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Cassie and her owner Kim in the car.Brookdale Brightens Day for Visitors & “Friends.” Everyone had a “Dog-Gone” good time at Brookdale University Park’s recent Doggy Drive Through. Each dog of drive through visitors received a treat bag as well as a Brookdale “Bark-A-Chino.”  We saw many smiles and were thrilled to bring joy to so many people during such a challenging time. To find out about the next Doggy Drive Through, contact Leanne Messer, Brookdale University Park, 205-613-0688.

Khloe Enjoying Her Special TreatCassie and Khloe are just a few of the furry friends along with their masters who enjoyed the recent Doggy Drive Through at Brookdale University Park in Homewood.

Honoring our Veterans. To thank you for your service, Brookdale is treating you to something sweet! Drive by Brookdale and get a pie* to take home through a contactless pickup(while supplies last). It’s that simple. RSVP deadline is November 10 by 12 p.m.

Screen Shot 2020 10 28 at 2.35.32 PMWednesday November 11, 2020, 2-3:30 p.m.

Brookdale University Park, 400 University Park Drive, 35209

For reservations or more information call Leanne Messer at 205-613-0688.

An Invitation to Experience Brookdale. As we enter the second half of a year dominated by the novel Coronavirus(SARS-CoV-2) and the disease caused by the virus (COVID-19), many Americans are eager to return to business as usual. Brookdale University Park is beginning to move into a new phase of life. We’re looking forward to opening our communities for visits by prospective residents and their families. We understand that you want the most authentic and detailed view of life in a Brookdale community when your’ making decisions about senior living for yourself and your loved ones.

3 Ways to Visit Brookdale University Park

1. Virtual Visits and Tours. You might be familiar with video-conferencing technology, but if not, that’s okey, because we’re here to help you every step of the way. With Virtual visits you’ll experience your new home from the comfort of your current home. You can see a sample apartment, dining room, common areas, many of the amenities the community has to offer, meet some of the other associates and maybe even meet a few of the current residents (aka your new neighbors).

Screen Shot 2020 10 28 at 2.37.46 PMLive Video Chat Visits. Talk to a Brookdale associate over video chat and ask questions in real-time. It’s a great way to experience the community if you are not comfortable visiting in person just yet. You’ll also be able to use the video app you are most comfortable with using ( e.g. Zoom, FaceTime, etc.) And if you’ve never used video chat apps, well take you through the process step by step.) Schedule yours today!

Screen Shot 2020 10 28 at 2.37.58 PMCommunity Tour Videos. This type of visit is a pre-recorded tour by a Brookdale associate who will tailor the video to you, show you around the community and then send the video to you in an email or text. You can also review the video with a Brookdale associate over the phone to ask any questions about what you’re seeing in the video and about the community.

2. Outdoor Introductory Visits. Meet with Brookdale associates and be able to ask all questions in person. There will either be a tent set up in the parking lot with seating or you’ll visit on the porch.

3. Indoor Discover Meeting. Get the feel for your new home by coming into our community. You’ll be invited to a discovery room to ask questions and connect with Brookdale associates After your meeting, you will be able to preview an available or model apartment. Discovery room and previewed apartments are cleaned between each appointment.

Screen Shot 2020 10 28 at 2.38.22 PMScreen Shot 2020 10 28 at 2.38.32 PMWith both outdoor and indoor visits, safety measures are taken to protect you, residents and staff. Face covering required (if you don’t have one, one will be provided), six foot social distance maintained during visits, hand sanitizing stations throughout areas, temperature and health screenings at entrance of the community.

Call 205-870-0786 to connect with one of our team members who would be delighted to plan your visit,

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