About Our Community
Mount Vernon, Ohio Assisted Living and Alzheimer’s Care
Brookdale Mount Vernon, formerly Emeritus at HillenVale, is a Mount Vernon, Ohio assisted living and Alzheimer’s care community for seniors. Set on seven acres of beautifully landscaped grounds with a courtyard, we are considered one of the premier assisted living and Alzheimer’s communities in the Greater Mount Vernon area. Located close to Route 36 and 229, our community offers 90 senior living apartments all on one level for easy access.
While we are located in a rural area, our retirement community is just around the corner from many local merchants and restaurants and just one mile from Wolf Run Park. Residents also have access to all that Mt. Vernon has to offer, from the traditions and craftsmanship of the local Amish community to a progressive and artistic culture nurtured by Kenyon College. Knox Community Hospital is less than a mile away.
A Wonderful Selection
Brookdale Mount Vernon has been carefully planned to create a comfortable, convenient and secure home for our residents. A unique combination of senior services, amenities and added conveniences enable our residents the freedom to enjoy all of their favorite pastimes. Learn more about Brookdale’ senior living communities.
Our senior living community is for the discerning individual who is seeking a comfortable, safe and private residence that also affords the warmth of companionship and the security of 24 hour personal and nursing assistance. We are 90 beautiful senior apartments all located on one level with easy access to all of our beautiful amenities.
Our Assisted Living Community
As a resident, you’ll enjoy a friendly environment where common living areas, an inviting dining room and a warm kitchen naturally draw people together. In your beautiful apartment, you will enjoy all the comforts of home. And with the addition of your personal furniture and cherished possessions, it’s sure to be an even brighter place.
Whether sharing delicious meals with friends and family, taking advantage of the many wonderful activities, or simply relaxing in the privacy of your apartment, our assisted living community is an exceptional choice for “all the places life can go.”
Our Alzheimer’s Care Community
Brookdale Mount Vernon features Brookdale’s Clare Bridge Alzheimer’s and Dementia care program, a specialized care program designed to provide residents with gentle structure each day, while also helping them to achieve daily moments of success. Through daily activities that challenge the mind, residents find new meaning and purpose in each day.
Strong, Caring Relationships
We nurture a strong relationship with our local hospital, Knox Community Hospital, and numerous rehabilitations centers such as The Laurels. We provide the use of our chapel to local pastors and various religious groups.
We can truly say HillenVale is “family taking care of family” as many of our staff members either know our residents from their relationships in the community or actually have family members residing with us. We are proud of the longevity of our staff and can boast of a strong management team as well.
Our Community Lifestyle
A Wonderful, Active Lifestyle
Our activity center, the Buckeye Room, is organized for hobbies, crafts and other activities. There is a walking trail for outdoor exercise and a beautifully landscaped outdoor courtyard and patio for the relaxation of the residents. Brookdale Mount Vernon participates in many community events and often hosts them.
Brookdale Mount Vernon offers complete social, cultural and recreational programs along with a fitness and exercise program. There are outings to local attractions, cultural events and other planned services. All major holidays are celebrated with family and friends.
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Partnering with the Community
We have weekly exercise programs open to the greater community as well as our own community bingo once a month. We host many local community group meetings and supply them with refreshments and meeting areas. Our residents interact with these groups and benefit from the programs as well as the participants from the outside community.
Brookdale Mount Vernon is committed to the Mt. Vernon community and participates in a variety of events that help to nurture the spirit of the people of Mt. Vernon and surrounding areas. Many community meetings are held in the beautiful commons area of our senior community.
We serve three homemade delicious meals daily with an evening snack cart delivered right to the resident. Family and friends are always invited to join their loved one for a lovely dinner.
At Brookdale Mount Vernon, we help seniors meet their financial needs by partnering with several senior financial solution providers and by developing special programs.