Encore Gets Funding for $9 Million Assisted Living Community in Wyoming

WIth funding from Jonah Bank of Wyoming, Encore Partners will soon begin constructing a new 57 apartment, $9 million dollar assisted living community in Rock Springs, WY.

Located on 4.5 acres adjacent to the Young at Heart Senior Center and will offer services to people 62 years and older and will be licensed to provide Alzheimer’s care.

Participant lenders include three regional banks, Rock Springs National, 1st Bank of Rock Springs, and Commerce Bank of Rawlins. Kiewit Building Group, LLC, the general contractor for the project, will break ground in mid-April on the single story 43,000 square foot building; Kephart of Denver, Colorado is the architect of record. The building will be comprised of two residential neighborhoods – forty four (44) assisted living and thirteen (13) memory care apartments.


A full range of amenities will include multiple life enrichment spaces, dining rooms, bistro, card/game rooms, theater/chapel/library, salon, spa, beauty and barber shop, laundry, and private courtyards. Memory care services will be provided in a secured neighborhood designed for people with dementia.

The community will provide scheduled transportation and a wide variety of optional services. A Physical/Occupational Therapy program is being planned. Encore Living Group, LLC will provide management services for Deer Trail. With over 40 years of development and operational experience throughout the United States, Encore brings a well-qualified approach and team to the operation of the community.

Encore told SHN it expects the location to open for residents in late December 2011.