Memory care is a specialized service in senior living communities that helps people experiencing Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia continue to safely live a life of purpose and dignity.
Who is affected by memory loss?
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 6 million people are living with some form of memory loss. It results in 11 million people in the country providing unpaid care for those living with it.
Approximately 60- 80% of dementia cases are caused by Alzheimer’s, with other forms related to Parkinson’s, frontotemporal dementia and many other underlying conditions. With 5-8% of adults over the age of 60 in need of memory care, it is a growing sector of senior living.
Why choose memory care for your loved one?
Caring for someone with memory loss is a full-time job. From preparing meals, making sure the home is safe and preventing wandering off, it can be an overwhelming experience. Cherish, the Shenandoah Senior Living memory care program, offers a dignified lifestyle for those living with memory loss.
Our services are a cost-effective option compared to other programs in the area and supply a comprehensive environment of care. From the meals we serve, curating activities and providing 24/7 care services, we are a resource families can trust.
Memory care at Shenandoah
Personalized. Engaging. Meaningful. Innovative.
Everyone in our memory care community enjoys the familiar space and familiar faces they encounter on a daily basis. Our specialized team of associates get to know each resident on a personal level to provide services and activities that will be beneficial to each individual’s needs.
It Is estimated there are 140,000 older adults living in Virginia. With the need for memory care on the rise, the latest research and data for best practices is dynamic and our team constantly evolves to exercise new findings. From introducing brain healthy menu options to offering something that triggers a memory, we understand it’s the small things that can make a world of difference.
What is the Cherish philosophy?
Our activity schedules change on a monthly basis and are structured to improve cognitive function, encourage fitness and promote socialization. By following the dimensions of the Cherish Memory Care program, we honor the needs of our seniors to stay busy and engaged at their comfort level.
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What’s different about Shenandoah Memory Care in Front Royal, Virginia?
- A cost-effective option for memory care
- We offer the only companion suite for memory care in the area
- Transparent with families regarding the health and care their loved one needs
- We involve resident feedback in committee meetings
- Signature programing includes: Experience Excursions, Green Thumb Gardener™ and My Moment™