The Farrington at Tanglewood

505 Bering Dr Houston TX 77057

866-465-5993

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Summary of The Farrington at Tanglewood in Houston, Texas

At The Farrington at Tanglewood, we provide a variety of community features. Regularly scheduled off-site adventures and outings are very popular with our occupants. Animals such as dogs and cats are permitted in private quarters. Our facility is located near accessible public transit. We have free wi-fi and high speed internet. Free resident parking and guest 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.

Dining Options

We provide residents with meals throughout the day. Dining options include restaurant-style dining, private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors, and room service. We offer specified dining choices 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 health. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time activities director. We offer different exercise programs such as ForeverFit(add TM)-based exercise program, chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations, and stretching classes. We love to host holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. 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. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. 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 gardening club. Our community activities cycle includes trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and frequent wine-tasting nights consisting of a wide-spectrum of vintages and flavor palettes to sample and then compare notes on with friends and fellow residents. 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 in mind. Our community grounds is comprised of indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents, raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, and an outside patio garden accessible to all residents.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or to just relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a fully-stocked arts and crafts center, a bistro, and a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected.

Languages Spoken at The Farrington at Tanglewood

Spanish and French speaking staff members are present at our community.

Community Features at The Farrington at Tanglewood

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1-bedroom units, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-facing and ground floor rooms are available. We have free wi-fi for all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, our community has air conditioning, and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Some apartments are equipped with kitchenettes, providing residents with a space to prepare their own meals. Resident quarters featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.

Available Amenities at The Farrington at Tanglewood

Transportation

Our community provides complimentary transportation services.

Personal Services

In our lobby, a dedicated concierge is available to handle 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.Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered.

Religious Services

We offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic and Jewish religious services are available, provided by a visiting chaplain. 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 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. 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. Our community staff includes registered nurses. 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. 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. Our lobby has a dedicated concierge available to attend to 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 ensure all healthcare needs are met. A visiting optometrist is available to provide comprehensive eye care. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as light therapy, which can have positive effects on dementia, seasonal depression, and sleep disorders. Additionally, we offer sensory-based programming (like Snoezelen therapy) that creates relaxing and stimulating spaces for residents coping with anxiety or agitation. Our residents can schedule reminders and exceptions for both medications 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, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. 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. 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.

Community information at The Farrington at Tanglewood

Community Certifications

Our property is licensed for 120 residents. The building was built in 1999, and last renovated in 2014. We accept residents from the age of 55 and above.

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.

Pricing at The Farrington at Tanglewood

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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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 The Farrington at Tanglewood

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  • Review of The Farrington at Tanglewood

    My mother formerly lived in a very nice independent facility. It became obvious that her memory issues required greater assistance. We found... more

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    Review of The Farrington at Tanglewood

    My mother formerly lived in a very nice independent facility. It became obvious that her memory issues required greater assistance. We found the Farrington at Tanglewood (previously a Brookdale facility). From top to bottom, this is a very... more

  • The Farrington, new name same smiling faces

    Great option for loved one. Toured community and will be moving parent here next month. Great care and the food is delicious. Managers and... more

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    The Farrington, new name same smiling faces

    Great option for loved one. Toured community and will be moving parent here next month. Great care and the food is delicious. Managers and staff are happy and very welcoming. Highly recommended despite a few negative reviews, I think The... more

  • Smelt of urine, carpets were very dirty....

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    Smelt of urine, carpets were very dirty....

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Community Details at The Farrington at Tanglewood

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    • The Farrington at Tanglewood Amenities

      • Vegetarian
      • Activities Offsite
      • Devotional Services Offsite
      • Indoor Common Areas
      • Devotional Services Onsite
      • Outdoor Common Areas
      • Beautician Onsite
      • Activities Onsite
      • Meals Provided

    Senior Housing Types Provided at The Farrington at Tanglewood

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