Frequently Asked Questions
What is SmartLife VIA Willow Valley?
SmartLife VIA Willow Valley is a Lifecare at Home, Membership-based program. More comprehensive than other long-term care options, SmartLife offers independence and lifelong security, delivering personal care coordination and a complete package of home care, personal care and nursing care.
Is SmartLife VIA Willow Valley owned by Willow Valley Communities?
Yes, SmartLife is owned by Willow Valley Communities, the region’s premier Lifecare community and a nationally recognized leader in senior living. Willow Valley is dedicated to offering seniors choices and opportunities to live the safe, secure, healthy and independent life they want. That’s why Willow Valley is delighted to offer SmartLife VIA Willow Valley—an innovative, new choice for seniors.
Is SmartLife VIA Willow Valley like Long-Term Care Insurance?
SmartLife VIA Willow Valley is more comprehensive than most long-term care insurance plans. The SmartLife plan you purchase today will cover your future long-term care needs, providing you with a lifetime of care, financial protection and peace of mind. There are no claim forms to process or waiting for care. Just a simple call to your Lifecare Coordinator will initiate care when you need it.
What is a Lifecare Coordinator?
A Lifecare Coordinator is your personal advocate who will arrange for services when you need them. They will assist you and your family in navigating the time-consuming challenges of arranging for long-term care.
Why should I join SmartLife VIA Willow Valley instead of paying for care when I need it?
Today, skilled nursing care costs an average of $320 a day, with costs increasing annually. It is impossible to determine how expensive care will be when you actually need it. SmartLife VIA Willow Valley lets you pay for a lifetime of care now, with today’s dollars. You and your family will have the peace of mind knowing that a plan is in place. You will never have to make a last-minute decision in a crisis and diminish your nest egg.
When is the best time to join SmartLife VIA Willow Valley?
The best time to join SmartLife VIA Willow Valley is now while you are well and living independently in your own home. The minimum age to join SmartLife is 60 and there is no maximum age. To learn more, please call us at 717.299.5673. We look forward to meeting you!