Avendelle Assisted Living Merriman

7125 Merriman Parkway Dallas TX 75231

866-465-5993

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At Avendelle Assisted Living Merriman, we offer a multitude of community features. Cats and dogs are welcome in private quarters. Our property is located nearby public transportation. Free wi-fi and high speed internet is offered to all our residents. Free resident parking is available at our location. Our purpose-built community provides the support of specialized care; every aspect of the community is designed to cater to the unique needs of its residents. We provide occupants with meals throughout the day. We love to accommodate visiting visitors, meals included. Dining includes room service and specialized dining programs available to meet the needs of residents. Whether you're hungry day or night, food service is available at any time. We offer dining alternatives such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options. Residents can exercise their physical and mental health with specially curated on-site activities. We offer difference exercise programs such as chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations, ForeverFit™-based exercise program, and stretching classes. We love to celebrate with holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. We offer Dakim BrainFitness™, a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. Our community offers a healthy living program spanning cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. Residents may participate in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being and instructive community cooking classes. Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities cycle includes trivia nights. Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds is comprised of an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours and indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents. Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or just to relax. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents. Staff members who speak Spanish are employed by the community.

We offer 1-bedroom units, wheelchair accessible units, and handicapped units designed for easy accessibility and for use by wheelchair users. Ground floor units are available. Free wi-fi is available to all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, our community has WanderGuard capability, and air conditioning and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Some apartments are equipped with full kitchens. Resident lodgings featuring roll-in showers are available. Units with a private bath are also available. Our residents also enjoy free access to cable satellite TV.

We provide complimentary transportation services at our community. All of our residents have access to our transportation services at a reasonable cost. We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. We offer grocery shopping services to eliminate the need for trips to the store. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well. Protestant, Jewish, and Mormon religious services are available, provided by a visiting chaplain. Pet care is offered for our residents' beloved pets. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as light therapy, which can have positive effects on dementia, seasonal depression, and sleep disorders. Our residents may schedule reminders for medication and care activities. Our staff is awake and available 24 hours a day to assist your loved one with any time-sensitive needs that may arise. All services are provided by licensed practitioners who are on staff 24/7. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time activities director. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. Available services include on-site RN's and LPN's. Staff can engage in monitoring residents' blood sugar to tailor daily pill dosages. We have registered nurses on our community staff. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. We have a Nurse Practitioner on staff who serves as a Medical Director, responsible for putting together healthcare programs for residents, including medication management. The facility offers 2-person assisted transfers, providing aid with sitting-to-standing, standing-to-sitting, etc. In addition to other transfer services, our community provides 1-person assisted transfers. We are not licensed by the state to offer medication dispensing services, however, residents are supported in their self-medication efforts as much as possible. Caregivers at our facility receive specialized, relevant training in a variety of areas. We recruit first-class visiting podiatrists whose job it is to ensure our residents are happy, fit, and mobile. Regular visits from specialized occupational therapists are available to residents to aid development, recovery, improvements, and maintenance of skills needed for daily living. Speech therapy services are provided by trained and certified speech-pathologists. A visiting nurse is available to all residents. We always have a doctor on call to handle adjustments in medication, continued consultation, and urgent medical needs when they arise. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. Grocery shopping services are available as needed. We offer on-site massage therapy to our residents. On-site hospice care is provided. Our community offers respite care - a short-term stay at a senior living community - perfect for those recovering from a hospital visit, the interim during which a caregiver takes an extended vacation, or simply to experience a senior living trial period. This community provides ADL assistance, administered injections, insulin injections, and medication administration. We can administer a sliding scale program to monitor insulin levels via glucose tests, and adjust medications based on the results. Staff members are versed in the usage of the Hoyer Lift for total transfers. Our facility is properly equipped and staffed to handle feeding IV insertion and feeding tube management. Healthcare services include colostomy care. Our facility includes both catheter and colostomy care services. Services for residents with Disorientation/Lack of Awareness issues ensure residents are well-directed and receive support in living a healthy lifestyle, and that no one's needs are neglected. The facility supports outdoor leisure hours. Alzheimer's and dementia may encourage wandering as a means of coping with anxiety. Our facility utilizes a locked and secured perimeter to ensure the safety of our residents. Our

facilities are secure and the staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors. We accept residents with behavioral issues - our staff is specially trained in de-escalating behavioral episodes and our facilities are fully equipped to handle any related occurrences that may arise. Our staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors.

Our community is licensed for 8 residents. The building was built in 1976, and most recently renovated in 2010. Our community is open to residents under the age of 55. Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond. The local vicinity offers several churches, shopping centers, and beautiful parks close by. Hotels are conveniently located near the facility for residents' guests and visitors. Our community is located near a college, and interaction with students who reside in the neighborhood is frequent.

Pricing at Avendelle Assisted Living Merriman

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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1 Bedroom
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Private
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Semi-Private
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*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.

Reviews of Avendelle Assisted Living Merriman

  • A tour for mom

    I toured this community for care for mom. The staff was nice and able to answer the questions that we had on the care that was offered. We like that the room was clean and the menu was appealing. They had a...

  • This was not a fit for my mom, facility was more for patients of advanced needed care.

  • I really liked the set up of the Merriman Pkwy. house. Wish it had a bigger backyard, but otherwise, great. [Removed] did an excellent job talking to us and showing us around. Since I've just started my...

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Community Details at Avendelle Assisted Living Merriman

  • Avendelle Assisted Living Merriman Amenities

    • Vegetarian
    • Activities Onsite
    • Kosher
    • Private Bath
    • Meals Provided
    • Outdoor Common Areas
    • Indoor Common Areas
    • Devotional Services Onsite

Senior Housing Types Provided at Avendelle Assisted Living Merriman

  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Memory Care
  • Care Homes
  • Assisted Living
  • Nursing Home
  • Independent Living
  • Home Care
  • Senior Apartments