ASSISTED LIVING AT CHARTER SENIOR LIVING OF JEFFERSON CITY IN TENNESSEE
Experience an Active Senior Living Lifestyle the Moment You Visit.
Your health needs may be changing but that doesn’t mean the independent living lifestyle you desire has to change with it. Our community provides residents with the right touch of assistance to help them remain as active as they desire.
Unlike other senior living communities in Jefferson City, Tennessee, you’ll experience an environment that feels like living at home. The neighborhood design of our Assisted Living facility at Charter Senior Living of Jefferson City provides residents with a plethora of opportunities, amenities and personalized care.
Our staff’s reputation and commitment to residents’ care and dignity is why so many Jefferson County seniors are choosing to call our senior care community home.
What Is Assisted Living?
There are many senior care communities for family members and seniors to choose from; each one serves a different purpose depending on the needs and types of care the resident needs and desires.
Unlike independent living and memory care communities, assisted living is focused on helping seniors with the activities of daily living such as getting dressed, bathing, and taking medication as prescribed. Signs that assisted living may be a good option for you or a loved one include:
- Needing help with medication management
- Noticeable weight loss or gain
- Loss of mobility or increase in falls
- Neglecting household maintenance and chores
- No longer able to perform daily tasks of grooming and preparing meals
- Increased isolation
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What Makes Charter Senior Living of Jefferson City Different?
Unlike other retirement communities. Charter Senior Living of Jefferson City offers a full social calendar with engaging life-enrichment opportunities.
Residents take baking and art classes. They garden, join clubs and interest groups. They play games and laugh together. Residents enjoy going outside of our campus to explore the historic Jefferson county to get ice cream, walk in the park and dine at local Jefferson City restaurants.
From made-to-order dinner with friends in one of our dining rooms to gardening with neighbors to our wellness classes, there are so many opportunities for residents to enjoy the active lifestyle they desire.
Personalized Approach to Care
Our licensed nurses provide different levels of care and assistance based on individual needs. Our around-the-clock services support and nurture residents when they need it.
Our community offers a wide range of floor plan and living options with homelike designs with private kitchenettes and spacious bathrooms. Every new resident is delighted to put their personal touch to their new home.
“What first attracted me to Charter Senior Living of Jefferson City was the friendly, open and positive environment throughout. Since moving here, I’ve joined the book club and taken fitness classes, and I’ve really enjoyed it.” – Charter Senior Living Resident”
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the difference between assisted living and a nursing home?
Overall, the main difference between assisted living and care offered in a nursing home is that nursing homes provide medical and personal care in a clinical setting, while assisted living primarily provides personal care in a homelike, social setting.
Who qualifies for assisted living?
Seniors whose health or well-being requires a higher level of support or those who would benefit from a healthier lifestyle and social engagement qualify for assisted living. Most communities conduct a health assessment that follows state regulations to determine what level of care or assistance is best for each individual.
What kind of services does assisted living provide?
Assisted living communities give older adults personalized care in a residential setting. Most communities – including Charter Senior Living Assisted Living communities – provide services that include:
- One to three meals a day
- Monitoring of medication
- Personal care, including dressing and bathing
- Housekeeping and laundry
- Some medical services
- Social and recreational activities
- Care coordination
- Mobility assistance
- Complimentary transportation
Some assisted living communities offer respite care or Short-Term Stays. Additionally, some communities offer access to home care services for those who may need more assistance than is provided at the community but who are not yet ready for a skilled nursing care center.
How much does assisted living costs?
The Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2020 estimates the regional median monthly rate for assisted living is $3,435, which breaks down to around $113 per day. To put that into some context, the same survey says a private room in a nursing home will cost around $235 per day ($7,148 per month). Home health aide services average $138 per day.
Who pays for assisted living?
While your personal health insurance coverage continues and your pharmaceutical coverage continues, Medicare typically doesn’t pay the costs for assisted living. Most assisted living residents pay for this kind of care from their personal resources or with help from coverage provided by long-term care insurance. Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefits can help cover the cost for eligible Veterans and surviving spouses who are over age 65.