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Forest Dale Apartments is an independent living community in Dallas, TX designed for seniors, normally 55+, who are able to care for themselves and wish to live independently. Contact Forest Dale Apartments for more details on housing, services, and rates.

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Average Rating: 4.0 based on 1 Review

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Posted by TheGoodGrandson October 03, 2012
4.0

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This place is notable mostly for its very low rates. There is a good and supportive community of older people, as well. The staff range from the moderately helpful to the moderately competent, with none being particularly outstanding but none being rude or horrible at their jobs. The maintenance man is usually willing to do odd jobs such as helping people move, for a fairly reasonable rate. They do allow payment by cash, check, or plastic, which is convenient for older people. One worry I had was that no nursing or housecleaning staff was available. Even a bulletin board with a list of reputable providers would have been helpful. Also, the building sprawls out, which can cause problems for older people with mobility problems, especially when it comes to the 10 minutes it takes even the young grandson to walk to the laundry room. There is, however, a charming tradition of an ongoing junk sale in the lobby, from which all of the residents frequently purchase furniture and dishes. I would recommend this place for people with generally good physical health who can take care of themselves fairly effectively. As long as you can handle your own affairs, it's not a bad place to live, even if the rooms are a bit small.


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