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Frequently Asked Questions

Safety and Security
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What happens if there's an emergency?

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Members of our security team are trained in emergency response. At Erickson Living communities like Lantern Hill, response times average three minutes or less, as opposed to nine minutes for outside responders.

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Health and Wellness
Q:

What health insurance do you accept?

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Lantern Hill accepts Medicare and many other insurance plans.

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Health and Wellness
Q:

What happens if my health changes after I’ve moved to Lantern Hill?

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As a continuing care retirement community or CCRC, we will offer an on-site continuing care neighborhood with post-acute rehabilitation, assisted living, memory care, and long-term care.

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Health and Wellness
Q:

What services are available to keep me healthy?

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From the fitness center to a wealth of clubs and activities—wellness is sewn into the fabric of life here.

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Lifestyle
Q:

Can I bring my pet?

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Yes. We welcome cats, dogs and most birds.

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Lifestyle
Q:

Can I bring my car?

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Absolutely. We offer underground parking, so you don’t have to worry about the elements.

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Apartment Homes
Q:

Do you offer housekeeping?

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Yes. Weekly light housekeeping service is included in the cost of your monthly service package.

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Lifestyle
Q:

Can my grandchildren spend the night?

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Of course. Family and guests are welcome to stay the night in your apartment home.

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Health and Wellness
Q:

What health care services do you offer?

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Lantern Hill residents have access to a full complement of medical services and amenities for a healthy lifestyle, plus several future levels of on-site continuing care for your peace of mind.

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Pricing
Q:

Am I buying my apartment home at Lantern Hill?

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No. Together, we enter into a contract that entitles you to housing and many other community benefits. This allows you to enjoy all the advantages of home ownership without the hassles.

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Pricing
Q:

Will the cost of my entrance fee ever increase?

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No. Your entrance fee is a one-time payment that’s 90% refundable should you ever decide to move. Once you’ve locked in your fee, you will never be asked to put more money down. However, because retirement costs can increase, the sooner you lock in your one-time entrance fee, the better.

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Pricing
Q:

Will the cost of my Monthly Service Package increase?

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The Monthly Service Package is typically adjusted annually to reflect the current costs of labor, energy and food. Any increases or decreases are determined by the community’s independent board.

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