We understand this can be a difficult time for your family and your budget. The cost of care and service varies for each individual resident based on the size and location of the apartment they choose, as well as the kind of care and services needed.
At Columbia Cottage in Mountain Brook, the cost of care starts at $3,760. This rate is paired with a customized personal care plan called CareSteps.
The Cottage also offers these additional monthly services:
- Second Occupant: $1,185
- Cable Television:Included
- Phone starting at $30
- Internet: Included
For more detailed information on the cost of care at the Cottage and advice on the transition to assisted living, please contact us with any questions, (205) 690-5621.
Cozy Community Areas
Central to The Cottages’ mission is CareSteps, the customized personal care program that provides just the right kind of help at the right time. Along with this individualized care program, Cottage services include:
- 24-hour staff attention
- Three home-style meals daily (and snacks!)
- Weekly thorough housekeeping and daily tidy up
- Scheduled transportation
- Planned off and on-site recreation
- Weekly personal laundry
Unique activities are available in each Cottage community and are scheduled by our staff based on the interests of our residents. Calendars are carefully planned to ensure that residents and their families have an opportunity to participate in a variety of activities that support their mind, body, and spirit. Residents have numerous opportunities that support an active and healthy lifestyle.
From holiday parties to bingo and chair exercises, there’s always something happening at the Columbia Cottage in Mountain Brook. Check out the daily activities and special events on this month’s calendar!
MEET OUR STAFF
Patricia has over 20 years’ experience working with the elderly. She started out as a Dietary Aide and has worked her way up the ladder to her current role as Executive Director.
Patricia grew up in a very small town called Chatom in Alabama. She attended S.D. Bishop State Junior College in Mobile, Al. Before working at the Cottage Patricia worked at UAB Medical West as an Environmental Supervisor. Patricia says “I love working here at the Cottage because I have a passion for caring for the seniors.”
In her free time, she enjoys bowling, traveling and sightseeing.
Selena is from Russellville, Alabama and first joined the Cottages in 1998 as the Resident Services Director for our Country Cottage in Russellville. Since that time she has been a member of the Cottage team in various positions, including Managing Director for several of our locations. Selena has been a nurse for 25 years, and has enjoyed 22 years caring for the elderly.
“The reason I love caring for the elderly is because of my many wonderful grandparents who played such an important role in my life,” says Selena.