Brookdale Blankenbaker Assisted Living

901 Blankenbaker Pkwy, Louisville, KY, 40243

Reviews of Brookdale Blankenbaker | Assisted Living

20 Reviews

October 25, 2014

By Eileen16

I visited this facility

My first choice was Horizon Bay, I like the way that the staff interacted wth the residents. I thought it was beautful. I really like the memory care. The staff was very nice and helpful, and they have activities.

July 31, 2014

By Janet85782250

I visited this facility

Horizon Bay was very, very nice. There's no way you could fit a king-sized or even a queen-sized bed in the bedrooms in the apartments. The bedrooms are extremely small. They're basically designed for a twin bed. Their models even show just day beds in them and my parents have a full bedroom with a king-sized bed. It's a nice facility but other than that, the square footage for the money is much less and it's probably the second largest of any else in town. The bedrooms and the closet space is just lacking for somebody that's coming from a big home. It would feel like moving into a hospital room. Their dining room looks very attractive. Both the place and the people are pleasant. I think it's a very nice facility. Probably for a single person with a twin bed, it would be fine but not for my parents. They just didn't suit.

April 29, 2014

By Doug11

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Mom is at Horizon Bay, and I think the facility has a positive environment. The staff seemed to be caring about their residents. They have activities going on a regular basis. They also seemed to want to do what is right. My mom is in a small studio, and I can say that it's in good condition. What I like about this facility is the flexibility and the interest of the management towards their residents.

April 22, 2014

By Beverly36

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My friend is at Horizon Bay – Louisville. The friendliness of the people and the staff is what we liked the most at this facility. The food is good; it's the normal stuff that you fix for the elderly. I am very pleased with this facility. The facility provides outings, they get together to watch TV, they have an excellent library, and they play bingo. Compared to the other facility my friend is at, this facility is definitely outstanding.

April 09, 2014

By Terry24

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Horizon Bay is really clean, and the people there were really nice. It seemed like a pretty good layout, something that she would like. The staff seemed like they were all professional. We spoke with the chef in the dining area, and we spoke to a couple of people who were heads of different areas, too. They have outside activities where they take you to shopping centers. They have prayer rooms, arts and crafts, a library, and a place where they can get their hair done. They pretty much have everything. I think it was a new facility, so the rooms were pretty, nice, and clean. They remodeled and spruced up a couple of different units. To me, it was nice.

April 01, 2014

By Caring8590

I visited this facility

Horizon Bay was very warm and welcoming. The rooms were very nice, and they were apartment-style rooms. The staff answered all my concerns. They had exercise, an exercise room, and puzzles. The dining room appeared to be very pretty and organized. The residents appeared well cared for and happy.

February 28, 2014

By Sandra46

I visited this facility

The environment at Horizon Bay was very nice; however, I didn't see any activities there. The staff was very nice except for one individual who did a home assessment with my mom. I wasn't really pleased with her visit with my mom.

February 27, 2014

By Donna79194150

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Horizon Bay is an excellent facility. The person we work with, Rick, was absolutely wonderful. The staff is very friendly and professional. The one bedroom was a little bit small but still very nice. We went to lunch with my mother and the food was excellent. They take them to their doctor's appointments. I know they have games throughout the day.

December 29, 2013

By Thomas25

I visited this facility

I've been to Horizon Bay for a visit. As far as the facility itself, it looks very clean, well maintained, and modern. It had all the right infrastructure for what they are doing – big wide doors and easy to navigate halls. It was a topnotch facility. The staff that I talked to was professional. The posted schedule of activities was filled with many activities.

September 15, 2013

By June0192

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My dad was in the personal care area of Horizon Bay-Louisville. I chose it because of the level of personal care. He needed more care than assisted living and he didn't need a nursing home yet. The level of nursing and medical care was higher. I had concerns but I had addressed all of them. The food was average, they made meals that all the residents would like. The staff turn over was not as severe as the other facility where he stayed before. They had activities and he joined in them too. It was expensive but they provided more care for the money.

