Metrocenter Teachers' Apartments Inc Retirement Homes

451 Ponder Pl
Nashville, Tennessee, 37228 USA

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†CONTACT
††VernSmith
†ADMIN
††VernSmith.
†MAINT DIR
††James Bauguss.
†CONTINUING CARE
††Min age 62
†ASSISTED LIVING
††Priv rooms 23
†† Priv bath 23
†† Max res 23
†† Avg monthly fees $0-$1,000
†† Min age 62
†INDEPENDENT LIVING
††Apts 193
†† Govt- subsidized
†† Min age 62
†SERVICES
††Social and recreational
†† Social work/Mental health
†† Library
†† Religious activities
†† Maintenance
†† Emergency call system
†NURSING SERVICES
††State-licensed assisted living
†DATE OPENED
††1978
†OWNER TYPE
††Private non-profit
†OWNER
††Metrocenter Teachers Apts Inc


The usual retirement home pattern is that each person or couple in the home has an apartment-style room or suite of rooms. The housing is friendlier to older adults, more compact, with easier navigation and assistance in outside maintenance. Other licensure terms used for this philosophy of care include Residential Care Home, Assisted Care Living Facilities, and Personal Care Homes. A nursing home, convalescent home, Skilled Nursing Unit, care home or rest home provides a specific type of care for its residents. Retirement homes are also called retirement residences. Assisted living is a philosophy of care and services promoting independence and dignity. You have a close network of nearby family, friends, and neighbors. Nursing Home residents include the elderly and younger adults with physical or mental disabilities. An assisted living facility may be a good choice if you need more personal care services than are feasible at home or in an independent living retirement community. An assisted living facility may be a good choice if you donít need the round-the-clock medical care and supervision of a nursing home. Retirement homes are also called retirement residences. Senior Living - info and advice for older adults. Assistance may include the administration or supervision of medication, or personal care services provided by a trained staff person. Staff is available twenty-four hours a day. Retirement villages and retirement communities, unlike retirement homes, offer separate and autonomous homes for residents. A retirement home differs from a nursing home primarily in the level of medical care given. Each state licensing agency has its own definition of the term it uses to describe assisted living. A nursing home is a place of residence for people who require constant nursing care and have significant deficiencies with activities of daily living. Other licensure terms used for this philosophy of care include Residential Care Home, Assisted Care Living Facilities, and Personal Care Homes.

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Amenities

  • Community Center
  • Computer Access
  • Guest Rooms
  • Indoor Pool
  • Laundry
  • Library
  • Lounges
  • Mail Delivery
  • Parking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Pool
  • Private Dining Room

Languages Spoken

  • Finnish

Religion

  • All Religions Welcome

Accommodation

  • Semi-private
  • 1-bedroom
  • 2-bedroom
  • 3-bedroom
  • Variety of Suite Styles
  • Apartment
  • Assisted Living Program
  • Independent Living Program
  • Secure Living Program - Dementia / Alzheimers Care

Accommodation Details

  • Locks
  • Storage
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenettes
  • Fridge
  • Window Coverings
  • Thermostats
  • Fire Alarms
  • Smoke Detector
  • Sprinkler
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable TV
  • Bathrooms
  • Gated Community
  • Emergency Phone System
  • Climate Control In-suite
  • Wall-to-wall Broadloom

Recreational Facilities

  • Pool Table
  • Billiards
  • Exercise Room
  • Garden
  • BBQ Area
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fitness Center

Recreational Programs

  • Exercise
  • Computer
  • Parties
  • Entertainment
  • Art
  • Recreational Programs
  • Bingo
  • Cards

Health Services

  • Doctor's Office

Dining Services

  • Buffet
  • Cafeteria Style Dining
  • Full-service restaurant
  • Independent Living Dining
  • Special diets accommodated

Special Diets

  • Vegetarian
  • Low salt
  • Diabetic