FAQs About Our Senior Living Community

There may come a time in your life when you are looking for senior housing in the Meriden, Wallingford, Glastonbury, Rocky Hill, or Middlesex County, CT areas. Whether you are searching for retirement communities for yourself or your loved ones, the team at Heritage Commons is ready to help. You may have a lot of questions about our senior living apartments. Take a look at some of our frequently asked questions below. For further questions or concerns, contact our team today!

Does Heritage Commons provide health care?

Heritage Commons is an independent living community which works closely with residents and their families to arrange for aide or other care services through outside agencies, as required. You pay only for the assistance you need when you need it.

Are pets allowed?

Resident pets are always welcome. Visitors may also bring pets to visit Heritage Commons residents at any time.

Is a lease required?

Yes, residents sign a one-year, self-renewing lease. However, you may cancel your lease on 60 days’ notice at any time.

How big is the Heritage Commons community?

We have 4 story building with 88 apartments, with some double occupancy.

Is there a security deposit?

Yes, we require a security deposit equal to one month’s rent. Your security deposit is placed in an interest-producing bank account and you will receive an interest check from this account every year you reside at Heritage Commons.

Is there an additional charge for a second person living in an apartment?

Yes, couples pay a $595 monthly surcharge which covers the cost of the second person’s meals and utilities usage.

May I have guests stay with me in my apartment?

Yes. Just let us know a few days in advance and we will provide you with a roll-away bed and linen.

What about building security?

Heritage Commons is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Residential hallways, service areas, and our parking lot and grounds are monitored with camera video system. All visitors must sign in and out. Exterior doors are locked at dusk and may be opened only by the Front Desk attendant. Apartments are protected by smoke detectors, sprinklers, and include an emergency call system. All hallways and common areas are equipped with smoke detectors, sprinklers, and automatic fire doors.

What does Heritage Commons do to get my apartment ready for me?

Your apartment will be thoroughly cleaned, painted, and renovated as needed which may include new carpeting and flooring.

What kind of amenities are available at our senior housing facility?

Our extensive list of amenities includes:

  • Large Scenic Patio
  • Elegant Dining Room
  • Activity Room
  • The HAIRitage Salon
  • Fitness & Game Room
  • General Store
  • Resident Lounges
  • Resident Laundry Room
  • Library
  • Private Dining
  • TV Lounge

What do the senior living apartments include?

Every apartment includes:

  • Individually controlled heat and air conditioning
  • Wall-to-wall carpeting
  • Large, thermal windows
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Generous closet space
  • Emergency call system
  • Smoke detectors
  • Fire sprinkler system
  • Telephone and cable TV outlets in living room and bedrooms
  • Fire-safe, sound-deterrent construction
  • Additional storage area
  • Full-size refrigerator and freezer
  • Full-sized, self-cleaning electric range and oven
    • *Deluxe units include over-range microwave and flat cooktops
  • Ample counter and cabinet space
  • Shower and tub combinations
  • Attractive vanity
  • Grab bars for safety

What kind of activities are offered within our senior living community?

Heritage Commons offers a diverse, extensive, and very enjoyable social and recreational program. We offer a variety of regular activities as well as outside events throughout Middletown, Meriden, Wallingford, Glastonbury, Rocky Hill, and Middlesex County, CT.

Retirement Living at its best… for less!