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It’s normal to have lots of questions about moving to a senior living community. This is a big change, but it’s also an exciting one. The best way to get your questions answered and get a feel for the supportive, carefree lifestyle we offer is to take a tour of our communities. In the meantime, read below for commonly asked questions about senior apartment sizes, what’s included in rent, pets, community activities, meals, and more. 

 

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Read our FAQ's Below:

What is included in rent at Holiday’s senior living communities?

Write one check a month that includes rent and a number of amenities and services, such as:

  • Three delicious, well-balanced chef-prepared meals every day.
  • Weekly linen service and housekeeping.
  • Utilities like electricity and water.
  • Regular cleaning and sanitizing of common areas. Maintenance and repairs by an onsite team.
  • Transportation to errands, appointments, shoppings, and community outings.
  • Fun, diverse daily activities aimed at physical, mental, and social well-being.
  • Lively Mobile Plus, a GPS enabled emergency response device. 
  • Travel and Stay program, which allows residents to stay for free at any Holiday community for up to seven days. 
 

What is the square footage of your apartments?

Each community has different floor plans and senior apartment sizes. Our homes range from studios just under 400 square feet to two bedrooms well over 1,000 square feet, and cottages that are even larger. View the floor plans on the community webpage, or call the community for the square footage of that particular residence. Your new home is yours, so personalize your living space the way you want! Learn ways to start planning your space here.


What types of senior living do you offer?

Holiday Retirement offers both independent living and assisted living. Learn the difference between the two.

How much is rent at Holiday Retirement?

The price of senior living is more affordable than you think. Holiday prides ourselves on making an all-inclusive, vibrant retirement lifestyle attainable to older adults. Monthly rent varies by location, apartment size, and floorplan. Contact us to receive individual pricing for the Holiday retirement community of your choice.

What is the community fee?

Our one-time community fee varies by Holiday Retirement location. A community fee is similar to an entry fee or buy-in fee, but a lot less! Contact us to learn the fee at your Holiday Retirement community of choice.

Do you offer specials or discounts?

As the oldest and largest independent senior living company in the country, Holiday has always been focused on providing quality senior living at an affordable price. We are constantly reviewing each market to keep our rates competitive and affordable. On occasion individual communities may offer a special or discount.

Can I have pets?

Yes, for a nominal pet fee. We welcome all kinds of pets into our Holiday family like dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, and fish. Some of our communities even have dog parks. If you have a furry friend already, we can't wait to meet them. If you're thinking about getting a pet, read this to see if a pet is right for you.

What are Holiday’s protocols around COVID-19?

Our infectious disease protocols are rooted in a 50-year history of putting the health and well-being of our residents and staff first. In light of the pandemic, we’ve greatly enhanced cleaning and sanitizing protocols, require masks, and have made changes to dining and daily activities to support social distancing. All of our decisions are guided by the CDC and medical experts. Learn more about what we’ve done to mitigate COVID-19 and the rollout of the vaccine in our senior living communities.

What types of activities do you offer?

Each senior living community has its own resident experience coordinator who plans a full calendar of activities each month. Activities vary by community but may include things like bean bag baseball, bingo, painting classes, balloon volleyball, Wii football, happy hours, pool noodle hockey, knitting groups, tailgating parties, and more. With cooking, cleaning, and maintenance all taken care of, you also have more time for your own hobbies and interests. Consider sharing your favorite hobbies with the community. Many of our activities are resident-led, and we’re always open to new ideas.

What is the food like?

Our culinary team prides itself on chef-prepared meals that are delicious as well as well-balanced. Menus are diverse and designed to support your well-being without sacrificing taste. Enjoy a blend of comfort foods, regional favorites, and healthy choices.

Do you offer medical and personal assistance?

Residents in our independent living communities enjoy the flexibility of using in-home health care if they need assistance with personal or medical care. Our assisted living communities offer help with dressing, bathing, toileting, and other needs. Residents in both our assisted and independent living communities are equipped with Lively Mobile Plus, a GPS-enabled, two-way communication emergency response device. Residents use these if they have an emergency or urgent need. They work both inside and outside the community. Our emergency response devices foster independence while keeping you safe.


What is included in housekeeping?

Weekly housekeeping includes dusting and cleaning surfaces, sweeping, vacuuming, emptying trash, linen service, and providing new toilet paper. We also sweep patios, clean the air conditioner and heat filter, wash windows, and defrost and clean the refrigerator regularly. Learn more about housekeeping at Holiday.


Can I have a car?

Absolutely. Many of our residents have cars while others prefer to leave the driving to us. We offer complimentary transportation to appointments, errands, shopping, and community outings, so you can drive as much or little as you want.


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