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The Gardens at Brook Ridge

Based on 39 reviews | Ranked #1 of 4 communities in Pharr

1201 W. Ridge Road, Pharr, TX, 78577

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4.8

Excellent

The Gardens at Brook Ridge is a retirement community located in Pharr that offers senior living with assisted living and memory care programs.

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Ratings Breakdown Based on Online Reviews

  • Excellent

    84%
  • Very Good

    16%
  • Average

    0%
  • Under Average

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  • Poor

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    The Gardens at Brook Ridge Amenities

    • All-Inclusive Rates
    • Bingo
    • Care Innovations – Skynet Technology, Electronic Medication Administration Record
    • Community Excursions
    • Concierge
    • Concierge Services
    • Daily Physical Fitness, Creative, Social, Learning And Spiritual Activities And Scheduled Group Trips
    • Garden
    • Individualized Services & Amenities
    • Maintenance
    • Memory Care
    • Outdoor Heated Pool
    • Pet Friendly
    • Pets Are Welcome
    • Smoke-Free Environment
    • Yoga

    The Gardens at Brook Ridge Price

    Estimated Monthly Cost of $3,100

    The above price is an estimate. To get an accurate monthly rate, click the button below:

    Compare costs for The Gardens at Brook Ridge

    Compare Facility PricingMonthly Cost
    Average cost of assisted living within 25 miles$2,263/month
    Pharr average cost of assisted living$2,147/month
    Texas average cost of assisted living$3,515/month

    FamilyAssets has estimated the cost of The Gardens at Brook Ridge assisted living Facility in Pharr, Texas. The Gardens at Brook Ridge is 144% the cost of assisted living in Pharr and 88% the cost of assisted living in Texas.

    Detailed Information

    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
    • Aromatherapy
    • 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

    Contact Information

    Community Website

    (956) 465-0285

    1201 W. Ridge Road, Pharr, TX, 78577

    Rankings & Reviews

    FamilyAssets Reviews for The Gardens at Brook Ridge

    We have 45 review(s) for this provider.

    Gene Lusty

    Verified Review
    08 Feb 2019

    My wife and I have lived at the Gardens for over 2 years now and I have to say they treat us really well here. I appreciate the freedom that we have living here we are able to go out and always return to our home and always receive the care that we need. The call pendants that we wear are always helpful, we call and a staff member rushes to assist us in any need we may have.

    Luilla Lusty

    Verified Review
    08 Feb 2019

    I enjoy the care and protection that we have living at the Gardens. The food is wonderful, I don't have to shop, do dishes or cook...I Love It!!! I also enjoy the friendships that we have developed here. We have also started a Bible Study group and have our residents attend as well.

    Robert Lausch

    Verified Review
    08 Feb 2019

    I have lived at the Gardens for over 4 years now and my experience very good! I especially enjoy my friendships with the other residents and the great food prepared by our Executive Chef. I especially enjoy the lovey apartment that I have. I also enjoy taking part in exercise call every day and playing Bingo!!

    Eleanor Raders

    Verified Review
    08 Feb 2019

    I have lived at The Gardens at Brook Ridge for 4 years now and I really like living here, I especially like that I don't have to cook!!! I enjoy the fact that I can customize the care that I need. I enjoy the meals and have the liberty to make my selections as if I was at a restaurant..

    Olga Pena

    Verified Review
    08 Feb 2019

    I moved to the Gardens 2 years ago and have been very happy living here. I am very safe and love my studio apartment. I receive all the care that I need and especially love the friendships that I have made. The food is also very good and especially the desserts

    Dorris Tweed

    Verified Review
    08 Feb 2019

    I moved to the Gardens when I was only 95 years old and now I am 99!! I like the fact that the staff care for me here and are always looking out to make sure I am doing well. I enjoy all my meals, our chef does a really good job with my breakfast and we have fresh made desserts and plenty of Vanilla Ice Cream!

    Alfonso Trevino

    Verified Review
    08 Feb 2019

    I've lived at the Gardens for almost 3 years now and I have to say I really enjoy the meals here. The staff are very caring and attentive. They help me with all my care needs too.

