Frequently Asked Questions
Which types of apartment floor plans are available in the Bridges neighborhood?
We offer a variety of comfortable floor plans to our Bridges residents. Currently, we have three different floor plans for our 1 bed, 1 bath apartments, and one floor plan for our 1 bed, 2 bath apartments. All of our apartment floor plans are designed specifically for our Bridges residents to ensure their safety and comfort. Please note that availability of specific floor plans is based on current demand and may change quickly.
At which stage should someone with dementia move into the Bridges neighborhood in Lakeway, TX?
The Bridges neighborhood is unique in its design as it is specifically suited for seniors in the early stages of cognitive decline or who have been diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Therefore, we recommend you chat with a member of our care team as soon as possible after the diagnosis. Our staff is specially trained in helping you and your loved ones find the best fit based on your situation, no matter which stage you are in. Reach out to our team today to discuss if the Bridges neighborhood is right for your needs or the needs of your loved one.
What’s the difference between a nursing home and the Bridges neighborhood at Arbor Terrace Lakeway?
Both options offer long-term care for seniors experiencing memory loss. However, our Bridges neighborhood is designed to offer customized care to your loved ones with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or early-stage cognitive decline. The neighborhood’s layout, residents’ apartments, and our personalized care plans are all created for seniors with these unique needs, helping them feel safe and comfortable. The Bridges program also includes our tailored offering of activities and events, designed to keep residents active and engaged. On top of that, staff in our Bridges program is specially trained to help with common early dementia symptoms such as sundown syndrome and wandering.
How can the Bridges neighborhood be paid for?
There are numerous resources available to help you and your loved one pay for Bridges care. A few examples to explore include Medicare, Medicaid, employee benefits (from past or current employment), long-term care insurance, investment profits, and personal assets or savings. Veterans and their spouses may also qualify for certain benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Each situation is different, and it’s recommended to review any programs for which you or your loved one may be eligible before initiating the move. If you’d like assistance in understanding your options, please feel free to contact us.
What types of features are in place to keep residents safe in the Bridges neighborhood?
Keeping our residents safe is a top priority at Arbor Terrace Lakeway. Our Bridges care team is uniquely trained to look after residents with early dementia to prevent potential risks such as wandering or getting lost. Our Bridges neighborhood also provides enclosed outdoor spaces, such as our courtyards or private patios for residents to enjoy. The way our community areas are designed allows Bridges residents to feel comfortable and secure while walking around the area or participating in outdoor activities. Additionally, our Bridges apartments are equipped with exceptional safety features such as grab bars, safety handrails, and emergency push buttons.