Is there a minimum age to become a resident at United Methodist Homes?

To be eligible for residency at a United Methodist Homes facility, you must generally be 65 years or older. However, there is some flexibility in age restrictions based on individual situations and whether we can meet a prospective resident’s needs.

Is there a minimum length of stay?

There is no minimum length of stay.

How does the admission process work?

Prospective residents must complete an application. It is suggested that the prospective resident(s) and/or resident family members also tour the facility with a member of our admissions staff.

Can the resident/family bring their own furniture and decorations?

Yes! We encourage residents to personalize their living space with their own items. Some levels of care/living options enable residents to bring some or all of their own furniture. Your admissions representative can help you determine the options for your facility.

What’s included in each level of care?

Living on a United Methodist Homes campus means life is as convenient for you as possible. Each level of care includes meals (independent residents have the option of using the dining room or cooking for themselves), housekeeping, emergency call system, case management, laundry facilities, scheduled transportation, cable, activities, and routine maintenance.

What church services are offered?

Our goal is to meet not only the physical and emotional needs of all residents, but also their spiritual needs. Each campus offers Catholic mass, Episcopal mass, vespers, the rosary, Bible study, and non-denominational services on Sundays.

Do I have to be United Methodist to live at a United Methodist Homes campus?

Not at all! United Methodist Homes residents represent all faiths, and religious services of all kinds are conducted at our campuses weekly.

Are there pharmacy services available for independent living residents? Do they deliver?

Pharmacy services are available for independent living residents, and most local pharmacies deliver.

Are beauty and barbering services available?

Yes. Each campus has an on-site beauty/barber shop where services are available on weekdays.

Can pets visit United Methodist Homes facilities?

Pets are welcome to visit. Please have the pet’s owner bring a copy of current vaccination records.

Can I have a pet if I live in a United Methodist Homes facility?

Residents who choose to live in most independent housing units, such as Brooks Estates and the Highlands, may have pets. In other levels of care, pets may visit but not stay.

Is United Methodist Homes a member of any long-term care organizations?

Yes. United Methodist Homes is an active member of the following organizations:

Do United Methodist Homes campuses offer transportation for residents?

Scheduled transportation is available for shopping, physician appointments, and more.

Is there a waiting list for residency? If so, how long is it?

United Methodist Homes facilities do have waiting lists, and the length varies depending on the level of care. Admissions staff can help you determine the timeframe for the facility in which you are most interested.

What levels of care are available?

United Methodist Homes offers a full continuum of care, including independent living (NY and PA), personal care (PA), adult care (NY), assisted living (NY), skilled nursing (NY and PA), short-term rehabilitation (NY and PA), and secure dementia care (NY and PA).

What types of living options does United Methodist Homes offer?

United Methodist Homes campuses offer a variety of living options, including townhouses, cottages, one-bedroom apartments, two-bedroom apartments, efficiency apartments, and suites.

Adult care facilities (NY) and personal care facilities (PA) offer private and semi-private rooms.


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