Frequently Asked Questions

You have lots of questions when determining whether a community is right for you. Below are the most frequently asked questions. Just click on the question to see the answer.  And if you don’t see your question here, contact us by phone or email – we’re happy to assist in whatever way we can!

Questions

Is there a long-term lease or buy-in?
What is the deposit fee to reserve an apartment?
How can I “try you out?”
Who owns and operates Cornell Estates?
Do you have transportation for the residents?
Are personal care services available?
Do you have a nurse on staff?
Are pets allowed?
What is your smoking policy?
What makes you different from the rest?
Would a resident have to move if he or she needs to go on Medicaid?

Next Steps

Can’t find the answer to your question? Contact us by phone or email – we’re standing by to answer your call!


Is there a long-term lease or buy-in ?

No. Apartments are rented on a month-to-month basis, and all services are included in one simple monthly payment.

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What is the deposit fee to reserve an apartment?

A non-refundable $500 security deposit holds the apartment of your choice.

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How can I “try you out?”

Guests are always welcome for a complimentary lunch with personal tour. Just call (503) 640-2884 or email us!

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Who owns and operates Cornell Estates?

We’re part of the Seabold Family, a locally owned and operated business which also includes Rosewood Park and Rosewood Specialty Care.

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Do you have transportation for the residents?

Yes. The lift bus seats 20 people and is available three days a week for doctor’s visits as well as weekly trips to the grocery store and outings.

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Are personal care services available?

Yes. Staff is on duty 24 hours a day in the Assisted Living apartments. We feature three levels of care so you only pay for the services you need. In the Retirement community, your Personal Independence Program (PIP) provides services by appointment for a variety of community resources, including in-home supportive care services.

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Do you have a nurse on staff?

Yes. We have a licensed nurse who directs your care and provides many quality services based on individualized service plans.

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Are pets allowed?

Yes. A pet is an important member of your family. Therefore,  small pets are allowed in your retirement apartment with a $500 damage deposit.

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What is your smoking policy?

Cornell Estates is a tobacco and smoke free community. Smoking and use of any tobacco or nicotine product is not permitted on any owned, leased or rented property of Cornell Estates, nor during any event sponsored by Cornell Estates. Smoking is not allowed anywhere on the property, including the courtyard, balconies, patio areas, parking lots and vehicles. Smoking is defined as smoke or vapor emitting from an electronic cigarette, tobacco or any other substance, or carrying lighted or smoldering substance

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What makes you different from the rest?

Imagine days of leisure and relaxation, with abundant time for your favorite pursuits or to take up a new hobby, and with the ever-present opportunity to cultivate new friendships.  You’ve worked hard raising a family and handling a career. Now its time to live your life to the fullest, pursuing the activities that you love in whatever way suits you best.

Here, you’ll never worry about a medical emergency.  Your customized care package will fit your needs, and you’ll never feel that your question is unimportant. Our open door policy is simple: we do what we say, when we say it, so you’ll always know there’s a solution just around the corner.  Finally, when you’re with us, your family. It’s as simple as that.

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Would a resident have to move if he or she needs to go on Medicaid?

No. We have a Medicaid contract and work hard to support you and your family through the spend-down process.

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