Formerly: Emeritus at Austin Gardens
Lodi, CA 95242
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- Memory Care
Exceptional Alzheimer’s Care in Lodi, California
Brookdale Kettleman is a senior living community that offers Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care for seniors. Our community is dedicated to serving the special care needs of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. From our building design to our carefully selected staff and specialized programming and management, we focus on the individual needs of each resident and family we serve.
Surrounded by scenic country vineyards, our community is conveniently located close to I-5 and Highway 99. Although Lodi is quaint in size, there is ample access to shopping, services, and local attractions such as Lodi Lake, numerous wineries, and Micke’s Grove Golf Course, Zoo and Park, which includes a beautiful Japanese Garden and Tea Room. There is also a small amusement park geared to the younger set.
A Wonderful Selection
We understand that every senior has a unique journey. We work to get to know every resident in both our assisted living and memory care communities to ensure they have the care they need to live a healthy, happy life.
Our campus provides memory care for for those who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, our memory care community provides specialized care from a staff that is continuously trained in handling the unique needs of seniors with memory-related issues.
Residents with Alzheimer’s or related memory challenges reside in a supportive environment with familiar surroundings. By helping seniors achieve daily moments of achievement, residents find new meaning and purpose in their daily lives.
Brookdale Kettleman Lane is a pleasant Alzheimer’s care community comprised of four private units, and 36 friendship suites. Our spacious apartments are light and airy with some offering carpet and others wood/vinyl flooring.
All of our apartments have private bathrooms and a 24-hour emergency response system. Our beautiful, one level building provides a home-like atmosphere for our residents. Residents can relax in one of our two cozy living rooms in front of the fireplace, or enjoying television with friends.
Our secured courtyard is beautifully landscaped with pathways, flower beds, gazebos and benches. Everything is done for a reason but most especially to give residents a sense of freedom and independence, all within a safe environment over which our staff keeps careful watch.
Our memory care community is truly a home and we are one big happy family. So whether you want to relax in your private apartment or socialize in one of our many common areas, we have a space to fill your needs.
We are dedicated to serving the special care needs of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. From our building design to our carefully selected staff and specialized programming and management, we focus on the individual needs of each resident and family we serve.
Brookdale’s unique Optimum Life approach to resident activities balances six key dimensions of wellness — purposeful, emotional, physical, social, spiritual and intellectual. Intended as a journey of self-examination and discovery, it includes services, features and benefits that allow each resident to reach these goals, regardless of real or perceived limitations.
Strong, Caring Professional Relationships
We nurture strong relationships with key personnel at Lodi Memorial Hospital, Fairmont Rehabilitation, Vienna Skilled Nursing, Arbor Skilled Nursing, Delta Rehabilitation, and other skilled nursing facilities in the area. Through the communications and relationships that we share with key staff within these affiliations, we provide a seamless continuum of care for our residents.
Partnering with the Local Community
Brookdale Kettleman Lane is supportive of the many local events that take place in Lodi, including the semi-annual Lodi Street Faire and the Giro D’Vino Cycle Ride. Our residents and their families enjoy a variety of activities within our community, including candlelight dinners, outside musical groups, visits from therapy animals, and numerous parties. We also host two Alzheimer’s support groups monthly and act as a resource for the local community.
Our staff at Brookdale Kettleman is chosen for their caregiving skills and their caring attitudes. They are carefully selected and trained to manage the challenges associated with dementia, which can sometimes be difficult. The Clare Bridge Daily Path provides a gentle structure to each day that targets specific needs of those with Alzheimer’s and various types and levels of dementia. It features:
- Morning Mental Workout — Daily late morning mental exercises including discussions, brain stimulating games, and reminiscing.
- Daily Physical Activity — A variety of exercise opportunities including group exercises, walking programs and dancing.
- Daily Life Skills — Individual or group activities that provide a sense of purpose, meaning, and belonging.
- Person Centered Life Enrichment Programming – Activities are designed using the resident’s own social history information as a foundation.
Our staff is trained to understand and manage unpredictable behaviors and the need for an individualized approach for every resident, depending on the progression of the disease. We understand that creative problem solving is needed when providing dignity and quality of life to individuals with memory loss. For this we have dedicated dementia care specialists on staff to support our staff, residents and families.
Experience Brookdale Kettleman
Not all Alzheimer’s, dementia and memory care services are the same. If you have a loved one in need of exceptional Alzheimer’s or dementia care we invite you to call us today or submit the online form for more information.
Levels of Care
Brookdale Kettleman provides a full continuum of Alzheimer’s and Dementia care services for seniors. We truly value you as an individual and our associates are dedicated to providing tailored Levels of Care to meet all of your or your loved ones needs.
We understand your concerns for your loved one’s safety and well-being, and we understand the weight of the responsibility of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia. Let us help you and your loved one with our compassionate, specialized care.
Our community offers programs and safe environments for those with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia. We believe no matter where an individual is on life’s journey, each has the right to live in a dignified manner and to enjoy meaningful experiences every day.
Deeply rooted in a person-centered approach, our Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care program, also called the Clare Bridge program, focuses on sustaining feelings of belonging, purpose and safety while seeking to preserve a sense of self. The Clare Bridge concept has evolved over the last 25 years through research and innovations in quality dementia care. Our experienced teams have cared for thousands of individuals with dementia and their families.
Clare Bridge Dining Program
Designed by a team of culinary associates, experts in Dementia Care and registered dieticians, our unique dining program promotes a positive and successful dining experience with the following features:
- Dementia-friendly menus with selections that are easy to manage and familiar with dishes that promote balanced nutrition and well-being.
