Brookdale Hattiesburg

Offers Assisted Living

12 Reviews
103 Fox Chase Drive, Hattiesburg, MS 39402
Call (800) 385-2527
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Assisted Living Reviews for Brookdale Hattiesburg

September 23, 2013

By Valerie11

I visited this facility

Emeritus at Forrest Park is a nice facility and the staff are nice and welcoming, but they are just expensive.

July 25, 2013

By Edwin3

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My mom is at Emeritus at Forrest Park. The staff seemed concerned about the people who lived there. There room is like a hotel room. It has a bathroom and small kitchen area, a refrigerator, a double bed, and a television. It's very nice. They have a lot of singing and they got bingo. They travel around sometimes, but my mother is not too active with their activities. So far I have no complaints about the place.

July 05, 2012

By switcherbear

I visited this facility

The facility itself was beautiful. Everything was well maintained, clean, and in working order. The homes were very spacious and easy to get around. My mother in law said she really enjoyed the community activities available to her, especially the senior meeting center. The exercise rooms were a bit limited, which was a disappointment to her, because she likes a good workout, but other than that she felt that the community provided her with plenty to do.The only real issue we found with the facility was the staff. For the most part they were friendly. The women who came by to clean her house was incredibly rude though, and basically told my mother in law that she wouldn't clean unless my mother in law left the house to go do something else while she was there, because she didn't want to chase her from room to room. Other members of the staff talked to her like a child. Ultimately my mother in law asked us to move her to a different home.

September 29, 2011

By Joel123

I visited this facility

I visited this facility last spring as part of an educational tour group. The class was looking at conditions within assisted living centers as part of a discussion on nursing homes. To be honest, it was my first experience with any type of assisted living facility. My first impression was very good, the facility was very clean and bright. It wasn't at all I would have expected, or what is often depicted, as a nursing home. The staff was also very friendly and walked around with our group for about forty-five minutes. The patients all seemed to be happy with their time under the staff's care, we never heard anything bad about the centre from the patients. After finishing the guided tour with the two staff members, we were allowed to go around the facility by ourselves and meet some of the patients, it was a really good experience. Based on my time there, I realized that I would not mind if my final living place was a centre similar to this one.
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Questions about Brookdale Hattiesburg

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

Average age of our residents is 85 years old. They enjoy arts and crafts, eating out with the Lunch Bunch, socializing and enjoying musical entertainment. We have an active group of residents who also enjoy a trip to the casino on a regular basis.

What programs or activities does Brookdale Hattiesburg offer to enrich residents' well-being?

? Brookdale Hattiesburg 1 provides many options to enrich the lives of their residents. Our activities provide emotional, physical, social, spiritual and intellectual fulfillment giving each resident a feeling of purpose and sense of belonging. Some activities provided are worship services, socials, sharing of their talents and hobbies, Be Fit exercise, appreciating the arts and Trivia games,,, and as always Bingo.

What places are near Brookdale Hattiesburg or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?

Our campus is between two universities, University of Southern Mississippi and William Carey University, which gives us access to dinner theaters, educational and intellectual presentations and the arts. We are also in close proximity to downtown Hattiesburg where one can find the historic Saenger Theater, the park and the historic Train Depot which all host various events throughout the year.

What transportation services does Brookdale Hattiesburg offer to assisted living residents?

We provide transportation to various outside activities, regular trips to restaurants, frequent shopping trips and to doctor’s appointments.

What makes the chef or dining program at Brookdale Hattiesburg exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?

We provide well balanced meals designed by our dieticians. We serve a variety of foods , and we always have alternate meals to choose depending on preference. Our food is “home cooking” and is delicious. Each meal, the resident is provided a menu from which to order.

What safety features or security measures does Brookdale Hattiesburg offer to assisted living residents?

We have staff around the clock, and we are in close proximity to police and fire departments. We have 24/7 fire panel monitoring.

How does Brookdale Hattiesburg keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

We keep our residents’ families informed through mail and email; however, we also call them before special events to give a personal invitation to be a part of our community events. We also send handwritten notes from time to time as a personal touch.

What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Brookdale Hattiesburg during daytime and nighttime hours?

Daytime ratio for staff to resident is 1 to 15 and 1 to 25 at night.

If Brookdale Hattiesburg accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

We do accept pets here at Brookdale Hattiesburg. We have beautiful grounds in a wooded setting with plenty of room for pets to get daily exercise and enjoy time outdoors.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

Our associates have ongoing training monthly on caring for seniors, safety, infection control, resident rights, abuse and neglect, and many other areas that are important to meeting the needs of our residents.

What safety features or security measures does Brookdale Hattiesburg provide to protect residents who wander?

We have a memory care on our campus which is designed to care for those who are prone to wander.

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Services and Amenities of Brookdale Hattiesburg

Room and housing options

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

Dining options

  • In Room Kitchenette
  • Dining Room Shared Meals


  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Resident Transportation
  • Party Space
  • Tv Room
  • Garden And Patio
  • Resident Parking
  • Features Extra: W/D In Apt.

Cleaning services

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

Technology and entertainment

  • Cable In Rooms
  • Technology Extra: Emergency Call System

Health services

  • Medication Management
  • Physical Therapy


  • Offsite Activities
  • Music
  • Games
  • Religious Services
  • Wii Sports
  • Fitness Room
  • Gardening
  • Cooking
  • Arts And Crafts

Financial guidance

  • Va Benefits Consultation
  • Financing Advice

Guest services

  • Guest Parking
  • Guests At Mealtime
  • Overnight Guests


  • Low Fat
  • Low Salt


  • English


  • Respite Care
  • Minimum Age: 65
  • Pets: Yes

Range of services

  • Physical Therapy
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About Brookdale Hattiesburg

We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you every day. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence.

Our peaceful setting, restaurant style dining experience, activities and beautiful setting combine to create a wonderful living environment everyday. Our genuine caring staff, home style meals, daily activities add to our residents' experience.

Through special events, activities, clubs and ongoing cultural enrichment programs, we offer unlimited opportunities for you to get to know other residents and us. Call to set up an appointment for a tour because we delight in showing you our home.

Amenities and Services
  • Daily assistance with bathing and dressing
  • Medication management
  • Dining assistance and special diets
  • Assistance with reminders and redirection
  • Escorts and assistance with walking
  • Emergency response call system
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry and linen service

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