mission is to provide a welcoming residence for retired women where they can pursue
an active and healthy lifestyle. |
the monthly rental charge really only $965 per month?|
Yes! As a not-for-profit organization, Kaler-Vaill charges only $1,000 per month plus a one-time $2,000.00 entrance fee, which covers all fees except private telephone, cable television hookups
and weekly hairdressing expense.
meals provided at Kaler-Vaill?|
Three delicious and
nutritious meals are provided each day in a delightfully decorated dining room.
A monthly menu is available upon request. Anyone curious about the quality of
the food service at Kaler-Vaill should just ask one of our residents!
are meals served?|
Breakfast is served
at 8:00am, dinner (the big meal of the day) at 12:30pm and supper at 5:30pm. Residents
choosing to "sleep in" may prepare a simple breakfast or snack at any hour in
one of the two kitchenettes available.
Kaler-Vaill provide housekeeping services?|
A housekeeper provides regular vacuuming, emptying of waste baskets and bathroom
cleaning. Personal clothing, towels and bed linens are also laundered for residents.
Residents change their own bed linens and dust their private rooms.
I bring my own automobile?|
Parking is provided
for residents who choose to keep their automobiles at Kaler-Vaill. Others may
take advantage of the Independent Transportation Network for transportation needs.
there organized activities at Kaler-Vaill?|
Activities such as movies, speakers, wellness exercise, ice cream socials, crafts,
discussion groups and musical programs, as well as ventures to area restaurants,
shopping and attractions are offered regularly. Those seeking exercise and fresh
air may walk via a private roadway through meadows directly to Scarborough Beach.
there a staff person on duty 24 hours each day?|
Yes, Kaler-Vaill personnel are available 24 hours a day and may be summoned with
the emergency call system found in all residents' private rooms.
I feel safe at Kaler-Vaill?|
a secure facility, with staff greeting visitors from 8:30am to 8:30pm. A sprinkler
and fire alarm system provides state-of-the art fire protection and an accessory
generator provides a back-up of electricity during power outages.
I bring my pet to Kaler-Vaill?|
In the interests of
residents and staff with allergies, pets are not invited to live at Kaler-Vaill.
may become a resident of Kaler-Vaill?|
Women sixty-five years and older may apply. They must be ambulatory, manage any
medication programs independently and be able to take care of their own personal
needs, such as dressing and bathing.
is the average age of residents?|
run a broad range in age, from their late sixties to several healthy residents
in their early nineties.
do I apply for admission?|
in becoming a resident should call (207) 883-4787 to make an appointment with
Deborah Temm, Executive Director for a tour of the residence.