Q:
What does assisted living include?
A:
At Bell Tower Residence, an individual may live in any available apartment he or she chooses. Personal services are available on an as needed basis and all of our units are private. Assisted living includes three meals daily in the neighborhood dining room plus snacks, housekeeping and linen service, utilities (except high speed internet), and seven hours a week of personal care services provided by our professional staff. Additional personal care services are available.
   
Q: How much care is available?
A:
Our philosophy is to encourage independence among all our residents. Staff is also available to provide total personal care, if needed, on a 24-hour basis.
   
Q:
Does Medicare help pay rent or assistance?
A:
Unfortunately, medicare is not available to supplement resident rents or personal cares provided by our staff.
   
Q:
Will long-term care insurance help pay for my stay?
A:
Long-term care insurance may help pay for your stay. Each policy is unique. Contact your insurance company as to the specific coverage available regarding your stay at Bell Tower Residence.
   
Q:
How long do I have to stay?
A:
There is no set length of residency at Bell Tower Residence. However, a resident must give a written 30-day notification that he or she wishes to move.
   
Q:
Can I bring my car?
A:
You may bring your car. We have designated resident parking spaces.
   
Q:
Can I leave for a time and visit relatives?
A:
Residents often spend time with family and friends for holidays and vacation. We just ask that management be notified of the absence.
Q:
What is Hospice?
A:
When residents move to Bell Tower Residence they usually do not want to think about moving again. When end-of-life issues become more challenging, we partner with Hospice to assist residents in maintaining quality of life in their final days in the surroundings they are accustomed to and the staff with whom they are familiar.

BELL TOWER RESIDENCE • 1500 O’DAY STREET • MERRILL, WI 54452-3497 • PHONE: 715-536-5575
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