Frequently Asked Questions

Continuing Care
Q:

What levels of care do you offer?

A:

In addition to independent living, we offer a full continuum of on-site care. Visit the Living Options section of this website for more details.

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Lifestyle
Q:

Are you a nursing home?

A:

No. We’re a continuing care retirement community, also known as a CCRC. The vast majority of our residents enjoy active and independent living; however, we offer additional care services should your health needs ever change.

 

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Pricing
Q:

How does the entrance deposit work?

A:

This one-time fee secures your independent living apartment home for as long as you live here. When you leave the community, 90% of these funds will be returned to you or your beneficiaries. You can also access this money to pay for qualited continuing care expenses.

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Continuing Care
Q:

Who decides if I need care or what type of care I need?

A:

If a concern arises about your ability to live independently, a member of our staff will meet with you and your family to discuss options. You may be eligible to receive care inside your apartment home, or it may be recommended that you transition to on-site continuing care.

 

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Lifestyle
Q:

Do I have to eat at an assigned time or at an assigned table?

A:

No. You’re free to dine whenever and with whomever you wish during restaurant hours.

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Pricing
Q:

What does the Monthly Service Package cover?

A:

The Monthly Service Package includes most of your regular expenses like utilities, property taxes, standard maintenance, and even select meals. A complete list of what's included can be found in the Financial Value section of this website.

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Continuing Care
Q:

What if my spouse needs care but I don’t?

A:

One of the benefits to our lifestyle is that couples can stay together in the same community. If your spouse needs care but you don’t, we’ll work with you to determine the right living situation for you both.

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Lifestyle
Q:

Can my family visit me?

A:

Of course. Per our guest policy, you are welcome to have family visitors or guests whenever you choose.

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Pricing
Q:

What happens if I run out of money?

A:

As a not-for-profit community, we’re dedicated to supporting residents who experience unexpected financial difficulty. We maintain a Resident Care Fund designed specifically to assist eligible residents. Independent living residents will never be asked to leave the community because of a genuine inability to pay.

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Lifestyle
Q:

What time do you lock the doors?

A:

We never lock you in or out. This is your home; you’re free to come and go as you please.

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Pricing
Q:

Is continuing care included in the cost of living here?

A:

No. You only pay for more advanced care if and when you need it.

 

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Lifestyle
Q:

Can my grandkids stay overnight?

A:

You bet! Friends and family are welcome to stay with you temporarily in your apartment home. We also offer a limited number of fully furnished guest suites for a nominal fee.

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