SENIOR ASSISTED LIVING
IN Cookeville, Tennessee
INSPIRING, ENGAGING, FULFILLING ASSISTED LIVING AT CHARTER SENIOR LIVING OF COOKEVILLE
At Charter Senior Living of Cookeville, Assisted Living residents live worry-free and with as much independence as possible. The support of personalized care services – including assistance with activities of daily living like dressing and bathing – a full social calendar, and convenient services and amenities make senior living feel less restrictive and much more liberating.
Our Assisted Living lifestyle promotes choice, dignity, privacy, independence and individuality. While support and assistance are always available, it’s our personalized approach that sets us apart and helps residents thrive.
We improve quality of life through:
- The warmth of a safe, family-like environment
- Exceptional senior care services
- Meaningful relationships among residents and staff
- Inspiring care that enhances everyday life and the human spirit
From the moment a resident joins our Charter Senior Living of Cookeville family, our priority is to get to know their likes, dislikes, goals and aspirations. It’s why residents and their families feel inspired and fulfilled by our Assisted Living community.
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ASSISTED LIVING SERVICES & AMENITIES
Charter Senior Living of Cookeville provides Assisted Living services and amenities that go beyond what other communities offer. Residents no longer have to worry about housekeeping, home maintenance, or finding support when help is needed. Our services and amenities include:
- Three meals per day and unlimited snacks
- Weekly housekeeping and laundry
- 24/7 assistance and support
- In-home emergency call system
- Pet-friendly community
- Comfortable apartment homes that meet different styles and budgets
- Personalized care and assistance with activities of daily living like dressing and bathing
- Access to on-site therapies provided by local licensed partners
- Ask the Expert with Sylvia Kurinsky – a personalized, senior living advisor who specializes in mediating familial communications and helping families navigate the journey to senior living
Spacious Floor Plans For Seniors
Those in Assisted Living can live independently thanks to accessible, and comfortable apartments in a variety of layouts and styles. The cost of Assisted Living apartments and what’s typically included in monthly fees depends on the resident’s specific needs.
FEEL THE DIFFERENCE OF OUR ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAMMING & ACTIVITIES
We’re not your typical Assisted Living community; we’re all about experiencing life to its fullest. Assisted Living residents at Charter Senior Living of Cookeville enjoy full social calendars designed to keep them active, engaged and living well.
Programs are tailored to residents’ personal interests and needs, no matter their age or abilities. Some resident-favorite Assisted Living activities include:
- Craft corner
- Rhythm and motion fitness classes
- Walking club
- Outings to local shops, restaurants, and attractions
- Brain Food & Trivia
- Nature Club
- Coffee Social
Ask The Expert
Our goal at Charter Senior Living is to help family caregivers and their loved ones navigate aging to the best of their abilities. One way we do this is through our newest resource, Ask the Expert, with Sylvia Kurinsky.
Sylvia is our go-to Charter expert and Certified Dementia Practitioner offering personalized senior living advice, mediating familial communications, and enhancing the human spirit through an honest and kind approach. Assisted Living is one of her specialties, among several others, which include:
- Gaining a deep understanding of what seniors and their families want and need
- Developing specialized strategies for the senior who refuses to move no matter how unsafe their home has become
- Helping adult children care for their parents
- Working with complicated family dynamics to ease the process of searching for a senior living solution
Sylvia is here to help. Get all your questions answered today.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Assisted Living?
Unlike skilled nursing facilities and Memory Care communities that provide medical care, Assisted Living is focused on helping seniors with the activities of daily living and residential care. Signs that Assisted Living may be an appropriate 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 being able to perform daily tasks of grooming and preparing meals
- Increased isolation
Families will have peace of mind knowing their loved ones are living healthy, independent and active lives. They’ll have more time to focus on spending time together and enjoying all life has to offer.
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 are the best candidates for an assisted living retirement community.
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 assisted living 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 care. 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.
What is the cost of assisted living in Cookeville, Tennessee?
The Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2020 estimates the median monthly rate for assisted living in Cookeville, TN is $3,900, which breaks down to around $128 per day. To put that into some context, the same survey says a private room in a nursing home will cost around $248 per day ($7,528 per month). Home health aide services average $132 per day.
Assisted Living pricing at Charter Senior Living of Cookeville starts at $2,885 per month.
Who pays for assisted living?
While your personal health insurance coverage continues and your pharmaceutical coverage continues, Medicare typically doesn’t pay 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.
Do you offer Respite Care or trial stays at your community?
This offering is one of our many Assisted Living lifestyle benefits. Your needs are important to us, so our goal is to provide personalized service and satisfaction every moment of every day.
Does Medicare pay for Short-Term Assisted Living stays?
If outside services (such as rehabilitation) are needed during a resident’s Short-Term Stay in Assisted Living, Medicare coverage would be available to qualifying patients.