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This is Fred Ball for Zions Bank, speaking on business.

With its circular driveway and giant white columns, Courtyard at Jamestown looks more like a five-star hotel than an assisted living community. Of course, that's what the owners intended. Located in Provo, off of University Avenue at 3352 North 100 East, Courtyard has for the last four years sought to provide senior citizens with the best service possible.

The owners, Douglas Nielson, Dale Neibaur and John Jesperson, came up with the idea for an upscale assisted living center several years ago when searching for retirement places for their parents. The three were dissatisfied with local options, so they decided to build their own. Since then, all of their parents have lived at the community.

Courtyard is unlike any other assisted living community. The entrance, with its vaulted ceiling, grand staircase and comfy chairs, resembles a hotel lobby. Halls lined with wood moldings and works of art lead to dozens of spacious living quarters that are complete with walk-in showers, oversized closets, and kitchenettes with microwaves and refrigerators. Its no wonder the Courtyard currently runs at full capacity with 150 residents living in its 132 apartments. In addition to the ambience, this retirement community is truly unique because of the care and service provided to residents. There is a 24-hour response system for emergency assistance and remarkably, Courtyard's prices compare quite evenly with other retirement communities.

Courtyard is a licensed level one and level two assisted living facility, which allows the community to offer residents anything from shuttle services and showering help to dressing assistance and medication assistance. The Courtyard staff includes a registered nurse, six licensed practical nurses and fifty certified nursing assistants. The center has a wing specifically designed to meet the needs of those with memory impairments and Alzheimer's.

With its comfortable atmosphere and caring staff, Courtyard at Jamestown is a great place to be for those considering an assisted living community.

For Zions Bank, I'm Fred Ball. I'm speaking on business.

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