Care.

Baptist owns a large parcel of land at the site, totaling over 40 acres, and is considering the possibility of building independent senior cottages in the future.

The Schenectady County Legislature established the CRC in 2010 to help non-profit organizations access tax-exempt bonds for large capital construction projects. The bonds are repaid in full by the borrower, with no obligation to the County or the CRC. Schenectady Metroplex Development Authority administers the CRC.

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