Brooksby Village's frequently asked questions


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  • Q:

    Is Brooksby Village a continuing care retirement community?

    A: Yes! We offer several levels of continuing care on our Peabody campus. That's in addition to traditional independent living.

  • Q:

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

    A: Independent living means exactly that: you'll continue to enjoy the independent life you're used to—just without the hassle of maintenance. Our Continuing Care neighborhood is for people who require assisted care, short-term rehabilitation, memory care, long-term care and respite care. Most Brooksby Village residents will probably never need our Continuing Care neighborhood—but it's comforting to have it available.

  • Q:

    What's my day like at the Continuing Care neighborhood? Do I have to go to bed and wake up at a certain time?

    A: Not at all. Continuing Care residents will be free to structure their day however they chose. Our 90-acre campus offers a wealth of on-site amenities and activities, so there's always something fun to do.

  • Q:

    Do I need to be a resident of Brooksby Village to come to the Continuing Care neighborhood?

    A: No. You or your loved one can come to our Continuing Care neighborhood without being a Brooksby Village resident. This applies to permanent stays such as assisted care, memory care and long-term care as well as temporary stays such as short-term rehabilitation and respite care.

  • Q:

    Who determines what sort of care I need?

    A: Our full-time doctors, nurse practitioners and social workers will complete an assessment to determine what level of care would most benefit you or your loved one.

  • Q:

    What qualifications do your doctors have?

    A: While many other communities employ part-time doctors, our medical staff is full-time. Plus, they specialize in senior health care. Our team also includes visiting specialists.

    Erickson Living medical team facts:

    • Our board-certified physicians average 20 years of experience working with seniors.
    • Nurse practitioners average 15 years of experience.
    • Nurse clinical specialists in mental health average 23 years of experience.
    • The team also includes physical, speech and occupational therapists, dietitians, social workers and more.
  • Q:

    How much does continuing care cost?

    A: All residents of our Continuing Care neighborhood will pay a one-time Refundable Entrance Deposit.* After that, pricing will be structured according to the level of care required. Some services, such as rehabilitation, are covered by Medicare. For details, see our pricing page.

  • Q:

    Is Brooksby Village Medicare-approved?

    A: Yes, we are approved by Medicare.

  • Q:

    Do you accept Medicaid?

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

  • Q:

    Can Continuing Care residents enjoy the rest of the Brooksby Village campus?

    A: Absolutely! Residents can take full advantage of all the amenities and activities on campus, including the swimming pool, restaurants, transportation, day trips, walking paths, clubs and more.

  • Q:

    Are visitors welcome?

    A: This is your home, and your guests are always free to drop by and see you. Visitors are welcome 24-7.