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Top Reasons We’re Thankful for Blakeford

Top Reasons We’re Thankful for Blakeford

This time of year, the chill in the air and loved ones all around remind us of what we are grateful for in our lives. This Thanksgiving, Blakeford is reflecting on what we’re thankful for. With so many wonderful aspects of life here at Blakeford, it was hard to choose just one! Join us as we give thanks and appreciation to our community, the opportunities for growth, excellent leadership, and more this Thanksgiving.


Our Expansion!


Our expansion means we will be welcoming more dreamers, innovators, and friends. Expected to be finished in 2022, we are expanding to welcome a new generation of residents. With 50 new and spacious senior apartments, Blakeford can offer the home you deserve. And we aren’t expanding just our senior apartments! Other expansion elements include:


  • Nine new floor plans to choose from
  • Four new dining venues
  • A rooftop bar and lounge
  • Full-service health and wellness center with an indoor pool, spa, and salon
  • New art studio
  • New woodworking space
  • Updated rehab center
  • A memory care unit


We’re so grateful for the expansion, as it means new members of the Blakeford family and more recreational activities for our Blakeford community. Check out our construction in progress!


Solid Blakeford Leadership


Here at Blakeford, our leadership team helps us to succeed and continually improve for our community. Our leadership team is made up of senior living experts and caring professionals. They go above and beyond to offer consistently high-quality care and enrich the lives of residents, clients, and members. Blakeford is dedicated to exceptional healthcare and is a place of true belonging and community. Thanks to our leadership team, we do just that and more.


Beautiful Location


The historic and gorgeous Nashville is one of the top growing cities for retirement and retirement communities. With access to entertainment and shopping venues, fantastic medical care, and a mild winter, retiring in Nashville is great for your well-being and your health. You’ll love Nashville just as much as our community does!


Wellness Programs and Activities


With Blakeford, you’ll stay healthy and exercise as much as you want. Our expansion will include a new health and wellness center with an indoor pool, spa, and salon for our community. Wellness programs are offered throughout the community, aimed towards learning healthy habits and setting personal wellness goals. Take an exercise class about strength building, seated yoga, aerobics, or balance! We even offer a wellness service for our assisted living community. We are grateful for the opportunity to stay active and healthy with Blakeford’s wellness programs for all our members.


Healthcare Options and Services


Blakeford celebrates the range of healthcare options and the expert staff here to keep our Blakeford community safe. Our expert staff of RN’s, LPN’s, and CNA’s are available day and night for our members. Healthcare programs offered include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and more. We also offer both short and long-term rehabilitation options, with housing for those who need more immediate care while they heal.


Educational Opportunities

We’re grateful for the banishment of boredom! Continue to expand your horizons and find new areas of interest with Blakeford’s exceptional educational opportunities. We want our community to stimulate their interests and be exposed to new favorites through classes and cultural activities. These educational opportunities include:


  • Book clubs
  • Museum visits
  • Cultural excursions
  • Writing classes
  • Bible studies


Friendships Between Residents


Here at Blakeford, we are a true community. Our residents form strong and long-lasting bonds here. They form meaningful relationships that strengthen our community by sharing their interests, knowledge, and skills. Blakeford offers more opportunities to connect than ever with our activities calendar. Here, we host excursions like trips to vineyards, local museums, or shopping. We take advantage of the incredible music in Nashville and bring in local musicians. With movie nights, Bible studies, and game nights, our residents celebrate their interests and learn new skills- all while forming friendships!


Most of all? We are thankful for our amazing Blakeford community here in Nashville. Check out even more reasons to love the Blakeford community as we do. Love what you see? Contact us to set up tours, ask questions, and more.


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