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Did you know you could worry less with senior care in Dallas, TX?

Looking for care for your elderly parents? Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about Edgemere in Dallas, TX. If you don’t find the answers you need, or want more detailed information, please call ​(214) 730-5588.

  • As a Life Care resident, what if I run out of money?

    At Edgemere, we value our commitment to our Life Care residents, so we've created a Financial Hardship Protection Plan. If you outlive your resources for reasons beyond your control and can't pay your monthly fee, you can stay in your residence and keep your guaranteed priority access to our on-site health care. See your Life Care agreement for details.

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  • What if I decide not to move in?

    If you have to cancel your reservation due to reasons beyond your control, we will refund your full deposit. If you simply change your mind, you will receive your deposit back, less a small processing fee.

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  • What is Edgemere?

    Edgemere is a retirement community for senior adults in Dallas, defined by three qualities:

    • First, it is a residential retirement option that encourages health and wellness through an active, independent lifestyle.
    • Second, it provides services, social activities and special amenities to enhance the lifestyle you're already enjoying.
    • Third, as the only Life Care community in Dallas, it provides every independent living resident guaranteed access to on-site assisted living, memory support and skilled nursing care at The Plaza-all at little additional cost, should they ever need it, for as long as they need it.
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  • What is so special about a Life Care community?

    Your entrance fee provides you with Life Care, which allows you to enjoy independent residential living with the reassurance that additional care is available, should you ever need it, at predictable monthly fees. Living at Edgemere eliminates the time-consuming chores of home maintenance, fear of becoming a burden to family, concerns about aging among strangers, and worries about the availability and cost of quality long-term care. Life Care at Edgemere combines unparalleled financial security and peace of mind with a truly independent and fulfilling lifestyle.

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  • What does it mean to be a not-for-profit community?

    While for-profit communities use their income to pay dividends to investors, Edgemere, as a not-for-profit entity, reinvests revenue after expenses into the community, where it belongs. This difference is at the heart of Senior Quality Lifestyles Corporation’s (SQLC) mission and vision. Additionally, our not-for-profit status means that Edgemere must meet stringent financial guidelines, including strict government regulations. Residents have peace of mind, knowing that not-for-profit financial controls and reduced operating costs translate into lower, stabilized monthly fees and favorable tax credits and exemptions. Research also indicates that not-for-profit communities invest more resources into health services than for-profit communities.

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  • What will my monthly service fee cover?

    The monthly fee covers the full range of services, including:

    • Full interior and exterior maintenance of your residence
    • Beautifully landscaped grounds
    • Concierge services
    • All community amenities
    • Flexible dining services with the cost of one meal included per day
    • All utilities including cable television, with the exception of phone and Internet
    • Weekly housekeeping and laundering of flat linens
    • On-site security with emergency call systems in each residence
    • Transportation services
    • Underground parking
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  • Is the community safe and secure?

    Yes. As a resident of Edgemere, you enjoy 24-hour security, supported by a staff dedicated to your safety. Each residence is equipped with an emergency call system for your added protection and comfort.

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  • How do I know this is for me at this time in my life?

    By making a smart decision now, you can relax, knowing your future is secure. People often wait until it’s too late and are unable to take full advantage of the benefits of a Life Care community. Residents who move to Edgemere directly into Assisted Living or Skilled Nursing are not eligible for full Life Care benefits.

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  • How much does it cost?

    The cost of living at Edgemere consists of a one-time entry fee that is 90% refundable to you or your estate, as well as a predetermined monthly service fee based on the floor plan you choose.

    When comparing the cost of living in your current home to living at Edgemere, you’ll be pleasantly surprised. Plus, you’ll experience true peace of mind, knowing all your long-term health care needs will be addressed at The Plaza.

    For details on pricing, please call (214) 865-7520.

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  • What's fun to do at Edgemere?

    Opportunities to be active within and around Edgemere are plentiful. Our beautiful campus is ideal for outdoor fun; we also have a state-of-the-art fitness center and pool where you can stay physically active. Choose from a complete calendar of activities, from Zumba class to musical performances. You can select your daily activity preferences while enjoying our worry-free lifestyle and wonderful new friendships.

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Independent Living Sales Office

​(214) 730-5588

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(214) 615-7045

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