MBK Senior Living staff cut the ribbon at Island House in Mercer Island, reopening it to the community after a remodel. Katie Metzger/staff photo

MBK Senior Living staff cut the ribbon at Island House in Mercer Island, reopening it to the community after a remodel. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Island House hosts ‘grand opening’ with residents, community

The Mercer Island assisted living facility was recently remodeled.

Island House Assisted Living hosted a grand opening on July 31, welcoming the community to explore its recently remodeled facility. Many of the common spaces had been renovated and redecorated, with an emphasis on the “island” theme.

At the event, staff offered tours, refreshments, a gourmet “World Food Tour” and a variety of live entertainment, including music and a virtual reality experience.

A ribbon cutting was held in the private interior courtyard. Other amenities are: a private dining room, welcoming library, parlor for socializing, activities center, beauty salon and barber shop and landscaped grounds and walking paths.

Island House offers a choice of living options, including assisted living, independent living, and short-term/respite stays. It is located in downtown Mercer Island, at 7810 SE 30th St.

See MBK Senior Living’s website for more.

Island House residents and guests experience virtual reality. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Island House residents and guests experience virtual reality. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Attendees at Island House’s grand opening on July 31 gather in the courtyard. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Attendees at Island House’s grand opening on July 31 gather in the courtyard. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Balloons spell “Adventure Awaits” in the lobby of the recently renovated Island House Assisted Living building. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Balloons spell “Adventure Awaits” in the lobby of the recently renovated Island House Assisted Living building. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Friends chat in one of Island House’s dining rooms. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Friends chat in one of Island House’s dining rooms. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Island House celebrates its grand opening in style on July 31. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Island House celebrates its grand opening in style on July 31. Katie Metzger/staff photo

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