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8523 Thackery St, Dallas, TX 75225
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January 28, 2015

By Joani1957

I am a friend or relative of resident

The staff is amazing! They are so loving and supportive, they really care about him. I feel so confident in the care that he is receiving there, and have never had an issue. He gets his medications on time, they take him to work, to Doctors appointments, on group outings to museums, and special events. He enjoys the entertainers that come in all the time and he wishes he made the decision to move sooner. Could not be happier, the place is not only beautiful but the care is the best!

January 28, 2015

By beachbum24

I am a friend or relative of resident

My mother has lived here for 5 years and I cannot be happier. She enjoys the activities and the meals are fabulous!! I love that there is never any staff turnover, so they really know mom and I can trust them.
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Questions about Edgemere

What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

Edgemere has monthly seminars and training programs specific to memory loss for all staff.

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

Edgemere has a thriving group of residents. Each resident has a rich background of experiences and brings a sense of community to their day to day lives. As each resident creates their own home environment, filled with their memories and precious belongings; Edgemere continues adding to their home amenities and services that will continue to enrich their lives.

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

Edgemere residents benefit from a variety of classes, activities, parties, events, and outings that suit their individual interests, goals and desires. These activities give our residents the opportunity to master new skills, enjoy old hobbies, form new friendships, and continue to live a full and rich life. Edgemere subscribes to Masterpiece Living, a nationally recognized lifestyle program.

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

Great shopping! We are less than a mile from NorthPark Center, two miles from Highland Park Village and surrounded by many boutique shops. We are also centrality located to many restaurants and services, such as banks, medical buildings, urgent care clinics and two major hospitals.

What transportation services does Edgemere offer to assisted living residents?

At Edgemere, we have several luxury cars and custom coaches that provide door-to-door service.

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

Our culinary team, lead by Chef Victor Jaime, are highly trained and take great pride is the presentation of all of the delicious food they prepare.

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

Edgemere's highly trained staff are ever present while monitoring our 24-hour emergency response system. Also, each resident has a pendant that allows them to move freely thought the campus.

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

At Edgemere we believe in communicating one on one with the families of our residents via phone, email, or in-person, based on the family's preference.

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

Edgemere staffs according to level of acuity and services provided.

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

Edgemere is pet friendly. Since we are known for our beautiful gardens we have garden areas specifically assigned for pets.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

Edgemere has monthly seminars and training programs for all staff.

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

Edgemere staffs according to level of acuity and services provided.

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

We employ a wander-guard system to prevent residents from wandering.

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

Edgemere believes in giving residents the opportunity to live in comfort and be engaged in their daily activities, secure in the knowledge that our staff is there to support and care for them. Our Memory Care program is designed to encourage our residents to enjoy life, without having to worry about burdensome chores. This allows them to remain happy, healthy, and independent for as long as possible. Each of our residents enjoys personalized care services that provide the assistance they need, while preserving the independence that they want.

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

An interdisciplinary team assesses upon admission, as well as quarterly and upon a change of conditions.

What techniques does Edgemere use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

Edgemere believes good food is not only vital to feed our bodies the right nutrition at the right time, but to feed our enjoyment of life. Furthermore, the dining experience is important to fostering our friendships and our sense of community. Our award-winning meals are prepared daily by our chefs with only the freshest ingredients. Our restaurant-style table seating and menu choices allow residents to select from a variety of healthy favorites and daily specials to complete the restaurant experience. The relaxed and comfortable setting creates a welcoming and enjoyable environment that encourages social interaction.

How does Edgemere keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

At Edgemere we believe in communicating one-on-one with the families of our residents via the phone or email, based on the family's preference.

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

Edgemere is located in a beautiful established residential neighborhood with great shopping, many restaurants and several houses of worship located nearby. we are less than a mile for Northpark Shopping Center, 2 miles from Highland Park Shopping Center and surrounded by many boutique shops. We are also centrality located to many restaurants and services, such as banks, medical buildings, urgent care clinics and 2 major hospitals. Edgemere is located in a residential business community.

Is Edgemere affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?

Edgemere has several hospitals that are referrals.

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Services and Amenities of Edgemere


  • All Inclusive Rent
  • Assisted Living Starting At: $7103/month
  • Continuing Care Retirement Community Starting At: $3868/month
  • Memory Care Starting At: $7033/month

Room and housing options

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

Dining options

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


  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Computer Room
  • Resident Transportation
  • Party Space
  • General Store
  • Tv Room
  • Garden And Patio
  • Resident Parking
  • Security Gate
  • Pool
  • Features Extra: Library, Fitness Room/Gym, W/D In Residence

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

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


  • Offsite Activities
  • Music
  • Games
  • Religious Services
  • Lectures Discussions
  • Book Clubs
  • Fitness Room
  • Yoga
  • Arts And Crafts
  • Activities Extra: Computer Class

Guest services

  • Guest Parking
  • Guests At Mealtime
  • Overnight Guests


  • Low Salt


  • English


  • Resident Capacity: 91
  • Respite Care
  • Minimum Age: 62
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed

Range of services

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy

Types of care

  • Meal Preparation


  • State Licenses: 101023
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About Edgemere

Find out how elegant and secure you can be at The Plaza at Edgemere.

Did you know that you can still live in luxurious comfort even if you need a little assistance with your daily routine? Edgemere provides on-site Assisted Living in spacious, private apartments. We offer a wide variety of services and amenities to help you enjoy life with even more confidence and security. Best Retirement Destinations included Edgemere on its national list of best Assisted Living retirement communities.

The Plaza offers a warm, friendly environment, along with innovative programs and a full calendar of activities. Licensed professional care is available 24 hours a day. Our devoted Assisted Living professionals are always ready to help.

What Makes Us Special

Edgemere is the only Life Care community in Dallas and has a five star rated Health Center. Edgemere's services and amenities make the difference between an average retirement and an exceptional lifestyle. Edgemere offers concierge service, transportation up to 15 miles and to DFW airport, weekly housekeeping, fine dining, personal training, wellness programs, and a vast array of activities and scheduled outings all designed to encourage freedom and happiness.

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