Amenities

When it comes to living spaces, it’s all about amenities

Shaker Pointe is home to an amazing array of opportunities made available in the common spaces of the community center, The Pointe.

Fitness and Aquatic Center

With a dedication to the belief that an active lifestyle is a healthier one, Shaker Pointe is home to a range of health and fitness options. Swim in our heated indoor pool or relax in the spa. Visit the aerobics studio and enjoy classes such as Zumba, Tai Chi, Yoga, Balance, and more! Work out at your own pace on our fitness equipment and build a strong heart and body. Our Fitness Coordinator provides instructor led programming for every level of ability, so there is always something for everyone to try.

Activities Studio

Try your hand at watercolor or jewelry making in our Activities Studio. Or gather with other residents for a game night and strategize over a chess or mahjong board, lively bridge game, or a competitive round of poker. Shaker Pointe’s Activities Director works with residents to schedule activities and offer opportunities for everyone to learn something new.

Varied Dining Venues

Our community features formal and casual dining options in your choice of three venues. Shaker Pointe offers a four course dining experience in our Resident Dining Room. ‘The Restaurant at The Pointe’ consists of casual fare. Looking for something quick to eat? Enjoy a soup or salad as part of our ‘grab and go’ options available in the Bistro. Our flexible dining program offers everything from a-la-carte to full service dining – it’s your choice!

Resident Spaces

Relax by the fireplace in our Great Room and take in the lofted ceilings and fine decorative touches. Our Great Room is the hub of it all! Play a lively game of pool with neighbors in the Shaker Pointe Pub or enjoy a movie in the theater. Reserve time in the Meditation room for a spiritual program or study group. The space is yours and the possibilities are endless!

Stephen J. Grifferty Library

Visit the Library and share your thoughts with neighbors on the latest best-seller or spend time thumbing through our magazine collection. The Stephen J. Grifferty Library has three computer stations for residents to use at anytime and a visual reader. Surf the web or check your email – now you can always have the latest technology at your fingertips.

Latham Primary Care

Shaker Pointe is delighted to have a doctor’s office in house for your convenience! Attached to The Pointe community center, Latham Primary Care Associates is part of St. Mary’s Hospital and is affiliated with St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates.  Our internal medicine physician, Joseph K. Carrozza, MD, has nearly 30 years of health care experience most of which have been in the Capital Region.  Office hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  and Friday’s, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call the office at (518) 268-6390.

Movie Theatre

Catch a classic or new release in our very own Movie Theatre! Scheduled showings, lectures, documentaries and special presentations are all part of our extensive activities calendar. Interested in becoming involved with our classic film series? Join your neighbors and add your knowledge to the program.

Beauty Salon & Barber Shop

Pamper yourself without leaving the community! Enjoy salon style services and massage therapy.  Our Salon provides haircuts for men and women, styling, coloring, perms and relaxer treatments. Or make an appointment to have a manicure and or pedicure. Waxing and facials are also available upon request.

Guest Suite for Family and Friends

Having company? Your guests can live the ‘Shaker life’ and stay in our beautifully appointed guest suite. It’s better than staying in a hotel!

Backup Generators for Each Residence

Never worry about losing power again! Each residence is connected to a generator designed to kick in shortly after losing power.

Additional Storage Space Included

Each resident in the Doane Brook apartments, Carriage Building and the Courtyard homes has access to additional storage space close to their home.

Outdoor Life

Travel down numerous walking paths or our beautiful wood chipped nature trail. Take a stroll and enjoy our outdoor gardening areas, terraces and patios.

Benefits of an Inclusive Monthly Service Fee

Our inclusive monthly service fee includes a multitude of convenient services to make your life easier. The retirement lifestyle at Shaker Pointe includes an extensive calendar of recreational, social, cultural and educational activities. Residents have access to fitness and wellness programs led by certified fitness instructors who are trained to teach all fitness levels. Our 24-hour reception desk is always available to handle all aspects of resident life and assist in providing concierge services.

Bill Paying is Long Gone

Your monthly service fee makes bill paying easier by including all utilities, abundant free parking and a 24-hour security and emergency response system.