Riverside's senior communities cultivate active, independent lifestyles while providing experienced care and support. The COVID-19 outbreak has been of special concern to senior communities, due to its effects on the frail and those who have underlying health conditions. In response, Riverside adopted strong infection prevention and social distancing measures to protect the health of both residents and staff.


Message from Vice President Ed Heckler

Early in 2020, as the COVID-19 outbreak began to affect the nation, we began to implement plans to prepare and protect the health of the residents in our senior communities. Ed Heckler, Vice President of Riverside Lifelong Health and Aging-related Services, explains how we're protecting the safety of the residents who call our senior communities "home." Read letter >

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Some facilities now allowing outside visits

As our facilities meet specific criteria, many are moving into a new phase that may allow for limited visitation, such as outside visits. All visitors will be screened, and masks are required. Learn more about what to expect.

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COVID-19 guidelines for items delivered to residents

If you want to bring clothing, food, flowers or similar items to your loved one in one of our senior communities, please read our guidelines for items delivered to residents.

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Emergency Response Plan

Our highest priority is keeping our residents and staff safe and healthy. During the coronavirus outbreak, we are taking a wide range of precautions, as outlined in our Emergency Response Plan, to avoid or limit the potential spread of COVID-19. Read our plan >

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Ways to help older adult neighbors during COVID

Here’s how you can help your older adult neighbors during COVID-19. Read more >

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COVID-19: Keeping seniors engaged during social distancing

Riverside senior communities are staying safe and busy during COVID-19 social distancing. Find out what staff members are doing to help. Read more >