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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
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The decision to move into a Northgate and Friendship Heights neighborhoods can be overwhelming and difficult. At Aberdeen Village, we work hard to help you or your loved one with the transition. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions from those interested in our Northgate and Friendship Heights neighborhoods. If there’s a question we haven’t answered here, contact us today.

  • What are my Long-Term Care options?

    We offer private and semi-private residences where residents can receive qualified, around-the-clock nursing care.

  • What is the difference between Long-Term Care and Assisted Living?

    Assisted living residents are more independent. Our assisted living residents may be able to perform more activities and can get around as they like. They may need help with certain tasks, such as housework or bathing, but they can perform many tasks on their own. Long-term care is a solution for seniors who need much more help from a dedicated caregiver, with tasks such as getting in and out of chairs, moving around and more.

  • Do you have to be Presbyterian to live at Aberdeen Village?

    At Aberdeen Village all faiths are welcome in our community. Our chaplain helps connect our residents with spiritual services that best fit them.

  • How big is your campus?

    We have 191 apartments and suites at Aberdeen Village. In our long-term care neighborhoods, we have 30 rooms for health care in Northgate and Friendship Heights and 15 rooms dedicated to our PATH® short-term rehabilitation program in Aberdeen Plaza. It is a great size to be able to easily get to know your neighbor

  • Do you have different buildings or in one building?

    We are able to serve our residents from one campus under one roof.

  • What professional medical care do you offer?

    Our health services team is top-of-the-line. We have a dedicated skilled nursing team of RNs, LPNs, CNAs and CMAs who provide 24-hour nursing care. We also offer a variety of physical, occupational and speech therapies customized to individual care plans.

  • How do your fees work?

    Monthly long-term care fees are determined by the type of apartment, private or semi-private. Contact us to learn more and take the next step in your journey.

  • What happens when you run out of money?

    As a not-for-profit organization, PMMA offers assistance through its Good Samaritan Program to residents who have outlived their financial resources through no fault of their own. We also accept Medicaid in our Health Care Center.

  • Do you take Medicaid?

    We accept Medicaid-approved residents in Whispering Meadows Memory Care and our Health Care Center, depending on availability of our health services.

  • What types of security do you offer?

    Long-term care at Aberdeen Village is a 24-hour supervised community. Our doors are locked between 6 p.m. and 7 a.m., and a team member regularly walks the buildings during those hours. Local law enforcement drives through campus at night.

  • What do residents or their loved ones need to provide?

    Aberdeen Village provides the bed, nightstand, visitor chair and dresser. Residents or their loved ones will need to provide clothes, personal items, décor, TV and any additional furniture.

  • How private are your semi-private rooms?

    Our semi-private rooms are quite private with individual space for each resident. It isn’t just a room with a curtain dividing your space from your neighbors.

  • What are your visiting hours?

    Our long-term care neighborhood is 24-hour secure facility. The exterior building doors lock from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m., but visitors are welcome and encouraged any time, day or night.

  • Can couples live in Long-Term Care together?

    Our community is on one campus under one roof, which means you can get exactly what you need and your loved one can get what they need. It is as easy as walking across the hall to spend all the time you want with your loved one.

  • Can my loved one leave the Long-Term Care neighborhood?

    Yes! You have the peace of mind to know that our trained staff can help you determine if an outing is appropriate for your loved one or not on any given day.

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