Arabella of Kilgore

Offers Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Memory Care

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2103 Chandler St, Kilgore, TX 75662
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What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

Employees receive at least half hour training per month of required state training. We also require an extra hour per year of Dementia training. in-service regarding dementia.

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

Age ranges from 60-100+. Residents enjoy being in the common areas, talking with each other and pet therapy.We

What programs or activities does Arabella of Kilgore offer to enrich residents' well-being?

Residents enjoy Bingo, playing cards, entertainment, events, socializing with each other. Residents also enjoy visiting the gym and bicycling together.

What places are near Arabella of Kilgore or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?

Residents enjoy a weekly trip to Walmart. Dollar Tree and boutiques are near by for shopping. Golf course and walking trails are just around the corner.

What transportation services does Arabella of Kilgore offer to assisted living residents?

We take residents to doctors appointment, preferably Mondays and Wednesdays. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays are left for activities and special outings.

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

We have over 6 options each meal for residents to choose from. We offer Weekly Chef Stations and monthly Chef Demos.

What safety features or security measures does Arabella of Kilgore offer to assisted living residents?

Arabella has a front door lock that can only be opened by the staff. Our parking lot is gated and opened throughout the day.

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

We have a 1-15 ratio all hours of they day/night.

If Arabella of Kilgore accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

We do accept small pets for a small one-time fee. We have 2 courtyards that pets are allowed to roam around in without getting loose.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

We offer at least half hour trainings per month as required by state. We also offer in-services throughout the month as needed.

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

Arabella offers 7 Townhouse that are just outside the main building. Average age is about 80. Residents enjoy walking outside and visiting underneath shade trees.

What places are nearby for independent living residents to enjoy?

Kilgore offers a golf course and walking trails just around the corner from Arabella. Kilgore also has a quaint downtown area complete with food, shopping, and museums.

What are some recent off-site events that the community activity director at Arabella of Kilgore has organized?

We schedule outdoor entrainment for the IL residents. We also have off-site luncheons and shopping.

What transportation services does Arabella of Kilgore offer to independent living residents?

Arabella offers transportation to doctor's appointments, preferably Mondays and Wednesdays.

What makes the chef or dining program at Arabella of Kilgore exceptional? What kind of menu can independent living residents expect?

We offer over 6 choices of meal options for the residents. We are able to deliver meals to the IL residents daily. Or, they have the choice to come inside to eat in a designated area.

What common areas are available for independent living residents?

Residents from IL are not able to participate in AL activities at this time, due to COVID. Unless they are signed up as a volunteer.

What safety features or security measures does Arabella of Kilgore offer to independent living residents?

Our parking lot is gated and opened throughout the day. IL residents have their own carports attached to their Townhouse.

If Arabella of Kilgore accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

We do accept pets. IL residents have a small fenced backyard for their pet to roam.

Does Arabella of Kilgore work with an agency or registry to provide nursing and medical assistance as needed?

We do have options outside of Arabella to assist with needs Arabella is not able to provide in the IL.

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

Staff to resident ratio is up to 1 to 10. We also have an Activity Director for the MC.

What safety features or security measures does Arabella of Kilgore provide to protect residents who wander?

Arabella offers an on-site locked memory care unit for those that wander.

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

We offer 8-10 engaging activities per day for the MC residents. We also have hand towel therapy before each meal.

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

We have a Wellness Director that complete quarterly and change of condition assessments on the residents.

What techniques does Arabella of Kilgore use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

We offer the hand towel therapy prior to meals that helps calm residents for their meal. We also use food aroma, like baking cookies or making bread.

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

Arabella is located in a residential neighborhood near the schools in Kilgore. We are located in the same area near the ER and most physicians in Kilgore.

Is Arabella of Kilgore affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?

Arabella is not affiliated with a hospital, but we do have resources to assist in higher care.

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  • Fee Structure Extra: Beauty Shop Is Additional. Il Is Partially Inclusive.
  • Assisted Living Starting At: $3101/month
  • Independent Living Starting At: $2875/month
  • Memory Care Starting At: $4401/month

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: We Offer Companion Suites
  • Studio Apartments
  • Housing Extra: 1 And 2 Bedroom Cottages

Features

  • Features Extra: Smoking Area

General

  • Resident Capacity: 67
  • Respite Care
  • Minimum Age: 55
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed

Licenses

  • Licenses: TDADS- AL Type B
  • State Licenses: 100561
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About Arabella of Kilgore

Arabella of Kilgore has a variety of living environments for seniors. One and two bedroom independent living townhomes have carports and patios and have easy access to dining services and activities at the assisted living building. The assisted living and memory care each have dedicated environments that include dining, social activities and common areas. Assisted living private apartments are available in studio, one, or two bedrooms and range in size from 603-579 square feet.

Memory care apartments are available in private and companion suites.

Arabella has a beautiful private meeting room, dining area and a movie theater. The community is surrounded by the East Texas landscape for a tranquil living experience while being minutes from shopping and medical services.

Staff are hand-picked for their experience and compassion for seniors. All staff receive specific training for memory care residents. Activities and meals are customized to each resident's needs.

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