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FAQs

Independent Living

1.       Tell me more about the luxury rental apartments.

For those who are looking for an alternative to owning a home, there is a wide variety of luxury floor-plans including one, two and three bedrooms ranging from 750 to 1300 square feet. Luxury apartments at the Landing at Watermere are available for lease with high quality features such as 9ft. ceilings, granite countertops, gourmet kitchens and private patios in each apartment.  Those that choose to live in our luxury community can also enjoy the added convenience of an all-weather access to the Members Only Club.

2.       What is the cost of leasing a Luxury Rental Apartment?

Our Luxury condo rates start at $2,950 a month.

3.       If I lease a luxury rental apartment home, will there be any extra charges or fees?

Yes. Your monthly lease will include all of the services and amenities within the community with the exception of telephone and internet. The cost of electricity, water & sewer will be included in the monthly lease fee along with having the Verizon FIOS basic cable package. Additional cable channel packages are available directly from Verizon.

4.       What about pets?

Pets  are an integral part of the family and are more than welcome at the Landing. We know that pets need exercise just like people to stay fit, so the Landing offers many walking trails and sidewalks where you can take your dog for a walk and enjoy some exercise yourself! As in any community, pet owners will be asked to abide by some common courtesy guidelines to ensure that their pet does not become a nuisance to other residents. The Executive Director will have the authority to ask that a pet be removed from the community if it is not properly controlled by its owner.

5.       Will there be any transportation available for Landing Independent Living residents?

Yes. There will be scheduled transportation to the airport, doctors appointments, cultural events and other outings scheduled by the Community Relations Director.

6.       Will there be any health care facilities available at the Landing?

Yes. The Landing also offers Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing services in the same building!

7.       Will there be a dining room where I can enjoy meals?

Yes. The independent living residents will have access to the Member’s Only Clubhouse for dining and social events. Each resident will have a $300 meal credit to be used in the Riverbend Café, La Mer  Fine Dining Restaurant and Stonebridge Wine and Spirits.
 



Skilled Nursing

1.       If I am in the hospital, how can I ask to come to the Landing?

Ask your case manager at the acute hospital to contact Landing’s Clinical Liaison, Jennifer Nichols, at 682-227-7726. Let the case manager know that you have chosen Landing at Watermere.

2.       Are there special hours for tours? Do I need an appointment?

You do not need an appointment, but to ensure adequate time for a tour, an appointment is preferable. Contact Mindi Willis at 1-888-864-6114.

3.       Can I pre-register to come to the Skilled Nursing at the Landing?

Yes, you can. We have a form to fill out prior to your acute stay, so it is well in advance.

4.       How many days does Medicare cover for Landing Skilled Nursing?

Part A Medicare coverage requires a three day hospital stay and a doctors order. Days are based on an individual basis. Diagnosis, therapy, prior level of function, therapies ordered, medical acuity and ability to make gains are just a few things that are necessary in order to meet Medicare criteria.

5.       Do you take any HMO’s?

We are currently in negotiations with several HMO providers. Please check with us to see if we can take your specific HMO.

6.       Does the Landing accept co-insurance?

After 20 days of Medicare, there is a $148.00 per day co-pay. Most supplemental insurance or Medicaid will pick this up.

7.       Who pays for transport to the Landing Skilled Nursing from the hospital?

The hospital or the Landing.

8.    Can pets visit their owners while in Skilled Nursing?

Absolutely, but they must be on a leash.
 



Assisted Living

1.    Is there a Typical Time Commitment?

No, unlike traditional apartment living, assisted living does not require a long term commitment. Rent is month-to-month and residents can move out after any length of time. However, 30 days’ notice is required.

2.    What is senior living? How does it differ from assisted living or independent living?

Senior Living encompasses a range of living options for older adults, including “independent living” and “assisted Living”. Independent living is for people looking to connect with peers and enjoy an active lifestyle. Assisted living is for people who need help with certain daily tasks, like showering, dressing and managing medication regiments. Both are available at The Landing at Watermere.

3.    Are there specific visiting hours for Assisted Living?

No, while visitors are usually required to sign-in and out for security purposes, there are no restrictions on when family members can visit residents in their home.

4.    How do I know if The Landing at Watermere is right for me or my family members?

The Landing at Watermere is designed to embrace the aging process by encouraging our residents to live as independently as possible with the peace of mind knowing we have around the clock nursing care if needed.

We provide individualized care services tailored to your exact needs. This ensures you only pay for the care you need with the flexibility of more care should your needs change. Our long term care neighborhood offers specialized support and services to those with memory loss who are in need of 24 hour skilled nursing services. The skilled nursing neighborhood offers skilled nursing and rehabilitation services for those recovering from a health decline and needing therapies to get better and be able to return home.

5.    Do residents have to eat all three meals provided?

No, residents do not have to eat every meal provided by The landing at Watermere. In providing the assisted living lifestyle, our community recognizes the importance of proper nutrition and hydration. In fact, a poor diet is frequently the cause of health problems for seniors living alone in their homes.

The opportunity for social interaction throughout the day is another important reason for providing three meals as part of a healthy lifestyle. If, however, a resident is ill and cannot eat in the dining-room they can have a limited number of meals delivered to their apartment at no cost.

6.     Can the community remind residents to take their medications?

No, regulations for assisted living communities require an all-or-nothing approach to medication management. If a resident requires assistance with medications, the medications are ordered, stored and administered by the personnel of The Landing at Watermere.

7.    Can I bring my own furnishings to my apartment?

Absolutely, this is your home and you should have all the comforts and furnishings you enjoy. The Landing at Watermere residents take pride in decorating their apartments and entrances as a way of adding their own personal touch to their homes.

8.    Does the Landing at Watermere allow smoking?

As we are sensitive to the health needs of our residents, The Landing at Watermere is a non-smoking community. However, we do have designated smoking areas for residents and their guest to smoke.

9.    Is there an emergency call system?

Yes, The Landing at Watermere is equipped with a 24 hour integrated resident emergency response system.

10. What options are there for activities?

When residents come to The Landing at Watermere they will be met with a life enrichment coordinator trained to explore what the resident might enjoy. We are certain you’ll find something thats right for you whether you enjoy concerts and lectures, theater and exercise, classes and games, services and celebrations, shopping and museums, movies and dances, and so much more….