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Whealdon Estates retirement community is steeped in the culture of the region, offering a charming senior living estate along the Jefferson Highway. Relax in rocking chairs with neighbors. Stroll the paved paths with your pet. Plant flowers in the garden, or simply enjoy the sweet scents. Whealdon Estates is all about living the good life in retirement with a community of close friends.
This Baton Rouge independent living community is near Our Lady of the Lake Hospital and the Mall of Louisiana. It's also central to several attractions. Visit the animals at the Baton Rouge Zoo. Explore exhibits at Capitol Park Museum. Tour the Old Governor’s Mansion and the Magnolia Mound Plantation. Cheer on The Tigers at an LSU game. There’s no shortage of festivals, farmers markets, and events.
Whealdon Estates is an award-winning, independent senior living community. Awards include the 2020 Great Place to Work certification, the 2019 Great Place to Work certification, and the 2018 Great Place to Work certification.
Keeping You Informed
Our commitment to helping older people live better means sharing important and timely information to help you make an informed decision to live in a Holiday community. Whealdon Estates operates with extensive protocols that mitigate the spreading of COVID-19. If a resident tests positive for COVID-19, we notify residents and their designated contacts, our employees, and the local health department. In addition, the number of active cases is shared here. We are so proud of our team’s efforts and hard work to protect our community. See here for more information on our prevention and response measures.
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If you'd like to speak with us about joining our senior living community, please use this form. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will respond promptly. You can even schedule a personalized virtual tour. We're here 7 days a week and offer visits to suit your schedule.
In the neighborhood
Moving to a new home can be challenging, but you’ll find familiar comforts and discover new favorites at Whealdon Estates and in the surrounding Baton Rouge area. With so many entertainment options and transportation services, residents at Whealdon Estates enjoy a lifestyle that’s anything but boring.
Floor Plans & Room Planner
Whealdon Estates features inviting floor plans designed to maximize resident access and everyday comfort in your new home. Use this convenient guide to choose from the many available room sizes and layouts, then use our room planning tool to help arrange the furniture in your new home.
Community Amenities and Services
- Activity Room
- Barber/Beauty Salon
- Billiard Lounge
- Bistro Area
- Community Fireplace
- Community Grounds
- Computer Room with Internet Access
- Fitness Equipment
- Game Room
- Large Screen TV Lounge
- Laundry Facilities
- Locked Mailboxes
- Lounge Area
- Pets Welcome
- Private Dining Room
- Resident Kitchen
- Safety Rails
- Smoke Alarm and Sprinkler System
- Walking Paths
- Washer and Dryer
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Guest Suite
- Renters Liability Insurance Program
- Basic Cable TV
- Carpet and Window Treatments
- Individually Controlled Heating and Air Conditioning
- Telephone Hookups
- Kitchenette in Units
- Patio or Balcony
- Walk-in Tub
- Wheelchair Accessible Units
Services Included with Monthly Rent
- Common Area WiFi
- Complimentary Scheduled Transportation
- Three Chef Prepared Meals Daily
- Full Calendar of Enriching Activities
- Most Utilities Included
- Lively Mobile Plus Personal Emergency Response Device
- Weekly Housekeeping
- Exclusive Travel and Stay Program
- Light Linen Service
What are your interests?
Beauty Care Needs Met On-Site
The convenience of Whealdon Esates' on-site beauty salon and barber means all you have to do is walk in to get your hair and nails done. Of course, appointments are available.
Members of the surrounding community patronize the salon – which has been on-site for 20 years. Representatives from local beauty schools come in and offer services. Residents even enjoy access to a massage therapist.
Fitness Right at Home
Whealdon Estates residents enjoy a variety of health and fitness activities, from group exercise classes to anytime access to on-site fitness equipment.
We offer exercise and chair yoga each morning so our residents start the day off right.
Let Us Serve You
Enjoy restaurant-style dining served with courtesy and caring by our staff who know you. Chef-prepared meals are served every day in Whealdon Estates' dining room. Sit with friends or invite your family for a special occasion in our private dining room. Each meal is designed to meet the unique nutritional needs of community members.
Chicken and sausage gumbo is a huge hit with this community. Our chefs constantly check in with residents to get new and favorite family recipes – and make them. Our cook specializes in homemade soups. Most of our dishes reflect a Southern cooking influence.
Make Memories Exploring the Surrounding Community
There’s so much to explore in the Baton Rouge area and Whealdon Estates makes sure that residents experience as much as possible. Regular outings to favorite restaurants, local events, and more introduce residents to all their neighborhood has to offer and connect them to the surrounding community.
Whealdon Estates is a close community, with strong staff longevity records.
Life is Never Boring
Whealdon Estates' comprehensive calendar is packed with both recurring activities and special events. The variety of available activities is meant to enrich the whole person by stimulating physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, creative, social or vocational wellness.
We maintain a community garden and our chef uses homegrown items in dishes. Whealdon Estates often receives musical guests. Many of our residents enjoy football tailgating.
Pets Make Life Better
Furry friends are welcomed as residents at Whealdon Estates. We understand how important the companionship and bond that seniors share with their pets. We’re delighted to have cats, dogs, birds, and even bunnies as part of our community.
"Willie" the Cat" and "Schotsy the Weenie Dog" are residents and loved by many. An open green area is frequented by pets and their owners, as well as a walking trail. All pets are known by name. Off-site therapy animals regularly visit the community.
Stay Connected with Technology and Wifi
Whealdon Estates is fully equipped with WiFi access to help you stay connected. You can use a community desktop to stay up to date, or you can connect your personal devices to the WiFi in common areas throughout.
Residents enjoy a "Tech Tuesday" program run by our general manager, where they receive help with their phones, email, laptops and more.
Travel and Adventure is Always Available
The exclusive Travel & Stay program offers residents exciting opportunities to travel around the country, with free stays of up to seven days at any of Holiday Retirement’s more than 260 communities. Three chef-prepared meals are included with each trip. Visit all 43 states or just choose a favorite new location or two.
Whealdon Estates operates its own travel program that lets residents get a taste of faraway countries. Once a month, residents can enjoy a themed happy hour with music, food and presentations related to a new country. They also get a stamp in their community passport.
Lend a Helping Hand
Many residents find a sense of fulfillment in donating their time and skills to a cause close to their hearts. We support St. Vincent DePaul, and hold school supply drives. Volunteer groups frequent our community to host bingo and game nights.
Join us for a Complimentary Meal
At Holiday Retirement, we love our food and know you will too. We invite you and a guest to join us for a flavorful meal and the opportunity to see first-hand if independent retirement living is right for you.
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