We understand that the decision to move to a retirement community is a big one, and you want to make certain that your family is on board and supportive of your decision. Open communication and dialogue is important. Discuss with them your reasons for considering the move, whether because of health concerns, home maintenance issues, or your desire to be a part of a vibrant, active community. Make sure that they are well informed about how Deerfield can help you deal with those concerns. We welcome them to tour Deerfield to not only see our outstanding facility, but to meet our professional, caring staff, as well as fellow residents who have happily made the choice to live at Deerfield. Seeing is believing, and a short visit will go a long way in helping them affirm your choice. Remember, they have your best interest at heart and want to see you happy and well adjusted.
The Life Care benefit assures the availability of assisted living or short or long-term nursing care in the Deerfield on-site health center at the same monthly rate as in the apartment or cottage. You pay only for the additional two meals per day during the stay in any level of care in the Deerfield health center and any ancillary health care services not included in your Monthly Fee. Upgraded accommodations in health care are available at an additional charge.
The decision to move to Deerfield can make the most of available resources now, and help to extend those resources to cover future needs.