Frequently Asked Questions

These are some of the questions we hear most often as people consider a move to Wake Robin. If you have others, please contact us.

What are the requirements for moving to Wake Robin?

Everyone who comes to Wake Robin comes when they are able to live independently in an apartment or cottage, and must qualify financially and medically. You’ll also join our Depositor list to let us know your timing and your choice of apartment or cottage.

Who owns Wake Robin?

Wake Robin is a free-standing, single-site Life Plan Community, (also known as a CCRC or Continuing Care Retirement Community). We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, governed by a local board of directors.

 

How many people live at Wake Robin?

Presently, there are 335 residents. Of these, approximately 260 live in one of Wake Robin’s 114 apartments and 98 cottages. The remaining 82 live in the Linden Health Center, receiving skilled nursing, memory care or residential care, which is similar to assisted living.

What does it cost to live at Wake Robin?

Everyone who comes to Wake Robin pays an initial entrance fee, a “pre-payment” of long-term care, and a monthly fee. For an individual, this fee ranges from $163,000 for a 557-square-foot one-bedroom apartment to $642,000 for a 2,448-square-foot two-bedroom cottage, with monthly fees from $2,963 to $7,608, depending on square footage. Fee Schedule

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What does my monthly fee cover?

The price and fees cover lifetime occupancy costs, one meal a day, housekeeping, general home maintenance, utilities, wireless Internet, transportation, use of the fitness facility, classes and social events, as well as unlimited assisted or skilled nursing care if needed. Approximately one-third of the entrance fee and monthly expense may be tax deductible, depending on your circumstances.

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Is there a waiting list to come to Wake Robin?

There is a Depositor program if you want to be considered for a particular style of apartment or cottage, or if you want to plan several years in advance for your future.

Are pets welcome at Wake Robin?

Yes! Each home may have two (well-behaved!) pets. Currently, 27 cats and 18 dogs are beloved parts of Wake Robin.

Can guests visit and stay overnight at Wake Robin?

Yes. Guests are welcome to stay with you or spend the night in one of our guest suites, for a nominal charge. A meal is included for those who stay in the guest suite.

Want to know more about Wake Robin? Contact us to ask questions or schedule a tour.