Brookdale Desert Ridge

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4050 East Bluefield Avenue , Phoenix, AZ 85032

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    My family member moved into Brookdale in January. There was a good, welcoming staff who helped us know the system and the pricing, but all of a sudden, they were gone. They either transferred or quit.. They went through three head nurses since my family member has been there, and it’s disruptive. Changes bother senior people, the place was clean and efficient in the first month and a half, then with turnovers and stuff, there were odd smells in the common areas and papers that weren't picked up. They have sing along nights, bingo, and TV nights.

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    We visited Brookdale North Phoenix and we immediately recognized the quality from the moment we stepped into the entrance. A very distinguished lobby with a lot of people smiling and interacting in a very peaceful atmosphere. Families and friends of residents were sitting around the community chatting and having a nice time. The place was very clean and well designed with a nice sized patio and walking paths. We were pleasantly surprised by the rooms too. Big and bright. The common areas have beautiful furniture that is designed to be comfortable. The entire community seemed secure and enriching with a homelike feeling. It is a safe reassuring and relaxing place where residents take part in everything from sing-a-longs to discussion groups or listening to music. Family members can feel comfortable visiting their loved ones. Friendly staff and I would say, very knowledgeable caregivers that are dedicated and compassionate who are trained in helping the residents and their family members to live with both the good and bad days that go hand-in-hand with memory loss. The caregiver team is trained to value each individual and to recognize their different preferences and needs. They know that memory loss affects every resident differently. They provide personalized care at the very best level in the area. The dining room is nicely arranged and looks very clean and judging by the menu, every day seems to be a good balanced meal. Many services are offered and many are very important for the health of the residents. The doctors are on call 24/7, the home health, and hospice are as well. They offer a grooming service, transportation, and have a good amount of activities including, outings, games, and movie night. I need to underline the fact that all the employees are very nice and smile all the time and the administration is always eager to help with even the smalest problem. Visit the place and you won't be disappointed, we weren't. Just make sure it fits your budget since it is rather on the high end.

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Description of Brookdale Desert Ridge

Brookdale North Phoenix - Phoenix, AZ - Exterior

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Brookdale North Phoenix (formerly known as Emeritus at Phoenix) offers a homelike setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you every day at our beautiful community. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence.

Brookdale North Phoenix is a Brookdale community. As the nation's largest owner and operator of senior living communities, we are constantly innovating and evaluating new and better methods for enriching the lives of our residents.

Featured Amenities
Brookdale North Phoenix - Phoenix, AZ - Private Dining

Our peaceful setting, restaurant-style dining experience, activities and beautiful surroundings combine to create a wonderful living environment every day. Our genuine, caring staff, home-style meals and daily activities add to our residents' daily experience. They will tell you they appreciate all the options while living at Brookdale North Phoenix.

Our staff prides itself on respecting the privacy and individuality of our residents, while at the same time, creating a real sense of community. You can maintain the same independent lifestyle you have always enjoyed, plus have the opportunity to connect with your peers, participate in activities and even form new friendships for a lifetime.

Availalbe Services

Brookdale North Phoenix - Phoenix, AZ - Common AreasOur customized care plan offers just the right complement of additional services, from assistance with medication to daily help with bathing, dressing, grooming and ambulation. Our tiered levels of service ensure that you are only paying for the services that you need.

The sense of community is all around you when you become part of our family at Brookdale North Phoenix. Through special events, activities, clubs and on-going cultural enrichment programs, we offer unlimited opportunities for you to get to know other residents and us.

Call to set up an appointment for a tour because we delight in showing you our home. At Brookdale North Phoenix, our family is committed to yours.

Costs for Brookdale Desert Ridge

  • VA Benefits Accepted
  • Long-Term Care Insurance Accepted

Amenities at Brookdale Desert Ridge

Property Info

  • Emergency Services: Less than 1 Mile
  • Shopping: Less than 4 Miles
  • Recreation: Less than 1 Mile
  • Minimum Age: 55
  • Resident Capacity: 110
  • Number of Units: 100
  • State License #: AL4519C
  • Studio Apartments
  • 1-Bedroom Units
  • 2-Bedroom Units
  • Air Conditioning/Climate Control
  • Kitchenette
  • Emergency Call System
  • 24-Hour Staffing
  • Parking Provided
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Beauty/Barber Shop
  • Chapel Services
  • TV Room
  • Library
  • Gift Shop


  • Full-Time Activity Director
  • Cultural Enrichment Programs
  • Off-site Trips to Local Attractions
  • Exercise Programs
  • Parties, Socials, Hobby & Game Groups


  • Outside Patio/Gardens
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Pet Policy: Pets allowed
  • Restaurant-style Dining


  • Medication Management
  • Transportation to Appointments
  • Other Transportation Provided
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry & Linen Service
  • Assistance with Activities of Daily Living
  • Additional Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
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