Independent Living

Independent living at Rose Mary C. Brooks Place is best suited for seniors who no longer wish to live entirely alone.At Rose Mary C. Brooks Place in Winchester, Kentucky, we celebrate and support independence. Independent living is an excellent choice for seniors who are active, yet ready to be free of the care and maintenance of a home. Brooks Place understands and respects our senior residents desire to live independently. Sometimes living alone at home can be more of a burden than a joy. All the home maintenance and upkeep, chores, cleaning and cooking can fill days with work, worries and responsibilities that are tiring and stressful. Brooks Place enables seniors to trade in the chores of home maintenance for the great comfort of a well-deserved retirement in an engaging environment. Senior residents enjoy all of the comforts of home with many added benefits.

Brooks Place is proud to offer independent living in our cottages. Our senior residents enjoy the active, welcoming atmosphere of a retirement community along with the freedom and independence to enjoy retirement as they choose. When the cottage is no longer needed, the cottage is sold back to Brooks Place and our residents have priority move-in options when assisted living becomes necessary. The cottage owner of the estate will receive 90% of the basic purchase price if returned within the first year, 80% if returned within 2-5 years and 75% if returned 5+ years.

Independent living for Brooks Place residents is truly carefree with the following features:

  • Emergency call system
  • Daily events and activities
  • Priority move-in apartments
  • Transportation to events and appointments
  • Access to meals served in the Keeneland Dining Room
  • Salon services available on site
  • Dynamic calendar of classes, social activities and outings
  • Variety of senior wellness programs

Each cottage at Brooks Place features the following:

  • Great room including dining room
  • Full kitchen and all appliances – including washer and dryer
  • Two bedrooms
  • Two full baths
  • One car garage with automatic garage door opener
  • 9 foot covered porch with a ceiling fan

Independent living at Brooks Place offers the following amenities that take away the burdens of maintaining a home:

  • Maintenance-free home
  • Exterior cosmetic maintenance service
  • Snow removal
  • Landscaping and lawn care
  • Housekeeping
  • Access to amenities offered with assisted living

Access to programs both on-and-off campus enable our independent living residents to continue lifelong interests or discover new interests that will stimulate the mind, body and spirit. Our residents have the complete feeling of peace of mind with our emergency call system. Whether it’s our friendly staff, the extreme level of hospitality displayed in our services or the special camaraderie and bond that one can feel between the members of our community, there are no shortages of reasons why Brooks Place is the area’s best choice for independent living.

When the decision is made to choose independent living in a great community setting, the choice is clear, Rose Mary C. Brooks Place in Winchester, Kentucky. For more information, call us at (859) 745-4904 or visit us online at

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