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The Blake
at tyler

Premier Assisted Living and Memory Care
in Tyler, Texas.

Opening Spring 2024

 

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SALES:
5620 Old Bullard Road Suite 121
Tyler, Texas 75703

COMMUNITY:
2498 Three Lakes Pkwy.
Tyler, TX 75703

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WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

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Welcome to the Blake at Tyler

Opening Spring 2024

Building a New Tradition in Care

The Blake at Tyler, located in The Crossing development features resort-style comfort and service. Hospitality and luxury are blended to create an exceptional senior retirement community. You are going to feel right at home!

We are currently taking resident reservations! To reserve your spot today, call 430-249-2649 or email us. You are also welcome to visit our local sales office. We would love to speak with you in person!

To follow our progress and learn about employment openings, follow The Blake at Tyler on Facebook.

The Blake at Tyler, a 115 unit assisted living and memory care community will be located at The Crossing in Tyler, Texas. It is a thoughtfully planned and expertly executed multi-use residential, commercial, and retail development located along the Old Jacksonville corridor.

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Virtual Tours shown are taken from a different Blake community; however, The Blake at Tyler will have the same layouts and floor plans.

Development by LifeCare Properties

Programs

Assisted Living

When is the right time for assisted living? When you find the right place. From the atmosphere to the care, every experience here is customized for each resident’s needs.

  • Personalized floor plans with security/monitoring technology
  • Customized wellness programs
  • Full hospitality services from concierge to laundry

Memory Care

For residents who experience memory loss from Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, The Blake offers Memory Care suites that are safe, secure and designed for residents with cognitive challenges.

  • Memory-care-designed floor plans
  • Monitoring system configured to match each resident’s behavioral pattern, creating a continuous protective, non-invasive security for the resident
  • Customized wellness programs
  • Extensive amenities customized for memory care residents

Our Location

OUR NEIGHBORHOOD

  • Conveniently situated in The Crossing development of Tyler, Texas
  • Every facet of the development has been planned with a deep respect for the natural surroundings, the safety of its residents, and diversity of neighborhoods
  • Located near Fresh by Brookshire’s, Three Lakes Middle School and UT Health East Texas Physicians Three Lakes
  • Health and medical services, such as CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital in South Tyler, are readily available
  • Near an environmentally-friendly and accessible network of hotels, restaurants, parks, lakes and pedestrian paths
  • A rich assortment of popular area retailers is right around the corner

Amenities

Spacious Suites

Our Assisted Living and Memory Care suites offer dedicated staff, courtyards and tailored programs.

Great Floor Plans

A variety of suites offers flexible floor plans to meet your needs.

24/7

24-hour nursing care, seven days a week - we don't rest, so that you can rest.

Active Living

Our Active Living program offers social, emotional and physical engagement.

Delicious Meals

Our delicious chef-prepared meals are served restaurant-style daily. We also offer healthy snacks available throughout the day.

Concierge Services

The Blake's concierge services assist in resident transportation and family communication needs.

Housekeeping

Daily and weekly housekeeping services are available.

Activities

Residents enjoy spending time in our salon, activity rooms, movie room, card-playing room, on-site physical therapy clinic and several gathering rooms.

Floor Plans

DESIGNED FOR EASE AND ENTHUSIASM

Floor plans range from light-filled studios to two-bedroom residences with options including a balcony or porch overlooking the courtyard. Ten-foot ceilings and traditional millwork add to the sense of spaciousness, while walk-in closets and pantries offer plenty of storage options.

Each residence is designed to offer the right balance of privacy and hospitality with access to tremendous spaces for gatherings with family and friends:

  • Lush outdoor courtyards
  • Full-feature theatre room
  • Wellness center and spa
  • Chef-prepared meals and restaurant-style dining
  • Library and business center

    The staff did a great job of keeping me informed about my mom. They all knew my mom very well. They were doing a great job. The management team is very responsive, professional, and knowledgeable about their facility and their fields of expertise. I think it’s a good value. The Blake was definitely top tier in quality and cleanliness and atmosphere. I have been telling everyone about what a blessing the whole staff is there.

