Frequently Asked Questions
What is Assisted Living?
Assisted living is a long-term care option for seniors who need a slightly higher level of care than a retirement community, but not as extensive as a nursing home or hospital. It allows for customized assistance while promoting an independent lifestyle.
What is Respite Care?
Respite is ideal for those who need transitional assistance after an illness, surgery, or a hospital stay and are not quite ready to go home alone or even with family.
Is 24-hour supervision or assistance available?
Yes, all our communities have staff members available 24-hours a day.
What services do you provide?
Our communities provide some or all of the following services: 24-hour staff assistance, three meals a day, health care management and monitoring, medication reminders, on-site social activities, recreation and exercise facilities, wellness programs, security, laundry and housekeeping service, and transportation arrangements. In addition, many of our facilities specialize in supervision for persons with Alzheimer's or dementia.
Who Pays for Assisted Living?
Residents or their families generally pay the cost of care from their own financial resources. Depending on the nature of an individual's health insurance program or long-term care insurance policy, costs may be reimbursed.
How do I learn more?
For most, the first step is to schedule a tour of one of our facilities. Fill out the online form for the community closest to you and someone will contact you to schedule your tour.
What is an Alzheimer's Unit?
An Alzheimer's Unit is secured unit for individuals with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. Our goal is to maintain quality of life for residents as their needs change, through the course of their disease. We recognize the individuality of each of our residents and strive to understand their special needs.
What is Alzheimer's?
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a progressive, degenerative disease of the brain and the most common form of dementia. It is a degenerative disease that attacks the brain and results in impaired memory, thinking and behavior. Eventually persons with Alzheimer's disease become totally unable to care for themselves.
Is Alzheimer's the only form of dementia that makes a person eligible for a unit?
No. There many forms of neurological or degenerative conditions which effect cognition and function. Parkinson's, complications of vascular disease, stroke and traumatic brain injury are examples of processes that may affect a person's judgment, behaviors and memory. There are many forms of dementia, which may require 24-hour monitoring in a secured environment.