Still searching for the answer to your question? We’ve provided a list of common questions that families ask us for you to reference while on your senior living journey. If you don’t find the answer you’re looking for, feel free to contact our team!
At Silver Comet Village, our assisted living neighborhood provides each client with a separate living unit that includes a lockable door and private bathroom. The resident can receive assistance with activities of daily living (bathing, dressing, grooming, and mobility), as well as help with medication. Daily meals, transportation, and weekly housekeeping and laundry are included in the price. Additional services may be arranged with third-party providers, subject to any related policy of the assisted living community and state regulations.
Silver Comet Village will have on-site therapy services available to the residents whose physicians recommend physical, occupational or speech therapy.
No. Assisted living communities in Georgia are defined and regulated differently than nursing homes, although some of the same services are provided. For example, both assisted living neighborhoods and nursing homes can assist with activities of daily living such as bathing, grooming, dressing, and mobility. However, nursing homes can deliver skilled nursing services, while a resident in an assisted living community must directly arrange with an outside agency or individual to receive these types of health care services.
While Memory Support is a secure neighborhood, the approach to care and service is very different. All staff engaged in our Memory Support neighborhood have specialized training and a passion for supporting those living with dementia. Both routine and flexibility are critical components of creating a fluid environment where we, as staff, adapt to resident needs, instead of asking residents to adjust to staff schedules.
No. States have different definitions of assisted living and various regulations.
Yes. Silver Comet Village includes transportation assistance in its lease agreement.
No. You can request to share a living unit with a spouse or relative, if you wish, understanding that appropriate fees and requirements apply.
Yes. An assisted living community in Georgia is required under law to provide you with a lease agreement for your thorough review, which then must be signed. This lease agreement addresses all provisions, policies, rights, responsibilities, and protections for both the client and the assisted living community.
Silver Comet Village will have Certified Medication Aides to assist with or administer medications, as ordered by a physician.
Yes. We encourage residents to bring their furniture, furnishings, and keepsakes.
The cost of living in either an Assisted or Independent living community, will usually depend on the size/type of your living unit and the services you need. Assisted living neighborhoods are required to disclose all available services and fees.
Yes. All staff is trained in first-aid and CPR. In addition, employees are required to be trained in a variety of crucial topics applicable to their assigned duties. Some positions require specific certification, such as the Certified Medication Aides.
No. Neither Medicare or Medicaid pays for these services. However, you might qualify for coverage if you’re receiving health care services from an outside licensed health care provider.
Most policies sold today are comprehensive. They typically allow you to use your daily benefit in a variety of settings. For more information, you can contact The Administration for Community Living. (ACL) is the Administrator of the National Clearinghouse for Long-Term Care Information Administration on Community Living Washington, DC 20201, Phone: 202-619-0724, firstname.lastname@example.org. If you or your spouse is/were a veteran, you may qualify for a veteran’s benefit called Aid in Attendance.