Although you think your loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia would be best supported by memory care at this point, you may be wondering how to choose the community. While memory care is designed to nurture those with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia by providing specially-trained staff and a supportive, safe environment, not all communities are alike. That’s why it’s important to visit more than one community to compare.
As you tour senior living communities, here are the memory care questions to ask to find the best fit for your loved one.
If you haven’t considered memory care before, it’s helpful to have an idea of what to expect as a baseline for when you compare communities. Memory care is actually a type of senior living although, as we said, it’s designed just for those with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia. In memory care communities like ours, you’ll find 24-hour supervised care and our residents enjoy a safe, comforting environment as well as opportunities to be active, have a purpose, and experience joy each day.
In general, memory care communities feature:
As you tour ideally up to three communities, keep these memory care questions in mind to help you more easily compare in finding the best fit for your loved one:
For more information, download our Just the Facts Guide to Memory Care today!