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Charter Senior Living of Edgewood

What is Personal Care?

As a licensed Personal Care community, we offer more advanced senior care than typical Assisted Living communities. We like to say our services are a “layer” between Assisted Living and skilled nursing care. Licensed nurses are on site 24/7.

Our Personal Care services include assistance with the activities of daily living (dressing, bathing, etc.) and medication oversight, along with convenient services designed to help residents be their best selves and live their best lives.

Most importantly, Charter Senior Living of Edgewood offers a supportive environment that’s specially designed to enhance and maximize each resident’s sense of independence.

Our senior Personal Care community in Kenton County provides a familiar, homelike atmosphere in a supportive environment that fosters independence. Residents who live here experience an engaging, fulfilling lifestyle with daily opportunities to stay active and sharp.


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Experience the Difference of Personal Care

Walk through our doors and see why residents love living here. In our Personal Care community, you’ll experience a warm, family feel, unlike any other senior living community you’ll find. You’ll see happy residents who are living an engaging, fulfilling lifestyle.

You’ll be greeted by our professional staff who are ready to listen to you and learn all about your wants, needs – and stories. You’ll see firsthand how our programming, neighborhood design, amenities, personalized services, care and unsurpassed warmth work together to make it easy for residents to live with purpose, opportunity and joy.

Personal Care vs. Assisted Living: What’s the difference?

The terms “Personal Care” and “Assisted Living” can often be used interchangeably. However, the main difference between Personal Care homes and Assisted Living communities are the health services and the level of health care offered.

Personal Care residents enjoy a higher level of assistance with their daily activities. 24/7 on-site caregivers provide family members with peace of mind knowing their loved ones are taken care of.

At a Glance

  • Three meals per day
  • Assistance with various daily activities, including bathing, grooming and dressing
  • Medication management and monitoring
  • Transportation to medical appointments
  • 24/7 security and emergency call system
  • Pet-friendly community

Familiar. Fulfilling. Fun.

Life at Charter Senior Living of Edgewood helps seniors avoid a common problem with living at home – isolation.

Here, residents have countless opportunities to connect with friends, family and staff. We offer many options to stimulate and engage their minds and bodies in a safe and comforting environment.

Residents take baking and art classes. They garden and enjoy active aging classes and clubs. They play games and laugh with their neighbors and friends. They’re engaged and happy to be around other people! They go outside of our campus to get ice cream, walk in the park, and dine at local Edgewood, KY, restaurants. Quite simply, they enjoy a life that’s familiar, fulfilling and fun.

A Personalized Approach by an Expert Team

“The staff at Charter Senior Living is compassionate and friendly. The care and peace of mind they’ve given to my mother and my family means the world to us. Thank you for everything you do!” – Vivian R., Charter Senior Living Resident Family Member

Our on-site licensed nurses provide a personalized approach to care that includes help with daily living. Residents will experience assistance with:

  • Primary care options
  • Oversight of prescribed medications and medication management
  • 24/7 support and compassionate nurturing

We offer assistance based on patient care needs and medical conditions. Our living options include the luxury of no longer dealing with chores and tasks because they’ll be taken care of. This gives more time for residents to spend making new friends, building relationships and pursuing all the things that interest them.

Families will have peace of mind knowing their loved ones are living healthy, independent and active lives. They’ll have more time to focus on spending time together and enjoying all life has to offer.

For added peace of mind, our specialized Memory Care program, Flourish℠, is also available on site.

Feel right at home.

Our open floor plans of living, dining, kitchen, and activity rooms provide an inviting environment that residents love to call home. Most residents walk out of their apartments and into welcoming common spaces. There are no elevators or endless hallways. Instead, residents enjoy an easy-to-navigate one-story community … it feels like home – only better.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between Personal Care and Assisted Living?

Often the terms Personal Care and Assisted Living can be used interchangeably. However, the main difference between Personal Care and Assisted Living services is the amount of assistance needed for your loved one.

Typically, Personal Care residences are often seen as a combination of Independent Living and Assisted Living. Personal Care residents may need assistance with activities of daily living, but still, maintain an independent lifestyle in many ways.

Assisted Living communities are the best choice for residents who require a greater level of care beyond assistance with daily living. Residents often require frequent access to health care services.

Who qualifies for Personal Care?

Seniors whose health or well-being requires a higher level of support or those who would benefit from a healthier lifestyle and social engagement qualify for Personal Care. Most communities conduct a health assessment that follows state regulations to determine what level of care or assistance is best for each individual.

Other Care Options

What kind of services does Personal Care provide?

Personal Care communities give older adults personalized care in a residential setting. Most senior living options – including Personal Care Living communities – provide services that include:

  • One to three meals a day
  • Monitoring of medication
  • Personal care, including dressing and bathing
  • Housekeeping and laundry
  • Some medical services
  • Social and recreational activities
  • Care coordination
  • Mobility assistance
  • Complimentary transportation

Some communities offer respite care or short-term stays. Additionally, some communities offer access to home care services for those who may need more assistance than is provided at the community but who are not yet ready for a skilled nursing care center.

What is the cost of Personal Care?

The  Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2021 estimates the regional median monthly rate for Assisted Living is $4,666, which breaks down to around $156 per day.

To put that into some context, the same survey says a private room in a nursing home will cost around $292 per day ($8,670 per month). Home health aide services average $172 per day.

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Who pays for Personal Care?

While your personal health insurance coverage continues and your pharmaceutical coverage continues, Medicare typically doesn’t pay for Personal Care. Most Personal Care residents pay for this kind of care from their personal resources or with help from coverage provided by long-term care insurance. Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefits can help cover the cost for eligible Veterans and surviving spouses who are over age 65.

How do you get respite care for dementia patients?

If you are temporarily unable to care for your loved one with memory loss, we offer Short-Term Stays as a reliable solution. Reach out to our team today to apply for your loved one’s Short-Term Stay in Memory Care.

Does medicare cover Respite Care for dementia?

If outside services (such as rehabilitation) are needed during a resident’s Short-Term Stay in Memory Care, Medicare coverage would be available to qualifying patients.