Brookdale Salem

2001 Ridgewood Drive, Salem, VA 24153


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(540) 387-4945
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(540) 446-5166

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About Brookdale Salem

Brookdale Salem, a large senior living community located in the heart of Salem, Virginia, offers a balance of quality care and affordability. The average pricing of the community is approximately $6,912, with rent starting from a reasonable $2,995. This pricing is slightly higher than the average cost of similar properties in Salem, which stands at $5,925, but the added value and amenities offered at Brookdale Salem make it a worthwhile investment for seniors looking for a comfortable and engaging living environment.

The care services at Brookdale Salem extend beyond mere accommodation. The community specializes in Assisted Living and Memory Care, with a plethora of healthcare services available to residents. These include 12-16 hour nursing, a 24-hour call system and supervision, assistance with bathing, dressing, and transfers, as well as medication management. The community also has resources to aid those with mild cognitive impairment and offers activities of daily living assistance.

Brookdale Salem has received glowing reviews for its comprehensive care and the variety of amenities it offers. The community features a game room, library, walking paths, and a business room for those who wish to remain professionally engaged. It also boasts of a barber/salon, fitness room, garden, and a spa/wellness room. There is no shortage of activities with movie nights, resident-run activities, scheduled daily activities, community-sponsored activities, and music programs all part of the regular schedule. Additionally, the community operates transportation and arranges transportation services for its residents.

The community is nestled in a neighborhood that is not just diverse but also convenient. The area, with a zip code 24153, has a predominantly white population at 90%, followed by African Americans at 5%, Hispanics at 2%, and Asians at 1%. The neighborhood has a median income of $71,619 and a life expectancy of 77 years. Brookdale Salem is in close proximity to several essential services and recreational spots. The Salem VA Medical Center is only 1.1 miles away, ensuring that urgent medical care is always within reach. The Medi Spa at Ridgewood Hill, a renowned physician's office, is just 0.2 miles away. The CVS Pharmacy, a mere 0.1 miles away, caters to all prescription needs.

For leisure and social activities, the College Lutheran Church is located 2.0 miles away, providing a place of worship and community. Food enthusiasts can enjoy a meal at Hardee's, only 0.6 miles away, or grab a coffee at the nearby Starbucks, which is 2.1 miles away. The location, combined with the community's robust amenities and care services, makes Brookdale Salem a preferred choice for senior living in Salem, Virginia.

Care at Brookdale Salem

Care types offered

  • Assisted Living

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  • Memory Care

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Health care services

  • Mild cognitive impairment
  • Activities of daily living assistance
  • Medication management

Reviews of Brookdale Salem

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Brookdale Salem Virginia is a senior living community that has received mixed reviews from residents and their families. Many praise the facility for its beautiful grounds, clean and spacious rooms, and accommodating staff. The staff members are described as delightful, professional, and very kind. The facility itself is noted for being beautiful, clean, and fair in its pricing. The food is generally well-received, with some residents saying it's good and others saying it's excellent. However, some reviewers express concerns about the level of care provided, with one family noting that their loved one's health declined beyond the care of assisted living. Some also mention issues with billing and communication from the administration. There are also complaints about the food being overcooked, cold, and under seasoned. Despite these concerns, many residents and their families recommend Brookdale Salem. They appreciate the variety of activities offered, the attentive care staff, and the overall atmosphere of the community. The memory care staff is particularly praised for their excellent service. In conclusion, while there are some areas for improvement, many residents and their families are happy with the care provided at Brookdale Salem Virginia.
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Amenities at Brookdale Salem

Room amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Telephone

Community amenities

  • Fitness programs
  • Scheduled daily activities
  • Movie nights

Community services

  • Housekeeping
  • Concierge
  • Move-in coordination

Dining services

  • Dining room
  • Diabetes diet
  • Restaurant-style dining

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What you need to know for Salem, VA (24153)

Total population: 37,794

41% of population is 50+ years old, 20% is 65+ years old

Median income: $71,619

The poverty rate is 1% lower for this region compared to the Virginia state average, which is 9%


5% of population identify themselves as Black, 1% as Asian, 2% as Hispanic, and 90% as White

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