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 feels like a secluded resort once your are on campus and yet it’s less than a mile away from access to everything you need. We are 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?
Through our “Choices that Fit” approach to independent senior living, 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 Grand Lodge.
Is Ávila maintenance free?
Ávila is maintenance-free, independent senior living at its best. That means more free time to do your favorite activities or pursue your passions. There’s no daily upkeep or responsibilities, winter, spring, summer or fall. Our landscapers and maintenance team 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!
Is Ávila safe?
We take the safety of our residents very seriously. Avila’s utilizes a wireless, state-of-the-art security and concierge system with 24/7 professional security staff prepared and ready. In additional all entrances are Keyed to ensure added protection. Residents utilize a “LifeAlert” emergency call and rest easier knowing someone is always available in any situation. We also utilize an advanced fire and fire suppression systems along with backup generators to ensure the safety of all residents of the community.
Is there an all-inclusive monthly fee?
Ávila’s all-inclusive fee covers all utilities, including cable, Wi-Fi, internet, phone (local and long distance), meal plans and extensive home maintenance and community services.
Is there a refundable entrance fee?
Ávila’s entrance fees start at $125,000 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 by considerably lowering monthly service fees. 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 a focus on wellness and fitness?
Ávila was designed to keeps seniors in motion. Take one glance at our calendar and you’ll see how we do it. We offer a full calendar of fitness classes and wellness classes – workshops on healthy eating, yoga, stretch, flexibility, strength training, low-impact aerobics, water aerobics, water walking, Hydro Rider, and more. Our award winning professional trainers and instructors are on hand to assist seniors of all exercise levels and abilities.
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, Garden Club and many more. We also have residents who love billiards, poker, puzzles, bocci and golf too!
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 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.
Is moving assistance available?
We’ve partnered with 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.
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! Remember, Ávila maintains a waiting list, so be sure to contact us now even if you are thinking down the road! We will always keep you informed of availability that meets your particular needs and budget!