    Rosendo Mendiola

    Verified Review
    08 Feb 2019

    I think The Gardens has very caring staff and really care about the residents. We have a lot of great services such as great food, transportation and all the activities to keep us busy.

    Paul Ebrom

    Verified Review
    08 Feb 2019

    I love living at the Gardens at Brook Ridge. There are a lot of really good people here that Ive made great friends with and I especially love the food. The staff take really good care of me and make sure I receive all the necessary medications as my doctor has ordered.

    Artie Virdell

    Verified Review
    08 Feb 2019

    I have lived here about 3 years now and I am very happy living here. My favorite thing about living here is that everyone is so friendly and especially like all the activities.

    Santos Barrientos

    14 Jan 2019

    We have a top notch care attendants who provide great quality of care which is our number one goal. Our Executive Chef and team present great food and a well balanced meal for our residents. Our rooms are well maintained by our wonderful and caring housekeepers and continue to provide great customer service. Residents are very engaged and happy about calling the Gardens their home.

    S. Martin

    Verified Review
    10 Jan 2019

    My wife and I decided we needed to move into an assisted living community 3 years ago. I asked my daughters to search for the best community that was in the Rio Grade Valley. After their extensive search, the decided that we should move to the Gardens and have been here ever since! The care staff is available to me 24/7 and have wonderful attendants that take care of all my medication needs. The food is very good, and have a great amount of choices available to especially the desserts!!

    D. Mitchell

    Verified Review
    10 Jan 2019

    I have lived at the Gardens at Brook Ridge for over 2 years and have really enjoyed living there. I especially enjoy the friendships that I have made, we have become like one big happy family. I have a special diet that I have to follow and they have been very accommodating to my diet needs.

    R. Lausch

    Verified Review
    10 Jan 2019

    I have lived at The Gardens at Brook Ridge for four years now and have a lovely corner view room. I especially like the complimentary bus services, they take me to and from my doctor appointments and my weekly shopping trips. The food service is exceptional offering a great variety of meals. I especially like our group exercise classes that help keep us in shape, I also enjoy the exercise equipment and make it a point to use the equipment daily so I can keep mobile. I Truly Enjoy Living at The Gardens at Brook Ridge and would highly recommend it to anyone of retirement age!!

    Frank Luna (loved on of Geneive Mendoza)

    10 Jan 2019

    This place provides peace of mind. knowing my sister is safe

    Thomas Cerelli

    10 Jan 2019

    Good personal care for my loved one and the peace of mind that it is 24 hour secured

    Shannon Graham

    10 Jan 2019

    The Gardens at Brook Ridge was recommended to me by a friend who has loved ones there. I visited with Mom. She thought the facility was beautiful. We both love the extent of care that Mom receives for the cost, housekeeping, lovely meals, daily activities, and fun events and decorations for every holiday.

    Elizabeth Spatz

    10 Jan 2019

    This is the third care facility I've worked with to help an aging parent continue in the next phase of life and is the best experience I've had. The staff is professional and caring, which puts me at ease, knowing Dad is in good hands.

    Frank Luna

    10 Jan 2019

    I love that Geneive Mendoza is involved in a lot of activities.

    Thomas Cerelli

    10 Jan 2019

    excellent staff that provide personal attention

    Elizabeth Spatz

    10 Jan 2019

    He likes it there. He says, "You know, this is a really nice place." And he doesn't give compliments easily.

    Shannon Graham

    10 Jan 2019

    The facility is relatively new and very inviting. It is beautifully decorated and landscaped. It looks and feels like a lovely home/hotel.

    Elizabeth Spatz

    10 Jan 2019

    The facility looks like a fine resort, with nice furnishings and colors. It's spacious and comfortable, with nice art and interesting objects to spark conversation and memories.

    Shannon Graham

    10 Jan 2019

    I can't say enough about Rosie Luna! She is absolutely top-notch. She fully understands the residents and their needs. So compassionate and yet keeps things light. The residents love her. And so do I!

    Shannon Graham

    10 Jan 2019

    Mom was transferred from the Assisted Living to Memory Care. The Maintenance team transferred her furniture so carefully.

