Frequently Asked Questions

We know lots of questions come up when choosing a retirement community. Here are some answers to our most frequently asked questions. If you have any other questions, please feel free to email us.

Q. Will I be able to afford to live at Meth-Wick?
A. The Meth-Wick Community is competitively priced, and much more affordable than many people realize, especially when compared to the expenses of living on your own.
Q. What would happen if I become a Meth-Wick resident, then find myself unable to pay the monthly fee?
A. Apart from a misrepresentation or transfer of assets not allowable under law, no resident would be asked to leave because of inability to pay. Residents who exhaust their resources may receive support from the Wick Endowment Fund.
Q. Can I bring my computer and plants?
Yes, along with any other furnishings you want to have to create a comfortable home at Meth-Wick. You may bring pictures for the walls, hang wallpaper, choose special window coverings, most anything to personalize your home the way you want it.
Q. As my health needs change, will I have to leave Meth-Wick?
A. Meth-Wick offers a full range of options for varying lifestyles. Whether you intend to live independently or require licensed nursing care, Meth-Wick is able to meet your needs.
Q. Is there a waiting list?
A. Depending on your lifestyle needs, there may be a waiting list. Planning ahead is very important in selecting the apartment or building of your preference. Also keep in mind that planning ahead will allow you to move to Meth-Wick in the most independent living style and enjoy the opportunities of retirement community living.
Q. Why should I pick a Continuing Care Retirement Community as opposed to senior living apartments?
A. Meth-Wick is unique in that it combines housing options with a range of services and health care assistance so you can live the way you want to, whether it be independent living, independent living with supported services, assisted living or licensed nursing care. As your needs change, your living arrangements and health care services can change as well, all without having to leave the security and comfort of an established community.
Q. What is respite care?
A. Respite care involves having a trained individual assume the caregiver role for short periods-whether a few hours or a few weeks-so that the caregiver has a chance to get a haircut, take a vacation, go to a doctor’s appointment, or take care of other personal matters. It can also refer to a brief recovery time following surgery during which a person needs supervised care.

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