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Care Center
  • When is a short-term rehabilitation stay needed and will my insurance cover it?

    The Short-term Rehabilitation Unit is for recovery following a surgery, injury or hospitalization from surgery or illness and for those who need continued Medical Care and therapies. Our goal is to help you successfully return to your home setting.

  • If I have a scheduled surgery and wish to recover at Ecumen Parmly, who should I call?

    Our Admission’s Team at 651-829 -0117 would be happy to preplan your stay in our Short-Term Rehabilitation Unit at Ecumen Parmly. We can help secure a spot for you once you are ready to discharge the hospital. Our Admission’s Team will coordinate your transition, to allow your transfer to be as smooth as possible.

  • What type of Activities are available to help keep my loved one engaged?

    Our full Activity Calendar has scheduled outing/trips for the month. Also, an extensive program of activities lead by our Recreation Therapy Director meets the social, spiritual, physical, educational, and creative needs of residents. A copy of our Activity Calendar is available on our website for you to review.

  • How do I pay for Long Term Care?

    While we know Long Term Care can be expensive, there are options available through County Programs and the Senior Linkage Line to assist with the Medical Assistance process.

     

  • If I have a loved one who wished to move to your Care Center, where should I begin?

    Give our Admission’s Team a call at (651) 829-0117. Our Admission’s Specialist can help assess if our Care Center would be a good fit for their needs.

  • What makes the skilled memory care different from Isabelle’s or Margaret’s House?

    Our skilled memory care is Martha’s house, which offers a secure setting for those with dementia who also need skilled nursing care. There are both private and shared rooms.

Other Services
  • What does the Vitalize Wellness Center offer?

    Our Wellness Center offers a variety of opportunities for you get healthy! Group aquatic and land programs are offered for Members as well as instructed classes, open swim and our state-of-the-art Hydroworx therapy pool. Also available is a Fitness Room, Group Exercise Classes, Massage Therapies and the Studios of Art.

  • Is there an age restriction on membership?

    The Wellness Center is designed for members 45 years or older.

  • How do I become a member?

    Call (651) 257-7957 or stop in to see our Administrative Assistant to enroll. We can help check your Health Insurance to see if you are eligible for reimbursement.

Assisted Living and Memory Care
  • What are the senior living and health care options on the Ecumen Parmly campus?

    We provide affordable independent living, independent apartments and townhomes, assisted living apartments, two secure memory care neighborhoods, a short-term rehabilitation and long-term skilled care, a skilled memory care neighborhood, and adult day. We also have the Vitalize Wellness center that offers a pool, exercise classes, and other life enrichment opportunities for members. We are located on a 60 +-acre campus on Green Lake.

  • What is the subsidized independent living on the Parmly Campus?

    Ecumen Lakeview apartments are for people over age 62 and are based on one’s annual household income. This community is subsidized through HUD and offers one- and two-bedroom apartments with kitchens and baths.

  • What is the other independent living option on the Parmly Campus?

    Ecumen Point Pleasant Heights offers apartments and townhomes for independent residents. The apartments offer one- and two-bedroom floor plans which include an option for meals and housekeeping for an additional cost. The townhomes have one- and two-bedroom floor plans with patios, laundry rooms, and attached garages. The resident of both apartments and townhomes can partake in activities and cultural programs hosted in the Point Pleasant Heights community. Point Pleasant Heights is for those who will pay privately for the monthly fee.

  • What is offered in Assisted Living and Memory Care?

    Our assisted living is Vindauga View and our memory care houses are Isabelle’s House and Margaret’s House. Both assisted living and memory care offer socialization, structured activities, the opportunity for three delicious fresh-prepared daily meals, housekeeping, emergency alert system, and health services. Each resident receives an Individualized Service Plan, we can assist our residents with all of their Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) such as showering, dressing, grooming and even dining. Our memory care houses are secure and staffed 24-hours a day.

  • Why are there two memory care houses?

    Isabelle’s House is for people with early stages of dementia and Margaret’s House is for those with advanced stages of dementia and who need more care. Our nursing team will assess each resident to determine the location that best meets their needs.

  • How is it determined when a resident needs to move from Assisted Living to Memory Care?

    Our assisted living nursing team will recommend when memory care is appropriate. When the resident needs a specialized, safe and secure care environment due to the progression of Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, we will assess them and then meet with the resident and family to discuss the options that memory care can provide.

  • What makes Ecumen’s memory care different?

    Our award winning Ecumen Awakenings program emphasizes human relationships and non-pharmaceutical remedies. We are driven to help re-awaken many residents whose physical and cognitive abilities have often been masked by an inappropriate use of antipsychotic drugs by exploring alternative care approaches that could provide them a better quality of life.

  • What is there to do once I make the move to Ecumen Parmly? Will I remain active?

    We offer a menu of activities to meet the social, spiritual, physical, educational, and creative needs of residents. A copy of our Activity Calendar is available on our website for you to review.

  • Do you allow pets? Can I bring my dog or cat with me?

    Yes. Pets are welcome in your assisted living apartment, but a resident must be comfortable providing all of the care needs for their pet. Small pets are welcome to be “visitors only” in the memory care.

  • What are the health care services in Assisted Living and Memory Care?

    We provide a large menu of a la carte health services. Each resident will receive an individualized care plan, which may change as their needs change. Also, we have a partnership with The BlueStone Physician Group to provide an on-site Nurse Practitioner and Physician services who can see our residents on the Ecumen Parmly campus. Health insurance would cover these visits, the same as if going to an outside clinic.

  • How do I reserve an apartment?

    Call Darlene Shafer, our marketing director, at (651) 257-7951 to schedule a personal meeting or a tour of our community. She will help you determine what best fits your needs and desires. She will schedule an assessment with our nursing team and can let you know the apartment types, cost, and availability.

For more information, please call us at (651) 257-0575 or click here to contact us online.

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