About Our Community
Tampa FL Assisted Living Facilities
Brookdale Carrollwood, formerly Emeritus at Carrollwood, is among the premier Tampa FL assisted living facilities. It’s located in a beautiful deed-restricted residential neighborhood called Carrollwood Village.
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Brookdale Carrollwood is a member of the home owners association which provides us with extra security through Wackenhut services. Our community is located 1 mile west of Dale Mabry, which makes us convenient to medical offices and shopping. The location of our community is fantastic. We are in a beautiful, peaceful residential neighborhood yet we are 1 mile west of Dale Mabry Hwy, which makes us convenient to shopping, medical offices, banking and restaurants.
A Wonderful Selection
Our retirement community was recently remodeled and it is spectacular! The majestic gold and blue color scheme is elegant, yet charming and comfortable. Our community is on one level, and we offer four different room sizes. All are spacious, bright and have beautiful views. Some rooms are equipped with a kitchenette consisting of a small refrigerator, sink and storage space.
Brookdale Carrollwood is a one level community located in the heart of beautiful, residential Carrollwood Village. We have 95 attractive and bright senior apartments with scenic views. We have a pretty garden area with gazebo. Residents who want to exercise their green thumb are encouraged to work their magic with the flowers and other plants in this area. The ice cream parlor and gift shop are frequently the center of attention. We feature complimentary root beer floats, ice cream cones and sundaes on Sunday!
The staff and management team at Brookdale Carrollwood has impressive longevity. Many have been employed at this community for over 5 consecutive years. All new staff undergo level 2 background screenings which include fingerprinting, and local, state and federal background checks. Extensive orientation is provided to all newly hired employees and ongoing continuing education is required of all staff on a regular basis. Please read about the reviews our customers are writing about Brookdale Carrollwood.
Our Community Lifestyle
A Wonderful Active Lifestyle
Brookdale Carrollwood senior living community is bustling with activities 7 days a week. Days are filled with getting fit classes, pet visits, brain health workouts and fabulous ice cream socials to name a few activities. Outings to shopping centers and local restaurants are also very popular. We offer fabulous activities. Some of the favorite resident activities are trivia, pet visits, Bingo, youth group visits, current events, ice cream socials and the butter bean auction. We have our life enrichmet director in the community 7 days a week!
Partnering with the Local Neighborhood Community
Brookdale Carrollwood frequently hosts educational programs which are open and free to the public. In addition, we host events for area health care professionals. We are active in the Alzheimer’s Association and frequently host fundraisers for this organization. We are also a supporter of the University of South Florida Alzheimer’s and Gerontology Center.
Our dining service director is Judith Taylor-Young. She has an exectutive chef degree from The Culinary School of Washington and La Academy de Cuisine, Bethesda, MD. She also holds a degree from Montgomery College in hotel management. She has held restaurant chef positions with Hyatt hotels and Disneyworld prior to her 10-year employment with Brookdale Carrollwood. Our dining service program is stellar for many reasons: we use fresh herbs, prepare sauces with wine, marinate meat to assure tenderness, slice our own pork and beef, prepare all soups from scratch and we make flavored butters. All of our chefs are experienced and take great pride in the entrees they prepare.
Emeritus at Carrollwood was covered by ABC news for its work on The Shade Brigade, bringing coolers of water, juice, fruit and popsicles to seniors in the community. See the video above.