Questions and Answers About Living At Sonata Senior Living

Unlike communities that require a large buy-in for lifetime residency, Sonata Senior Living charges an affordable month-to-month rental fee with no long-term contracts and built-in flexibility. Renting an independent living or assisted living apartment at Sonata provides advantages to both your personal independence and finances, while helping you manage the cost of personal care as you age.

The monthly rent for apartments at Sonata Senior Living varies by floor plan and services, among other factors. On average, independent living and assisted living rent starts around $4,000 a month but may be higher or lower depending on the floor plan you select and if you need any level of care assistance. Many services and amenities are included in the monthly charge. Pricing varies by city, location, and apartment size, so it is important to call the Sonata community near you to get up-to-date pricing.

At Sonata, your monthly rent includes the cost of your apartment; any maintenance; utilities; some laundry services*; housekeeping services; scheduled transportation; activities; and chef-prepared meals. Assisted living residents may receive care costs in addition to their monthly rent. It is a tiered pricing structure that ensures residents only play for the care they need. Of course, residents of all communities have access to Sonata’s resort-style amenities, wellness services and life enrichment programming. Call Sonata to learn more about specific services, terms and obligations included in our Resident Agreements.

There are many ways our residents pay for their monthly rent and, if necessary, care. Many choose one or a combination of the below options:

In addition to support with daily living activities, Sonata Senior Living residents have access to visiting physicians and specialists, therapy, mobile X-ray and laboratory services on site. This offers a level of safety and built-in convenience our families love. For added peace of mind, several Sonata communities provide Limited Nursing Services (LNS) onsite 24/7. With Sonata’s many different lifestyle options, our residents have assurance of a continuum of care if they need additional support as they age.

Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, Sonata Senior Living is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sonata Healthcare, LLC, an award-winning owner, developer and operator of independent living, assisted living and memory care communities located throughout Florida. As a regional operator, we are closely connected to life in our local communities in Winter Garden, Lake Mary, Kissimmee, Vero Beach, Melbourne, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Coconut Creek, The Villages and Longwood, Florida.

First and foremost, Sonata Senior Living is Florida-owned and operated. Our executive leadership team has made it their priority to never be too far from any community so that they can respond to the needs of our residents and families quicker than other providers. Second, we are nationally recognized, having earned multiple awards for our cutting-edge research- and evidence-based design and programming. The roots of our success, however, are based on our people, high quality service, and commitment to innovation. Hear first-hand what residents have to say about the exceptional service at Sonata in this video.

Amenities at Sonata keep our residents productively engaged and help them live happier and healthier lives. While each of our communities are unique, and features vary by location, all come with chef-inspired dining with delicious daily selections. Our residents also enjoy fitness programs in our fully equipped wellness centers, develop new talents in our arts and crafts studios or learn something new in our library and computer centers. They are pampered in our salons, entertained in our theaters, and inspired to make new friends in our game rooms. All amenities at Sonata contribute to an active retirement lifestyle enriched by social events, educational seminars, outings, and much more.

Nobody covers the basics like Sonata, but our signature programs help elevate each resident’s experience. Much more than a program, At Your Service defines our philosophy and culture of service excellence. Live It Up life enrichment programming integrates the latest research in healthy aging to nurture emotional, intellectual, spiritual, physical, and social wellness. Sonata Safe offers reassurance that you and your loved ones are cared for in a safe and healthy environment. And Duets music and memory programming weaves music into daily life.

Sonata supports the well-being, safety, and comfort of every resident with state-of-the-art technology features that are beautifully integrated into apartments and common areas. Our signature program, Sonata Safe, incorporates the senior care industry’s best practices in design and operations, including the latest innovations in disinfection technology, electronic health records, emergency call systems, access control, sensors, and monitoring devices. We also provide extra protection and safety during hurricanes and help older adults avoid the pitfalls associated with social isolation.

Assisted living is regulated in Florida to make certain long-term care providers meet state mandated standards in staff training, food service, cleanliness, and resident safety. This includes maintaining mechanical, structural, and electrical systems, including generators and fuel to power air conditioners. In keeping with our high standards of service and care, Sonata Senior Living has proudly received deficiency-free state surveys.

Florida requires assisted living providers train staff who provide direct care to residents, but Sonata Senior Living exceeds state standards to ensure our caregivers are prepared to meet the unique needs of older adults. The specialized training we provide benefit our staff–and the residents they care for–with advanced knowledge of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and other chronic health conditions.

In addition to the resident application and agreement, service, and billing authorization forms, the state of Florida requires specific medical evaluation forms such as Form 1823 to qualify for those choosing assisted living and memory care services. As an added service, Sonata Senior Living offers home visits to help families understand and prepare for the transition to assisted living and memory care. Schedule a visit or call Sonata Senior Living to determine if you or your loved one will qualify for assisted living.

We allow small dogs and cats provided prior approval was obtained and a pet registration form and pet agreement has been completed as part of our residential agreement. Dogs must be 25 pounds or less, housebroken, and spayed or neutered, and cats must also be spayed or neutered. Both dogs and cats must be registered and vaccinated in accordance with state and local laws and effectively restrained on community grounds. For our residents’ convenience, Sonata provides a designated area for pet exercise and waste disposal.

When you are ready to move to any one of our Sonata Senior Living communities, you will be asked to put down a deposit to hold the apartment of your choice. For future assisted living and memory care residents, a member of our staff will schedule a time to complete a home wellness assessment with you or your loved one to get the process started and recommend the appropriate level of care and services. To learn more about Sonata Senior Living independent living, assisted living and memory care communities, call a community near you or schedule a visit.

*Type and frequency of laundry and housekeeping varies by lifestyle.

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Seniors and their families can rest assured that our personal approach to care carries over from one community to the next, allowing as many opportunities as possible for residents to live life their way.