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FAQ/Glossary

Get answers & insight about all aspects of senior living.

FAQ

Why would I move to Windsor at Celebration when I can just remain at home?

Living at Windsor at Celebration frees you from daily concerns like home maintenance, housekeeping, planning meals and more. Instead you may spend your time as choose, with a wealth of stimulating and rewarding activities and opportunities at your fingertips.  And most of all, living at Windsor at Celebration gives you a plan for the future. When you compare the costs, you may be surprised just how affordable this exceptional lifestyle can be.

What sets Windsor at Celebration apart from other senior living choices?

At Windsor at Celebration, you’ve found an exciting alternative to ordinary senior living—here, you’ll enjoy a thoroughly modern lifestyle reflecting your on-the-go attitude and desire for extraordinary leisure and entertainment opportunities.  All set in the idyllic neighborhood of Celebration, Florida, a destination location inspired by genius.  And with all levels of care available on-site, Windsor at Celebration is a sound plan for the future.

When is the right time to move into a retirement community?

The best time to move to any retirement community is when you are still active and in good health. Windsor at Celebration is the perfect choice for anyone who desires to continue the lifestyle they’ve come to love in and around Celebration and enjoy the reassurance of on-site care if needed. This exceptional lifestyle will offer your loved ones the time and opportunities to discover new talents and make new friends.

What is The Collections of Windsor?

The Collections of Windsor is a discriminating curation of the most modern, exciting and convenient specialized services, tasteful features and amenities, and customizable, on-request extras you can imagine. Geared toward lifelong wellness with unparalleled opportunities for entertainment and leisure, supported by advanced technology and security, you’ll experience the hospitality and elegance of a five-star hotel. 

Can I decorate my residence?

Absolutely.  You are invited to make yourself at home by furnishing or decorating your residence as you choose.

May I bring my pet?

Pets are most welcome at Windsor at Celebration!  There are a few weight and size restrictions, so just give us a call and we can give you the details.

What are the advantages of a rental community versus one that requires an entrance fee?

With no entrance fee required, you don’t have to tie up your savings or investments, and you can remain in control of your financial future.  At Windsor at Celebration, for one reasonable monthly fee, you can enjoy a remarkable lifestyle with advantages no other retirement address in the Celebration area can offer.

How can I find out more about Windsor at Celebration?

Come visit our Discovery Center and view architectural renderings, an eye-popping 3-D model of our beautiful community and a luxurious, full-scale modern kitchen.  See floor plans and hear the latest news on what promises to be the area’s most extraordinary choice in senior living!

What is offered with Assisted Living?

As the name suggests, Assisted Living offers individuals assistance with the activities of daily living, dressing, bathing, dining, medication management—while still providing every opportunity for the maintaining the highest possible level of independence.  And at Windsor at Celebration, this is all delivered in an uplifting atmosphere of high hospitality. Services are tailored to match individual needs for maximum convenience and comfort.

What is Memory Care?

Memory care provides a specialized environment for residents coping with memory loss, Alzheimer’s, or other dementia-related disorders.  Therapeutic activities and programs help maximize existing cognitive abilities, diminish anxiety, lessen confusion, and increase peace of mind.

Will my long-term care insurance help pay for Assisted Living or Memory Care?

Most policies do help cover the costs of Assisted Living or Memory Care, but you will need to know your specific coverage to be sure.  We can help—just bring a copy of your policy with you when you visit Windsor at Celebration.  Long-term care insurance is not required to be a resident of Windsor at Celebration.

Is any assistance available for Veterans or their spouses?

If either of your parents is a Veteran or the widow of a Veteran, he or she may be eligible for a wide variety of benefits available to all U.S. military Veterans.  These include disability compensation, pension, education and training, health care, home loans, insurance, vocation, rehabilitation and employment, and burial.  At Windsor at Celebration, Veterans benefits may assist with the costs associated with Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care.  Let us help you get the answers or go to www.benefits.va.gov.

Glossary of Terms

Activities of Daily Living

The tasks people perform each day, such as dressing, bathing, grooming, dining, medication management.

Assisted Living

Assisted Living offers individuals assistance with the activities of daily living—dressing, bathing, dining, and medication management. Services such as transportation, dining, housekeeping and more usually are included.

Dementia

Dementia can be a variety of diagnoses, the most common of which is Alzheimer’s. This disease begins slowly, but over time, symptoms worsen. While occasional memory problems are common for individuals over age 65, people with dementia cannot retrieve information and in most cases, lose the ability to remember.

Long-term Care Insurance

Long-term care insurance is a type of insurance developed specifically to cover the cost of skilled nursing, assisted living, home health care and other long-term care services. These services are usually not covered by traditional health insurance or Medicare.

Medicare

The federal health insurance program for people who are 65 and older, certain younger people with disabilities, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease. Medicare Parts A, B, C and D cover specific services and care.

Medicaid

A program of medical assistance designed for those unable to afford regular medical service and financed by the state and federal governments—available only in a skilled nursing setting.

Windsor at Celebration does not accept Medicare or Medicaid. However, if you would like more specific information, go to www.medicare.gov.

Memory Care

Memory care provides a specialized atmosphere for residents coping with memory loss, Alzheimer’s or other dementia-related disorders. Therapeutic activities and programs help maximize cognitive development, diminish anxiety, lessen confusion and increase peace of mind.

Post-Acute Care

Short-term rehabilitation or palliative services provided following illness, injury or a stay in an acute care hospital.

Respite Care

A short-term stay in assisted living or memory care that provides a safe choice for a loved one while the caregiver is able to take a much-needed break for traveling, business or other commitment.

Veterans Benefits

If you are a Veteran or the widow of a Veteran, you may be eligible for a wide variety of benefits available to all U.S. military Veterans. These include disability compensation, pension, education and training, health care, home loans, insurance, vocation rehabilitation and employment, and burial. For complete details, go to www.benefits.va.gov.