Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care at St. Anthony’s Gardens

Welcome to St. Anthony’s Gardens, a resort-style community with luxury-level amenities. With our motto of “Hear the Voice. Honor the Choice”, our community prides itself on our person-centered philosophy of service and care. It is that philosophy that guides our operations. Situated on 24 acres of heavily wooded and landscaped green space, our spacious, upscale community offers independent living, assisted living and memory care on the campus.

In keeping with the resort feel, there is an elegant dining room and private dining room, with menus and cuisine prepared under the direction of an award-winning chef. Residents can stay fit and healthy in one of the multiple exercise rooms, cardio and strength training rooms. Among residents’ favorites are cultural and social gatherings, an art studio, the theatre and entertainment features, salon services, business center and library. For solitude and reflection residents may spend time in the chapel, covered porches or courtyards.

Three levels of care provide an easy transition to different stages in life. Independent apartments offer a variety of floor plans. (Click Here to Learn More) Licensed nurses support the Assisted Living (click here to Learn more) and Memory Care (click here to learn more) neighborhoods 24/7 to provide peace of mind to residents and their families knowing that professional care is available on-site.

About St. Anthony’s Gardens

Senior Living

Our senior living communities provide a wide range of options, including independent living, assisted living and memory care. Our Communities provide support services that allow residents to enjoy life enrichment programs, amenities such as the salon and fitness center and dining services by experienced culinary teams.

Activities and Amenities

Our communities offer a wide array of activities. We offer trips out in the community as well as a variety of life enrichment activities. Amenities range from salon services and fitness centers, to cafes and libraries. Families, community members, and volunteers are invited to join in social activities.

Who We Are

Established in 1994, CommCare Corporation is a Louisana-based non-profit that began as owners and operators of skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers. CommCare has since embarked on a journey to provide more integrated, person-centered transitional care throughout the care continuum.


Volunteers are integral to the CommCare experience, and volunteering at a CommCare community or hospice can be a rewarding experience! Teach an instrument, voice, or dance? Like to cook? Love to travel? We would love for you to share your passions with our residents and patients. The possibilities are limitless!


As a non-profit organization, part of our mission is education and outreach. We welcome you to use the resources in our library to get information on topics facing elders and their families. Resources in our library are targeted toward elders, and range from topics that address health and wellness, medical conditions, as well as information concerning Medicare or Medicaid benefits.

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Independent Living at St. Anthony’s Gardens

In Independent Living residents enjoy a healthy, active independent lifestyle along with the amenities and services provided by St. Anthony’s Gardens. Residents are provided with housekeeping, lawn service, 24-hour concierge service, complimentary transportation to scheduled events, basic cable, HDTV digital audio/video output, high-speed internet and home repairs. The 120 independent living units (studio, one bedroom or two bedroom) feature 9 ft. ceilings with crown molding in living and dining areas, gourmet style kitchen with island and breakfast bar, full-sized kitchen appliances plus washer and dryer, generous walk-in closets and best of all they are pet friendly.

Assisted Living at St. Anthony’s Gardens

Assisted Living” consists of 57 studio, one bedroom or two-bedroom floor plans. Floor plans include a kitchenette, 24-hour security and emergency call system, individual heating and cooling controls and plenty of storage space in each unit. The residents are provided with assistance with activities and daily living, medication management, weekly housekeeping and linen services, three meals daily in restaurant-style dining room or room service, transportation to (medical care, stores and community services), and social and recreational activities.

Memory Care at St. Anthony’s Gardens

The Memory Care neighborhood is dedicated to residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias. The 36 spacious suites include 24-hour security and emergency call system, three meals a day in the dining room or by room service, medication administration, weekly housekeeping and linen services, daily activity programming, physical and occupational therapy, and a full calendar of resident activities. This area not only has full time care staff, but also serves residents with dedicated secure walking areas, scheduled transportation and specialized activities in the craft room.

Frequently Asked Questions

A: St. Anthony’s Gardens is a resort-style community serving luxury-level amenities with no buy-in fees. Licensed nurses 24/7 in Assisted Living and Memory Care neighborhoods provide peace of mind to residents and their families knowing that professional care is available on-site. A non-profit senior living community located in the Northshore, St. Anthony’s Gardens offers cultural and social gatherings, art classes and fitness opportunities, entertainment and culinary events, salon services and a library.

A: The best time to move to any retirement community is when seniors are still independent, active and in good health. St. Anthony’s Gardens is the perfect choice for anyone who desires to remain connected to the Northshore in Covington and stay engaged in familiar activities. It conveniently located to churches, shopping, local hospitals and other medical services. The exceptional lifestyle offers the time and opportunities to discover new talents and make new friends.

A: AARP recommends asking parents questions that might help start the conversation. While you wouldn’t ask all these questions in one sitting, they may be used as a guide for topics of conversation when the moment is right. Here are a few examples:

  • Is your home still appropriate for your needs?
  • Are there stairs, or security issues?
  • Do you need help with household chores?
  • Can you cook your favorite meals or hear the doorbell ring?
  • Do you feel comfortable driving? Would it be a great relief to have transportation available right at your door?
  • Are your prescriptions current and are you taking your medications correctly? Have you seen the doctor lately?
  • Do you get lonely, especially at mealtimes?

A: Absolutely. We encourage new residents to make themselves at home by furnishing or decorating their residence as they choose. Residents at St. Anthony’s Gardens have their choice of apartment floor plans in Independent Living and Assisted Living, plus comfortable suites for Memory Care. Check out our floor plans.

A: Furry and feathered friends are welcome at St. Anthony’s! And there is plenty of green space for pets and their owners to take walks. There are a few weight and size restrictions, so just give us a call and we can give you the details.

A: A few factors to watch for: a senior who suddenly stops doing a longtime hobby or withdraws. Sudden weight loss. Change in grooming habits. A house in disorder. An inability to follow conversations. If you suspect memory loss is disrupting your loved one’s daily routine, it could be time to seek medical advice.

Amenities at St. Anthony’s Gardens

The center of all the action is the Garden Center Commons Area where residents may meet up with friends or catch a ball game in the lounge. Choose from fitness classes, travel discussions or movies in the theatre. The salon offers beauty and barber services while options for outdoor activities abound. With all the life enrichment activities, you are sure to enjoy each and every day.

  • Open lobby with piano and concierge desk
  • Lounge with party area and TV
  • Elegant dining room with private dining available
  • Theater with big-screen TV
  • Arts & crafts studio
  • Library with resident business center
  • Beauty salon and barber shop
  • Multiple exercise rooms
  • Cardio and strength training room
  • Auditorium
  • On-site chapel
  • Covered porch and walking paths

Activities and Amenities at CommCare Communities

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Fall Fashion Show

Published on September 19, 2023, Updated on September 26, 2023   |   St. Anthony's Gardens

This event was a Fall Fashion Show featuring St. Anthony’s Gardens residents. Clothing by Chico’s and Men’s Warehouse. Thank you to Notre Dame, home health, and Notre Dame Hospice for their generous support in recognition of our models.

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