Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What services are included in the monthly price at Cypress Assisted Living?

  • RN supervision
  • Medication administration
  • Home-cooked meals and snacks
  • Assistance with bathing, toileting, and dressing
  • 24-hour supervision
  • Friendly, well-trained staff
  • Laundry service and housekeeping
  • Incontinence care
  • Wheelchair accommodations
  • Expert wound care supervision
  • Monthly physician visit
  • Monthly beautician visit
  • Referral to community resources
  • Referral to transportation services
  • Referral to healthcare providers
  • Notary Public Service

Q: Do you provide transportation?

No, but we will refer you to a reputable transportation service.

Q: What kind of activities do you offer?

We function much more like a family than an institution, with the normal ebb and flow of a typical home. Activities include all kinds of games, Sit and Be Fit exercises, crafts, manicures, animal visits, birthday parties, and holiday events. Even if a resident chooses not to participate, they enjoy watching others’ involvement.

Q: How is the food?

  • A full-time chef plans and prepares meals.
  • It is fresh, home-cooked, and “made from scratch”.
  • Food is important to us so great care is taken to ensure quality.

Q: Do you provide beautician services?

A beautician trims hair once a month.

Q: Can we take our mom out?

Anytime.

Q: Does a physician come to see residents?

  • House Call Doctors visit once a month.
  • He orders blood tests, x-rays, and EKGs, which can be done on-site.
  • He also handles prescription refills and medical monitoring.
  • A podiatrist comes every 3 months.

Q: What about physical therapy?

Home Health provides nursing services and physical, occupational, and speech therapies.

Q: Do you allow smoking and/or alcoholic drinks at Cypress Assisted Living?

No.

Q: Can residents bring their own TV?

Yes.

Q: Is there a phone in each room?

  • No, but you can bring one.
  • Most residents use the house phone or a personal cell, depending on their cognition.
  • You are welcome to call at any time.
  • Residents are also welcome to call out on the house phone.

Q: Do you accept residents with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease?

Yes.

Q: Who provides the furniture?

  • A bed, dresser, chair and linens are provided at no charge.
  • Families can bring a night stand or special chair, if they’d like.

Q: What are visiting hours?

9 am – 9 pm.

Q: Do you allow pets?

They are welcome to visit, but not stay.

Q: Do you accept residents who require tube feedings?

Yes.

Q: Do you have men and women at your facility?

Yes.

Q: Do you accept “bed bound” residents?

Residents are typically ambulatory, walk with a walker, or use a wheelchair with minimal assistance for transfers.

Q: Is WiFi available?

Yes.

Q: Are young children allowed to visit?

Yes!

Q: Do you accept Medicaid reimbursement?

No.

Q: How can I reserve a room?

The non-refundable $1,500 Community Fee holds a room for 2 weeks.

“Love is coupled with expertise at Cypress Assisted Living. I am so grateful for all the ways our caregivers go “the second mile” to care for us. I feel that we are one big, happy family.”
— F.A., Current Resident Family Member