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Frequently Asked Questions 

These are some of the questions we hear most often as people consider a move to Wake Robin. If you have others, please give us a call at 264-5100, or email us at


Who owns Wake Robin?

Wake Robin is a free-standing, single-site CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Community. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, governed by a local board of directors.

How many people live at Wake Robin?

Presently, there are 335 residents. Of these, appproximately 260 live in one of Wake Robin’s 114 apartments and 98 cottages. The remaining 82 live in the Linden Health Center, receiving skilled nursing, long-term care or residential care, which is similar to assisted living.

What does it cost to live at Wake Robin?

Everyone who comes to Wake Robin pays an initial entrance fee--a “prepayment” of long-term care—and a monthly fee (Click here for Fee Schedule). For an individual, this fee ranges from $163,000 for a 557-square-foot one-bedroom apartment to $642,000 for a 2,448-square-foot two-bedroom cottage, with monthly fees from $2,963 to $7,608, depending on square footage. Click here to compare your current living costs with Wake Robin's monthly fee.

The price and fees cover lifetime occupancy costs, one meal a day, housekeeping, general home maintenance, utilities, wireless Internet, transportation, use of the fitness facility, classes and social events, as well as unlimited assisted or skilled nursing care if needed. Approximately one third of the entrance fee and monthly expense may be tax deductible, depending on your circumstances.

Is there a waiting list to come to Wake Robin?

Wake Robin currently has vacancies. There is a Depositor program if you want to be considered for a particular style of apartment or cottage, or if you want to plan several years in advance for your future.

Are pets welcome at Wake Robin?

Yes. Two (well-behaved) pets are permitted for each home.

Who supplies your food service?

Wake Robin’s own dining service department, directed by a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, operates 5 dining rooms and caters private parties.

Can guests visit and stay overnight at Wake Robin?

Yes. Guests are welcome to stay with you or spend the night in one of our guest cottages, for a nominal charge. A meal is included for those who stay in the guest cottage.

Is Wake Robin's financial information available?

Absolutely! Listed below are the most recent years' financial documents. Click on the links below to view each.

A resident and her dog enjoy the solitude of the walking trails around Wake Robin.