Frequently Asked Questions

What is Assisted Living?

Assisted Living is a combination of housing, supportive services, personal assistance and health care designed for those who need assistance with Activities of Daily Living. Activities of Daily Living are actions that an individual uses to take care of themselves, such as taking medications, personal hygiene, dressing and ambulation.

What kind of activities will The Lakeside Village provide?

The Life Enrichment Coordinator will plan monthly activity calendars with several activities daily. Socials, bingo, card clubs, birthday parties, crafts, live entertainment, book clubs, outings and special events are examples of activities. If a resident has a special request, the Life Enrichment Coordinator will help accommodate the resident.

Can I bring my own furnishings?

Yes! You decorate and bring your own things to make your apartment your own. You may hang things on the wall, put up curtains and bring your special belongings. You may also be able to paint, check with your building manager for more information.

Do I have to eat ALL my meals in the dining room?

You decide how to spend your day, including if you would rather eat in your apartment.

What do I do if I have an emergency inside my apartment?

You will be provided an emergency pendant that you can push in the event of an emergency. Please ask the manager for details.

Will I have control over the temperature in my apartment?

There will be a thermostat in your apartment for you to control. We pay the bill.

Can I have overnight guests?

Yes! The Lakeside Village is YOUR community and your apartment is YOUR home. We also have respite apartments for rent when your family and friends visit.

Do I have to ask permission to leave the building?

You are free to continue your lifestyle outside of The Lakeside Village and may come and go as you please. However, we do ask that you let us know when you will be out.