Archive for the ‘Ojakian Commons’ Category

Editorial on the Need for More Affordable, Accessible Housing in Connecticut

The Stamford Advocate recently wrote an editorial about the need for more affordable, accessible housing in Connecticut. The editorial spotlighted the work Regan Development Corporation did at Ojakian Commons in Simsbury, noting the specialized accessibility features to help people with physical disabilities. The editorial also mentioned the firm’s work at Bear Woods Apartments in Canton, […]

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February 19th, 2021

The Hour: ‘Strong demand’ remains for accessible housing in Connecticut

Highlighting the need for more accessible housing opportunities in Connecticut, the Hour’s Erin Kataya wrote a news story on the dire shortage of accessible apartments in Connecticut. She also highlights what can be done to help solve that shortage. Here is a link to that story: The Hour Article – Strong demand remains for accessible […]

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February 15th, 2021

UCONN Helps Bring Covid-19 Testing to Ojakian Commons

On June 19, 2020, mobile testing came to the Ojakian Commons Parking Lot. A team effort between the National MS Society, UCONN Health’s MS Center, Ojakian Commons Management, Trinity Healthcare and the Charter Oak Health Center made our residents’ request for Covid-19 testing possible. Here is a link to the UCONN Today article on the […]

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June 30th, 2020

Requested Mobile Covid-19 Testing Comes Right to Our Ojakian Commons Community

Many residents at Ojakian Commons are at higher risk for difficulties from the Covid-19 virus. Management has been working hard to assure that Ojakian Commons remains a safe and healthy environment. Ownership and Management have teamed up with leadership and staff at three expert agencies: the UCONN Health MS Center, the Mandell MS Center at […]

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June 20th, 2020

Farmington Mom Delivers Hundreds of Home Cooked Meals to Ojakian Commons Residents

Here is a fantastic story about good things happening in the midst of a pandemic. At Ojakian Commons, many of our residents have disabilities and are at higher risk of complications from Covid-19. We have been working hard to assure the building is safe and its residents are healthy. But sometimes, it is the personal […]

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April 29th, 2020

Momentum Magazine Profiles Affordable, Accessible Housing by Regan Development

The Spring 2020 edition of Momentum Magazine profiles the efforts to create affordable, accessible apartments for people living with physical and cognitive disabilities. Across the country, a movement has begun to create independent rental housing opportunities with support services for people living with physical and cognitive disabilities. The National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s flagship magazine highlights […]

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April 12th, 2020

Spring is Here . . . And Michaela’s Garden Once Again Blooms at Ojakian Commons.

Michaela’s Garden is a special and beautiful place.  It is made possible through the vision of the Petit Family Foundation, and the combined work of the Foundation and our residents.  The PETIT FAMILY FOUNDATION exists because of a tragedy: the senseless murders of a mother, JENNIFER LYNN HAWKE-PETIT with multiple sclerosis, and her two daughters, HAYLEY ELIZABETH PETIT, 17, a […]

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May 28th, 2019

Stories of Hope: Fox News 61 Profile on Ojakian Commons

Simsbury apartments give people with multiple sclerosis hope, in a profile by Fox News 61.  

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May 26th, 2018

Ojakian Commons Profile

Ojakian Commons – with services provided by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

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November 22nd, 2017

NBC-CT: Tackling Multiple Sclerosis in an Uncommon Way at Ojakian Commons

A new facility in Simsbury provides some independence for patients who are dealing with multiple sclerosis by giving them an option other than to enter a nursing homes prematurely. Ojakian Commons is specially designed to meet the needs of people who suffer from MS and other disabilities and features a wide variety of amenities to assist […]

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July 21st, 2016