The Meridian at Boca Raton

Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care

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21865 Ponderosa Dr, Boca Raton, FL 33428
Call (800) 385-2527
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Questions about The Meridian at Boca Raton

What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

Our team is required to take monthly trainings on all of the latest techniques to benefit our residents.

Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at The Meridian at Boca Raton. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?

The average age of our residents is 85. A popular pastime here at Meridian at Boca is enjoying live music in our bistro and bar area.

What programs or activities does The Meridian at Boca Raton offer to enrich residents' well-being?

We offer an array of activities here such as: daily exercise classes, lectures, arts, and movies in our state of the art theater among many other activities.

What places are near The Meridian at Boca Raton or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?

We are in close proximity to an abundance of shops, restaurants, the post office and the Boca Town Center Mall.

What transportation services does The Meridian at Boca Raton offer to assisted living residents?

We have a driver with personalized transportation services and a shuttle bus that is used for group outings to places of interest.

What makes the chef or dining program at The Meridian at Boca Raton exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?

Our Chef is culinary trained and she makes everything in house. Our chef is creative in the kitchen and creates meals that are seasonal and delicious.

What safety features or security measures does The Meridian at Boca Raton offer to assisted living residents?

All residents are given a pendant to wear that has GPS built into it. This pendant can be used 24/7 to receive assistance of all kinds.

How does The Meridian at Boca Raton keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

We have a monthly calendar that is both passed out to our residents and available on our website. We also keep our Facebook page updates with events and photos of the memories we make here. And we offer a Family Night in The Community every quarter.

What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at The Meridian at Boca Raton during daytime and nighttime hours?

We have a new concept here that sets us apart from our competition, and that is: we are "blended", meaning we have residents here who are Supportive Independent Living and residents that are Assisted Care. So, our ratio here is based on personal needs. If a resident requires care they will have their own personalized care. We feel this blended concept makes it better for the long term as someone would not need to move again as care needs arise.

If The Meridian at Boca Raton accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

We are pet-friendly here and we have grassy areas for our fur friends to walk around and we offer a pet station as well.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

Our entire team here is required to stay up to date on all trainings and we complete new trainings monthly.

How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?

Our Memory Care ratio is 8:1 during the day plus 3-4 nurses as well. During the night we have 2-3 caregivers and 1 nurse on the floor.

What safety features or security measures does The Meridian at Boca Raton provide to protect residents who wander?

We offer a Specialized Memory Care for those residents that need more oversight.

What programs or activities does The Meridian at Boca Raton offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?

Our Memory Care follows a Program we call Montessori-based Moments in Time. This program was designed to capture our residents' special moments as well as validate and allow purposeful meaning.

Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?

Prior to a new resident moving in; one of our nurses completes a nursing evaluation. After a resident moves in we re-evaluate each resident every 30 days to be sure we are on top of each residents' care needs.

What techniques does The Meridian at Boca Raton use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

We give residents a warm washcloth that has a touch of essential oils on it; this is used to cleanse their hands while creating a routine to get our residents ready for mealtime. We also offer demonstration dishes for those residents that do well with a visual menu.

How does The Meridian at Boca Raton keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

We have great communication here and both our nursing team and our Director of Memory Care do a great job of keeping our families informed or any news or events. We also send photos to the family as well as post on our community FaceBook Page.

Describe the neighborhood around The Meridian at Boca Raton. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?

The Meridian at Boca Raton is situated in a beautiful residential neighborhood that makes our community feel warm and safe. We are located on a tree-lined street with green all around us.

Is The Meridian at Boca Raton affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?

We have close ties to all local hospitals and our residents have the choice to use whichever hospital they prefer but for convenience, we are about 5 minutes away from West Boca Medical Center.

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Services and Amenities of The Meridian at Boca Raton

Costs

  • Rent Plus Care Fees
  • Assisted Living Starting At: $4495/month
  • Memory Care Starting At: $4895/month

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: Yes
  • Studio Apartments

Dining options

  • In Room Kitchens
  • Dining Room Shared Meals

Features

  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Resident Transportation
  • Party Space
  • Garden And Patio

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Linens
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry For Clothing

Health services

  • Medication Management
  • Nurse On Staff: Yes

Activities

  • Offsite Activities
  • Religious Services
  • Fitness Room

Guest services

  • Guests At Mealtime
  • Overnight Guests

Languages

  • English

General

  • Resident Capacity: 132
  • Respite Care
  • Minimum Age: 55
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed.

Training Areas

  • Memory Care Training

Licenses

  • State Licenses: 13148

About The Meridian at Boca Raton

The Meridian at Boca Raton offers a senior living lifestyle that goes beyond your expectations. Our community is setting a new standard for assisted living and memory care. Located in southeastern Florida, The Meridian at Boca Raton offers a comfortable, homelike setting in an elegant environment. We believe you shouldn’t have to give up the lifestyle you’ve come to love in order to live in our community.

Our caring associates are focused on providing you with the very best personalized care to ensure that you're comfortable and at ease. No more worrying about tedious daily tasks like cooking or cleaning! Our range of services extends from assisted living to our special In The Moment® memory care program. The daily personal services we provide include bathing, dressing and medication management. All of these services are housed within a safe and attractive community atmosphere complete with a 24-hour personal call system and around the clock staffing. You can take comfort in knowing help is always available at The Meridian at Boca Raton!


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