Common Questions FAQ - The Gardens Assisted Living at Jefferson

Common Questions FAQ

1. What is included in Assisted Living?

 At The Gardens our residents take advantage of meals, housekeeping, linen/laundry services, wellness program, transportation to appointments and 24/7 certified staff. Upon request tenants can also access assistance with activities of daily living (ADL's) such as medication management, bathing, grooming, dressing and more.

2. Does The Gardens have a large buy-in fee?

No. The Gardens does not charge a large buy-in fee to rent one of our apartments. As a matter of fact, we also don't require a long-term lease. We have our renters sign a month to month lease agreement.

3. Does The Gardens accept Elderly Waiver?

The Gardens is one of few assisted living communities that is able to accept Elderly Waiver. The Gardens accepts Elderly Waiver on a case by case basis.

The Gardens is also happy to accept Long-term care insurance, Veterans benefits and private pay. If you are unsure if your insurance covers Assisted Living services, contact us and we can help you find out. 

4. How many apartments does The Gardens have?

The Gardens Assisted Living Community consists of 38 apartments all on ground level.

5. What is required if I choose to reserve an apartment?

We require a $500.00 deposit to reserve an apartment. In addition tenants pay a one time non-refundable maintenance fee of $1000.00. This covers all maintenance for the life of your stay with us.

6. What if I'm not ready to move in the next 30 days but want to be added to a waiting list?

To be added to The Gardens waiting list, simply contact Matt Gordon at 515-386-2555. When the apartment of your choice becomes available we will call you to get first choice of moving in. If you are still not ready, we call the next person on the list and you start at the bottom of the list again.

Adding your name to the waiting list is free and offers peace of mind that you have a choice when you're ready to downsize.


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