About Our Community
Hattiesburg, MS Assisted Living
Brookdale Hattiesburg I, formerly Emeritus at Forrest Park, is a Hattiesburg, MS Assisted Living community for seniors. Located in Hattiesburg, MS, the local area hosts numerous restaurants, shops, and artistic venues – all flavored with the southern Mississippi charm and warmth.
Brookdale Hattiesburg I shares a beautiful campus with our sister community, Brookdale Hattiesburg II. We are located less than one mile south of Forrest General Hospital and the Hattiesburg Clinic complex. Our private driveway opens up to a lovely campus surrounded by a greenway of trees between our communities and a friendly secure quiet residential neighborhood.
A Wonderful Selection
Brookdale Hattiesburg I offers many varied living arrangements and senior apartments. We have room sizes from our efficiency apartment through our two-bedroom suite and we also offer companion living and respite stays. All of our rooms have a private bathroom, and a kitchenette with a full size refrigerator. They also enjoy a large window overlooking our manicured grounds.
When you walk into Brookdale Hattiesburg I, the first thing you will notice is our cozy home-like environment. You will probably find a number of residents enjoying each other’s company, playing games, watching television or just sitting and talking. As you continue your tour, you will visit our spacious, open, high-ceiling, dining room with accommodations for all. Attached to our main dining area, is a private dining room available to the residents for family visits and private parties. From the dining area, you will stop by our activity room where our puzzle club can be seen putting the finishing touches on one of their masterpieces. Next stop is the beauty shop, where the gossip is flowing and the laughs are contagious. As you enter the living areas, you will see our laundries, complete with vending machines where our residents can get that midnight snack or soft drink. Brookdale Hattiesburg I offers these amenities on both floors and both wings of our living areas.
Strong, Caring Professional Relationships
We nurture strong relationships with area hospitals, clinics, skilled nursing facilities, and rehabilitation centers. Through the communications and relationships that we share with key staff within these affiliations, we provide a seamless continuum of care for our residents.
Brookdale Hattiesburg I boasts a well trained loving staff that takes ownership of our residents’ care and relates to them like an extended family.
Our Community Lifestyle
A Wonderful, Active Lifestyle
Brookdale Hattiesburg I offers a wide variety of activities to stimulate and promote social interaction. Monthly activity calendars are posted in order to let residents plan and grow in the excitement of new activities and outings. Trace Pointe designs activities in order to promote physical, social, mental, creative, and cultural growth.
Brookdale Hattiesburg I plans various social events including an annual Valentine’s Day dance, Christmas ball, and a New Year’s eve celebration with fireworks. On Friday afternoon, laughter and excitement can be heard coming from social hour; featuring wonderful food, fun, and fellowship. Brookdale Hattiesburg I offers weekly outings to various restaurants, educational museums and local churches. Everyday activities are the highlight of social time. Activities range from bingo, bunco, painting class, exercise class, walks to the Clinton library, dominos, chess, puzzles, movie nights, fishing, etc. There are activities here for everyone. Devotions are held every morning with evening worship services available and led by local pastors from the community.
Partnering with the Local Community
Brookdale Hattiesburg I offers local events in order to provide educational benefits and fun-filled activities to the community. We have hosted a community-wide Veteran’s Day celebration, a Christmas wrap party for local charities, and various educational seminars.
Brookdale Hattiesburg I hosts community events for seniors, children, local churches, and more. These events are intended to bring the community closer together while serving as a resource and safe-haven for families in need. Brookdale Hattiesburg I offers a wide range of support groups, brain-health seminars and creative opportunities for children.
Brookdale Hattiesburg I serves three homemade meals every day. Each meal offers a starter, entree, and dessert. These meals are served on fine china delivered to the resident’s table restaurant-style. This culinary experience is sure to be the delight of all who partake.
Community News and Events
We have had a very exciting day so far. We were up very early getting our residents up and ready for the Veterans Day festivities. At 7 am our float rolled off the property and to the parade staging area downtown. The veterans and spouses of veterans loaded onto our two buses a little later […]
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