FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
Why is The Arlington of Naples Unique?
The Arlington's spacious 2- and 3-bedroom single-family, detached, luxury estate homes, built by Stock Construction, are the epitome of independent living and unique to continuing-care retirement communities in Naples. Did you know that The Arlington is the ONLY community in Southwest Florida that offers over 3,000 square foot detached luxury estate homes?
What is a Life Plan Community or Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC)?
A Life Plan Community (formerly referred to as a Continuing Care Retirement Community, or CCRC, is a residential community for older adults (typically age 62 and older) that provides a variety of housing options, along with services, amenities and a continuum of care designed to address the changing needs of residents as they age. The typical Life Plan Community offers not only Independent Living options, but also Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, Short-Term Rehabilitation and Memory Care services on a single campus.
What are the advantages of choosing a Life Plan Community?
Life Plan Communities, like The Arlington, give residents confidence and peace of mind, knowing they have made a secure plan for their future, including a proactive plan for the unknowns and "what ifs." The Arlington residents have the advantage of setting their own life's plan, rather than burdening family with many healthcare decisions if difficult times arise. Another advantage is being able to remain in the same community as needs change. This alleviates stress and enables residents to maintain existing relationships in a familiar environment. It also enables couples to remain close to each other, even if one person requires a higher level of care.
Who is Lutheran Life Communities?
Since 1892, Lutheran Life Communities has been setting the standard in retirement living. We are a not-for-profit, faith-based organization and welcome people of all faiths, beliefs and traditions. The Arlington is the newest campus in the Lutheran Life Communities family. Our other five communities in Illinois and Indiana have a long-standing reputation for innovative service and person-centered care. Each day, we strive to exemplify our shared mission: empowering vibrant, grace-filled living across all generations.
What do you mean by "vibrant, grace-filled living"?
We believe that living vibrantly and gracefully means appreciating both the large and small moments that fill each day. It is a recognition of countless blessings, the beauty and abundance that surrounds and embraces us as we journey through life.
What are the advantages of The Arlington's location?
The Arlington is conveniently located in the acclaimed Lely Resort, between Naples and Marco Island. It is around the corner from the new, state-of-the-art Physicians' Regional Medical Center, and across the street from Collier County's South Regional Library and Florida Southwestern State College. Scheduled transportation to Naples and Marco Island is available.
What services and amenities are available at The Arlington?
The Arlington offers luxury resort retirement living on a 39-acre campus. The community and lifestyle is thoughtfully designed to promote wellness. Programming includes various activities to enhance physical, intellectual and spiritual wellness. Within The Promenade, there is a state-of-the-art fitness center, an indoor pool and spa, an arts studio, and the Cultural Arts Center. Other amenities, including a cinema, library, boutique spa and salon, meeting rooms and classrooms - and more - are designed to make everyday life more convenient. Around the campus, residents enjoy lush grounds and landscaping, walking trails and outdoor terraces. There is a clubhouse with an outdoor pool. Parking under the main building provides convenience and protection from the elements.
What services and amenities are part of my residence?
Residence options at The Arlington include a wide range of choices in size and floor plans, from a 3,000-plus square-foot, three-bedroom / three bath freestanding estate home to a smartly planned 860-square-foot one-bedroom apartment. No matter which option is chosen, all residences are maintenance-free with utilities and weekly housekeeping included. Also included are all real estate property taxes and building insurance.
Food is important, what can I expect?
The Arlington offers many dining choices from gourmet fine dining at the Exhibition Restaurant, Bistro 7900 for more casual fare, a popular pub and a private dining room for more intimate dining occasions. In addition, The Promenade's Plaza Terraces provide a pleasant outdoor environment in which to enjoy a meal or a cup of coffee with friends.
What security measures are in place?
The Arlington is a gated community with 24-hour security personnel. In addition, there is an emergency response system located in each residence. The Arlington is constructed to conform to building codes for hurricane resistance, and the community has a detailed hurricane plan.
What does The Arlington's location in Lely Resort mean for me?
The Arlington's location in Lely Resort means residents are part of an intergenerational community, enjoying many of Lely Resort's amenities and resources. Residents of The Arlington have the opportunity to join Le!y Resort's golf and tennis clubs. In addition, this convenient location puts residents close to retail
shopping, a state-of-the-art hospital and the educational resources of Florida Southwestern State College and Collier County's South Regional Library.
What residence choices are available?
The Arlington offers both freestanding estate homes and luxury apartments with one to three bedrooms. Estate homes offer spacious options with floor plans that blend with the Florida lifestyle and choices. Apartments feature spacious layouts in a wide range of sizes with one to three bedrooms. In addition, residents in apartments enjoy indoor access to community amenities.
What levels of health care are offered on campus?
The Arlington's Oakton Place Healthcare Center offers private Assisted Living in one- and two-bedroom residences, Skilled Nursing in private suites arranged in a neighborhood setting and specialized Memory Care in private accommodations. In addition, short-term rehabilitation services are provided to aid residents in a return to wellness following an injury, illness or surgery. Having all these levels of care available on one campus enables couples to stay dose to each other when one has a health care need. This provides priceless peace of mind to residents and their families.
What financial plans are available?
The Arlington offers several affordable options to help each resident meet his or her individual financial preferences. You may select from three plans providing an 80% refund, 50% refund, or a fully amortizing schedule. The best way to discover which option is best for you is to schedule a private consultation with one of our retirement counselors. To make an appointment, please call (239) 307-3000.
How does the campus medical clinic work?
The medical clinic, located at the end of The Promenade, offers standard operating hours typical to area doctor's offices. Appointments may be scheduled within those hours. In addition, residents can be driven to their regular doctors' offices for a nominal fee.
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