Eskaton Village Carmichael - Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
What type of senior living community is Eskaton Village
Eskaton Village Carmichael is a Life Plan Community, also known
as a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). Designed to
support the journey of life, these communities offer residents
the peace of mind of knowing they can seamlessly transition to
higher levels of care should their needs ever change. With
assisted living, memory care, rehabilitation and skilled nursing
services all available on campus, our residents can easily obtain
the additional support they need while maintaining the
relationships they’ve formed and continuing with the activities
What is included in the monthly fee
The monthly fee includes a flexible dining program, 24-hour
campus patrol, services of an advice nurse, services of the
onsite administrative staff, scheduled transportation, weekly
housekeeping and linen service, building and landscape
maintenance, utilities (including water, heat, Wi-Fi internet,
air conditioning, electricity and trash removal), use of all
common areas and a variety of recreational, social and cultural
opportunities. The monthly fees are based on single or double
occupancy and residence size.
Will the monthly fees increase over time?
Monthly fees are a function of operating costs and may increase,
just as living expenses can increase while living in your own
home. All fees are assessed to maintain the high quality of
Eskaton Village Carmichael through prudent management.
What qualifications must I meet for membership?
All applicants must be financially capable of purchasing the
residence of their choice and maintaining payment of the monthly
fee. Applicants must be in good physical and mental health and
meet Eskaton Village Carmichael’s health requirements.
May I sell my membership at Eskaton Village Carmichael?
Your membership may be resold at any time by you or your estate,
according to the terms in your Membership or Residency agreement.
How can I reserve a residence at Eskaton Village Carmichael?
A deposit of $2,500 will put you on our waiting list while you
complete the financial review and health screening. Upon
approval, $2,000 of your deposit will be applied towards the
purchase of your membership. Should you change your mind, your
deposit is refundable, less a $500 administration fee. Should
your application be declined, you will receive a full refund.
How does the waiting list work?
Your placement on the waiting list is determined by the date your
deposit check is received. You can be placed on the list for any
or all of the various floor plans. You remain on the waiting list
until you choose the residence right for you and that residence
What safety measures are in place at Eskaton Village Carmichael?
Eskaton Village Carmichael is fenced and gated. The main entrance
is monitored around-the-clock by on-duty personnel and staff is
present 24 hours a day. Each residence has an emergency call
system that, when activated by the resident, alerts staff for
immediate response. Smoke detectors and water sprinklers are
located throughout the buildings, including apartments and
What healthcare options are available if I require them?
In collaboration with you, your family, and your physician, the
healthcare staff of Eskaton
Village Carmichael will help you determine the level of care you
require. You will receive a health screening conducted by a
licensed nurse before your move. A statement from your doctor
will be required at that time.
After joining our community, short-term home support services may
be available in your residence, and routine health maintenance
services, such as blood pressure monitoring, may be provided by
the healthcare staff. If you should require regular assistance
with activities of daily living (ADLs) such as bathing, grooming
and medication management, you may move to an assisted living
apartment on campus. The Village Care Center provides
rehabilitative therapy and 24-hour skilled nursing, and the
Wellness Office and examination room are available for physician
appointments. A healthcare attendant is on call 24 hours a day
What health insurance is required to be a member of Eskaton
You must be enrolled in Medicare Parts A and B or have equivalent
coverage that meets the Village requirements for hospitals,
physicians, medications and other acute care services. A Medicare
supplemental policy is also encouraged. Your sales counselor can
discuss your individual situation with you.