Brookdale Bowling Green

Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care

12 Reviews
121 North Wintergarden Road, Bowling Green, OH 43402
Call (800) 385-2527
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Assisted Living Reviews for Brookdale Bowling Green

October 18, 2013

By Caring0926131

I visited this facility

My parents are both in this community. One of them is in the memory unit and one is in the assisted living. Most of the residents like the staff, which means the staff pay attention to them. That says it all.

September 19, 2012

By jenf0423

I visited this facility

The first thing that I thought when I stepped into the facility was wow! It looks more like a home than an assisted living place. I felt very comfortable with my grand mother being there. The furnishings were nice and clean. There was no medicine smell in the place. There was ample security so I knew she would be safe. The staff was friendly. I would recommend this establishment to any friends or family. The grounds were nice too. There were many activities that my loved one could get involved with as well. All in all, a very nice place.

July 23, 2012

By Ken2

I visited this facility

We chose this facility for my mom who has dementia. The people there were very caring. They recommend their resident to do daily activities and they provide a safe place them. They provide special care to their patients. Everyone was well taken care of. My mom was happy with it, and I'm happy seeing her happy.

July 05, 2012

By c.a.v2000

I visited this facility

Where to start well when you first drive up to the facility it looks beautiful the building design is great.the lawn is well manicured,and all the trees are perfectly manicured as well.So right off the bat when you pull it is very welcoming which is great.Then once you enter the facilities it is nice and clean well designed. my grandma loves the place it has a very good dining area her room is spaciest and comfortable.Everyone that lives there is kind well at least the people we have met are nice.The staff is very kind and pleasant whenever you she needs help they are fast and try there best to help to her satisfaction.the only negative that comes to mind is that last summer there was problem with my grandmas air conditioning and it took longer then we would have liked to get the problem resolved.But on the positive side they where vary apologetic and did there best to make it up to her.So in closing I feel this facility is great and I would recommend it to anyone looking for a good assisted living facility.
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Questions about Brookdale Bowling Green

What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

The associates receive specialized training upon hire. In addition, they receive monthly training and a minimum of 8 hours of dementia training per year.

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

The average age is 85. The residents' interests are greatly varied and we work with each person to meet their needs. We currently have many residents that enjoy music, drives, going out to eat, participating in spiritual activities, exercise(a variety), musical events.

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

We have signature programs such as B-Fit Exercise, Flex Your Brain, Resident meetings, Welcome Ambassadors, etc. However, our focus is on what we can do to help each resident do what they would like to do and how they would like to do it.

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

Sundae Station Ice Cream, Simpson Park, Sunset Bistro Restaurant

What transportation services does Brookdale Bowling Green offer to assisted living residents?

There is a local taxi service in town and we offer transportation as we are able to schedule.

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

Our dining program is tailored for the likes of the residents. We have signature seasonings available to tickle every taste bud. We are able to provide what the residents want. We cater for special events. Our breakfast offers a daily special and made to order options. Lunch and dinner provide a soup/salad along with 5 options of an entrée and 4 accompaniments. We offer optimum life choices.

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

Our community is secure with a receptionist at the front desk from 8 am to 7 pm. We have call lights/pendants in every apartment along with 24-hour staffing.

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

Our nurses communicate with families on a regular basis. In addition, we have care conferences.

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

Our 24-hour staffing is based upon the needs of the residents which is determined by their individual assessment.

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

We do accept small animals. We have an enclosed courtyard that the animals are able to use. In addition, we are within walking distance to a park.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

All associates receive training upon hire and monthly training on an ongoing basis

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

Our staffing is based upon the needs of the residents which is determined by their individual assessment. We currently run with 3-4 RCA’s, 1 nurse and support staff in programming and dining during the daytime hours. Overnight we have a minimum of 2 RCA’s and a nurse that covers both AL and MC

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

The community is secure with supervision at the front desk. When this becomes an issue we have a secure, purpose-built memory care to assist. We also are able to be proactive and provide the resident assistance prior to wandering.

What programs or activities does Brookdale Bowling Green offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?

Our Clare Bridge programming incorporates a daily path, with standards for a structured flow of the day while highlighting each residents life history. We also have an InTouch program that we can use with each resident and/or groups of residents.

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

Our Clinical team provides an ongoing assessment. In addition, we have a medical director on staff as well as a Psychologist. We re-assess as needed.

What techniques does Brookdale Bowling Green use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

We are able to complete a meal skills assessment to determine the level of assistance needed and seating charts to make sure that residents are seated where they will benefit most. We can provide total assistance. Modified diets including texture and pureed as well as finger food. We are also able to provide fortified diets for individuals that are experiencing weight loss.

How does Brookdale Bowling Green keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

Our nurses communicate with families on a regular basis. In addition, we have care conferences.

Describe the neighborhood around Brookdale Bowling Green. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?

We are located in a small college, residential neighborhood surrounded by condos and some small businesses.

Is Brookdale Bowling Green affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?

We are not affiliated with a hospital but are located within 1 mile of our county hospital.

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Services and Amenities of Brookdale Bowling Green

Room and housing options

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

Dining options

  • In Room Kitchenette
  • Dining Room Shared Meals
  • Room Service For Meals


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

  • Skilled Nursing
  • Hospice Care
  • Medication Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nurse On Staff: Yes
  • Pharma


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

Financial guidance

  • Home Sale Assistance
  • Va Benefits Consultation
  • Financing Advice
  • Financial Aid

Guest services

  • Guest Parking
  • Guests At Mealtime


  • English


  • Minimum Age: 65
  • Pets: Yes

Range of services

  • Physical Therapy


  • Licenses: OH
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About Brookdale Bowling Green

Brookdale Bowling Green provides assisted living residents with lifestyles, housing, and services in comfortable surroundings combined with exceptional amenities, programs, and care. Through Brookdale's signature Personalized Assisted Living, we customize our care offerings for the individual. This allows each resident at our community the freedom and opportunity to make choices that will ease their lifestyle transitions. Residents enjoy life with the support they need, coupled with the appropriate accommodations as their needs change.

We promise Respect for Individual Preferences by offering personalized care needs and providing an atmosphere that encourages each assisted living resident to live in health and longevity. We also offer special housing and care options for those who require assistance with the activities of daily living such as dressing, bathing and dispensing of medications. We offer graduated levels of care based upon the individual need of residents, as determined by our continual assessment process. We are dedicated to enriching the lives of residents every day with signature services for those who value their freedom and independence, but desire or need services providing them with the highest level of quality, care, and value.

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