Compare the value Many people find it helpful to compare their current monthly expenses to those at The Chesapeake. Your Current Monthly Expenses The Chesapeake Mortgage or Rent: $ Included Condominium fee or homeowners association dues: $ Included Real estate/property taxes: $ Included Utilities & Maintenance Gas, electric, water, sewer, trash: $ Included Basic cable TV: $ Included Lawn service, grounds care, and snow removal: $ Included Bi-weekly housecleaning: $ Included Interior maintenance of your residence, such as repair and replacement of appliances, heating, cooling, plumbing, electrical systems, etc.: $ Included Exterior maintenance of your residence, such as repair and replacement of roof, driveway, windows, etc.: $ Included Lifestyle & Health Health club membership (athletic equipment, wellness programs, fitness classes, etc.): $ Included Social, educational, cultural, and entertainment events: $ On-site programs including cultural, social, entertainment and educational events Maintaining and equipping your own studio for art, crafts, woodworking or other hobbies: $ Convenient access to well-equipped creative arts studio and woodworking shop Restaurant dining and carry-out meals: $ The equivalent of one meal per day for dining at your choice of casual and formal venues 24 hour security and emergency: $ Included, emergency call system Health monitoring expenses: $ Access to on-site wellness clinic for free health monitoring services Taxes Tax advantages (subtract from expenses): $ Often 34-38% of fees paid to a Lifecare community can be claimed as a medical deduction to the IRS. Consult a tax advisor about how you may benefit from this deduction. Cost Comparison Your Current Total Monthly Cost: $ The Chesapeake Total Monthly Service Fees: Residence Type Monthly Fee Range One Bedroom Apartments Starting at $1,810 One Bedroom Apartments with Den Starting at $2,050 Two Bedroom Apartments Starting at $2,260 Two Bedroom Apartments with Den Starting at $2,410 Cottages Starting at $2,460 CLICK HERE TO RECALCULATE *The IRS has generally held that a portion of the Entrance Fee and Monthly Fees paid to a Lifecare community can be claimed as a medical deduction: Amount would need to exceed 7.5 or 10% of your adjusted gross income, based on that year’s income. You would have to itemize your taxes. The percentage you can claim varies year-to-year and also depends upon the financial plan you choose. This information should not be construed as tax advice. You should consult your personal tax advisor.