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Some amount of memory loss is typical as we age, but when a situation progresses beyond forgetfulness and puts the safety of your loved one – and others – at risk, it may be time to consider memory care options. At Saint Therese, we understand the fear and uncertainty that can come with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or other form of dementia. In a time when many difficult decisions must be made, look to the compassionate memory care professionals at Saint Therese for personalized, comprehensive services in a secure, safe setting.
Every member of the Saint Therese community is unique, with specific needs. As with our other lifestyle options and services, memory care plans are individually designed to best provide for physical, social, intellectual and spiritual well-being. With personalized, holistic care, nutritious meals and therapeutic activities and programming that allow our memory care residents the freedom to do more, we believe every day, each of our residents can live their best life.
offers private rooms in shared memory care apartment suites and semi-private rooms in the neighborhood setting of the care center.
provides memory care in one- and two-bedroom private apartments as well as within private care suites
provides memory care in studio apartments and within private care suites.
To provide the highest possible level of care, every employee who serves residents of memory care apartments or suites receives annual training to maintain their Dementia care specialist certification. This industry-leading program emphasizes person-centered care for each stage of dementia as well as support for families. All memory care plans include specialized engagement activities, cognitive support and assistance with every day needs such as: meal preparation, dressing, grooming and medication management.
At Saint Therese, we approach memory care with respect and compassion. Contact us and schedule a tour today.
The first thing you’ll notice is the secured entry to Saint Therese memory care neighborhoods, encompassed outdoor spaces and that the safety of all our residents is top priority.
Just like within traditional long-term care, employees serve memory care neighborhoods 24/7 but the provided care is highly personalized and specialized—and that requires a few more helping hands. Saint Therese memory care employees receive ongoing training and education so each are prepared to appropriately respond to dementia-related symptoms like agitation, wandering or sundowning.
In addition, scheduled memory care activities and events are designed to engage, stimulate and socialize residents living with moderate to late-stage dementia.
As we age, we become more forgetful. Mild change is a normal part of the aging process. When memory loss is not manageable by making simple concessions like forming lists, keeping a calendar or retracing steps, there may be cause for concern.
If you notice a loved one’s well-being is potentially in jeopardy—unpaid bills piling up, he or she gets lost behind the wheel or you’ve considered unhooking the stove —give us a call.
Absolutely. A residency at Saint Therese is designed to ensure you have more opportunities to socialize and connect with your loved one. Whereas there are some reasonable guidelines we ask family members to consider, we encourage loved ones to remain an active source of support and in our residents’ lives.
We’re here for you. We have a number of resources you can benefit from. Saint Therese has support groups as well as a robust pastoral care program available to you for free.
If you’re considering senior living as the next chapter, our respite care is offered in our residences for up to four weeks. This short-term stay supports caregiver vacations, assists in transitions to a new lifestyle as a member of a Saint Therese community, and acts as a perfect “trial run” to ensure Saint Therese senior living is the best next step.
We incorporate personalized programs, amenities and activities catered specifically to residents living with dementia-related diseases, such as:
Yes. That’s exactly why Saint Therese offers a continuum of care. Saint Therese has memory care for seniors who prefer a private apartment setting. Those living with early to moderate-stages of dementia find apartment living provides freedom to do more every day in a worry-free setting.
Care center neighborhoods provide individuals with moderate to late-stage dementia the benefit of comfortable living space tailored to meet every day needs. When accompanied by compassionate 24/7 care, our residents are empowered to engage in activities designed to enhance well-being and their families benefit from knowing their loved one is thriving in a secured environment.
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