- Individualized dining assistance includes evaluating residents to determine the level of assistance needed to preserve their use of utensils as long as possible.
- The supportive dining environment encourages familiarity and socialization and offers personalized assistance during meals.
Brookdale is the nation’s largest provider of Alzheimer’s and Dementia care. Through our unique memory care programs, we offer comfort from the struggles of dementia for you and your loved one with customized care to meet your loved one’s specific needs. Our skilled associates provide compassionate and attentive dementia care, and enable residents to experience daily moments of success.
Health and Wellness
Brookdale promotes the health and wellness of our residents by bringing together systems to assess, plan, deliver and follow-up on their needs. By individually customizing care offerings we help ease residents through life transitions. Plus, Brookdale’s more than 30 years of experience allows us to develop unique clinical capabilities in each element of our continuum of care that identify and respond to resident needs.
Come Experience Our Community
Learn more about unique senior living and our exceptional programs and services at Brookdale Kettleman. Call us today or submit the form for more information.
Brookdale Kettleman is a stand-alone Alzheimer’s specialty-care community. The residents enjoy many varied activities both on campus and away on outings in the local area. From games and arts and crafts, to social and family gatherings, we strive to keep a busy schedule that is fulfilling to all.
A Wonderful, Active Lifestyle
Brookdale Kettleman blends the unique spirit of our community and its residents with our award winning, evidence-based programs to provide a customized, integrated pallet of opportunities designed to support the pursuit of living well, and to inspire all the places that each life can go.
The Clare Bridge Daily Path provides residents with a structured routine of activities that help maintain their abilities and encourage the use of their current skills. The Daily Path includes programs such as discussion groups as a mental workout and daily physical exercise such as dancing. The Daily Path gives each resident purpose and a sense of security that they are “right where they need to be.”
The Life Enrichment Program at Brookdale was designed to add joy, purpose and meaning to the lives of our residents. At Brookdale, our approach to life enrichment means offering retirement activities and programs that reflect the talents, interests and personalities of the residents in each of our senior living communities, while also offering new experiences that will challenge them and keep them mentally healthy.
Our memory care community has become well known in the area for our innovative approach to caring for this special group of seniors. We offer recreational and social programs based on your loved one’s preferences and abilities.
Towards this end, we create specially designed memory care neighborhoods that provide a personalized, familiar and secure setting tailored to each resident’s unique needs. It’s warm, family-friendly atmosphere makes residents’ and their families feel right at home the moment they walk through our doors.
Residents at Brookdale Kettleman Lane enjoy weekly outings, and our activities program includes yoga, ceramics, game playing, and movie nights. We host annual holiday get-togethers for our residents, their families, and our local community.
Maintaining familiar daily routines is important for our Alzheimer’s, dementia and memory care residents. Physical and behavioral needs, as well as life history each play integral roles. Each resident receives and individualized service plan designed to meet their unique needs and to help them feel safe while adding meaning to their day. The personalized plan is based upon the amount of time it takes to provide quality services. Therefore, residents only pay for what they need and want.
Specialized Intervention Programs
We know that good monitoring and intervention in specific areas can help avoid illness and/or injury and improve quality of life for our residents. For this we have developed and implemented specially designed nutrition tracking, weight management, behavior evaluations and falls management programs.
Personalized Service Assessment and Plan
Our personalized assessment evaluates individual needs and preferences. Then we customize a service plan to meet those needs and preferences. The personalized plan is based upon the amount of time it takes to provide quality services. Therefore, residents only pay for what they need and want.
Brookdale Personal Solutions make life easier and more convenient with direct-to-doorstep delivery for all of your personal care products.
When you make a move to senior living, you shouldn’t have to give up your pet. Our community has pet-friendly apartments available for pets under 20 pounds.
At Brookdale Kettleman we provide three delicious wholesome meals daily. We also provide three between meal snacks daily to assure that our memory care residents receive proper nutrition. All menu options are selected by a registered dietician to optimize nutritional value, and an audit is done on a monthly basis to provide recommendations for any needed changes.
Understanding that many individuals with memory loss have special dietary needs, we offer a full menu of finger foods and adaptive devices and document food preferences for every resident. Resident seating is pre-selected to insure a pleasurable dining experience. Meals and snacks become a social event and we encourage family and friends to join their loved ones for a great meal.
Our Dining Program, recognized as “Best of the Best” in the industry by the Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) is a unique program designed by a team of specialists to help those with Alzheimer’s and dementia master and enjoy successful dining experiences. It offers dementia-friendly menus, individualized dining assistance, a supportive environment and consistent seating arrangements.
Senior Living Services & Amenities
- Assistance with personal needs including dressing, bathing and dining
- Licensed nurse on-site, 24 hours a day
- Medication assistance, administration, and management
- 24-hour Personal care assistance
- Ongoing monitoring of resident’s health status
- Daily & weekly housekeeping services
- Personal laundry and linen services
- Three freshly prepared, nutritious meals served daily
- Snacks and beverages available throughout the day
- Room service available
- Daily programs, events or outings
- Scheduled transportation services available
- Incontinence care/management
- Respite care available
- Coordination of hospice care available
- Short-term stay options available
- Specialized intervention programs
- Ambulation and escort services
- Ancillary services
- Ongoing dementia training and support for staff
- Private suite
- Companion suite
- Window coverings
- Individually controlled heating and air conditioning
- Telephone hookup
- Cable hookup
- Walk-in shower
- Small pets welcome
Learn More About Brookdale
Learn more about why Brookdale Kettleman is the right choice for you or your loved one. Call us today or submit the form on this page for more information.