Specialized Care

Memory care communities are stepping up and specializing in an individualized approach in order to better assist and engage residents with memory loss.

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With Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia on the rise, dedicated memory care communities and memory care units are stepping up to meet people’s unique needs.

When an individual’s ability to communicate diminishes — a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia — specially trained staff prioritize engaging them and keeping them safe. Memory care communities differ from assisted living communities or skilled nursing facilities in that they offer an individualized approach with trained staff members who know how to engage and assist people with memory loss or cognitive impairment.

Read Elisa Shoenberger’s column as she goes in depth about the 4 ways memory care communities provide specialized care.


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