Answers to many common questions are below. If you have any other questions, you can contact us at 303-937-3000 or by filling out the contact form here.
I am under 62 years old but disabled, can I live there?
The Housing for Older Persons Act is an exemption under HUD’s Fair Housing Act that requires any properties serving individuals 62 and over is exclusively occupied by persons 62 years of age or older. We cannot accept anyone under the age of 62 per HUD guidelines.
Do you have a waitlist?
Currently, The Residences is full and has a waitlist. However, The Summit has immediate availability. Please contact us at (303) 937-3000 for any further questions regarding the waitlist.
Do you allow pets? How many?
We do allow one pet per apartment. Pets must be 2 years or older and under 30 pounds. Service and companion animals are not bound by these rules.
Do you have transportation to and from various appointments?
No. We do have scheduled group transportation on Eaton’s bus to activities and stores. In addition, Eaton’s Service Coordinators can connect you to external transportation resources to assist with getting to and from appointments.
If I am 65 years old and my wife is 60, can we live there?
The Housing for Older Persons Act is an exemption under HUD’s Fair Housing Act that requires any properties serving individuals 62 and over is exclusively occupied by persons 62 years of age or older. No resident living in the community can be under the age of 62.
Can I smoke in the apartment?
Smoking is not allowed in your apartment or anywhere in the buildings. The only place on the property where smoking is allowed is in the designated smoking area.
Do you take credit cards to pay rent, etc.?
We do not accept credit cards for rent. However, we do use ACH if you would like your rent to be deducted directly from your bank account rather than write a check.
What is independent living?
Independent Living is for older adults who are able to live on their own but want the conveniences of living within a community that can provide services and amenities. Eaton’s staff does not provide any assistance with care needs or activities of daily living. Eaton’s Service Coordinators can provide referrals to external resources and services for assistance with care and activities of daily living.
Is there parking?
There are complimentary reserved parking spaces in our parking lot on a first-come, first-served basis. Reserved parking is limited.
Do you have a fitness center?
We have a fitness center on-site that has a NuStep bike, treadmill, weights, resistance bands, and more. The fitness center also serves as the office for Legacy Healthcare Services: on-site physical and occupational therapists.
Do you have a restaurant?
We offer restaurant-style dining in a sun-lit dining room with views of the gardens. The delicious menu provides a wide variety of options.
Do you have on-site church services?
We were founded by West Alameda Community Baptist Church. The church is still located in our community. We do offer Sunday worship services as well as other spiritual engagement opportunities. In addition, we respect all spiritual and religious practices. You do not need to belong to any particular faith group to live here.
Do you have an on-site maintenance team?
We have a maintenance team who is on-site during business hours and on-call outside of business hours.