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Alzheimer’s Diagnosis: Why Should I Consider a Memory Care Community?

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After a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, seniors will most likely need daily assistance with tasks along with emotional support. For both the patient and the family, this diagnosis can be a challenge to deal with. If you are considering memory care for your loved one, continue reading to learn more about what a memory care community will provide.

What to Expect from a Memory Care Community

A memory care community is different than any other senior living community. They are specifically designed to meet the needs of seniors with memory loss. Memory care communities are typically gated or have some sort of security measures in place in order to keep residents safe and prevent them from wandering. Much like other types of senior living, your loved one will have a team of caregivers that offer round-the-clock care and supervision. There will also be daily activities for residents to enjoy. Memory care activities are fun and social while also being mentally stimulating for those with dementia.

Terra Pointe Could be Right for Your Loved One

At Terra Pointe Memory Care, our specially trained staff are knowledgeable in dementia strategies and techniques to prevent and minimize wandering and combative behaviors. Each resident receives personalized care and stimulating activities that help them use their unique skills. Our goal is to provide you with peace of mind and to ensure your loved one is getting the best level of care possible.

If you have any questions about memory care, we are here to help. Give us a call today and we will be happy to give you the answers.


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