What Type of Community is Lakeview Terrace?

Lakeview Terrace is a not-for-profit life care retirement community.  This means that we offer a continuum of independent living, home health care services, assisted living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation care all on one campus.  You are not alone if you are home at Lakeview Terrace.

What kind of residences can I find at Lakeview Terrace?

All residences are designed for easy living.  Choose from comfortable garden, villa or apartment homes, whichever fits your lifestyle.  We offer a variety of spacious floor plans, all of which feature wall-to-wall carpeting, ceramic tile, window treatments, individual heating and air-conditioning, cable television, fully equipped kitchens, and your own washer and dryer.  Covered parking is included with each residence.

Tell me about the Lakeview Terrace campus.

The gated Lakeview Terrace campus occupies 100 serene acres on the edge of the Ocala National Forest.  It features two lakes with fishing docks, walking paths, and a natural area for picnicking.  A brand new Rehab Center, a Wellness and Aquatics Center, and a 30,000 sq ft Clubhouse has been built, with many more dining options and a wonderful performance stage.  

What services are provided?

Your home at Lakeview Terrace is completely maintenance free.  An array of convenient services are provided including 24-hour security, maintenance of the buildings and grounds, biweekly housekeeping, trash removal, water/sewer, emergency call system, internet, scheduled transportation, and a delicious meal program in our lake view restaurant or Bistro.

What types of Health Care Services does Lakeview Terrace offer?

As a Life Care retirement community, Lakeview Terrace offers comprehensive health care services, both in your home and in our on-site Health Care Center.  Each Garden Home, Villa and Apartment is equipped with a 24-hour emergency call system.  Medicare Certified Home Health Services are available to anyone desiring and qualifying for such services.  Our Health Center offers assisted living apartments and rooms, Medicare Certified Skilled Nursing and rehabilitation care.  A memory care unit is also in the Health Care Center.

What life enrichment programs are offered at Lakeview Terrace?

At Lakeview Terrace, you can choose the lifestyle that works for you.  We offer an array of life enrichment programs such as computer club, finance club, Bible study, book clubs and many more.  The Residents Academy offers lectures by retired professors and teachers on interesting topics.  For aspiring thespians, there’s a theater group – as well as other groups for those who like music, poetry, dance, hiking, golf, volunteering, etc.  Lakeview Terrace also offers scheduled trips for shopping and other needs, bus trips to area attractions and a host of other planned activities.

What are the advantages of choosing a life care community?

Life Care provides peace of mind without worrying about your future.  Life Care gives you the assurance that your assets and your income will be protected in the event of a catastrophic illness that might require long-term assisted living or skilled nursing care. Life Care provides the guarantee of long-term health care in the future, should you need it.  Life Care offers options and independence, providing the necessary levels of service that allow you to remain independent longer.  And finally, Life Care is a positive step to confidence and independence.

Tell me about the recreational opportunities at Lakeview Terrace.

With well-lighted exercise paths, Lakeview Terrace is ideal for walking, jogging or bicycling, while taking in the beauty of our natural habitat.  Waterside docks enable you to fish – and both our lakes are ideal for canoeing.  If you enjoy gardening, take advantage of your very own personal garden plot.  Other outdoor activities include shuffleboard and miniature golfing.  Golfers enjoy our par-3 nine-hole senior executive golf course.

What type of fees will I pay when I move to Lakeview Terrace?

There are two fees, a one-time Entrance Endowment Fee and an ongoing Monthly Service Charge.  The Entrance Endowment Fee gives you life use of the community and significantly reduced rates in our Assisted Living Center. The Monthly Service Charge covers a full array of convenient services provided, including your meal program, weekly housekeeping, internet and Transportation  .

Entrance Endowment Fees range from $82,000 to $260,000 and monthly fees for single occupancy range from $2,4332 to $4,459.  In the case of two occupants, the second person pays $1,039 additional each month. 

Lakeview Terrace sounds great, but I am concerned that I cannot sell my home in order to move in. What options do I have?

Our program called THE RIGHT MOVE program has helped most of our newest residents sell their property and enjoy a great lifestyle at Lakeview Terrace.  This exclusive program gives you expert relocation specialists, up to $500 moving expense reimbursement, professional guidance by our Move-in Coordinator – and best of all – your Endowment Fee may be substantially reduced.

I’d like to know more about Lakeview Terrace. How do I do that?

We would love to tell you more about Lakeview Terrace and answer any questions you may have.  Just give us a call to request more information or to schedule a personal visit with us.  Our telephone numbers are (352) 669-3148 or (800) 343-1588. We are open Monday – Friday 8:30 – 5:00 pm and by appointment on weekends.