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What Is the Cost of The Gables Assisted Living at Charlton Place vs. Living at Home?

Assisted living communities are designed for seniors who can no longer live alone in their own homes but may need some care and support with the tasks of daily living. There are a lot of misperceptions out there about the cost of assisted living. This blog will help you discover the truth. Many factors affect the fees within each community. The size of the apartment, the floor plan, the location of the community and the services the resident requires will all affect the total cost of living.

How Much Does Assisted Living Cost?

The amount of care needed is a crucial factor in determining the cost of assisted living services. Some people may only need help with housekeeping, meals and laundry, while others need help dressing and bathing. Different levels of service involve different costs. Monthly rent is also impacted by a community’s services, such as food and dining.

It’s Surprising How Affordable Assisted Living Can Be.

Once you compare the costs of living at The Gables Assisted Living at Charlton Place versus your own home, you may be surprised how affordable our senior living community really is. Even though your mortgage may be paid off, living at home isn’t free. Think about, for example, exactly how much it actually costs you to stay in your house. And take a look at what you do not pay for at The Gables Assisted Living at Charlton Place.

Here is what’s included at The Gables Assisted Living at Charlton Place in Deatsville, Alabama:

  • Gas
  • Trash
  • Wi-Fi
  • Yard and landscaping maintenance
  • Property taxes
  • Homeowner’s insurance
  • Outdoor home maintenance
  • Indoor home maintenance
  • Some meals
  • Housekeeping
  • Personal laundry
  • Social activities
  • Entertainment
  • Fitness programs
  • Educational and cultural programs

Care Services Are Also Included at Our Assisted Living Community.

Providing priceless peace of mind for the whole family, a real value to living in an assisted living community is the 24-hour care. The various skills of a qualified health care team play a key role to ensure the well-being of residents. The whole family will feel happy and secure with our on-site health care:

  • Assistance with activities of daily living
  • Diabetes management
  • Home health
  • Hospice
  • Medication management
  • On-site physician and nurse practitioner visits
  • Pain management
  • Podiatry, optometry and dental services
  • Respite care

Each apartment and fully furnished room is modified for convenience, mobility and safety. Unlike other communities that require a large upfront payment, The Gables Assisted Living at Charlton Place’s assisted living apartments and rehabilitation rooms are available on a month-to-month lease. 

Common Amenities to Share

It’s also nice to have gracious gathering spots, services and amenities scattered around the community included in the cost of your lifestyle here:

  • Activity room
  • Barber and beauty shop
  • Daily recreational activities
  • Housekeeping services
  • Nutritious and delicious dining choices
  • Resident gardens
  • Wi-Fi throughout

Activities and Programs Offer Socializing Opportunities

If you’re still living at home, you may not be participating in as many things as you would like to if you are unable to drive or afford them. One of the most attractive parts of our senior living community is all the on-site programs and exciting activities you can enjoy every day. At no extra charge to you, you can choose to stay as busy or relaxed as you want and experience all this:

  • Live entertainment
  • Happy hours
  • Spiritual studies and services
  • Arts and crafts
  • Fitness and yoga programs
  • Bridge and bingo
  • Guest speakers

Do the Math – the Value Adds Up!

Once you add it all up, you may be surprised at how affordable The Gables Assisted Living at Charlton Place really is.

The national median cost for assisted living, according to Genworth, is approximately $4,000, which breaks down to $133 per day or $48,000 per year.

At The Gables Assisted Living at Charlton Place, you’ll enjoy a maintenance-free lifestyle with all the utilities covered. Plus, our friendly community will keep you engaged with friendly neighbors thanks to all the terrific amenities and interesting programs mentioned here. You can take exercise classes in our activity room, be chauffeured to surrounding shopping and be pampered in our beauty salon and barbershop.

The Time to Look Is Now

You may not think you need to move to a senior community, but don’t let that stop you from exploring your options now. Having a plan in place is always best. That way, when you decide to make a move based on an unexpected event in your life, you are already prepared with the information you need to make a good decision without pressure.

It’s easy to start having the conversation now. We can review your exact situation and budget to see how you can secure a place for yourself at The Gables Assisted Living at Charlton Place. Call for an appointment now at 334-290-6900.