Is Ávila maintenance free?
Ávila is maintenance-free, independent living at its best. That means more free time and no daily upkeep or responsibilities, winter, spring, summer or fall. Our landscapers take care of all exterior building maintenance, including roofs, lawns, driveways, streets, and sidewalks, while our housekeeping staff take care of everything on the inside. It’s all included in your monthly fee!
Where is Ávila located?
Ávila is located at 100 White Pine Drive in Albany, New York—in the midst of the historic, beautiful, and unique Albany Pine Bush. Ávila is also centrally located to the wide array of top-notch medical services and renowned cultural, entertainment and social venues in the Capital Region.
What residential living options are available at Ávila?
Ávila offers cottage homes and spacious 1- and 2-bedroom apartment-style residences—most with a balcony, sunroom or patio. There are a total of 192 units located on the multi-acre property. 24 cottage units, 40 apartment units at The Lodge and 128 apartment units at the Main building.
Is Ávila safe and secure?
Our state-of-the-art security system, keyed entryways, and 24/7 professional security staff means our residents are protected around the clock.
Is there a refundable entrance fee?
Ávila’s entrance fees start at $183,000 and depend upon unit type, size, and location. Prospective residents have the option to choose the fee structure that best aligns with their long-term financial goals and desires. These refundable fees benefit the entire retirement community and provide residents with financial security. And remember, depending on your option, fees are refundable up to 90% and can be refunded back to your estate or returned if you choose to leave Ávila.
Is there an all-inclusive monthly fee?
Ávila’s all-inclusive fee covers all utilities, including cable, Wi-Fi Internet cable, dining room meals, and extensive home and community maintenance.
Is there a focus on wellness and fitness?
Ávila was designed to keeps seniors in motion. And one glance at our calendar and you’ll see how we do it. We offer a full calendar of fitness classes and wellness seminars – workshops on low-sodium cooking, classes in Pilates, low-impact aerobics, water aerobics, water walking, Hydro Rider, and strength training. Our professional trainers and instructors are on hand to assist seniors of all exercise levels and abilities.
Is Ávila affiliated with an religious organization?
Yes, is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, and we provide a nurturing, considerate environment for seniors of ALL religious backgrounds.
Do you offer transportation services?
Yes, scheduled, professional transportation is available for medical appointments and weekly grocery shopping. Transportation to other locations, including local malls, theaters, and libraries, is also available.
What social activities does Ávila offer?
Ávila is a very active senior community. Our on-site and off-site activities include regional bus tours, shopping trips, Bingo, game nights, fitness classes, resident recitals and performances, and several resident-led clubs, including Drama Club, Book Club, Bridge Club, and Garden Club.
Is there an age requirement or application?
Ávila is a independent living community for seniors aged 60 and older. A short questionnaire and discussion after your tour is all we require.
Is moving assistance available?
We’ve partnered with Mabey’s Self Storage and “Organize Senior Moves” to help new residents make the move to Ávila. Together they will help you pack up your old home and unpack in your new home—providing advice and other moving assistance as you make the transition to Ávila. And as a special thank you, Ávila will pay for a portion of your move—up to $1,100!
How do I learn more or schedule a tour?
Give us a call at 518-452-4250 to schedule a personal appointment and tour with an Ávila representative. Or schedule online today! Not sure if you ready, Ávila consistently manages a 97% occupancy rate and does maintain a short waiting list. So even if you are not ready, consider getting on the list so when you are ready, we have the perfect home for you.