Brooksby Village's frequently asked questions
- Is Brooksby Village a continuing care retirement community?
- What's the difference between independent living at Brooksby Village and continuing care?
- What's my day like at the continuing care neighborhood? Do I have to go to bed and wake up at a certain time?
- Do I need to be a resident of Brooksby Village to come to the continuing care neighborhood?
- Who determines what sort of care I need?
- What qualifications do your doctors have?
- How much does continuing care cost?
- Is Brooksby Village Medicare-approved?
- Do you accept Medicaid?
- Can continuing care residents enjoy the rest of the Brooksby Village campus?
- Are visitors welcome?
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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.
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 rehab, 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.
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.
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 rehab and respite care.
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.
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 19 years of experience working with seniors.
- Nurse practitioners average 4 years of experience.
- Nurse clinical specialists in mental health average 13 years of experience.
- The team also includes physical, speech and occupational therapists, dieticians, social workers and more.
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 rehab, are covered by Medicare. For details, see our pricing page.
Is Brooksby Village Medicare-approved?
A: Yes, we are approved by Medicare.
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.
Can continuing care residents enjoy the rest of the Brooksby Village campus?
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.