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By Michele Smith
The Times 

CCHS assited living facilities close to opening

The Times takes a tour of Rivers Walk Assisted Living

 

August 11, 2022

Lane Gwinn

Columbia County Health System is nearing completion on the Rivers Walk Assited Living facilities in Dayton. The four cottages are each 5,000 sq. ft., with 8 to 10 apartments laid out to create a home-like atmosphere for residents. The first to move in will be the current residents at Booker Rest Home.

DAYTON-On Monday, Columbia County Health System CEO Shane McGuire led The Times on a tour of one of the four cottages at Rivers Walk Assisted Living. The nearly completed cottage we toured was the "Palouse," which will soon house the memory care residents currently living at the Booker Rest Home. The new buildings provide all the same safety requirements but are quieter, brighter, and feels more homelike.

"Palouse" has ten spacious and airy apartments. There are nine single occupancy rooms, and one larger room for a single or married couple. There is an activity room, a kitchen, and a larg...



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