Frequently Asked Questions
What distinguishes Terpening Terrace from other full service retirement communities?
No buy-ins or long-term commitments. Terpening Terrace combines a friendly, attentive staff with spacious apartment homes, fine dining, a wealth of services, city convenience and the elegance of a country estate. The retirement lifestyle you deserve, all at an affordable monthly rental fee.
How do I reserve an apartment?
Reserving your apartment home is easy and risk-free. A nominal and fully refundable reservation fee will hold the apartment home of your choice.
May I furnish and decorate my own apartment?
Yes, residents furnish their apartment homes to fit their lifestyle and reflect their own personal taste. Your treasured furniture, keepsakes, and cherished memories are all you need to make Terpening Terrace your home.
Are guests welcome at Terpening Terrace?
Your friends and family will enjoy being part of our active community. The Grand Terrace Dining Room welcomes your guests throughout the day; reservations are encouraged and meals are available at a nominal fee. Our elegant Private Dining Room is perfect for special dinner parties, family gatherings, birthdays and anniversaries. Luxuriously appointed guest apartments may be available for overnight stays at an affordable rate. Your family is always welcome to share your apartment home for up to 10 days free of charge. Additionally, feel free to host your club or service organization in one of our many community rooms.
Are pets allowed?
Pets are an important part of your family and Terpening Terrace recognizes that. Therefore, we do allow small pets with a nominal deposit fee.
Service exceeding your expectation is not just a slogan; it is our way of doing business. Our dedicated, well-trained professionals are committed to providing the highest quality of service each and every day.
Exercise classes, wine socials, arts and crafts, game and card tournaments provide you with the opportunity to be as active as you want. Professional entertainment, lectures, classes, scenic drives, and overnight excursions are just part of the many activity and social programs created by our full-time Social Coordinator.
Are there choices available at each meal?
Youíll find dining at Terpening Terrace truly a pleasurable experience and one thatís filled with choices. Flexible dining hours and restaurant-style services are designed to fit your active lifestyle. Our Executive Chef prepares an array of signature selections, from scratch, using only the freshest ingredients. Choose from the outstanding daily special or try one of our many mouthwatering entrees displayed on our expansive seasonal menu.
Convenient, comfortable transportation is part of the many services included in your affordable monthly rental fee. Our luxury 14 passenger bus provides worry-free transportation to medical appointments, shopping, banking and other errands.
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