Becoming a Resident

Becoming a resident of Givens Highland Farms is one of the greatest gifts you can give to yourself and your family. Our marketing team will be with you every step of the process for a seamless move.

Decision Guide

The decision to move to a Life Plan Community is an important one that requires research and thoughtful consideration.
This Decision Guide is an educational tool that can help you consider all the factors and common questions.

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Information and insight designed to help older adults considering a move to Givens Highland Farms.
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Educational information to help the adult children of seniors considering a move to Givens Highland Farms.
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Why Move?

"This is more than a place. It's a way of life."

Our current senior residents repeat a familiar refrain, “I wish we had made this move sooner.”

Living at Givens Highland Farms offers peace of mind, a plan for the future, and opportunities for social, spiritual, and wellness enrichment. Our full continuum of care assures access to quality care when you need it.

The sooner you make your move, the sooner you can thoroughly enjoy all the benefits of a Life Plan Community. Make connections with like-minded new friends, try new things, or pursue the interests that you already love. When you move here as an independent living resident, you become an integral part of a retirement community with a tradition of quality and care spanning almost a half century. With the responsibilities and burdens of homeownership alleviated, you can enhance your life and contribute to your community in various meaningful ways.

What is a Life Plan Community?

As a Life Plan Community, Givens Highland Farms offers various living choices and health care services, all on one campus. Also known as Continuing Care Retirement Communities, or CCRCs, Life Plan Communities provide additional peace of mind for active seniors who appreciate the assurance of quality healthcare if and when needed.

Givens Highland Farms provides licensed and accredited independent living, services and amenities, and health services allowing residents to create a plan for future care and financial security.

In addition to these health services, Givens Highland Farms has a Home Care program, supporting residents with additional services when they desire to remain in their homes for as long as possible. When you live at Givens Highland Farms, you can focus on enjoying the life you love rather than worrying about the details of home maintenance, chores, and future care.

How to Become a Resident

Choosing how and where you want to live is a significant decision. Our team is here to help simplify the process and answer any questions you may have along the way. Here is an overview of what you can expect.

Qualifying for residency at Givens Highland Farms is simple.

  • The minimum age for residency is 55. For couples, one must be at least 55.
  • A physician’s exam is required. You must be capable of living independently with reasonable accommodations.
  • A financial analysis is required for your chosen residence.

After you’ve qualified, you are ready to take the following steps.

  • Attend an overview session to learn more about Givens Highland Farms.
  • Meet with a marketing representative to discuss your options.
  • Apply to join our waitlist.
  • Activate your “ready” status.
  • Place a 10% deposit on a residence when the one you desire is available.
  • Work with our Marketing Project Coordinator to select your custom finishes and plan your move.
  • Schedule your closing and move-in.
  • Become a resident of Givens Highland Farms!
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Our Marketing Team personnel are your most valuable resource as you consider moving to Givens Highland Farms. We are committed to educating you about the community so you can make an informed decision. You can reach any team member at [email protected].

Josue Molina, Sales & Marketing Director

Josue determines the marketing strategy and works closely with the operations team to ensure the services and amenities offered by the community continue to meet the expectations of current and future residents.

Email: [email protected]

Carla meets with everyone who is considering a move. She is your first friendly face and can answer all your questions about community living. Carla also hosts small group tours several times each month, where you have the opportunity to learn all about Givens Highland Farms and meet a few residents who live here.

Email: [email protected]

Lori is the glue that keeps us all together. She keeps the paperwork and data entry flowing and helps with our social media. Lori is the cheerful voice on the phone when you call in for information. She looks forward to meeting all the new residents.

Email: [email protected]

Join Our Waitlist

For additional resources, please complete the form to access our complete library of resources to help you start your journey, including our Wait List Application. Or email [email protected] and one of our representatives will assist you.

Click below to download our Wait List Application

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Click below to download our Financial Form

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The Monthly Fee at Givens Highland Farms covers many of your typical household expenses, including a monthly meal allowance, weekly housekeeping, utilities, interior and exterior maintenance, landscape maintenance, scheduled transportation, security, and an urgent response system.

You also have access to all the amenities on campus, including an exercise studio, beauty and barbershop, woodshop, arts and crafts studio, library, winter greenhouse, community garden, and so much more.

Givens Highland Farms is a Life Plan Community providing the full continuum of care, which means you receive valuable peace of mind from knowing your assets are protected. You have a plan to receive quality healthcare in the future.

Givens Highland Farms offers three Entrance Fee options for independent living residences. Depending on your goals for your estate plan, you may choose from either a 0%, 50%, or 90% refundable Entrance Fee. Our marketing representatives will assist you in evaluating which Entrance Fee plan is right for you.

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