Brookdale Tahlequah Heritage
Offers Assisted Living
Independent and Assisted Living new residents receive $500 off the 1st full month and 4th full month free Base Rent. Must take financial possession by 2/28/2021. Ask for details when you tour.
Reviews of Brookdale Tahlequah Heritage
Assisted Living Reviews for Brookdale Tahlequah Heritage
August 13, 2015
I visited this facility
July 30, 2011
I am a friend or relative of a resident
Questions about Brookdale Tahlequah Heritage
Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Brookdale Tahlequah Heritage. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?
Average age is mid to lower 80’s but we have residents in their early 70’s all the way up to 102! The majority of our residents are very independent, social, and enjoy purposeful activity such as making sandwiches for our coalition against homelessness, outings to a new and beloved lunch spots in the surrounding area, trips to the aquarium, going to the movies, and drives out by the river
What programs or activities does Brookdale Tahlequah Heritage offer to enrich residents' well-being?
We offer a wide array that are really focused on finding what it is that each of our residents like to do and how we can assist them in doing what it is that enjoy most. We have our calendar planned each month before with resident input and offer large group activities such as dominoes, bingo, penny ante, Brookdale auction, Brookdale store, flex your brain, jeopardy, cards down, yardzee, volleyball, cornhole, out to lunch bunch, men’s and women’s luncheons, spiritual services 2x weekly and Brookdale’s –Fit. Our offerings of large group activities really meet a variety of physical, emotional, purposeful, social, spiritual, and intellectual needs. We also offer smaller group and individual activities that are tailored to the residents varying preferences.
What places are near Brookdale Tahlequah Heritage or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?
We are located right next door to Green Country Cinemas and just short drive from historic downtown Tahlequah which boasts a very cultural experience as the capitol of the Cherokee Nation as well as the Illinois river.
What transportation services does Brookdale Tahlequah Heritage offer to assisted living residents?
We have a fantastic 10 passenger bus equipped with a lift and wheelchair tie downs that is available for scheduled outings near or far, local doctors’ appointments, and shopping trips.
What makes the chef or dining program at Brookdale Tahlequah Heritage exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?
Our dining service coordinator is an accomplished chef with a passion for serving quality food with a beautiful presentation. Our dining program boasts home cooked meals made from scratch and menus tailored to not only the dietary needs but the preferences of our residents and the menus are discussed monthly with the residents so we can make adjustments as desired.
What safety features or security measures does Brookdale Tahlequah Heritage offer to assisted living residents?
We offer a key code locked entrances and exits, staff the community 24 hours per day, have a sign in/out book with visitor badges, we provide wellness checks at minimum every 2 hours on your loved one, and thoroughly vet all associate who work for us.
How does Brookdale Tahlequah Heritage keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?
We send newsletters out to those families who sign up, our associates call anytime there is a concern, change of condition for the worse or better, anytime we have a joyous moment to share with them, we do care conferences with you and your loved one.
What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Brookdale Tahlequah Heritage during daytime and nighttime hours?
We base our staffing on an acuity model not a set number of staff to residents so we are able to provide the right care at the right time for each of our residents individual needs. For safety we never run with less than two direct care associates on any given shift.
If Brookdale Tahlequah Heritage accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?
We accept cats and dogs and offer a enclosed interior courtyard for dogs to safely run and play.
What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?
We complete training every month online and in person that furthers our understanding and capabilities for providing the best senior care as well as reinforces the basics.
What safety features or security measures does Brookdale Tahlequah Heritage provide to protect residents who wander?
Our community is not set up for residents who frequently wander and are an elopement risk. Our key coded doors are able to delay exit long enough for a staff member to be alerted and respond to help ensure resident safety.
Services and Amenities of Brookdale Tahlequah Heritage
Room and housing options
- 2-bedroom apartments
- Companion Suites: We Offer Companion Suites
- Studio Apartments
- In Room Kitchenette
- Dining Room Shared Meals
- Beauty Barber Shop
- Garden And Patio
- Resident Parking
- Medication Management
- Offsite Activities
- Minimum Age: 65
- Pets: Yes
About Brookdale Tahlequah Heritage
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
- Laundry and linen service
*Rates subject to change at any time. Level of care not included.Get Costs