Edgemere

8523 Thackery St Dallas TX 75225

866-465-5993

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Description of Edgemere in Dallas, Texas

At Edgemere, we provide an assortment of community amenities. Residents can enjoy regularly scheduled off-site experiences and trips. Cats and dogs are welcome in resident rooms. Our location is conveniently located near reachable public transportation. We offer free wi-fi and high speed internet. Free resident parking, guest parking, and covered parking is available at our location. Our purpose-built community provides the advantage of specialized care; every aspect of the community is designed to cater to the unique needs of its residents. Free move-in is currently being offered.

Dining Options

We provide occupants with meals throughout the day. We love to accommodate visiting company, meals included. Dining includes restaurant-style dining, private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors, and room service. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified dining alternatives such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.

On-Site Activities

Residents can exercise their physical and mental health with specially curated on-site activities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time director of activities. Included in our exercise curriculum are low-impact fitness activities such as water aerobics, Tai Chi(add TM) classes - a wonderful and effective exercise for maintaining health of body and mind, at low physical impact, stretching classes, and chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations. We love to celebrate with holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. Our inter-generational programs offer many benefits for both children and seniors, emphasizing the joys of human connectivity and propagating longer and happier lives for our residents.Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Our community offers a healthy living program spanning cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. Residents may engage 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 card/pinochle club, gardening club, choir/singing club, or quilting club. Our community activities roster includes trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and dances and "Senior Proms". Care-givers at our community use the Montessori Method(add TM) to provide the most effective care possible for residents with dementia and/or anxiety. Happy hour has a positive impact on the community; residents enjoy lively camaraderie.

Outdoor Common Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement for resident mobility. Our community grounds is comprised of an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, a private golf course / putting green, indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents, and an outside patio garden accessible to all residents.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or to just relax. At our community we have our own bar where residents gather, socialize, and enjoy tasty libations. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a fully-stocked arts and crafts center, a computer room, a movie room, a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, and a band formed of community members (always down to jam!). Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected. The building design comes together with its airy, bright atrium space and a spectacular ballroom used for celebrations, performances, and "Senior Prom".

Community Characteristics at Edgemere

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1 and 2-bedroom units for potential residents who would enjoy living with a roommate, 1-bedroom units, 2-bedroom units, for potential residents who would enjoy living with a roommate, wheelchair accessible units, and handicapped units designed for easy accessibility and for use by wheelchair users. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-exposure and ground floor rooms 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 kitchenettes so that residents can make their own food. Resident rooms featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available. Units featuring full bathtubs are available. Our residents also enjoy free access to cable satellite TV.

Premium Amenities at Edgemere

Transportation

Our community provides complimentary transportation services.

Personal Services

In our lobby, a dedicated concierge is available to attend to the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. 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.Our on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments, and our on-site barbershop can take care of all your grooming needs. 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. Catholic and Jewish religious services are available. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area. 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 24-hour awake staff is at hand to assist your loved one in fulfilling time-sensitive needs, should they arise. All services are provided by licensed practitioners who are on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. Available services include on-site RN's and LPN's. We have registered nurses on our community staff. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. We have a Medical Director on staff who is responsible for putting together healthcare programs for residents, including medication management. Our staff includes a nurse practitioner who serves as a medical director, responsible for assembling healthcare and medication management programs for residents. The facility offers 2-person assisted transfers, including sitting-to-standing, standing-to-sitting, etc. Our caregivers receive specialized training in all applicable fields. Our lobby has a dedicated concierge available to handle the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. 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 home care to our residents to guarantee all healthcare needs are met. We offer on-site massage therapy to our residents. A visiting optometrist is available to provide comprehensive eye care. We offer skilled nursing care by licensed nurses, fully equipped to handle responsibilities such as wound care, tube feedings, and monitoring. 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. Additionally, we offer sensory-based programming (like Snoezelen therapy) that creates relaxing and stimulating spaces for residents coping with anxiety or agitation. 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, insulin injections, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. Our facility is properly equipped and staffed to handle feeding tube management. Our facility includes both catheter and colostomy care services. Our facility services include catheter care. 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.

What to expect at Edgemere

Community Certifications

Our community is licensed for 467 residents. The building was constructed in 2001, and most recently renovated in 2016.

Local Emergency Services

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 Edgemere

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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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 Edgemere

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  • Great place to live

    I have lived here for 11 years. Great place. We have everything that we need.

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    Great place to live

    I have lived here for 11 years. Great place. We have everything that we need.

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    • Edgemere Amenities

      • Indoor Common Areas
      • Activities Onsite
      • Kosher
      • Outdoor Common Areas
      • Devotional Services Onsite
      • Swimming Pool / Hot Tub
      • Meals Provided
      • Devotional Services Offsite
      • Activities Offsite
      • Beautician Onsite
      • Vegetarian

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