Frequently Asked Questions

Maris Grove's frequently asked questions about continuing care

Here are the most common questions about our Delaware County community. Don't see your question on the list? Call us at 1-800-795-7963.

  • Q:

    As a continuing care resident, do I have to wake up, eat or go to bed at a certain time?

    A. No. The continuing care neighborhood at Maris Grove is your home. You're free to structure your day however you see fit.

  • Q:

    Who determines what services I or my loved one will need?

    A. Our full-time team of doctors, nurse practitioners and social workers will complete an assessment to decide which level of care would most benefit you.

  • Q:

    Do I have to be a current resident of Maris Grove to come on-campus for extended care?

    A. No. You don't have to be a Maris Grove resident to come here. This applies to permanent stays such as personal care and long-term care, as well as temporary stays such as respite care or short term rehab.

  • Q:

    What are the benefits of a continuing care retirement community?

    A. Maris Grove is a continuing care retirement community, or CCRC for short. This means we offer independent living, plus a variety of care options all in one place—so you don't have to leave the community should you ever need a higher level of support.

  • Q:

    What's the difference between continuing care and independent living?

    A. With independent living, you'll continue to enjoy the active life you're used to in your private Maris Grove apartment. At our continuing care neighborhood, you'll receive a higher level of care, including personal care, respite care, long-term care and short-term rehab.

  • Q:

    How do the Maris Grove doctors compare to those in other care centers?

    A. While many other care centers employ only part-time or visiting professionals, our medical staff is here full-time. They focus solely on the 65-plus population, so you or your loved one gets expert, targeted care.

    Our team includes:

    • Board-certified physicians who average 20 years working with seniors.
    • Nurse practitioners with an average of 15 years' experience.
    • Nurse clinical specialists in mental health with an average of 23 years' experience.
    • Highly-trained physical, speech and occupational therapists, dietitians, social workers and more.
  • Q:

    How much does continuing care cost? Who pays for it?

    A. All continuing care residents pay a one-time Refundable Entrance Deposit.* After that, pricing is structured according to the level of care required. Some services such as rehab are covered by Medicare. For specific costs, see our pricing page.

  • Q:

    Is continuing care at Maris Grove Medicare-approved?

    A. Yes. We are approved by Medicare.

  • Q:

    Do you accept Medicaid?

    A. Typically people who require Medicaid have exhausted their funds and will not have the entrance deposit necessary to move here.

  • Q:

    Do you have private residences?

    A. Yes. All of the rooms at Maris Grove are private. See our continuing care floor plans.

  • Q:

    Do continuing care residents have access to the amenities of the larger Maris Grove campus?

    A. Yes. Residents can take full advantage of everything Maris Grove has to offer, including the swimming pool, restaurants, clubs and activities, transportation, day trips, walking paths and more.

  • Q:

    Are visitors welcome? Do I need to call ahead?

    A. You are free to have guests 24-7. There is no need to call ahead. Visiting is entirely unrestricted.