Sarah Reed Announces Groundbreaking Ceremony For New Addition To Skilled Nursing Home

We are excited to announce the groundbreaking for the expansion and renovation of our Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation facility to be held on Tuesday, July 14th at 10:00 am. Mayor Sinnott will participate in the festivities.  Honored guests include Mr. Michael Whitley, the great-great nephew of Miss Sarah Reed, and Mrs. Mary Jane Joslin.  Mrs. Joslin lived at Sarah Reed as a child during the depression, and now lives in our Senior Apartments. Both Mr. Whitley and Mrs. Joslin will be among the actual ground-breakers. RSVP for event by calling Debbie today at 814-878-2612.  Scroll down to view invitation!

Project Scope: 

  • New construction of a 47,456 square foot addition to our skilled nursing facility
  • Renovation of our existing skilled nursing area of 40,000 square feet
  • Architectural firm is Weber, Murphy, Fox
  • Project is currently out to bid to several local contractors
  • Final cost will be determined upon return of bids

Project Features:

  • Private resident rooms & bathrooms with centrally located comfortable living & dining rooms
  • Smaller, intimate, resident neighborhoods
  • Enhanced Rehabilitation/Therapy Suite
  • Private entrance on Myrtle Street
  • Recreation facilities and outdoor courtyard

 Benefits to the Community:

  • The expansion project builds on our strong foundation of high quality care and services, is keeping with industry standards, and ensures that Sarah Reed’s mission and legacy continues.
  • Current nursing care residents reap the comforts of a brand new home, and the residents in our apartments will have improved accommodations upon transition as their healthcare needs change.
  • Sarah Reed will remain a primary choice for older adults & their families with its proximity to physicians, downtown offices, shopping, and accessibility to public transportation.
  • This endeavor supports the local economy.

 Event Details:  Outdoor Program w/speakers and groundbreaking to last approximately 30 minutes. Indoor Reception with refreshments will follow.

Contact:  Dina Scribner, Director of Marketing & Events    814-878-2626 or dinascribner@sarahareed.orgSarah Reed -Ground breaking Invitation