Phillips Tower offers affordable, Independent living in the heart of Decatur Georgia. The residence is close to churches and banks, a supermarket, the public library, government offices and public transportation. Decatur boasts shops and galleries and many restaurants and from Phillips Tower its all just a stroll away. The facility is also located close to a local university a community recreation center and a swimming pool.
Residents can choose from studio and one-bedroom apartments, each equipped with a full kitchen that also offer ample storage and many other amenities. The facility, which is smoke-free, includes a guest apartment to accommodate visitors. All utilities are included with rent except telephone and cable TV. Residents are eligible for special rates for expanded cable and a special phone service includes voicemail and a unique safety system that alerts staff to trouble in the residents unit. There is a modern sprinkler system throughout the facility and laundry facilities are located on the first floor.
Among the many amenities available at Phillips Tower are a wellness center, a dining room for those who do not want to prepare their own meals, a computer center and a library with reading enhancement technology available. There is also a Chapel on-site, a beauty salon, a convenience store and a mobile post office. There is an outreach work area and the grounds feature an outdoor Arbor and Gazebo. For those drive there is also secure parking available. The Phillips Tower also sponsors a weekly fresh produce sale on the grounds.
Staff at Phillips Tower focus on fulfillment of the residents social, physical, recreational and spiritual needs promoting an active social calendar and leading a full round of programming. There are arts and crafts sessions, musical performances and special guest speakers. Exercise programming is carried out on senior friendly aerobic and strength building workout equipment and is managed by a trained exercise physiologist and wellness coach. The staff Chaplain leads ecumenical services and bible studies on-site. Social activities include shopping and other outings as well as communal gardening.
Phillips is a true Independent Living Facility. It does not offer housekeeping services to residents nor does it offer attendant care services. Programming staff are not on-site during weekends and holidays but security personnel are on-duty.
As an affordable Independent Living option supported by a Christian non-profit ministry, there are income maximums for those who wish to live at Phillips Tower.