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McAuley Terrace Amenities

From maintenance requests to health care services, you’ll find that McAuley Terrace’s management and staff are responsive to your needs, helping you get the very best from your retirement years.

Two resident assistants and chaplain live right at McAuley Terrace, offering you instant access to our management and chaplaincy services.

You'll enjoy the following amenities when you make McAuley Terrace home:

  • Daily noon meals prepared on-site and served in our elegant dining room
  • Full calendar of social, recreational, educational and religious programs and events
  • Housekeeping services every other week
  • Access to resident assistants 24 hours per day
  • Nursing services available on Bishop Drumm Retirement Center campus 24 hours per day
  • Beautiful, large outdoor patio with outdoor living furniture
  • Convenient, free parking
  • Paid utilities, including basic Mediacom cable (except phone)
  • Maintenance services (interior and exterior–including mowing, snow plowing, changing light bulbs, etc)
  • Library and reading area
  • Scheduled transportation to grocery stores
  • Daily mass and regular interfaith services in our chapel
  • Access to outdoor gardening plots
  • Access to a fully furnished guest suite

Additional amenities available

For an additional small fee the following services are available to McAuley Terrace residents:

  • Breakfast and dinner available (daily noon meals are already offered at no-cost) that may be brought to your room or you may enjoy it in the dining room
  • Extra housekeeping services
  • Laundry

Health care services available

McAuley Terrace is affiliated with Bishop Drumm Care Center, a long-term care facility located on our spacious10-acre campus. That means medical care from Bishop Drumm’s nursing staff is immediately available anytime, day or night.

Because of this unique affiliation, all residents of McAuley Terrace receive priority admission to the Bishop Drumm Care Center if the need should arise. Additionally, depending on the entrance option residents select, many McAuley Terrace residents are eligible for up to 10 days of free care annually and discounted rates at Bishop Drumm Care Center.

Additional health care benefits include:

  • 24-hour emergency health care services
  • Weekly blood pressure screenings and other nursing screenings and services
  • Monthly hearing aid clinics
  • Other preventive health services
  • Podiatrist services every other month
  • Monthly vision clinics with a doctor on site

Building amenities

The following areas are located inside McAuley Terrace for your convenience and use:

  • Beauty salon/barber shop
  • Computer lab
  • Convenience store
  • Fitness room
  • Pool/billiards room
  • TV lounge
  • Conference room
  • Library
  • Chapel
  • Access to a fully furnished guest suite


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