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Social Opportunities at Every Turn

Socialization is an essential part of staying healthy and happy, especially for seniors living with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or another type of dementia. Our innovative Bridges program allows residents to enjoy close relationships with their peers who have similar needs while offering the right amount of support and stimulation to combat challenges that come with cognitive decline.

We provide a wide range of social events and programs that focus on cognitive stimulation, healthy socialization, and improved self-esteem. Your loved one will feel welcomed and well-connected in no time.


Promoting Cognitive and Physical Wellness

To help slow down cognitive decline, our highly trained staff focuses on the holistic wellness of each resident. We work together with you and your loved one to create a personalized care plan designed around their unique needs and preferences.

There's no need to worry about the consequences of a doubled or missed medication dose. Our team provides safe medication management for extra peace of mind.

To support physical fitness, our Bridges neighborhood offers exercise classes tailored to seniors and leveled for all abilities to join in. There's always a fun activity on the calendar and a friend to enjoy it with.

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Your Convenient, Carefully Curated Retirement

Living alone and keeping up with everyday tasks while adjusting to the early stages of cognitive decline can feel frustrating.

When your loved one moves into our Bridges neighborhood, they will no longer feel overwhelmed by daily to-do lists and start feeling confident as they make meaningful connections with their peers.

Our team will gladly take care of maintenance and housekeeping so our residents can prioritize engaging in events, programs, and activities.

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An Exclusively Engaged Lifestyle

At Arbor Terrace Athens, we believe a vibrant retirement should be available to all seniors regardless of their cognitive challenges. Residents in our Bridges neighborhood have exclusive access to a monthly Engaged Lifestyle calendar that is packed with a fun-filled variety of purposeful events and activities.

Art and Education Art and Education Stimulating the mind by learning another language, painting a portrait, or exploring a new craft or skill.
Deep Connections Deep Connections Feeling connected to a lively community. We ask the right questions and take the time to listen. It’s why residents accomplish amazing things here — things they never thought possible on their own.
Health and Wellness Health and Wellness Our exercise programs are designed especially for seniors to improve mobility, maintain fitness, and even challenge the brain — all in a fun format.
Purposeful Living Purposeful Living At Arbor Terrace, residents are meaningfully engaged throughout the day. An important part of that includes opportunities to volunteer and give back to others while remaining actively involved in the community.
Recreation and Leisure Recreation and Leisure We go out of our way to fulfill each resident’s wish list. From live music to barbecues to karaoke nights, if you can dream it, chances are that we’ll try it. And we love helping with family get-togethers.
Spiritual Journey Spiritual Journey For many, the health of one’s soul is as meaningful as the health of one’s body. And so, we offer ample opportunities for structured religious activities and individual reflection.
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Experience Delightful Meals and Conversations

Community is created over plates of delicious food during each of our three daily meal times. Your loved one can sip coffee with a neighbor before yoga class or sit down with friends for a chef-prepared meal.

Dining with Dignity® is our award-winning program that provides unique dining options and assistance during mealtime to create a positive experience for everyone.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all served daily in our beautiful dining room for each resident of our Bridges neighborhood. Visitors are welcome any time with a guest meal pass purchased ahead of time.

There's Always Something to Do, and Someone to Enjoy It With

From strolling our professionally landscaped gardens to savoring a cup of tea in a cozy corner chair, your loved one will always have a choice of how to spend their time here at Arbor Terrace Athens.

Residents of our Bridges neighborhood can explore the surrounding community of Athens, GA during our group excursions to try a new restaurant, visit the theater, and much more.

We are here to provide the support your loved one needs to feel like their best self and continue enjoying activities that bring them joy.

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Enjoying Athens Life

Located just minutes away from the heart of Athens, you'll find lots to do nearby Arbor Terrace Athens.

Our charming, historic town has plentiful shopping and dining experiences.

Residents can enjoy unique local attractions — like botanical gardens, trails, and art galleries — on community group excursion.


Bridges Neighborhood Floor Plans

Experience the perfect blend of comfort, luxury, and convenience with our thoughtfully designed floor plans. We don't just offer apartments, we provide you with a home tailored to meet your unique needs. From cozy studios to one-bedroom apartments, each of our floor plans is designed to offer you the ultimate in comfort and convenience. You'll love coming home to Arbor Terrace.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which types of apartment floor plans are available in the Bridges neighborhood?

Are you ready to make the transition to the Bridges neighborhood at Arbor Terrace Athens? If so, you will need to first decide on an apartment floor plan to call home.

The Bridges neighborhood has three different floor plans: The Maple apartment, which is a studio apartment with one bath; the Mount Laurel apartment, which is a studio with one bath; and the Birch companion suite, which is a shared-to-bed apartment with one bath.

For more information on the Bridges neighborhood apartments, contact us today at Arbor Terrace Athens.

At which stage should someone with dementia move into the Bridges neighborhood in Athens, GA?

The Bridges neighborhood at Arbor Terrace Athens is a one-of-a-kind program designed for seniors with early onset cognitive decline. Because of this, seniors who are just experiencing symptoms of Alzheimer’s or dementia would be a good fit for this community.

The Bridges neighborhood is equipped to care for seniors who need mild memory care and daily assistance. It is not designed to care for seniors who have progressed Alzheimer’s or dementia or require 24/7 care and supervision.

What’s the difference between a nursing home and the Bridges neighborhood at Arbor Terrace Athens?

There are many different options available for memory care, which can make it difficult to know which option is the right fit for your needs. A very popular option many people will consider in Georgia is a nursing home.

Nursing homes are clinical facilities designed to care for seniors or people who need rehabilitation. They provide 24/7 care and supervision as well as extensive caregiving and medical services.

On the other hand, the Bridges neighborhood at Arbor Terrace Athens is specifically designed for seniors with early cognitive decline. The caregivers and medical professionals are trained in these areas and can help provide resources to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s and dementia.

The Bridges neighborhood also takes a more personalized approach when caring for each resident, allowing them to age with dignity and grace.

How can the Bridges neighborhood be paid for?

Something that holds many seniors back from getting the care that they need is the cost. The Bridges neighborhood at Arbor Terrace Athens is one of the more affordable options when it comes to memory care for those in the early stages of cognitive decline.

We accept a variety of programs that can help you cover your caregiving costs, including veterans benefits.Contact us today to get more information on how to cover memory care costs at the Bridges neighborhood.

What types of features are in place to keep residents safe in the Bridges neighborhood?

Residents who live in the Bridges neighborhood at Arbor Terrace Athens benefit from a safe and secure living environment. In the Bridges neighborhood, we provide security features such as secure entry and exit points, secure outdoor spaces, surveillance cameras, and a 24-hour response security system.

All of the safety features in the Bridges neighborhood are designed to keep residents safe and the community secure. Another safety step we take is ensuring our caregivers and medical staff are thoroughly trained in memory care.

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