Community & Contract Types at Our Lakeland Community
Learn What Your Community Choice Ultimately Means
The choices you make when deciding on a community for your retirement can impact your health and finances in the years to come. Familiarize yourself with some of the important community and contract types so you can make the most informed decision possible.
Rental Independent Apartment Living: Residents who live in these apartments are capable of living without assistance and enjoy access to facility amenities, services, and use of common areas. Rental Apartment Residents have a month-to-month lease agreement with an automatic annual renewal on January 1st of each year. Rental Apartment residents do not have a Life Care Contract.
Life Plan Community: Also known as a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), a Life Plan Community offers a full continuum of care. This includes independent living, assisted living, memory care, rehabilitation care and skilled nursing care.
Independent Residential Living: Residents who live in these houses, cottages or patio homes are capable of living with or without assistance.
Independent Apartment Living: Residents who live in these apartments are capable of living with or without assistance, and enjoy an extra level of services and dining options.
Assisted Living: Residents who live in these studios, one-bedroom apartments or suites receive services which allow them to maintain a degree of independence while still receiving help with activities of daily living such as bathing, grooming and dressing.
Skilled Nursing Care: A skilled nursing care facility is a licensed health care community inspected and regulated by the state’s Department of Health Services. It can offer long- and short-term care for seniors who need rehabilitation or who have serious or persistent health issues that are too complex to care for at home.
Rehabilitation Services: These services help residents recover from an injury, operation, stroke or illness. It can include physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy. Services may be residential (inpatient) or outpatient, and can be long- or short-term.
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