The Gardens at Brook Ridge, Pharr TX
Conveniently located in the beautiful Rio Grande Valley of Texas, the Gardens at Brook Ridge is a premier continuing care retirement community offering state-of-the-art assisted living, premier memory care, and hospice services. The community provides resort-style living and amenities that offer the perfect environment for individuals to thrive while they receive long-term care. Their staff members are compassionate and kind, using their experience to help residents feel safe and secure during their stay. With an exceptional location, beautiful apartments, and convenient amenities, the Gardens at Brook Ridge provides everything a person needs to live the life they’ve always imagined.
The Gardens at Brook Ridge offers 65 suites in their assisted living wing, located throughout the first and second floors. Incoming residents may choose from studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom floor plans - each complete with emergency response systems. Individuals with memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, or dementia may consider one of the community’s private, semi-private, or shared memory care suites. Known as “The Terrace,” the memory care community has a secured entrance and dedicated staff setting it apart from the assisted living portion of The Gardens at Brook Ridge.
Staff members work with residents closely to understand their individual care needs, using a person-centered approach to help them with their activities of daily living. The community’s personal care services include:
- Medication management
- Health monitoring
- Assistance with grooming and bathing
- Oral care
In addition to standard personal care services, the Gardens at Brook Ridge offers specialized programming suitable for residents with varying care levels - particularly residents with memory loss. Specialized programming is designed to nurture each individual’s mind, body, and spirit, helping them live their lives to the fullest. The Gardens at Brook Ridge’s programs include:
- Music therapy
- Validation techniques
- Socialization opportunities
Life skills stations (replica kitchens, engines, and other environments to help residents relive experiences from when they were younger)
To learn more about the Gardens at Brook Ridge’s specialized programming and their person-centered approach to care, use the link above to make an inquiry.
Alongside their exceptional long-term care programs and specialized opportunities for people with memory loss, the Gardens at Brook Ridge offers premium amenities that make life fun and convenient. The community is conveniently located minutes away from McAllen, Texas, a city listed as one of US News & World Report’s Best Places to Retire in 2018. Residents have easy access to world-class shopping venues, cultural landmarks, and other attractions in the area thanks to the community’s wheelchair accessible bus. The McAllen Medical Center is nearby, providing full-spectrum health care services.
On-campus, the community provides full-spectrum services and amenities, including a luxurious outdoor pool where residents enjoy the warm Texas weather. In the cooler months, residents are welcome to take a dip in the indoor pool or workout in the fitness room to stay active. The Gardens at Brook Ridge’s other amenities include:
- An on-site cafe
- A Movie theater
- A Chapel
- A Library
The community’s dedicated Life Enrichment Director leads engaging activities daily, designed to help residents make friends, improve their physical fitness, and learn something new. Weekly mental and physical resident activities include opportunities like:
- Garden walks
- Group exercises classes
- Community sports
- Baking sessions
- Math games and brain teasers
- Music parties
- Movie screenings
- Casual social gatherings
For more information about the Gardens at Brook Ridge, their services, or their amenities, use the link above to make an inquiry. Families who want to meet the staff personally can schedule a tour using the additional link above, giving them an opportunity to see the community in-person. During tours, guests are welcome to ask questions about the Gardens at Brook Ridge so they may better understand what the community has to offer. Tours are free to anyone interested in viewing the residence.
To learn more about the Gardens at Brook Ridge, read the frequently asked questions (FAQ) below.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Q: How do the cost of assisted living and the cost of memory care compare?
The costs of assisted living and memory care are similar, depending on which apartment a person chooses and their level of care. To get a personalized monthly quote for retirement living at the Gardens at Brook Ridge, use the "Get Pricing" tool above.
Q: What does monthly rent include at the Gardens at Brook Ridge?
Monthly rent is all-inclusive, covering the following services and amenities with a single payment:
- Room and board
- Access to dedicated staff, twenty-four hours a day
- Weekly housekeeping
- Meals (courtesy of the 24/7 Dining Experience)
- Transportation to destinations throughout the area
- Access to social activities and recreational programming
For more information, use the link above to make an inquiry.
Q: Are the Gardens at Brook Ridge licensed to provide skilled nursing care?
No. The Gardens at Brook Ridge is not licensed to provide skilled nursing care. As a Sunshine retirement community, their services are strictly non-medical. The Gardens' staff are equipped to provide memory care and assisted living residents with medication management, general health monitoring, and assistance with their activities of daily living. Residents may arrange to for third-party skilled nursing care, but the retirement community does not provide it directly. For more information about the Gardens' retirement living and continuing care services, use the link above to make an inquiry.
Q: Can residents access independent living at the Gardens at Brook Ridge?
The Gardens at Brook Ridge is an assisted living community and memory care facility offering resort-style living tailored to each resident's level of care. The residence offers an assisted living wing and a memory care wing for residents with Alzheimer's disease, but they do not currently offer an independent senior living program. For more information about assisted living and memory care at the Gardens at Brook Ridge, use the link above to make an inquiry.
From The Owner
The Gardens at Brook Ridge is a warm, welcoming senior community for those in need of continuing care. The Gardens provides resort-style living with world-class personal care, and is right next door to Brook Ridge, our independent living community. Our mission is to provide a warm, secure and safe environment that encourages residents to feel independent, safe and engaged. Assisted Living residents can choose from 65 suites in “The Gardens” on the 1st or 2nd floor featuring studio, 1-bedroom, or 2-bedroom units. For persons beginning to experience memory challenges or already experiencing dementia or Alzheimer’s, we offer transitional assisted living and memory care in our private wing known as “The Terrace” that includes 17 private, semi-private, and shared suites with a private, secured entrance and dedicated staff. The Gardens offers residents personalized and customizable Care & Wellness programs in a safe and nurturing environment. Our team seeks to foster independence over dep... Keep Reading