1. How do I know if I should move into a retirement residence?
Here are 10 signs that a move to a more supportive environment such as a retirement residence may be a good idea for you.
1) You are having a less active lifestyle and the tenancy to stay home
2) Exterior of your home is less well maintained than usual
3) There is a change in the quality of your communication or the frequency of communication
4) Fewer invited into your home and a change in visit patterns
5) Unopened bills and other mail
6) Your home is unkempt, laundry or dishes are piling up
7) Unexplained weight loss
8) Blackened pots or other damage to your home environment
9) Bruises or other signs of trauma from falls or difficulty navigating around your house
10) Your family is expressing concern for your well
2.What is the difference between Assisted and Independent Living?
Assisted Living residents enjoy the same services and amenities as Independent Living residents, but with the added assistance of personal care. Services can be increased or decreased over time as needed.
3. I have memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Can I live in your senior residences?
Yes, ATL offers specialized care and supportive programs for persons with any form of memory loss, Alzheimer's disease or dementia. ATL communities have units dedicated to the Memory Care services in a secure designated section of the building. Memory Care units can take many forms and existence in different types of care residences.
4. What is included in your hospitality services?
ATL provides five hospitality services: meals, housekeeping, laundry, social and recreational opportunities, and 24-hour response.
5. How many meals do you serve a day?
ATL communities serve three meals per day.
6. Do you provide transportation?
ATL communities have shuttle bus services for transportation between the communities and local transportation hubs for seniors, visitors, staff and volunteers. Transportation hubs are located within easy walking distance of shopping, banking and medical services.