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I toured Brookdale for my mom. I liked it and would want to move there myself. It was more expensive, but it offered other amenities, including a very nice pool. It was bright. They had a machine to help them with reading, guest speakers, different religious activities scheduled throughout the day, and a bus that would take them around. I really liked the amenities. They had doctors who come in; one happened to be my doctor.
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While the smallest of the units in this building is certainly on the small side of the spectrum, if residents can afford one of the many larger units—the apartments can be decorated to feel like home. Some units even have a balcony. As with all Brookdale communities, this facility has the Connected Living program—which offers each resident notebooks—and the ability to network, engage, and manage their daily schedules electronically. As far as the quality of care, general assistance with ADLs,med reminders, and personalized care plans are available for each resident. Seniors can cook in their apartment, or enjoy restaurant quality meals in the dining room. On site amenities are outstanding, and quite versatile. They even have a heated swimming pool!
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Description of Brookdale Des Plaines
Welcome to Brookdale Des Plaines, (formerly Heritage of Des Plaines)! As an independent living community, we cater to active seniors with a passion life and desire to stay engaged. We are proud to also serve assisted living residents who are ready for some help with the activities of daily living. Conveniently located in Des Plaines 17 miles from the Chicago Loop, you'll enjoy the warmth of small-town living with easy access to the best that Chicago and the northwest suburbs have to offer - an ever-evolving culinary scene, the ultimate shopper's destination, and unrivaled arts and culture.
Brookdale Des Plaines is a Brookdale community. Since 1978, we have been dedicated to enriching the lives of seniors with compassion, respect, excellence and integrity.
Elegant, refined, and traditionally furnished, Brookdale Des Plaines offers many comfortable areas designed for relaxing, entertaining, or socializing. With an incredible array of amenities, we offer something for everyone. Get in a quick workout in our heated, indoor pool, or work your green thumb in our community garden beds. Our restaurant-style dining features healthy regional and seasonal cuisine prepared by trained culinary teams.
Attractive residential units come in a wide selection of studio, one- and two-bedroom floor plans to suit every lifestyle. As a resident, you'll enjoy the fully equipped kitchens, plush carpeting and classic tile, elegant window treatments, roomy, lighted closets, emergency call systems and expanded basic cable.
Our community offers the best of carefree living with housekeeping, laundry, and linen service. You'll love being spoiled by our concierge, and transportation is available for outings, shopping excursions, and appointments, and you'll appreciate the convenience of our on-site beauty/barber shop, banking services and postal center.
Personalized assisted living Residents elect the level of help they wish to receive, and staff is available to assist with activities such as personal hygiene, bathing, dressing, and dining.
Brookdale Des Plaines is the ideal senior community for enjoying an exciting and vibrant life.