Who lives in assisted living facilities?
Individuals who do not require the full range of care offered by a nursing home, but are unable to continue living at home often choose assisted living facilities like Columbia Cottage. The average age of an assisted living resident in the United States is 87.
How are assisted living facilities paid for?
Most assisted living residents pay for their residence out of their own pocket. Some long-term care insurance policies will help cover costs associated with assisted living. Medicaid and other government programs may help cover the costs of assisted living, depending on the individual situation. Columbia Cottage may be able to make payment arrangements to suit your needs.
How much do assisted living facilities cost?
The average monthly cost of an assisted living facility is normally between $1,500 and $5,000. Also, most facilities require a one-time entrance fee when a new resident moves in. Monthly rates vary depending on a variety of factors such as location, facility size, amount of care required, and room type. Contact Columbia Cottage for detailed information about costs and payment methods.
Common services offered by assisted living facilities:
Contact Columbia Cottage for a complete list of services and events offered.
|Diet:||Diabetic, Low fat, Low salt|
|Room features:||Cable ready, Emergency Call System, Grab bars, Phone ready, Temperature Controls, Private bathroom|
|Facility features:||Activities/Recreation, Beauty/Barber Shop, Chapel, Computer, Private Dining Room, Guest meals, Guest room, Laundry, Patio, Parking, Pharmacy, Room service, 24-hour Security at Entrance, Transportation|
|Costs of care:||$0-$3,575/month based on individual need|
|Application fee:||$1,000 (refundable)|
|One Bedroom Single Occupancy Monthly Fee:||$2,740-$3,590/month|
|One Bedroom Double Occupancy Monthly Fee:||$1,000/month|
|Ownership type:||For Profit|
|Current management since:||1998|
|Nearby shops entertainment:||1|
|Nurse available:||105 hours/week, On-call 24/7|
|Rate increase:||Annually; usually 3.5%|