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The Blake
at Waco

Premier Assisted Living and Memory Care
in Waco, Texas.



5901 Crosslake Pkwy
Waco, TX 76712

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Welcome to the Blake at Waco

Building a New Tradition in Care

The Blake at Waco, located in the historic South Side, 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 now open for tours! To reserve your spot today, call 254-237-2006 or email us. We would love to speak with you in person!

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The Blake at Waco, a 112 unit (118 beds) assisted living and memory care community will be located in Waco’s historic South Side (to the southeast geographically). The South Side is considered the heart of Waco and is where the city was born and much of its history was created.


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


  • Located in the heart of Waco, where the city was born and much of its history was created
  • Convenient to the Baylor Scott & White Hospital campus, the fourth largest hospital in the 49-hospital system
  • 395 practicing physicians across 53 specialties are affiliated with BSW-Hillcrest
  • Near a high-end commercial project that includes 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


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-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.


Daily and weekly housekeeping services are available.


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


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
  • Custom bocce ball courts
  • Fitness center and spa
  • Chef-prepared meals and restaurant-style dining
  • Library and business center

The Blake at Waco team

Melissa Frazier

Melissa Frazier

Executive Director

Melissa Frazier is from Waco, Texas, where she studied business administration and has been the past 18 years as an Executive Director, Regional Director of Sales and Operations and an Operations Specialist in the senior living industry.

Haley Gardner

Haley Gardner

Director of Sales

Haley Gardner is from Clifton, Texas. She attended Tarleton State University online and is currently pursuing her degree in business administration. Haley has been in sales for eight years and the senior living industry for two & a half years.

Amanda Harness

Amanda Harness

Director of Wellness

Amanda was born in Corsicana, TX and has over 20 years of experience dedicated to the healthcare field. Starting out as a CNA and climbing the ladder to registered nurse, she has spent over half her career in nurse management.

Brenda Oliver

Brenda Oliver

Director of Business Operations

Brenda is from Dallas, TX and has 17 years experience in business office management working in assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing and in the long term care setting. In her free time, Brenda loves spending time with family, traveling and gardening.

Jole Cromwell

Jole Cromwell

Move-In Coordinator/Director of Activities

Jole Cromwell is a retired teacher of 30 years, from Richmond, Texas.  She attended Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas and earned a degree in Education.  She is excited to be a part of Team “Blake” and brings with her 3 years of experience in senior care as a Director of Activities.  

David Sanderson

David Sanderson

Director of Maintenance

David is from Minnesota and has been in the senior living industry for several years in maintenance, housekeeping, and management. He loves working with seniors because he enjoys making them feel comfortable in their new home and how appreciative they are when you fix something that is broken.

Jacob Butler

Jacob Butler

Director of Dining Services

Born and raised in Texas, Chef Jacob attended Texas State Technical College’s Culinary Arts Program in Waco and continued his education with Tarleton State University earning a Degree in Business Administration. He spends his free time with his wife and daughter on their little ranch with all their animals. He’s ready to start cooking for amazing residents at The Blake at Waco.


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A long-term care ombudsman helps residents of a nursing facility and residents of an assisted living facility resolve complaints. Help provided by an ombudsman is confidential and free of charge. To speak with an ombudsman, a person may call the toll-free number 1-800-252-2412.

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