Senior Living at its Best: Active Retirement in Suburban Pittsburgh

Retirement homes include villas and apartments with access to state-of-the-art health care accommodations.

Masonic Village at Sewickley is a senior living retirement community with more than 60 acres of amenities in the suburbs of Pittsburgh (just 10 miles away).

Live in the finest accommodations, including spacious apartments, upgraded villas and brand new personal care and nursing care options. As a Lifecare community, Masonic Village gives you access to health care services without changing your monthly fee structure. Experience the ultimate protection of your assets and the freedom to enjoy life your way. Come check us out - Masonic Village at Sewickley is open for everyone.

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Meet four of Masonic Village at Sewickley's residents in this short video and learn how they're enjoying life their way!

Retirement Living Questions and Answers

Q: What are the criteria to live at Masonic Village?

A: Anyone age 60 and older may apply. For couples, one individual needs to be age 60 and the other at least age 55. Anyone age 55 and older may sign up for the priority waiting list. For requirements, please contact the Sales & Marketing Office.

Q: How much time do I have to move from my current home after I select my new home at Masonic Village?

A: Moves average approximately three months, and Masonic Villages has various resources to assist you.

Q: Can someone answer my questions surrounding my personal financial situation?

A: Yes. Our staff is available to discuss your financial situation with you throughout the transition process.

Q: Will my monthly service fee increase in the future?

A: Typically, yes. In order to maintain our high quality services, we generally increase our fees annually; however, you would receive a 60-day notice of any such change.

Q: What happens to my monthly fee if I need personal care or nursing services?

A: Masonic Village is a type "A" Lifecare community which means your monthly fees continue at the same rate. This provides the ultimate protection of your assets in a long-term care situation. There may be additional ancillary care and service charges depending on your level of need.

Q: What added financial security does Masonic Village offer?

A: Masonic Village provides support to most eligible individuals who may no longer be able to afford their services at some point in the future for reasons beyond their control. You will need to maintain your eligibility for Medicaid and other third-party reimbursements to help cover the cost of your services.

Q: If my spouse needs personal care or nursing services, may I move to a smaller residence?

A: Based upon availability, you may change locations at any time. In the case of one spouse moving to the personal care or nursing services area, the monthly fee will remain as is for both. If you relocate for reasons unrelated to a move to the personal care or nursing area, we will adjust the fee accordingly.

Q: Will the transportation system take me off campus?

A: Yes. With our convenient location and easy accessibility to downtown Pittsburgh and Interstate 79, we consider scheduled trips part of local transportation. We also provide transportation services to medical appointments on a scheduled basis.

Q: Do you offer garages for apartment residents?

A: Yes, for an additional fee. These garages are approximately 11 feet by 20 feet and come equipped with electronic door openers.

Q: What if my busy schedule does not allow me to participate fully in the meal-a-day program?

A: We offer a variety of flexible meal plans to suit your individual needs.

Q: I want to increase my fitness activities. What does Masonic Village offer?

A: Masonic Village features a wellness center with a large indoor swimming pool and a comprehensive fitness center, including classes. Professional staff will work with you to develop a personalized fitness program.

Q: What is your pet policy?

A: You are welcome to bring up to two pets. Contact us for specific guidelines based on your preferred living option.

Personal Care & Nursing Services Questions and Answers

Q: Is there a deposit, entrance or application fee for the personal care or nursing services areas?

A: No. We do not require a deposit, entrance or application fee.

Q: Do I need to have a minimum amount of assets for admission to the Star Points Building or Sturgeon Health Care Center? If my funds deplete, will I need to leave Masonic Village?

A: No. There is no required amount of money necessary to enter the personal care and nursing service areas. Generous donations enable the Masonic Villages to provide services to most eligible individuals, Masons and non-Masons alike, as part of our Mission of Love. You will need to maintain eligibility for Medicaid and other third-party reimbursements. We will help you to apply for all funds available for the services provided.

Q: If my assets deplete, will I receive money on a monthly basis?

A: In the Star Points Building and Sturgeon Health Care Center, you will receive funds monthly which can be deposited into a personal care account for safekeeping.

Q: Does Masonic Village require a power of attorney and a living will for admission?

A: No; however, we encourage all residents to have a general, durable power of attorney and a living will. It is important to appoint someone to make medical and financial decisions should you become unable to do so.

Q: How do I apply for Medical Assistance?

A: You, your power of attorney or responsible party can contact the Medical Assistance coordinator who will forward you an application, review it with you and help you submit it.