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Our Community

Located in a quiet neighborhood of Bakersfield, California, Brookdale Riverwalk is an exclusive senior living community with well-appointed accommodations, restaurant-style dining and opportunities to engage your interests, passion and purpose. Our campus includes walking paths through landscaped grounds with views of the Kern River. Step into our light-filled lobby with its well-appointed furnishings and our inviting living room with comfortable seating areas. 

From independent living and assisted living to Alzheimer’s and dementia care and rehabilitation and skilled nursing, transitioning between levels of care is simple. You or your loved one will have the security of knowing that a continuum of care options is available on one campus without the concern of selecting new services at different location.

Fitness and wellness programs are an important part of our commitment to our residents’ experience at Brookdale Riverwalk. Brookdale’s Optimum Life is a holistic initiative that balances six key dimensions of wellness — purposeful, emotional, physical, social, spiritual and intellectual — to help you live a lifestyle that promotes health, wholeness and fulfillment.

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.

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Amenities

  • Daily Check-in System
  • Private Bathroom - Sink/Toilet
  • Concierge Service
  • Planned Social Events/Entertainment
  • Beauty/Barber Shop
  • Transportation
  • Courtyard and Garden
  • Walking Paths
  • Garden Area
  • Parking - Surface
  • Therapy Room
  • Cable
  • Wi Fi Access Throughout
  • Wireless Internet Available
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Family Council
  • Landscaped Grounds
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Levels of Care

Live the life you choose with the care options you may need. Our community offers your choice of care with independent living, assisted living, Alzheimer’s and dementia care and skilled nursing and rehabilitation.

Independent Living

Our independent living experience provides dynamic options to make the most of your retirement years. With fine features, distinctive amenities and attentive service, you will feel right at home in your well-appointed accommodations.

As a resident you will enjoy the convenience of restaurant-style dining, housekeeping, laundry and transportation services in a desirable location near popular attractions with shopping and restaurants close to campus.

We offer life enriching opportunities to engage our residents' interests, passion and purpose. Brookdale is committed to evidence-based programs, like our signature B-Fit exercise program as well as Brookdale Celebrates, which combines inspired culinary and educational offerings that come together with themed experiences, special events and group activities spotlighting different cultures and cuisines. 

And did we mention our exceptional menu selection? We are passionate about great food and an exceptional dining experience. Our menu choices are thoughtfully selected, then prepared by our very own chefs. With dishes to satisfy the most discerning of palates while meeting many dietary restrictions, our menu receives rave reviews from residents and guests alike.

Assisted Living

There may come a time when you or your loved one may need additional help with daily tasks. We offer assisted living care so you’ll be prepared, if or when you need more assistance. 

It all begins with a personal service assessment. 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. Your customized care plan means you only pay for the services you need and want, giving you the flexibility to change your plan.

We provide care that balances independence with assistance and delivers service with compassion, understanding and respect. With comfortable, elegant 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 your needs as they evolve.

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care

Deeply rooted in a person-centered approach, our Clare Bridge Alzheimer’s and dementia care 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. Over the years, our 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. It gives each resident purpose and a sense of security that they are “right where they need to be.”

Designed by a team of culinary associates, experts in memory care and registered dieticians, our unique dining program promotes a positive and successful dining experience through dementia-friendly menus, individualized dining assistance, and a supportive dining environment that encourages familiarity and socialization. 

Providing excellent Alzheimer’s and dementia care is a complex task requiring specialized skills. Our Alzheimer’s and dementia care associates complete initial training, then participate in continuing education courses to remain current in the best practices and approaches for care of individuals with dementia.

Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation

Life takes many turns, especially as it relates to health. On those occasions it is reassuring to know you have access to specialized care right here on campus. We offer licensed and Medicare-certified skilled nursing care with well-appointed private and semi-private accommodations.

Whether it’s a short-term respite visit while recovering from surgery or a long-term rehabilitation after a joint replacement, we have the services and care you need, when you need them. Our skilled nursing team provides round-the-clock nursing care and our on-site rehabilitation professionals offer physical, occupational and speech therapy to help patients enhance or regain their independence.

We partner with you and your family to create a care plan that honors your individual preferences and needs. We treat the whole person — mind, body and spirit — with compassion and attentive care.

View Brookdale Riverwalk's annual report and related documents.

Learn More About Our Community

Let us help you create the rewarding lifestyle you deserve with the assurance of a continuum of care options available, if and when your needs change. For more information about our services or to schedule a tour, complete the online form or call today.