Frequently Asked Questions

You’ll find common questions we’ve encountered as well as a glossary of terms to help you navigate the continuum.

What documents do I need to provide for financial approval?


Applicants for independent living, assisted living, memory care and long term nursing care are asked to provide three monthly bank statements, most recent investment statements and three years tax returns.

am i too young to live here?


Our age requirement is 62 and older.  It is best to move into our community when you are able to fully enjoy our maintenance free lifestyle and take advantage of our life enriching opportunities.


why do we have to pay an entry fee?


The entrance fees help fund our community, as well as funding necessary improvements to maintain the quality of service and amenities that we provide.  The entrance fees are 90% refundable and returned once a resident leaves the community.


I’m very active and independent right now, why should I move?

Our services enhance your life so you can do more and spend more time doing the things you want to do.

You want to come when you can take advantage of all our programs, events, amenities, and services. You will simplify your life knowing things are taken care of.

I go to Florida every year.

You have the freedom to spend time away and know that you won’t have to worry about your home.  We can continue to maintain your home and provide regular housekeeping service, if desired.  

Can I move in right now?

Availability can vary throughout the campus, but we typically have a waiting list for most independent living options. 

Can I use my long term care insurance to pay for care?

It changes all the time and it’s based on specific policy. Refer to your actual policy to see what you’re entitled to. To see if it’s licensed assisted living.

Some communities don’t have the ability to use it. It also helps you qualify to become a resident if you have it.

What health insurance carriers do you accept?

Contact our Admissions Coordinator for a current list of accepted insurance carriers, changes to the list can occur frequently.

I'm independent, but my spouse needs assistance

The beauty of living in a continuing care retirement community is having access to all levels of care.  If a couple has different needs, we will guide you through the best solutions and provide resources to meet your needs.

How do I convince my parents to leave their home?

Our experienced staff can work with you and your parents’ unique situation and provide help & guidance every step of the way.

How do I get my parents ready for a move?

We offer a program through our partners at Moving Station to assist your parents with selling their home and providing additional resources to make the move manageable.

I’m not a resident, can I still utilize HCV’s health care services?

If we have an available option and current residents aren’t in need of the option, those living outside our community are welcome.

Do I have to sell my house before I come?

You can move in if we have something available and sell your home while living here. You can get settled first with only the things you need. Then work through listing it and work with Moving Station to get your home sold. If you can manage this financially, it’s a convenience you could do.

Can I use long term care insurance to pay for my care?

Depending on your policy, long term care insurance can provide reimbursement for licensed assisted living and long-term nursing care.  You should reach out to your long term care insurance provider for verification of your benefits.

Glossary of Terms

HCV – Holy Cross Village
CCRC – Continuing Care Retirement Community
IL – Independent Living
AL – Assisted Living
SN – Skilled Nursing
LTC – Long Term Care
MC – Memory Care
ADL’s – Activities of Daily Living
FRC – Future Residents Club


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