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Same Luxury Amenities, More Space

Nestled on our beautiful campus, our independent living cottages offer a bit more space and privacy but without sacrificing any of the amenities Opus is known for. Independent cottages feature more bedrooms, beautiful kitchens, and an open concept floor plan that makes entertaining easy. You’ll love your spacious cottage, and you’ll still feel like you are a part of the Opus family.

Social Opportunities at Opus senior living near Brookfield

Social Opportunities at Every Turn

Research on aging agrees: Connected adults are healthy adults. When you live in the Opus cottages, you will enjoy opportunities to foster new friendships and maintain social connections every day. Don’t let your freestanding home let you think you are removed from the social opportunities happening all over our beautiful campus! You are just steps away from any number of clubs or groups to join based on your current interests. You’ll love finding something in common with your new neighbors and becoming a part of the Opus extended family.

Wellness Opportunities at Opus senior living located by Raleigh TN

Easy Access to Wellness Opportunities

When you choose to live in Opus cottages, you give yourself the freedom of your own spacious home while still having access to the wellness services offered on our campus. You can stay as healthy as possible by taking advantage of our on-site pool and outdoor spaces as well as our wellness center. But physical health isn’t just rooted in movement; you need good food to fuel your body. Our exquisite dining room is open to you as well, and our chefs will prepare nutritious and delicious meals you’ll love.

A Retirement Lifestyle Designed Just for You

The beauty of living in Opus cottages is living in a spacious house without needing to keep up with the headache of most homeowner chores. Say goodbye to the hassle of regular household tasks and say hello to more free time to enjoy the lifestyle you’ve only dreamed of. Let our staff take care of your regular housekeeping chores and maintenance so you can focus on learning new things, meeting new people, and trying new activities. From trips and events with friends to readily available local transportation services, the Opus lifestyle is second to none.

Engaged Lifestyle at Opus

We’re doing away with the stereotypical notions of retirement. At Opus, we strive for more. We go above and beyond to offer the best quality of life for every resident.

Our Engaged Lifestyle calendars give you the opportunity to be exactly as busy as you want to be with activities and events in the following areas:

 

  • Art and Education activity in independent living near Mallory TN Art and Education Stimulating the mind by learning another language, painting a portrait, or exploring a new craft or skill.
  • independent living near by New South Memphis 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 at independent living community located by Frayser 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 senior living near Aulon TN Purposeful Living At Opus, 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 at senior living community located by Binghampton 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 while at senior living community close to Wells 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.
Delicious Meals at Opus independent living near Memphis

Delicious Meals in a Beautiful, Social Setting

Life happens around the table here at Opus. When you live in the cottages on campus, you can choose to host a gathering in your house or to join your friends or family for a delicious meal prepared by our team of chefs. You can also grab a coffee with a neighbor before heading to your book club meeting. Opportunities to connect over good mealtime conversation are limitless here, and you always have a choice.

Independent living apartment and cottages residents enjoy two meals per day in our dining room: breakfast and either lunch or dinner. Invited friends or guests can also join you for meals (including our favorite, Sunday brunch) by simply speaking to a staff member ahead of time.

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

You’ll always have your choice of what to do here at Opus. Whether you’re strolling through our professionally landscaped gardens, enjoying a glass of wine on the outdoor veranda, hosting a few friends in your living room, or exploring everything Memphis has to offer, you’ll love knowing that you can always find something to do — and a friend to enjoy it with.

Enjoying Memphis Life

One of the best parts of living at Opus is being located right in the heart of East Memphis, just a short walk from the Memphis Botanic Garden in Audubon Park. Our diverse neighborhood features shopping and dining experiences you’ll love. You can also explore the area and entertain guests by taking advantage of some of the area’s best attractions — like any of our beautifully maintained parks, trail systems, or golf courses — on your own or as part of one of our excursions.

Cottage Floor Plans

Our floor plans are designed to meet your unique needs and to provide comfort, luxury, and convenience. These are more than just cottages—they are spaces to call home!

Rembrandt

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bath - 1,310 Sq Ft

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Da Vinci

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bath - 1,485 Sq Ft

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Raphael

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bath - 1,674 Sq Ft

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Michelangelo

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bath - 1,765 Sq Ft

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What's Happening at Opus

Friendsgiving Open House

11.30.22

The Opus East Memphis Friendsgiving Open House was a wonderful opportunity to enjoy tasty treats, warm up with hot apple cider, and meet new friends. It was a great time and already looking forward to our next open house! 

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An Evening of Art

11.28.22

All of our Opus Founders Club, Priority Club and waitlist members were invited to share an evening of art at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens on Thursday, November 10th. Museum Director, Kevin Sharp, provided a special tour of the Doris Lee exhibit for our Opus guests. Each person took home an appreciation of Doris’ evolution as she shared her artistic vision in various styles through the years. Special thanks to Chantal Drake and Kevin Sharp for the lovely evening!

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Meet Melissa Stevens, Community Sales Director

11.22.22

Melissa will be serving Opus as a Community Sales Director. She has over 15 years of experience in senior living, and over 20 years of healthcare experience. Melissa moved to Memphis from Ohio two years ago. She is the proud mom of three daughters, and spends her free time painting and loving on Hunny Bunny, her lop-eared pet rabbit. Melissa believes senior living is the most rewarding of all healthcare paths, and is looking forward to opening so, "all of the vibrant families we have deep connections will all live here together."

 

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Meet Jill, Community Sales Manager

11.22.22

Jill is joining our Opus team as a Community Sales Manager. She has over a decade of experience in senior living, and began her career as a marketing researcher for senior housing. A true "southern girl," Jill was born in Georgia, raised in Alabama, and graduated from the University of Mississippi. She is most looking forward to Opus opening its doors so all of the depositors can move into their new home and becoming friends and neighbors. Says Jill, "I cannot wait for this gorgeous place to open!" We can't wait either!

 

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Opus Construction Progress: November Week Two

11.11.22

Construction update for last week: The pool contractor is ready to start on-site of the independent living building. Inspections are 90% complete on the second floor of the assisted living building, and drywall is complete in cottages one through eighteen. We are looking forward to many pool parties!


Come and see for yourself what Opus East Memphis has to offer. Call us today at 901-763-8169 for more information!

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