What You Need to Know about Our Continuing Care Retirement Community

1. What is a continuing care retirement community?

A continuing care retirement community (CCRC), or Life Plan Community, offers various levels of senior housing options and care services designed to meet residents’ specific needs. Monroe Village is a nonprofit, full-service premier CCRC in Monroe Township, NJ, providing a campus setting for active and vibrant seniors. Monroe Village offers comfortable apartments as well as a healthcare neighborhood should you or your spouse’s health needs shift.

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2. Where is Monroe Village located?

Monroe Village is located off North Half Acre Road (Jamesburg Half Acre Road/Route 615) in Monroe Township, approximately 1/4 mile south of Forsgate Drive in the heart of Middlesex County, NJ.

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3. When I move to Monroe Village, do I own my independent living residence?

Like all continuing care retirement communities, at Monroe Village, you enter into a service agreement. This agreement gives you use of your home on the Monroe Village campus, as well as access to our array of services, amenities, and programs. It is not a real estate transaction, so you do not own your residence.

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4. I am still very active. Are there activities at Monroe Village?

There’s plenty to keep you active and engaged at Monroe Village! Not only can you continue to enjoy your current interests, you will have a myriad of new cultural, educational and recreational opportunities to explore. Relax with a book in our library or take a stroll through our park-like grounds. Take a trip to a New Jersey museum or Atlantic City, listen to a lecture from a Rutgers professor or participate in woodworking, volunteering, or one of our writing and poetry groups.

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5. What is dining like at Monroe Village?

Dining is an experience in service and choice. Shrimp? Roast Beef? The menu changes daily with a variety of meals so you never get bored. Plus, experience multiple dining locations, including our Fireside Restaurant and Village Bistro. Our Chef is always coming up with great food demonstrations designed to promote nutrition, special diets, and fun!

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6. Do you allow wine with dinner?

Aside from our complimentary Happy Hour, you may bring wine or beer to dinner.

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7. Can guests stay in my home at Monroe Village?

Friends and family are welcome to visit with you! Need more room? We offer a guest room for a small fee. All visitors are registered for the safety of all residents and guests.

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8. What does “movement through the continuum of care” mean?

If your health needs change, additional services are available right on campus. You can access companion services in your home, or move to the on-site health center. No need to move from the Monroe Village campus to access assistance, whether it is temporary or permanent. This is just another reason why Monroe Village is a desirable continuing care retirement community in New Jersey.

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9. What happens if I run out of money – how do I pay for the cost of senior living at Monroe Village?

We have a financial qualifying process that is conservative in nature and is based on your age at entry, your assets, and your income. If through no fault of your own, you cannot make your full monthly payment, The Springpoint Senior Living Foundation offers a Resident Financial Assistance program to provide financial assistance on your behalf. Springpoint has never asked a resident to leave due to inability to pay.

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