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Our Community

Brookdale Fort Smith offers 91 spacious apartments, including studios, one- bedroom and two-bedroom configurations in our three-story retirement community. Each senior apartment features an open floor plan, large windows, and a full kitchen with stove and refrigerator. Our wide hallways easily accommodate motorized wheelchairs. The units in the back of our building have views of our courtyard, while many others look out onto a wooden area.

Our beautiful, spacious dining room features high ceilings and overhead fans. Our private dining offers residents and area to share a special meal with family or friends. Resident’s enjoy playing games, cards and dominos and watching television in the “Razorback” room. Our large family room, complete with a baby grand piano, flat-screen TV and fireplace, is often used for special events. Our lobby offers a comfortable sitting area to wait family and friends. We also feature a beauty salon, and for convenience residents can take advantage of “bank day”, in which a local bank comes to assist in routine banking needs.

A Wonderful, Active Lifestyle

Our community is warm and inviting because of our wonderful group of friendly residents. Many of our seniors are active and able to maintain their independence. Community sponsored shopping excursions, day to trips for picnics at the local parks, attending concerts, and sporting events are among the favorites.

With our active community of residents, we make sure our social calendar is always full. Residents especially love bingo and dominos, and take full advantage of our chair exercise program, and can often be seen enjoying group walks to nearby parks. Our therapy room provides a variety of exercise equipment including treadmills and stationary bikes, for residents. We also plan many social gatherings, including celebrations of all major holidays and wine and cheese socials. Families are always invited to join in the festivities. Non-denominational church services are held every Sunday.

Fine Dining

Brookdale Fort Smith serves three delicious homemade meals every day, including multiple menu choices for every lunch and dinner. Meals are served on fine china in a restaurant-style atmosphere so that residents can enjoy conversation with their company at their table while enjoying an enjoyable culinary experience. Our experienced dining service director works with a dietician to prepare an array of soups, salads, main entrées and desserts for our seniors. Our independent residents are also provided three meals a day and can choose to eat with us anytime they wish.

Our Staff

Brookdale Fort Smith has a well-trained staff that takes ownership of our residents’ care and relates to them like an extended family. 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.



Amenities

  • Beauty/Barber Shop
  • Courtyard and Garden
  • Game Room
  • Fireside Living Room
  • Private Dining Room
  • Bank
  • Piano
  • Chapel
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Community Room (Rental Space)


Levels of Care

Brookdale Fort Smith offers our residents independent, assisted living, and memory care options. We truly value you as an individual and we are dedicated to providing tailored Levels of Care to meet all of your or your loved ones needs.

Independent Living

Our independent living services offer a rewarding lifestyle for seniors. We provide vacation-style amenities such as elegant accommodations, restaurant-style dining, laundry services, and cultural and recreational programs. We enable seniors to trade in the chores of home maintenance for the sophisticated comfort of a well-deserved retirement with wellness opportunities in an engaging social environment.

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.

Memory Care

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.

Brookdale 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.”

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.

Come Experience Our Community

We invite you to see why Brookdale Fort Smith is the right choice for you or your loved one.  Call us today or submit the form for more information.