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Our Community

Brookdale Mount Vernon Drive blends the unique spirit of our community 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.

Our 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.

Our community provides residents many common areas such as our family room, which is a great place to visit or entertain with family or friends.  Our enclosed, outdoor courtyard provides a relaxing setting for our resident’s to enjoy their surroundings. It’s the perfect way for our seniors to be outside, but yet in a controlled environment. Green thumbs can tend to their favorite plants in our outdoor gardening areas, which offer raised plant and flower beds for optimal comfort.

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.

Fine Dining

At Brookdale Mount Vernon Drive 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.

Professional and Caring Staff

Our staff at Brookdale Mount Vernon Drive is chosen for their caregiving skills and their caring attitudes. 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.

Our trained staff is there to assist with personal needs, in the privacy of the resident’s suite/apartment. We provide assistance with bathing or showering, selection of clothing, dressing assistance, grooming, hygiene, mobility and transferring and dining assistance.



Amenities

  • Beauty/Barber Shop
  • Courtyard and Garden
  • Gardening/Greenhouse
  • Piano
  • Postal Services
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Wi Fi Access Throughout
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Landscaped Grounds


Levels of Care

Brookdale Mount Vernon Drive 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.

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.

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 Mount Vernon Drive. Call us today or submit the form for more information.