Midland Meadows
Midland Meadows

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have additional questions, please contact Rosalene at 304-743-8904 or rosalene@midlandmeadows.com.

Q: What is the difference between Memory Care and Assisted Living?
Memory Care at The Meadow House is assisted living with specialized care, food choices, a spa, a secure courtyard and activities tailored to individuals with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other memory issues.

Q: Is Midland Meadows Senior Living Campus just for residents of Cabell County? No. Although we are located in Cabell County, WV, we fulfill the needs of Assisted Living, Independent Living and Memory care for not only West Virginia but Ohio and Kentucky. In addition to Cabell County, WV we have residents from Putnam County, WV, Kanawha County, WV, Lawrence County, OH, Boyd County, KY and Lincoln County, WV.

Q: How much does it cost to live at Midland Meadows?
Our monthly rent is determined by the apartment style the resident chooses and the level-of-care services needed by the resident. An assessment from our RN will help determine your needs.

Q: Is assisted living tax-deductible?
The level-of-care fees are considered healthcare expenses. You would need to discuss the other costs with your financial advisor.

Q: Do veterans and surviving spouses qualify for any monetary assistance?
Yes. There is the Aid and Attendance Benefit for any Veteran or the spouse of a deceased Veteran. It may be used for Midland Place Assisted Living and The Meadow House Memory Care Unit. Please ask Rosalene when you call or tour our community. There are qualifications to be met.

Q: Do new residents need to pay a security deposit when moving into Midland Meadows?
We have a one time membership fee which is non-refundable after 60 days.

Q: Can I bring my own furnishings to my apartment?
Yes. We encourage our residents to make their apartment just like home.

Q: Can I bring my pet to Midland Meadows?
We have a no-pet policy.

Q: Do you allow smoking?
Our entire campus is non-smoking.

Q: Will I have access to medical care?
Yes. Our professional nurses will follow orders from your own physician.

Q: Is there an emergency call system?
Yes. Our assisted living and independent living residents wear a pendant they can push to alert our staff that they need assistance. In our Memory Care Unit, there is both a pull cord and a call station in each apartment to alert staff that something is needed.

Q: What options are there for activities?
We have a variety of activities which you may see here on our website. Access our monthly calendar to see our monthly events.

Q: What is the food like at Midland Meadows?
We serve three well-balanced, home cooked meals each day at The Meadow House and Midland Place. The residents living at The Cottages may choose to have their meals in one of our two beautifully decorated private dining rooms or have their meals delivered to their door step.

Q: Is there ample privacy in Midland Meadows' accommodations?
Each resident has their own apartment and a key to their apartment which allows them to lock their apartment at any time.

Q: Is there access to transportation and is it wheelchair accessible?
Yes. Transportation within a 20 mile radius is included in our resident's monthly rent. We also have a wheelchair accessible bus.

Q: What distinguishes Midland Meadows from other senior living programs?
We have nurses working in the community 24 hours a day, which is not a state requirement, but we believe our residents and their families appreciate and deserve the added security this service provides.

Q: What is the difference between an Assisted Living Facility or Memory Care Unit, like Midland Meadows, and a Nursing Home?
Neither Medicare or Medicaid will pay for assisted living. In WV, assisted living, which would include both the Midland Place Assisted Living and The Meadow House Memory Care Unit, is paid for with the private funds of our residents. The services we provide can be as little as a safe living environment for our residents to the increased needs of skilled nursing. The only healthcare services we are not able to provide are IV's or Nasogastric or gastric feeding tubes.

Q: My loved one has Alzheimer's disease. Does Midland Meadows have programs for seniors who suffer from Alzheimer's and other memory impairments?
Yes. The Meadow House is a Memory Care Community specializing in caring for residents with Alzheimer’s, Dementia and other memory issues. This community includes specialized care, food choices, a spa, a secure courtyard, and activities tailored to meet the needs of these residents.

Q: Does Medicare pay for my stay at Midland Meadows?
NO. Medicare does not pay for any assisted living in WV. 

Q: Do I have to change doctors?
You may keep your own physician.

Q: What are your visiting hours?
There are no specified visiting hours; residents may have guests 24 hours a day.

Q: What if I don't like it? Am I locked into a long term lease?
If for any reason you are not happy at Midland Meadows, we simply ask for a 30 day notice.

Q: What is video conferencing?
Video conferencing is similar to a phone call, but with the addition of video. Both you and your caller can not only hear but see who you are talking with. This service is free to all Midland Meadows residents.

Q: Is it hard to set up a video conference?
If your family has a computer with a web cam and a high speed internet connection, with a few simple steps they can set up a video link with Midland Meadows and have a scheduled video conference. See Video Conferencing for more information to help you get set up.