10 Questions to Ask before Moving into Senior Living

In retirement, one of the biggest decisions you will make involves where you should live and how you will spend your time. Should you move into a senior living community? If so, what type of community is right for you? When is the best time to move?These are deeply personal questions, so only you will know what is best for you and your family. As you begin your research, Montereau has compiled the following questions to help get you started. Contact us any time to learn more about our community and our commitment to concierge service.1. Why choose a senior living community?"Senior living community" is something of a catch-all term that usually includes an independent living residence plus access to assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing. Most residents move in to enjoy the independent living lifestyle, which includes new friendships, vibrant activities, and an all-around joyful experience free from the chores of home maintenance. Residents also have peace of mind knowing they can age in the community as their needs change.2. Will I still be able to maintain my independence?Absolutely! Our maintenance-free apartments and garden cottages are private residences, so you come and go as you please and set your own schedule. The lifestyle of a senior living community adds to your world. You get amenities such as onsite restaurants and a wellness center, but nothing is taken away.3. How much does a senior living community cost?

In retirement, one of the biggest decisions you will make   involves where you should live and how you will spend your time. Should   you move into a senior living community? If so, what type of community   is right for you? When is the best time to move?

These are deeply   personal questions, so only you will know what is best for you and your   family. As you begin your research, Montereau has compiled the following   questions to help get you started. Contact us any time to learn more   about our community and our commitment to concierge service.

1. Why choose a senior living community?

“Senior   living community” is something of a catch-all term that usually   includes an independent living residence plus access to assisted living,   memory care and skilled nursing. Most residents move in to enjoy the   independent living lifestyle, which includes new friendships, vibrant   activities, and an all-around joyful experience free from the chores of   home maintenance. Residents also have peace of mind knowing they can age   in the community as their needs change.

2. Will I still be able to maintain my independence?

Absolutely!   Our maintenance-free apartments and garden cottages are private   residences, so you come and go as you please and set your own schedule.   The lifestyle of a senior living community adds to your world. You get amenities such as onsite restaurants and a wellness center, but nothing is taken away.

3. How much does a senior living community cost?

At   Montereau, we offer three residency plans including Life Care, where a   highly refundable entrance fee gives you a predictable monthly service   fee, even if your health care needs change. The important thing about   weighing costs is to build a true apples-to-apples comparison to your   current situation. Our monthly service fee includes home maintenance,   cable, Wi-Fi, basic utilities and much more, making senior living more   affordable than you might think.

4. What does the residence look like?

We offer maintenance-free garden homes and apartments. Check out our floor plans and photos of our residences, or use this calculator to find out what plan best suits your needs.

5. What is the lifestyle of the community?

It’s   hard to over-state what a vibrant lifestyle awaits you at Montereau.   From fitness center classes to pampering in our spa to dining in one of   our four restaurants, you can easily fill your days with fun, excitement   or relaxation. But lifestyle is about more than what you do. It’s who   you do it with, and at Montereau, we’re a friendly bunch with a zest for   life. The social life here is what sets us apart.

6. What amenities are available?

We   designed our community with amenities and service in mind. On the   Montereau campus, you’ll find multiple dining venues, libraries, a   business center, a fine arts studio, a billiards room, a fitness center   with heated pool, putting greens, walking trails, an interfaith chapel,   and so much more. Everything you need is right outside your front door,   but we really pride ourselves on our concierge service. This means our   friendly team is here to give you the retirement you’ve always imagined   with an unmatched spirit of hospitality.

7. What are my health care options?

As   a Life Plan Community, Montereau offers a full continuum of senior   care, including assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing,   rehabilitation, and in-home care. We also have a physician’s office   right on campus, so you can rest assured the highest quality health   services are here if you need them.

8. How is the food?

Oh,   the food! Our campus restaurants offer something exciting at every   meal. Whether you’re in the mood for a fine dining venue or a casual   bistro, each restaurant offers daily specials and diverse choices.   Resident input and fresh ingredients from our on-site gardens ensure   you’ll find something tasty every day.

9. What do current residents say?

One   of our residents recently said, “I moved in among neighbors. Now I live   among friends.” That’s the kind of sentiment you will find throughout   Montereau. Check out some of our other testimonials to see what other residents are saying.

10. How do I learn more?

We would love to show off our campus and talk through our residence offerings. To learn more, fill out the form on this page or call us at 918-495-1500 today!

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August 21, 2020

by Montereau

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6800 South Granite Ave
Tulsa, OK 74136
918-491-5200
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