    Shannon Graham

    10 Jan 2019

    Yoli is wonderful. She is such a hard worker and always has a smile for me when I visit and for Mom.

    Elizabeth Spatz

    10 Jan 2019

    Everybody smiles and greets residents and visitors. I always feel they care.

    Shannon Graham

    10 Jan 2019

    Noemi is always in contact with me regarding Mom's care and progress.

    Elizabeth Spatz

    10 Jan 2019

    My dad is always treated with respect and care, which I appreciate very much. I know he does, too.

    Shannon Graham

    10 Jan 2019

    Everyone knows my mom. We are always greeted with a smile and a friendly comment.

    Elizabeth Spatz

    10 Jan 2019

    Staff are always welcoming and patient with questions about my father. I feel he is cared for and cared about!

    Carol Anderson

    10 Jan 2019

    Staff and management are flexible and sincerely caring of my husband's needs (and wants). They also care about how I am managing living alone.

    Cheryl Tanner

    10 Jan 2019

    Great care. Good food. Peace of mind knowing my parents are well taken care of. They are in a safe environment. I am made aware of any concern that comes up. They are in great hands.

    Carol Anderson

    10 Jan 2019

    Tom Holmes is happy there and has better care than I could give him at home.

    Laura Heflin

    10 Jan 2019

    I know she is safe and there are people who care about her available to help when needed

    Laura Heflin

    10 Jan 2019

    Several of the waitresses are so sweet to the residents- good-natured young people that add a nice spark to an older person’s life; The housekeeper knows my mom likes to take a nap, so she gets her room cleaned before or after the nap

    Laura Heflin

    10 Jan 2019

    Nurse went out of her way the other day to check my mom’s blood pressure and to personally get her some water with lemon slices to help calm her down

    Laura Heflin

    10 Jan 2019

    Staff is super nice- they seem to genuinely care about my mother and other residents.

    10 Jan 2019

    They took good care of me and my wife, that's what inspires me to live here and be happy.

    Doris Tweed

    10 Jan 2019

    I would recommend because i live here and its good enough for me and it should be good enough for everyone else.

    Ann Drefke

    10 Jan 2019

    I would recommend because I like it and it is comfortable.

    Sarah Joy Kirkpatrick

    10 Jan 2019

    i like the privacy and services that i get

    Ann Drefke

    10 Jan 2019

    always willing to help

    Edna Hyde

    10 Jan 2019

    The caregivers are very good always on time they always do what they said they are going to do.

    Estella Rodriguez

    Verified Review
    18 Dec 2018

    I highly recommend The Gardens at Brook Ridge Assisted Living and Memory Care Community for your choice of assisted living care. We have dedicated staff available 24 / 7 and have two Licensed Vocational Nurses to assist and oversee the care of our residents. Not to mention, we also have an Executive Chef in charge of our culinary department that also prepares three delicious meals a day for our residents in our in-house commercial kitchen. We cordially invite you to stop in for a tour and join us for lunch.

    FamilyAssets Score

    Feb 1, 2019

    FamilyAssets looked at 39 reviews and calculated that The Gardens at Brook Ridge has a weighted rating of 4.894 which makes it the #1 ranked community within 25 miles of Pharr, Texas.


    Compare The Gardens at Brook Ridge to Nearby Facilities

    The Gardens at Brook Ridge is ranked 1 out of 2 total assisted living communities in the city of Pharr, 1 out of 4 communities within 20 mile radius and 11 out of 838 communities within the state of Texas.

    1st out of 2
    Pharr Assisted Living
    Top 50% of 2 assisted living facilities in Pharr
    1st out of 4
    Assisted Living within 25 miles
    Top 25% of 4 assisted living facilities within 25 miles
    11th out of 838
    Texas Assisted Living
    Top 1% of 838 assisted living facilities in Texas

    Reviews for The Gardens at Brook Ridge From Around The Web

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    4.90 average score on Caring.com ® from 9 total reviews

    4.80 average score on Facebook.com ® from 9 total reviews

    4.80 average score on other platforms from 5 total reviews

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