Avendelle Assisted Living Merriman

7125 Merriman Parkway Dallas TX 75231

866-465-5993

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Summary of Avendelle Assisted Living Merriman located in Dallas, Texas

At Avendelle Assisted Living Merriman, we provide a myriad of community features. Animals such as dogs and cats are allowed in private rooms. Our property is located near accessible public transportation. We offer free wi-fi and high speed internet. Our location conveniently offers resident parking. Our purpose-built community offers the advantage of individualized care; every facet of the community is designed to cater to the unique needs of its residents.

Dining Amenities

All meals are provided to occupants. It's our delight to entertain visiting guests, meals provided. Dining options cover room service and specialized dining programs available to residents upon request. Whether you're hungry day or night, food service is available at any time. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified meal alternatives such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.

On-Site Activities

We have specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical abilities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and entertainment, we employ a full-time director of activities. We offer different exercise programs such as chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations, stretching classes, and ForeverFit(add TM)-based exercise program. We love to celebrate with holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. We offer Dakim BrainFitness(add TM), 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. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Residents may participate in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being. Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities include trivia nights.

Outdoor Common Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement for resident mobility. Our community grounds is comprised of indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents and an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or to just 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.

Languages Spoken at Avendelle Assisted Living Merriman

Spanish speaking staff members are present at our community.

Community Characteristics at Avendelle Assisted Living Merriman

Living Options and Amenities

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 provided 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 rooms featuring roll-in showers are available. Units with a private bath are also available. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.

Premium Amenities at Avendelle Assisted Living Merriman

Transportation

All of our residents have access to our transportation services at a reasonable cost.

Personal Services

Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. We offer grocery shopping services to eliminate the need for trips to the store.Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered.

Religious Services

We offer devotional services on-site, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Protestant, Jewish, and Mormon religious services are available, provided by a visiting chaplain. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.

Pet Care Options

Pet care is offered for our residents' beloved pets.

Medical Care Services

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 delivered by licensed practitioners present on staff 24/7. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. On-site RN's and LPN's are available. Our community staff includes registered nurses. 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. This facility is 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. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. We offer on-site massage therapy to our residents. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as reminiscence therapy, which stimulates sight, sound, smell, and touch faculties to encourage memory recall and the enjoyment of sensory experiences. Our residents may schedule reminders for medication and care activities. 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, 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. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related and bowel-related symptoms. Our facility includes both catheter and colostomy care services. Services for residents with Disorientation/Lack of Awareness issues ensure residents are well-directed (using queuing, for instance) and supported in a healthy lifestyle - nobody falls between the cracks. The facility supports outdoor leisure hours. Restless residents may wander to cope with the anxiety caused by Alzheimer's disease and dementia - our facility features a locked and secured neighborhood to ensure the safety of all. 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.

Community highlights at Avendelle Assisted Living Merriman

Community Certifications

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 Emergency Assistance

Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.

Local Area Amenities

There are shopping centers and beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighborhood. 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

4.5 of 5 Average rating
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(1) A Place For Mom
(9) SeniorAdvisor.com
  • A great place

    It was a very comfortable place for mother in law to life in. The staff were very friendly and helpful with her. It was so much better than where she was and the experience was better for her in all ways. The food was all homemade and looked good. They very were kind and helpful to her and us in her final days. The place was very homey and the care was almost like one of one individualized care. It was a house in the community that converted to a memory care. We really liked it there and our only regret was not moving her there sooner.

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    A great place

    It was a very comfortable place for mother in law to life in. The staff were very friendly and helpful with her. It was so much better than where she was and the experience was better for her in all ways. The food was all homemade and looked good. They very were kind and helpful to her and us in her final days. The place was very homey and the care was almost like one of one individualized care. It was a house in the community that converted to a memory care. We really liked it there and our only regret was not moving her there sooner.

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Community Details at Avendelle Assisted Living Merriman

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    • Avendelle Assisted Living Merriman Amenities

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

    Senior Housing Types Provided at Avendelle Assisted Living Merriman

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