Senior Living Community Spotlight: The Waterford on Cooper

  • Location: Arlington, Texas
  • Services: Assisted living, memory care and temporary stay
  • Fun fact: The Waterford on Cooper has been serving residents for nearly thirty years. The community celebrated its 29th birthday this year!

What makes our Arlington community special?

The Waterford on Cooper is an intimate senior living community located in a picturesque suburb of Arlington, Texas. Located near Dallas and Fort Worth, residents won’t have to worry about being far from certain amenities and services.

“We offer a safe and fun atmosphere for our residents and families to enjoy,” said Janet Barger, sales director. “Our community exudes a tight-knit, small-town feel. When you live here, you are not just welcome, you are family.”

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Making life easier for seniors

Residents’ opinions mean everything at The Waterford on Cooper. They can share ideas and suggestions with the community chefs or during their new resident orientation and regular Town Hall meetings.

For example, many residents like to have a say when it comes to what meal choices are offered in the dining room. 

“Our white tablecloth restaurant-style dining reflects the extra attention we provide our residents,” said Barger. “We offer three meals a day so they can nourish their bodies and social appetites. Our chef makes everything from scratch!”

To ensure residents feel safe and cared for, they have access to staff 24/7. In addition, The Waterford offers a number of services and amenities that make life simple and enjoyable, such as:

  • Transportation to doctor’s appointments on Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Spacious apartments, with many of them having views of the central courtyard and walking path
  • On-site country store
  • Daily devotionals and religious services on Sundays
  • On-site physical and occupational therapy
  • Monthly podiatry services
  • Visiting home health and hospice
  • Medication management
  • Dressing and showering assistance
  • Assistance at meal times

Entertainment and activities at The Waterford on Cooper

At The Waterford on Cooper, residents will never be bored. 

“We offer activities all day long, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Both the activity room and dining room are staples for social gatherings here at The Waterford on Cooper,” said Barger. “Our calendar is full of events that reflect what our residents enjoy doing, such as engaging with their neighbors.”

A favorite activity among residents is “Lunch Bunch” excursions where friends can have lunch together somewhere in the local area. “Our community is very close to AT&T Stadium, as well as many great restaurants and shopping options,” said Barger. “One excursion hotspot is just eight minutes down the road – Babe’s Chicken Dinner House is where our residents get together to enjoy fried chicken or chicken fried steak. It’s a local foodie favorite and certainly a favorite of our residents.”

A few of the many activities residents love to participate in include:

  • Bingo
  • Weekly happy hour
  • Daily exercise classes, like yoga and balance training
  • Arts and crafts
  • Live entertainment
  • Lawn games in the courtyard
  • Board and card games

How do I find the best senior living community in Arlington?

Our team of trusted advisors can help you determine what level of care would be best for you or a loved one. First, we will meet with you to learn more about your unique needs and then, after taking special consideration of your lifestyle and desires, we will make a recommendation about the appropriate level of care. If it sounds like the right fit, we can also help you set up a tour so you can get a feel for our community before you commit. 

If you or your loved one are looking for assisted living or memory care services, consider touring The Waterford on Cooper. Schedule a tour here.

We can’t wait to meet you!

About our Community Spotlight senior living blog series

All of our Sonida Senior Living communities across the country have one goal in mind – providing high-quality, affordable senior housing and outstanding services while also making the golden years fun and enjoyable. Our Community Spotlight blog series is here to help you get to know our communities better!

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