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June 12, 2012
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Features of Golden Palms Retirement & Health Center
- Nurse On Staff: Onsite 24/7
About Golden Palms Retirement & Health Center
Golden Palms Harlingen is a continuing care retirement community in Harlingen, Texas that provides the gamut of senior living options – from independent living apartments to assisted living and skilled nursing care. The community is open to residents who either want to live independently within a community of seniors, for those who need some assistance with daily activities such as dressing, bathing or toileting, and for those who need nursing care.
FACILITIES AND AMENITIES
Located in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley, Golden Palms Harlingen is a multi-level for-profit continued care community with a total of capacity of 60 residents. The community offers a swimming pool and fitness center with fitness experts on staff to help residents develop customized exercise programs. Other amenities include a highly rated dining room, library, courtyard, golf courses, tennis courts, and a woodworking shop.
The care options available cover a broad range of senior healthcare services. Independent living allows residents to live as they always have, but within a community of seniors with access to communal activities. Residents may dine in the community’s dining facility or cook in their own kitchen.
Assisted living at the Golden Palms in Harlingen Texas allows residents to live as independently as possible while providing the daily help they need. Staff help these residents with daily activities including personal hygiene, housekeeping, meals, and laundry.
Assisted living apartments are outfitted with emergency call buttons that connect to nurses in case of an emergency. For assisted living and nursing care residents, community staff help manage medication schedules and doctor’s visits.
Residents at Golden Palms Harlingen have many opportunities to stay active. You can enjoy card games, billiards, or arts and crafts. For exercise, you might walk through the grounds, visit the fitness center, go for a swim, and play golf or tennis.
Other activities include organized excursions around town (staff arranges the transportation) to enjoy local restaurants and shops or to take in a movie. A full-time program director can help residents choose activities and visiting families are always welcome.