August 14, 2013

By Margaret20

I visited this facility

My mother-in-law has been in Horizon Bay for ten years now. To me it is not appealing. The furniture and the carpeting are dark and there are few windows. In the dining room, there are no windows, but some of the offices outside have many windows. She is in an apartment with a living room and a bedroom with a closet and a little sitting room with a closet also and a small kitchen with a sink, a microwave and a small refrigerator, but no room for a table. They have a dining room, but she choose to have her meals in her room. They have some activities, but she doesn't want to join them.

April 30, 2013

By Ann20

I visited this facility

We viewed the 1-bedroom at Horizon Bay. It had a nice layout and it looked really roomy. The grounds looked really nice and well-kept. The outside of the facility was really homey. They had a big porch on the front and rocking chairs on it too. Staffing was good. They were helpful. The social worker that gave us the tour said she'll give me a call if she has a special price to offer and to see if everything is going okay with my mother.
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Features of Brookdale Blankenbaker

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: We Offer Companion Suites
  • Studio Apartments

Dining options

  • In Room Kitchenette
  • In Room Kitchens


  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Computer Room
  • Resident Transportation
  • Party Space
  • Tv Room
  • Garden And Patio
  • Resident Parking
  • Features Extra: Library, Fitness Room/Gym

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Linens
  • Private Cleaning Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry For Clothing

Technology and entertainment

  • Cable In Rooms
  • Wifi
  • Technology Extra: Emergency Call System

Health services

  • Medication Management
  • Nurse On Staff: Yes


  • Offsite Activities
  • Music
  • Games
  • Stories
  • Religious Services
  • Lectures Discussions
  • Book Clubs
  • Wii Sports
  • Tai Chi
  • Fitness Room
  • Yoga
  • Gardening
  • Cooking
  • Arts And Crafts
  • Activities Extra: Computer Class

Financial guidance

  • Va Benefits Consultation
  • Financing Advice

Guest services

  • Guest Parking
  • Guests At Mealtime
  • Overnight Guests


  • Minimum Age: 62
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed


  • Licenses: Personal Care Home
  • State Licenses: 100947

About Brookdale Blankenbaker

Brookdale Blankenbaker provides a full range of choices for today's seniors. Choosing a senior living community represents a lifestyle choice and we understand that our residents are choosing much more than a comfortable living environment to call home. Brookdale Living's Louisville, KY community delivers Inspired Independent Living, with the promise of Exceptional Experiences Everyday. In choosing this community, our residents have made a conscious lifestyle decision designed to deliver enhanced opportunities for pursuing health and life fulfillment through the exceptional independent and assisted living services, amenities, and opportunities we offer. And, the residents at Horizon Bay - Louisville can rest assured that as their needs change, we provide a variety of ancillary services and a Personalized Assisted Living environment that encourages residents to continue to live as they please while respecting individual preferences.

Optimum Life® and Celebrations provide an all-encompassing way of life that touches the lives of the residents of this independent and assisted living community, their families, and associates alike. Optimum Life® is a journey of self-discovery including services, features, and benefits that allow each resident to pursue their peak level of health, wholeness and fulfillment while balancing six key dimensions of personal wellness: emotional, intellectual, physical, social, spiritual and purposeful. As part of Optimum Life®, the mission of Horizon Bay - Louisville is to encourage our independent and assisted living residents to celebrate life each day. Inspired dining and vibrant lifestyle activities come together in our Celebrations program filling the monthly calendar at Brookdale Living's Louisville, KY community with themed experiences, special events, and group activities that highlight different cultures and cuisines in a common venue of camaraderie.

Our Clare Bridge Place program serves those with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Each day, we promise to work to deliver Daily Moments of Success for each resident. The Clare Bridge Daily Path provides structure and activities each day designed to meet specific needs of those with dementia, while the Clare Bridge Dining Program, designed by a gerontologist and registered dietitian, helps residents in need of Alzheimer's care retain the ability to enjoy and master the daily dining experience.

What Makes Us Special

Brookdale Blankenbaker consists of 203 spacious apartments. We offer a variety of floor plans for you to choose from with some apartments featuring patios or balconies. We are convenienly located on Blankenbaker Parkway, just off I-64 and minutes away for all east end hospitals, and numerous other medical entities. Our community is situated on lovely, wooded acreage and is surrounded by amenities such as banks, restaurants and churches and has been providing excellent care to the Louisville area for over 15 years!

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