Camellia at Deerwood, Jacksonville FL
It’s no surprise to many that Florida is an exceptional place to live. With sunny skies, year-round warm temperatures and some of the nation’s most beautiful beaches, there is no shortage of fun to be had in the Sunshine State.
Jacksonville is no exception, located in beautiful northeastern Florida (near St. Augustine). Camellia at Deerwood is one of many assisted living communities that call Jacksonville home, conveniently located in one of the city’s most beautiful neighborhoods.
At the Camellia at Deerwood, residents enjoy maintenance-free living and weekly housekeeping courtesy of the caring staff. Instead of cleaning and doing chores, residents are free to spend their time pursuing hobbies and meeting friends. Along with room and board, monthly rent pays for weekly housekeeping, linen service, and apartment maintenance, letting residents live in a well-kept environment without lifting a finger.
Engagement is a cornerstone of life at the Camellia at Deerwood retirement community. With numerous resort-style amenities and exciting daily programming, residents have endless entertainment options without going far from their apartment.
Residents at the Camellia are welcome to participate in the community’s on-campus events and activities with other members of their community. The life enrichment opportunities at Camellia vary each month for both the independent and memory care communities, including exciting opportunities like:
Happy Hour gatherings
Group outings to local hot spots like the nearby Chocolate Factory
Bible study, Communion, and devotional time
Health and wellness programs
Residents enjoy delicious meals on-campus as part of their monthly rent, courtesy of the community’s 24/7 dining options. Rather than arranging pre-scheduled meal times, Camellia at Deerwood’s community members can experience gourmet dining any time - day or night. The kitchen staff uses fresh, wholesome ingredients to create dishes residents love, including full meals and snacks. Meals play an important role in life enrichment and health and wellness at the Camellia at Deerwood senior living community and are one of the best parts of senior living for many residents.
Apartments are spacious and comfortable, featuring individually controlled heating and air conditioning and private bathrooms. The community’s floor plans are studio-style for memory care residents, perfect for individuals who want space to feel at home without feeling overwhelmed. Independent and assisted living residents may choose from studio, one, or two-bedroom apartments - complete with full kitchens or kitchenettes.
Monthly rent also includes access to the community’s many on-site amenities, including:
Hair salon/beauty salon
Outdoor swimming pool
Off-campus, Camellia at Deerwood residents have convenient access to grocery stores, restaurants, banks, and more. The community located within walking distance of the flourishing Reedy Branch Commons Shopping Center, offering dozens of resources and points of interest.
Need to stock the kitchen? The nearby shopping center is home to Publix, Winn-Dixie, and Stein Mart grocery stores where residents can find everything they need to make their favorite family recipe. When residents want to enjoy a meal off-campus, they may enjoy their favorite pasta dish at Carrabba's Italian Grill or steak at Outback Steakhouse. These resources and more are easily accessible for Camellia at Deerwood residents, thanks to their convenient transportation service. For now extra cost, residents can schedule a trip to local points of interest, making it simpler than ever to run errands and go to medical appointments.
For more than 30 years, Grace Management has provided exceptional senior care at their retirement living communities, making their residences popular choices among local families. The Camellia at Deerwood lives up to their well-earned reputation, offering everything a person needs to live their lives to the fullest.
Want to see all the features and amenities the Camellia at Deerwood offers in person? Scheduling a tour is easy using the link above - simply choose an available date and time. Tours are free, offering a first-person perspective of the apartments, common areas, and interactions between staff and residents.
For more information about the Camellia at Deerwood, please use the link above to make an inquiry or read the frequently asked questions (FAQ) below.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Q: What are the differences between independent living and assisted living at the Camellia at Deerwood?
Independent and assisted living at the Camellia at Deerwood are similar, offering spacious apartments, experienced staff, and exceptional daily programming. However, there are some key differences between the two living options - primarily between the different levels of care they provide.
Typically, independent living residents are self-sufficient. They can dress, bathe, and complete their daily activities without substantial assistance. They do not require daily personal care but may want on-site emergency assistance for total peace of mind.
Contrary to independent living, assisted living provides daily personal care. The staff helps residents according to their individual needs, assisting them with bathing, dressing, and other typical activities.
For more information about how the living options at the Camellia at Deerwood senior housing community compare, please use the link above to make an inquiry. Alternatively, the staff is happy to explain what sets independent and assisted living apart during a tour.
Q: Does Camellia at Deerwood offers skilled nursing care?
No. As an independent and assisted living community, Camellia at Deerwood strives to help residents feel secure about their health. This includes enrichment activities and housekeeping services that promote good mental health among residents. However, they are not licensed to provide skilled nursing care or ongoing medical services. If residents need health care services, they are welcome to make arrangements with third-party care providers. To learn more, please use the link above to make an inquiry.
Q: I want to downsize from my large home to a more manageable setting. How large are the apartments at the Camellia at Deerwood?
The community's living units are spacious enough for residents to live comfortably but are not large enough to be overwhelming. Alzheimer's and dementia care units are specially designed to offer a comfortable, residential environment without excessive stimulation.
The best way to find out if the apartments at the Camellia at Deerwood are the right size is to tour the community and see them in person. To schedule a free tour, please use the link above.
Q: How much does it cost to live at the Camellia at Deerwood?
The average cost of living at the Camellia at Deerwood depends on whether a person needs independent living, assisted living or memory care. Each type of care offers different monthly pricing for their apartments, according to each resident's needs and their chosen floor plan. To learn more about pricing at the Camellia at Deerwood, please use the link above to get a personalized monthly quote.
From The Owner
It’s not like home. It is home. Our mission is to make the tough decisions easier. Home may be a place, but it’s also a feeling, a way of life and something we take seriously. Camellia at Deerwood creates exceptional senior living experiences by bringing care and compassion to each and every relationship. With living options to suit your specific needs and activities that you’re sure to love, this is what a vibrant, active community looks like. We believe you’ll be able to see yourself here. Welcome to the family. Keep Reading