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. Crestwood Manor is a nonprofit, full-service premier CCRC in Whiting, NJ, providing a campus setting for active and vibrant seniors. Located at a beautiful shore-area location just 20 minutes from the state’s famous beaches, Crestwood Manor offers comfortable apartments as well as a health center should you or your spouse’s health needs shift.

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2. Where is Crestwood Manor located?

Crestwood Manor located in Whiting, NJ, on Lacey Road, off Route 530, approximately 2 miles south of Route 70 and just 20 minutes from the surf and sun of the state’s famous beaches. Our location is just minutes away from thriving Manchester and Toms River where you can enjoy shopping, professional services, dining, apple picking and much more.

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3. When I move to Crestwood Manor, do I own my independent living residence?

Like all continuing care retirement communities, you enter into a service agreement at Crestwood Manor. This agreement gives you use of your home at Crestwood Manor 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 Crestwood Manor?

There’s plenty to keep you active and engaged at Crestwood Manor! 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, participate in woodworking, volunteering, or one of our writing and poetry groups.

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5. Does Crestwood Manor offer dining choices?

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. Sunday brunch is a high point, with an omelet station and freshly made waffles—and it’s all included. 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 Crestwood Manor?

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. May I bring my pet with me?

Pets are part of our families. We accept well behaved domestic pets.

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9. 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 Crestwood Manor campus to access assistance, whether it is temporary or permanent. This is just another reason why Crestwood Manor is a desirable continuing care retirement community in New Jersey.

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10. What happens if I run out of money – how do I pay for the cost of senior living at Crestwood Manor?

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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