Highgrove at Tates Creek

Offers Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Memory Care

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4251 Saron Drive, Lexington, KY 40515
Call (800) 385-2527
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Assisted Living Reviews for Highgrove at Tates Creek

October 22, 2019

By John Dabney

I visited this facility

Professional and caring environment… I was very impressed with the staff and the amenities… Definitely my number one choice...

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Thank you so much John for your review! We are so glad that you enjoy the environment at High Grove. We are very proud of our team there! Please let us know if you have any more questions!

August 21, 2017

By Diane

I visited this facility

I loved Highgrove at Tates Creek. I saw stuff going on there, but the price was out of range. They had Bingo and the residents were really nice. The staff was nice and the facility was nice and pretty. The lady we talked to there was very pleasant.
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Independent Living Reviews for Highgrove at Tates Creek

August 21, 2017


I visited this facility

Highgrove at Tates Creek was excellent and it was my friend's first choice. The reason she didn't choose it is because of the kitchen. There was no dishwasher or stove. I can understand why most senior citizens shouldn't have a stove, but some of those in independent living would want one because they still like to mingle around in the kitchen and have a dishwasher, because who wants to wash their dishes? There is a dining room though. They showed us a list of activities and all the facilities. They're going to have around 50 activities a month. I would say they're all rated very high when it comes to that. The rooms were more of the apartment type. They have a kitchen, but it's just not fully equipped.

May 19, 2017

By jane740212

I visited this facility

Very friendly and informative. I will be staying there for a week in June.
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Questions about Highgrove at Tates Creek

What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

All staff go through training once a quarter on dementia. Staff that work directly with dementia care residents receive training on the BBET system.

Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Highgrove at Tates Creek. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?

At Highgrove, our residents are active and engaged. Our residents enjoy Bingo, live music and happy hour. The average age is 82.

What programs or activities does Highgrove at Tates Creek offer to enrich residents' well-being?

We offer a robust activity calendar with a wide range of activities, such as live music, religious services, games, arts and crafts and outings. We also partner with medical services such as visiting physicians, podiatry and flu clinics.

What places are near Highgrove at Tates Creek or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?

Highgrove at Tates Creek is conveniently located in the South side of Lexington near grocery stores, pharmacies, shopping and restaurants.

What transportation services does Highgrove at Tates Creek offer to assisted living residents?

We offer scheduled transportation services Monday through Friday as well as transportation to Sunday church services.

What makes the chef or dining program at Highgrove at Tates Creek exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?

We take pride in delivering the highest quality of food service to our residents and guests. Dining service is more than just a meal, but rather a place where residents enjoy fun and exciting social events as well. All-day dining is offered daily from 7am-6:30pm in our comfortable and attractive restaurant, The Grove. Our friendly and experienced wait staff serves every meal directly to your dining table. Our menu features home cooked meals, using only the freshest ingredients, with many items available made to order! Menus are tastefully planned and prepared by our Executive Chef.

What safety features or security measures does Highgrove at Tates Creek offer to assisted living residents?

We feature a state-of-the-art security system throughout the community including door alarms, security cameras, key-pad entry and more.

How does Highgrove at Tates Creek keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

We like to keep our residents’ families informed by updating them on subtle and major changes in the health of the resident, updates after an assessment, host quarterly family nights, and send activity calendars/ event invites to the families every month.

What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Highgrove at Tates Creek during daytime and nighttime hours?

The daytime ratio of staff-to-resident is 1:12.

If Highgrove at Tates Creek accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

Highgrove at Tates Creek is a pet friendly community.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

All staff goes through online training every month. Through this training the staff learns about safety procedures for the supplies/building, how to properly care for the residents, dementia, and rights of residents.

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

The daytime ratio of staff-to-resident is 10:1, the night time ratio (11 PM- 7 AM) is 13:1.

What safety features or security measures does Highgrove at Tates Creek provide to protect residents who wander?

To provide safety for residents who wander we have personal on staff 24/7, have systems set up on doors for outside that alert the staff when they have been opened, routine two-hour checks on residents, a receptionist on staff until 7 pm, and locked front entrance after 7 pm, with code access (that is given on a need to know basis).

What programs or activities does Highgrove at Tates Creek offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?

We provide numerous activities to keep the residents’ engaged. These include: music (sing-a-long and performances), daily devotionals, entertainment (dance teams, magicians), pet therapy, arts and crafts and games.

