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Our Community

Brookdale Walnut is an exceptional southern California senior living community that provides the lifestyle options of Assisted Living or Memory Care.

We serve seniors and their families from Walnut as well as surrounding towns and neighborhoods of eastern Los Angeles County, including West Covina, Rowland Heights, and Pomona. We are regarded as a premier senior care community in our region because of the relationships we form with families who entrust us with the well-being of their loved ones.

We are located in the heart of the city of Walnut, east of Los Angeles and Pasadena, west of Riverside, and south of the San Gabriel Mountains. Conveniently close to Highway 60 and Highway 57, our community is nestled between the hills of Brea and Diamond Bar, next door to a beautiful 18-hole golf course and country club. Popular shops and restaurants are within walking distance of our community.

Several medical facilities are nearby, including Inter-Community Hospital, Queen of the Valley Hospital, Whittier Hospital Medical Center, East Valley Hospital Medical, Metropolitan State Hospital, Maryknoll Hospital, St. Jude’s Hospital, Pomona Valley Medical Center, Kaiser Hospital, San Antonio Hospital, and Hoag Memorial.

Levels of Care

We offer two categories of care:

  • Assisted Living
    This lifestyle option is for seniors who need a little help with mobility and daily tasks from trained caregivers while enjoying the convenience of resort services and the privacy of their own apartment. Assisted Living offers residents the specific type of personalized aid they need to make their lives easier and healthier, while enabling them to live as independently as possible.
  • Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care
    Our state-of-the-art Clare Bridge Program employs the latest research as well as the knowledge base and experience of Brookdale, the largest provider of Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care in the nation. Our programs can help your loved one maintain their mental functions and enjoy the satisfaction and dignity of daily moments of success.

We Balance Independence With Assistance

The senior in your life doesn’t have to choose between the two options of independence or assistance. Unlike a nursing home, Brookdale Walnut is a community of apartment homes where they can have both … the independence of a private home, plus whatever type of supportive aid they need to perform daily tasks and maintain health.



Amenities

  • Beauty/Barber Shop
  • Courtyard and Garden
  • Wellness Center
  • Walking Paths
  • Game Room
  • Parking - Surface
  • Private Dining Room
  • Landscaped Grounds


Levels of Care

At Brookdale Walnut, we assist our residents in body and mind with two care options:

Assisted Living

Our Assisted Living residents enjoy the same hotel-style hospitality and group activities available to our Independent Living residents — plus the following additional assistance options:

Customized Personal Care

We use a two-step process to design personalized service plans for our residents.

We Get to Know You – Before a resident moves into their Brookdale home, our staff meets with their family to learn about their loved one’s life history, daily routines, cognitive abilities, and particular likes and dislikes.

We Tailor Individualized Plans – Based on each resident’s needs and preferences, we design a Personalized Service Plan that can include the following services:

Personal Assistance

  • Help With Daily Personal Tasks – Our staff can assist your loved one with showering, hygiene, clothing selection, dressing, and grooming.
  • Incontinence Management
  • Mobility and Escort Service
  • Dining Assistance

Health Services

  • Nurse on Call
  • Medication Management
  • Diabetes Management
  • Wound Care
  • Home Healthcare Services Arranged In-House
  • Visiting Dentist and Podiatrist
  • Collaborative Relationships with Local Physicians

Memory Care

Brookdale is the nation’s largest provider of Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care.

We Have Care in Mind

In addition to aiding seniors with physical challenges, our senior living community also offers care for residents impaired by symptoms of early, middle, or late stages of Alzheimer’s or Dementia, utilizing the latest research, technology and treatment programs.

Your loved one’s distress can be alleviated by the unique features of our Memory Care program.

The Clare Bridge Program

Although the Clare Bridge program has established more than a quarter-century of success, it continues to evolve by incorporating the latest research for the care of thousands of Brookdale residents across the country who are overcoming symptoms of dementia.

The Clare Bridge Daily Path

In small “Cluster Groups” each resident is surrounded by others with the same cognitive abilities, to give them a feeling of fitting in. They participate in easy Daily Path activities that foster everyday successes and build feelings of accomplishment and competence.

We select a minimum of six activities per day, tailored to match each resident’s previous life interests, and scheduled to give our residents a gentle daily structure, seven days a week, in a routine that gives them a sense of security.

  • The Morning Mental Workout – Mental maintenance exercises that can include topical discussions and brain-stimulating trivia games
  • Reminiscence Therapy – We stimulate residents’ long-term memories by showing them photos, old movies, TV shows, and commercials from their past.
  • “Livelihoods” Daily Life Skills Activities
  • Ventures – Educational outings, such as visits to a museum, maintain the learning process by introducing residents to new knowledge and environments.
  • Art Expressions – Activities like painting and crafting stimulate the creative thought process.
  • Solace Sessions – These small-group sessions focus on calming and soothing residents suffering from confusion and agitation associated with advanced stages of dementia. Solace activities can include Bible reading, poem reading, and hand massages.
  • Personalized Life Enrichment Refresher Sessions – In these individual sessions, we spend time with your loved one, giving them objects and photos associated with their past careers or hobbies. These sensory experiences stimulate their memories, awaken interest in their surroundings, and promote conversations about their personal histories.

The Clare Bridge Dining Program

The Clare Bridge Dining Program was designed by a team of Alzheimer’s Care professionals, including a gerontologist specializing in dementia care, a chef, and a registered dietician. It offers:

  • Dementia-Friendly Menus
  • Small Dining Rooms with Consistent Pre-Selected Seating
  • Personal Dining Assistance

Learn More About Our Community

We invite you to experience the comfortable lifestyle Brookdale offers. Call today or click on Contact Us to let us know how we can help you.