Brookdale Overland Park
12000 Lamar Avenue , Overland Park, KS 66209
Reviews of Brookdale Overland Park
Aug 25, 2017 | Reviewed by Linda
I Am/Was A Resident Of This Facility
I was in rehab at Brookdale Overland Park. My room was fine, but the place was more like a hospital. I had a modest but fine studio apartment and it was furnished for me. It was pretty institutional. I liked the staff since they were very friendly, caring, and kind. They had cards, Bingo, a library, lots of puzzles and books, and a computer. The food was fine, but it wasn't terrific. It was expensive, but I got a pretty good value for my money.
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Amenities at Brookdale Overland Park
Emergency Services: Less than 1 Mile
Shopping: Less than 1 Mile
Recreation: Less than 1 Mile
Full-Time Activity Director
Trivia and Educational Programs
Yoga and Exercise Programs
Private Dining Room Available
Nurse Availability: On Site 24/7
Help with Activities of Daily Living
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Description of Brookdale Overland Park
“The sweet life,” “home” and a warm, welcoming place to spend time with friends and family are all words that have been used to describe Brookdale Overland Park over the years. The assisted living community located in the heart of Overland Park, Kansas, is designed to allow seniors with assisted-living needs to enjoy full, active lives while receiving the care they daily care they need -- all while living in a home-like environment.
FACILITIES AND AMENITIES
Formerly known as The Sweet Life at Brookdale Place, Brookdale Overland Park is one of the top-rated assisted living and retirement communities in Kansas. Its facilities include a personalized assisted living area, an area dedicated for residents living with Alzheimer’s and an area for those who need specialized nursing care but want to remain as independent as possible.
The community is located adjacent to its sister senior living campus of Brookdale Overland Park 119th. Residents from the two neighboring communities interact regularly and often form bonds and friendships. Both are a pet-friendly retirement communities whose residents bring energy to all three of its living areas. In addition, the community is a short distance from the city of Overland Park, a thriving town with lots of shopping, dining, entertainment, healthcare and other features that can enhance the quality of life of Brookdale Overland Park residents.
Brookdale Overland Park residents have round-the-clock medical support from on-site nurses, rehabilitation specialists and support staff. Residents’ loved ones and personal doctors also play an important role in ensuring that each resident has a medical treatment plan that enhances the quality of his or her life.
Whether a resident is recovering from a serious injury or illness, working to retain his or her independence, or striving to achieve specific physical goals, staff members are available every day to work with them and their families and physicians.
Each healthcare program at the assisted living facility is designed with individual residents’ personal, emotional, physical and mental best interests in mind. The staff prides itself on doing more than simply delivering “medically-competent” care—but strives to deliver the best possible care in a compassionate manner. The programs exemplify the community’s more personal, less institutional approach to healthcare.
ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS
Brookdale Overland Park residents have a daily array of activities and social events from which to choose. From competitive Wii bowling to listening to music together to card games with friends and staff members, there’s always something to do.
Residents who want to get out and explore the neighborhood can take advantage of organized weekly shopping trips, excursions to the movies and even happy hour. Those who prefer to stay in can enjoy ice cream socials, mix-and-mingle events or Bible study, just to name a few options.
And residents who want to kick back at the community and be entertained can enjoy listening to choir practice, entertainment provided by local artists and comedians and meetings where they and their neighbors can share their personal stories.
Brookdale Overland Park staff and residents work to ensure that everyone feels welcome and included at activities and events. Every resident has plenty of opportunities to exercise, to be entertained or entertain others and to socialize.
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