The Colony Services and Benefits

Covered by Entrance Fee and Monthly Maintenance Fee

  • A restricted living community with others in your age group
  • Lifeline medical alert service 
  • Security patrol and street light protection
  • Fire sub-station on St. Paul’s property 
  • Smoke detectors and fire extinguisher 
  • Utility services — water, sewer, trash removal (gas, electric, phone and cable are not included)
    • Gas is only included in the Apartments, not in the Estates or Woodland Homes
  • Gas-fired hot water base board heating (in most homes) (gas not included) 
  • Maintenance, repair and replacement of St. Paul’s property 
  • Maintenance of grounds throughout all seasons 
  • Various types of floor coverings are availalbe 
  • Frost-free refrigerator, garbage disposal, electric range, dishwasher, microwave, washer, and dryer 
  • Air conditioning unit 
  • Participation in Colony’s activity programs and special events 
  • Use of gym, library, and social room in The Keifer Building and use of Colony Square 
  • Chapel available for services and meditation 
  • Central mail center — security of mail and parcels 
  • Computer with Internet access — WiFi at The Keifer Building


Available as a Fee-for-Service Basis

  • Aging-in-place living at The Ridgewood or The Heritage and nursing care at The Villas when needed (paid for from equity and cash in equal monthly payments)
  • Meals (On-the-Go Dining delivered)
  • Without Walls — Home-based Services (housekeeping, companion, and personal care services)
  • Transportation for shopping, medical appointments, and community programs
  • Beauty salon visits (by appointment)
  • The Fitness Center featuring specially designed Nautilus equipment, cardiovascular training, and wellness programs managed by an exercise physiologist
  • Computer technology support
  • Home Health Care — VNA Alliance
  • Storage container rental — Colony Square