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

Our Wellness Director assesses the residents’ health and cognitive function. The initial assessment is done prior to move in, the second in done 30 days after moving in, and then done once a year after. If there seems to be a change occurring, then an assessment is done as needed. Blood pressure and weight are checked as needed.

What techniques does Highgrove at Tates Creek use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

As a certified assisted living community, one of the state regulations for residency is that the resident must be able to feed themselves. We do assist in the choice of meal. We learn from the family members of the resident what their favorite foods are and what they will not eat. This helps us to give the resident a couple choices to pick from. If what is chosen turns out to not be what the resident wanted, then we know what meals to fall back on.

How does Highgrove at Tates Creek keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

We like to keep our residents’ families informed by updating them on subtle and major changes in the health of the resident, after an assessment has been done, host quarterly family nights, and send activity calendars/ event invites to the families every month.

Describe the neighborhood around Highgrove at Tates Creek. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?

We have an ideal location! We are directly next to both a residential neighborhood and businesses. We have a nice, quiet neighborhood with a park next to us. We also have two grocery stores, many restaurants, pharmacies, and other businesses close by.

Is Highgrove at Tates Creek affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?

We have partnered with the Lexington Clinic for routine check-ups and care if the residents has become ill. If the resident needs the care of a hospital, then we send the resident to the hospital that the family prefers.

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Services and Amenities of Highgrove at Tates Creek


  • Rent Plus Care Fees
  • Entry Fee
  • Assisted Living Starting At: $4500/month
  • Independent Living Starting At: $4500/month
  • Memory Care Starting At: $6200/month

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Studio Apartments
  • Detached Homes

Dining options

  • In Room Kitchens
  • Dining Room Shared Meals
  • Dining Extra: Restaurant Style Dining, Executive Chef, Highgrove Cafe Casual Dining


  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Resident Transportation
  • Party Space
  • Tv Room
  • Garden And Patio
  • Resident Parking

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Linens
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry For Clothing

Technology and entertainment

  • Cable In Rooms
  • Wifi

Health services

  • Medication Management


  • Offsite Activities
  • Music
  • Games
  • Stories
  • Religious Services
  • Lectures Discussions
  • Book Clubs
  • Fitness Room
  • Gardening
  • Cooking
  • Arts And Crafts

Financial guidance

  • Va Benefits Consultation
  • Financing Advice

Guest services

  • Guest Parking
  • Guests At Mealtime


  • English


  • Resident Capacity: 125
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed


  • State Licenses: License pending
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About Highgrove at Tates Creek

Welcome to Highgrove at Tates Creek Senior Living


Traditions Management is one of the Midwest’s leading senior care providers. Each of our senior living communities provide an atmosphere that supports independence and self-esteem along with the ability to choose only those services that are desired. This allows each resident to live life on their own terms while enjoying the company of family and friends. Lifestyle options at each Traditions Management community include independent living, licensed assisted living and memory care residences. We offer affordable rental options with no large entrance fee while proving our residents and their guests countless amenities, first-rate dining, and a beautiful home in ideal locations.

Assisted Living – Traditions provides a pleasant and relaxing setting for seniors who may need assistance with personal care and daily living activities. Our "Select Your Care" program gives you and your family the ability to create a personalized healthcare service plan. You may choose to include assistance with daily activities such as medication management, bathing and/or dressing by our 24-hour licensed nursing staff. Assisted living private residences are all within steps of countless amenities including fine dining, casual dining, recreational facilities, as well as a theater. For added peace of mind, an emergency response system is provided.

Memory Care – Seniors who experience various forms of memory loss have the ability to live in a “community within a community” at each Traditions Management property. Individuals are assessed by our staff to identify their cognitive and physical abilities as well as learn about each person's unique life story to develop a comprehensive plan of care. Both physical and emotional stimulation are then incorporated into the plan to support and maximize quality of life. A state-of-the-art security system is provided which allows residents to live independently while remaining within the comfort of a secured environment.

The Traditions Management Philosophy

For each community that Traditions manages, our goal is to deliver the highest quality of service to each of our residents, families, and guests every day. These communities are our residents’ homes and we strive to ensure that the atmosphere we provide fosters dignity, independence and self-esteem, allowing each resident to live life to the fullest.

Our staff is empowered to make decisions on a daily basis. As health and safety are our top goals, our team works together allowing residents to live life on their own terms while enjoying the company of others in a community setting that creates a sense of pride, where care and experience come naturally.

What Makes Us Special

Our team consists of talented industry veterans whose skill sets range from marketing, human resources, accounting, community operations, and hospitality.

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