About Our Community
We have promised ourselves that we shall always treat our residents as we would our own loved ones. Nothing less than our best will do.
This is the promise that the staff at Emeritus at Murray—and throughout Brookdale Senior Living communities—has shared since our community first opened its doors. It’s a simple promise to be compassionate and kind, understanding and respectful—a promise to become extended family to the seniors entrusted in our care and to our retirees who have chosen our senior living community for its active lifestyle.
The Perfect Location
Emeritus at Murray is located literally minutes South of downtown Murray Kentucky. Local shopping centers, fine eateries, and Murray State University are only a short drive away, but far enough that our residents can experience and enjoy the peace and quiet of true southern living.
Nestled in the heart of Western Kentucky, Emeritus at Murray is just a few short miles from beautiful Kentucky Lake in the town of Murray, Kentucky. Home to Murray State University, Murray is a quaint town with a genuine small town feel. Smiling faces and good old downhome Southern Hospitality abound in and around this area which explains why just a few short years ago the city of Murray was voted the number one retirement destination by Rand McNally.
A Wonderful Selection
Emeritus at Murray feels like home the minute you walk in the front door! A warm home-like atmosphere can be felt in the common areas, where friends and families like to gather as well as each individual apartment. From the cozy studio apartments to the spacious one and two bedroom apartments, you feel the welcoming spirit of Emeritus at Murray….where our family is committed to yours.
Emeritus at Murray offers 84 senior apartments ranging in size from a convenient sized studio, to 1 bedroom apartments that are “just right”, to a more spacious 2 bedroom apartment. there’s something to fit everyone’s taste. Laughter and active seniors abound as you walk into our lovely living and activity areas. The wondrous smells of home-style cooking drifts enticingly from the community dining area. Our impeccably landscaped grounds surround our 3 story building creating a welcoming atmosphere and immediate positive first impression.
Strong, Caring Professional Relationships
At Emeritus at Murray, our reputation with local healthcare providers is top-notch. We pride ourselves on being a fixture in our community since our opening back in 1998. Our residents’ physicians can rest easy knowing that their patients are living in a warm, caring, safe environment.
People who come to work at Emeritus at Murray come to stay. The management team at Emeritus at Murray collectively has over 30 years experience in meeting the needs of our senior population. You’ll know by the smiling faces and caring attitudes that our staff loves what they do. It’s all about getting the right people in the right jobs doing it the right way here at Emeritus at Murray.
In 2009, Emeritus at Murray was honored to have been voted Favorite Senior Living Community of Calloway County—Murray Ledger & Times Reader’s Choice Award.
Our Community Lifestyle
A Wonderful Active Lifestyle
At Emeritus at Murray, we recognize the unique differences that make each of our residents an individual. That is why we tailor our programs and activities to the specific preferences of our residents. From live entertainment and educational opportunities to shopping excursions or Wii bowling, there is something entertaining for everyone at Emeritus at Murray.
Emeritus at Murray offers our residents a variety of social and entertainment opporunities. Be it an old fashioned ice cream social or our monthly family night potluck we encourage the residents to participate with all of our activity programming. Not only are the activities fun, but what better way to get out and meet your neighbors?
Partnering with the Local Neighborhood Community
The staff at Emeritus at Murray is committed to being an active part of the community in which our residents live. We regularly invite various guest speakers, local civic clubs, and area support groups to hold seminars or monthly meetings in our beautiful assisted living community. Being a valuable member of our community is a priority for us here at Emeritus at Murray.
At Emeritus at Murray, partnering with our local community comes natural to us. Through our Safely Somewhere program we act as a resource to our community in helping seniors find the place that best suits their needs. We want to partner with those in our community whose focus is to aid the seniors in our area.. To show our appreciation for those who serve us in our community, it is not unusual for you to see us providing breakfast for our local fire and rescue squad. We also offer our facilities for area educational seminars or civic groups. What better way to spread the word of what a wonderful place Emeritus at Murray is than by letting our residents show off their homes?
Emeritus at Murray serves 3 home-style meals daily. Our Dining Services Director takes pride in her abilities and that of her staff to create a dining experience that is the closest thing to home you can get. The Dining Services Director meets with each resident individually to ask their likes and dislikes, as well as meeting with our Resident Council on a monthly basis to evaluate the needs of our residents. The quickest way to make someone happy is through their stomach, and we’re doing that right here at Emeritus at Murray.