    -Janet N. (daughter)

    We are really thrilled about the activities they have Mom in for memory. The staff is very courteous and professional. Her room is clean, her sheets are clean and her clothing is clean. The building looks clean and nice. The caregivers assist her with everything. We are really happy with this community. I have been at other places and the care and community are much nicer here.

    -Dan A. (son)

    My sister and I like everything about the place. It is a very good place and she is very happy. That is all the family cares about. The servers in the dining area are attentive and helpful. The building is maintained well and the apartment is beautiful. The care staff is taking good care of her and we like that they have a doctor on staff.

    -Patsy D. (sister)

    The Blake at Tyler team

    Sharon McLain-Jones

    Sharon McLain-Jones

    Executive Director

    Born and raised in Nacogdoches, TX, Sharon has lived in Tyler for 24 years. She has a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Stephen F. Austin State University. With more than 23 years of experience in healthcare, nine of those years have been dedicated to working with seniors. Sharon’s favorite part of the industry is connecting with a generation full of wisdom and a lifetime of experiences. It’s one of her greatest joys hearing residents’ life stories!

    Sydney Sumpter

    Sydney Sumpter

    Director of Sales

    Sydney earned her Bachelor of Business Administration from Dallas Baptist University in 2016, majoring in Business Management and minoring in Biblical Studies. Following her undergraduate degree, Sydney earned her Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurial Leadership from East Texas Baptist University in 2017. She has previously served as a Sales Director and as a Tyler native, looks forward to continuing to invest in the lives of her home community.

    Klaire White

    Klaire White

    Move-In Coordinator

    Klaire was born in Lafayette, Louisiana. She is a Registered Respiratory Therapist and has worked in the Houston area in several capacities. She served in the hospitals for ten years as a staff therapist and a clinical liaison, and later in hospice as a Regional Sales Director. After moving to Tyler, she was the Sales Director for an Independent/Assisted Living community for six years.
    John Novak

    John Novak

    Director of Dining Services

    Chef John is a native-born East Texan and studied at the Art Institute of Dallas. With over 25 years of culinary experience, 10 of those have been with the official Chef title. His greatest joy in senior living is getting to spend time with residents and fulfilling their needs. Outside of work, he loves to be outdoors – camping, fishing, hunting – with his children. 

    Kandis Jones

    Kandis Jones

    Director of Business Operations

    Kandis is from Texarkana, TX and joins our team with over 20 years of senior living experience. She holds a bachelor’s degree in human resource management and her favorite part of the industry is the relationships she forms with residents and families. 

    Blake Collins

    Blake Collins

    Director of Wellness

    Lester “Blake” Collins RN, ADN is East Texas born and raised. He attended Tyler Junior College and has 18 years of experience in nursing, ranging from oncology to home health to geriatric rehabilitation. Blake’s philosophy of nursing is twofold, focusing on the overall wellbeing of residents and treating them with respect and empathy with the support of his education and experience. 

    Christy Kirt

    Christy Kirt

    Memory Care Director

    Christy has lived in many states; growing up in West Virginia & North Carolina, then moving to Louisiana, and now residing in Flint. She earned her LVN in 2002 and has 22 years of experience in nursing. She has mostly worked in a hospital setting, but more recently worked in hospice, home health, and assisted living and memory care.

    Hudson Lewis

    Hudson Lewis

    Director of Facility Maintenance

    Hudson has been in the Tyler area since 2000 and has worked in maintenance for the last eight years. His experience ranges from apartment maintenance to assisted living and memory care, and your everyday handyman work. His favorite part about the industry is making someone’s day brighter!

    Savanna Knowlton

    Savanna Knowlton

    Director of Activities

    Savanna is from Artesia, New Mexico. She graduated from Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, Texas, where she studied Religion and Psychology. While in college, she began working as a youth pastor where she often volunteered with a local retirement community. She enjoys getting to know people and hearing their stories as well as making people laugh. 

    Stella Bartley

    Stella Bartley

    Walk With Me Coordinator

    Stella is a Dallas native and studied at El Centro College and Kilgore College. Stella has been leading seniors in engagement programming for over 30 years and is a certified and licensed Montessori Dementia Specialist. On the side, her and her husband are founders and pastors of Divine Destiny Church.

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