Formerly: Emeritus at Meadowlands Terrace
Waco, TX 76708
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- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Premier Senior Living Community in Waco, Texas
Brookdale Lake Brazos is a senior living community that offers Assisted Living and Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care. Our community is dedicated to enhancing health, wellness and lifestyle.
Nestled on eleven wooded acres in Waco with a large variety of wildlife, we are conveniently located to the beautiful banks of the Brazos River. Our community provides serene surroundings that are convenient to many stores, shops and restaurants, offering the best of both worlds.
A Wonderful Selection
Brookdale Lake Brazos offers 70 senior apartments that includes studios, 1-bedrooms, 2-bedrooms and companion style living. Whether dining in our elegant dining room with friends, or sitting at one of our pergolas on the beautiful banks of the Brazos River watching the wildlife, our residents and their loved ones have the opportunity to get to know one another and enjoy each other’s company.
We also offer a wide range of activities each month, home cooked meals, many safety features, and off-site excursions. We celebrate life to its fullest each and every day at Brookdale Lake Brazos, where the “fun” never sets as we take care of the daily chores and minor hassles in life.
Living an Optimum Life
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.
Friendly and Caring Staff
We are proud of our contribution to the happiness of our residents and their families. Each day our associates create meaningful connections with residents, while providing exceptional service and care.
For our associates, this opportunity to serve others is more than a job – it’s a passion. We are committed to providing a rewarding experience through our community that is purposefully designed and operated to provide an outstanding experience for our residents.
Partnering with the Community
At Brookdale Lake Brazos, host a variety of events to benefit both our residents and our area professionals as well. We continuously provide support groups of various types, host holiday parties, and participate in such things as bean bag baseball tournaments and volleyball tournaments with surrounding retirement communities housing seniors.
We partner with other agencies who provide services for seniors by offering networking luncheons, seminars and informational discussions, and in-house training. We proudly nurture a wonderful collaborative relationship with local hospitals, independent living and skilled nursing facilities.
Learn More About Brookdale Lake Brazos
Learn more about the premiere assisted living and memory care community in the Waco, Texas area. Call us today or submit the online form for more information or to schedule a tour.
Levels of Care
Brookdale Lake Brazos offers our residents options in assisted living and memory care. 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.
Personalized Assisted Living
Brookdale Assisted Living communities support residents with daily living activities and amenities, such as housekeeping services, transportation and recreational activities. Trained caregivers provide services such as help with medication, bathing and dressing and coordinating services with outside providers.
Our individualized care plans provide an ideal blend of convenience and support with respect for individual preferences. We take the time to listen to our residents, so we can understand their needs. Then, we establish clinical, dining and program support that works for them in a meaningful way.
We partner with our residents, recognizing their individual needs and preferences, and adjust services to meet their changing needs. So whether it’s a unique snack, the celebration of a favorite season or a lifelong interest, we value the privilege of knowing our residents and building relationships with them to create a truly personalized living experience.
We provide care that balances independence with assistance and delivers service with compassion, understanding and respect. With comfortable accommodations and an impressive line of features and amenities, Brookdale residents enjoy life with the confidence of knowing we are here, partnering with you and your family, to customize solutions that support our residents’ needs as they evolve.
We understand your concern 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.
Brookdale Lake Brazos 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.
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.”
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 Levels of Care and Service
We invite you to experience unique senior living at Brookdale Lake Brazos and learn more about exceptional programs and services. Call us today or submit the online form to schedule a tour.
Brookdale Lake Brazos 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.
A Wonderfully Active Lifestyle
At Brookdale Lake Brazos we have created the most personalized interaction with our residents, not only in their care and fee schedules, but in their activities as well. We provide individual choices in social, physical, mental, spiritual, cultural and creative outlets.
Both visitors and residents enjoy our close proximity to local attractions such as Baylor University events, the Dr. Pepper museum, the Carlene Bright’s arboretum, the Cameron Park Zoo, Miss Nellie’s Pretty Place, the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame, the sports Hall of Fame, the Waco suspension bridge and the newly opened Waco mammoth site.
Also, we hold holiday events at every opportunity, which are open to professionals, prospective residents, current residents, employees and all their families.
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.
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. Brookdale Lake Brazos has pet-friendly apartments available for pets under 20 pounds.
Brookdale Lake Brazos offers three homemade meals restaurant-style with tableside service each day in our dining room area. Our chef works with a registered dietitian for nutritional support and recommendations to provide a meal consisting a hot breakfast with cook-to-order options, a main meal at lunchtime and a lighter meal at supper time.
We offer two main entrees with our lunch and dinner menus along with alternative options for additional variety. Our extended seating times give residents more flexibility in their schedules. From our culinary arts training program for community chefs to our select seasonings and bakery programs, we’ve created one of the industry’s leading dining services organizations.
Senior Living Services & Amenities
- Assistance with personal needs including dressing, bathing and dining
- Licensed nurse on-site, 24 hours a day
- Personal service plan
- Medication assistance, administration, and management
- 24-hour Personal care assistance
- Ongoing monitoring of resident’s health status
- Behavior tracking and management
- 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
- Specialized intervention programs including weight management, nutrition tracker and falls management
- Respite care available
- Ancillary services including pet care, in-room food service and errand running
- Personal check-ins throughout the day
- Coordination of hospice care available
- Ambulation and escort services
- Ongoing dementia training and support for staff
- Companion suite
- One-bedroom apartment
- Two-bedroom apartment
- Wall-to-wall carpeting
- Individually controlled heating and air conditioning
- Telephone hookup
- Basic cable included
- Walk-in shower
- Small pets welcome
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Learn more about why Brookdale Lake Brazos is the right choice for you or your loved one. Call us today or submit the form on this page for more information or to schedule a tour.