Frequently Asked Questions.
Health care questions and answers
What is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC)?
As your needs change over time, a continuing care retirement community gives you the confidence of knowing long-term care is available on site at predictable costs. We offer a range of levels of living for financial security and peace of mind.Close
What levels of living are provided at Covenant Living of the Great Lakes?
Senior living at Covenant Living of the Great Lakes means living independently while having on-site access to a comprehensive menu of health care services and long-term care. We meet the needs of our residents by providing the following levels of living:
- Residential Living (Independent Living)
- Assisted Living
- Skilled Nursing
- Skilled Memory Support
What are the guidelines for Assisted Living?
Residents must need assistance with at least two activities of daily living and have a physician’s order.Close
Who determines the proper transition plan should a resident need to move to another level in the Continuum of Care?
Level-of-care decisions are determined by a collaborative team including the physician, nurse, administration, resident, family and campus staff.Close
What are the guidelines for Skilled Nursing?
The resident must need 24-hour skilled nursing care and have a doctor’s order.Close
Who is primarily responsible for health care and medical services at Covenant Living of the Great Lakes?
The Health Care Administrator is responsible for the Health Care center. The Director of Nursing oversees the nursing care.
How does my Primary Care Physician fit into my health care program at Covenant Living of the Great Lakes?
Your Primary Care Physician may be part of your health care team. It is up to individual physicians to decide whether they will continue to treat patients who become health care residents of Covenant Living of the Great Lakes.Close
Is there a pharmacy at Covenant Living of the Great Lakes?
We do not have a pharmacy on campus, but delivery service is available.Close
How does medical insurance coverage work at Covenant Living of the Great Lakes?
It varies depending on level of living. It is best to consult with Covenant Living of the Great Lakes staff about your policy and how it works on our campus.Close
Does Covenant Living of the Great Lakes offer any type of exercise or wellness classes?
Our Fitness Director will help you design a program in our wellness center to meet your needs.Close
Keep in mind, you do not have to be a current member of our retirement community to benefit from our assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing or short-term rehabilitation services, nor will you have to pay an entrance fee to enter one of the areas noted above. In our short-term rehabilitation program, we accept Medicare and are in-network providers for a number of managed care and Medicare Advantage programs.