True Essence of Southern Living

Fellowship Home at Meriwether is a senior living community located in the heart of Georgia, near one of the most beautiful lakes in the state. We are an assisted living community that combines Southern hospitality and tradition with contemporary style. Family-owned and operated since 1978, we take great pride in serving your family as an extension of our own.

We are located in the Meriwether community off of Meriwether Road near Hwy. 441, just a short distance from Lake Sinclair, shopping, and medical facilities.

This community sets a new standard of senior living with family-style service in an amenity-rich facility, all at a competitive price. We look forward to working with you to help determine your needs and see how Fellowship Home can serve you best.

Amenities You Are Going To Love

We combine true Southern hospitality with convenience and comfort. Enjoy a fun, enriching lifestyle every day. Some of the amenities at your disposal include:

Grounds – The landscaped grounds, scenic walking paths and quiet porches are a source of enjoyment and relaxation for our residents. The raised gardening beds, chicken coup, and quaint courtyards provide great opportunities to try out your green thumb or simply enjoy the great outdoors. The grounds are a great place to have a private time of reflection or visit with family and friends.

Dining – Three delicious and nutritious meals are prepared each day and are served in a family-style setting. Fellowship Home provides a dining experience that residents will look forward to. Specialized diets are available.

Salon – The salon and barbershop is open weekly, and residents may receive services as often as they wish.*

Library – The library features titles from every genre. A fireplace, comfortable seating, and built-in shelves filled with large-print books make the library a cozy spot to relax and read.

Wi-Fi – Complementary Wi-Fi is available throughout the community.

Theater Room – Enjoy big-screen sights and sounds in our state-of-the-art theater room. Whether it’s a movie night, a virtual bowling tournament, or watching the big game—the theater room brings any event to life.

Housekeeping – Daily services include washcloth and towel replacement and general housekeeping. Scheduled services include laundry, fresh bed linens, and deep cleaning.

Transportation – Courtesy transportation is scheduled weekly for shopping trips, eating out, banking, and other outside activities. Custom transportation services are available, as well.*

Devotionals and Worship Services – Regularly scheduled devotions and worship services are a source of enrichment to our residents.

Fitness & Wellness Program – Our activities coordinators create exercise and wellness programs designed to strengthen both body and mind.

Examples of activities include:

  • Dining club
  • Field trips to cultural events
  • Shopping trips
  • Cookouts
  • Picnics
  • Gardening
  • Parties

*Additional charges may apply

  • Exercise classes
  • Bingo
  • Singing groups
  • Devotionals
  • Movie nights
  • Fishing trips

Assisted Living

The assisted living community is ideal for those seeking an autonomous and convenient way of life in a secure setting. Individuals residing in this community desire the amenity-rich environment accompanied by basic personal care services. The assisted living community offers a variety of floor plans, all of which include a private bathroom, kitchenette, independent thermostat, spacious closet, and more, featuring several unique amenities—be sure to ask for more details.

Each residence features:

  • Wall-to-wall carpet
  • Living area
  • Ample closet space
  • Mini kitchenette cabinets with bar sink
  • 24-hour emergency call system
  • Cable, phone, and data jacks
  • Fire suppression system

 

Classic and premium residences also feature:

  • Separate living room
  • Designated mini kitchen area with built-in cabinets and mini fridge
  • Private patio (premium only)

Each bathroom features:

  • Built-in heater
  • Curbless shower
  • Shower seat and safety bar
  • Emergency call system
  • Toilet
  • Vanity

Memory Care

The memory care community is designed to meet the special needs of seniors in all stages of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Secured entry and exits, ample indoor and outdoor space for walking and exercise, daily activities, and a trained memory care staff are some of the features available in this community. Private and semi-private residences are available.

Each residence includes:

  • Built-in closet and drawer space
  • Living area
  • Ample closet space
  • Cable and phone jacks
  • Fire suppression system
  • Individual temperature control
  • 24-hour emergency call system

Care and Services That Are Important To You

Direct Care Team– Fellowship Home employs registered nurses (RNs), licensed practical nurses (LPNs), certified medication aides (CMAs), certified nursing assistants (CNAs), and personal care aides (PCAs). All team members are specially trained to provide residents with expert care. Direct care staff is available 24-hours a day to assist with activities of daily living including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, mobility, eating, and transportation.

ALC License– Fellowship Home holds an assisted living community (ALC) license that allows the care and services provided to each resident to be expanded as the resident’s needs increase. This license affords many senior adults the opportunity to age in place at Fellowship Home and decreases the likelihood of relocation to a skilled nursing facility.

Medication Management– RNs, LPNs, and CMAs are available to supervise, assist, and/or administer medications to residents. This service provides residents and their family members with assurance that medication dosages will be accurately administered.

Nurse Call System– Apartments are equipped with an electronic call system that allows residents to receive prompt assistance at the push of a button.

Memory Care Accommodations—Fellowship Home offers a dedicated living area designed to maximize safety and independence of residents requiring memory care services.

Physical Therapy/Home Health Services—Fellowship Home coordinates with physical therapists and nurses from home health agencies to provide specialized services to residents who require skilled care.

Scheduling and Transportation—Medical appointments can be scheduled by members of the Fellowship Home care team, and physicians’ orders can be provided to nursing staff by doctors’ offices.

Contact

Fellowship Home at Meriwether
10 Meriwether Place
Milledgeville, Georgia 31061

Phone: (478) 295-1005
E-mail: info@fellowshiphome.net

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in my monthly charge?

Housing, all utilities, and pest control are included in the monthly rate. Satellite television and private telephone services are available. Several community telephones are available for private use 24-hours a day.

How often can family and friends visit?

Family and friends may visit as often as they’d like. Due to COVID-19, additional measures are being taken to ensure public health guidelines are followed.

Am I able to receive physical therapy and/or home health services at Fellowship Home?

Yes, Fellowship Home coordinates with physical therapists and nurses from home health agencies to provide specialized services to residents who require skilled care.

Can residents come and go as they please?

Yes. Residents who are able may leave the community, and those requiring assistance can request transportation to where they’d like to go. Residents have the same rights living at Fellowship Home as they do in their own home.

Does Fellowship Home offer short-term living arrangements?

Yes. We offer short-term accommodations for individuals who need respite care to regain strength or recover from surgery. Short-term arrangements also work well for those who would like to try assisted living prior to committing to making a change and for those individuals needing care while a caregiver is away. Special short-term rates will be applied to stays of less than 30 days.

Can I bring my own furniture?

Yes! Furnishing are included in many residences, but our team is happy to remove as much or as little of the furniture as the resident chooses to make room for personal items and furniture.

Why should I choose Fellowship Home?

The convenient, active, safe lifestyle experienced by residents of Fellowship Home gives them and their family members peace of mind. Residents find that their quality of life increases immensely compared to living alone.