What Is Memory Care in Front Royal, VA?

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.

Shenandoah Senior Living | Happy seniors with book
Traditional methods of senior living also enrich the lives of our residents. Making new friends, pursuing hobbies, staying active and receiving the highest level of care are the roots of our community.

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.

DimensionExamples and benefits
Stay Moving
  • Exercise
  • Experience Excursions
  • Gardening
Pursue Knowledge
  • Educational programing
  • New experiences
  • Outcome-focused lifestyle
Explore Art
  • Staying creative to reinforce cognitive activity
Give Back
  • Making arts and crafts that go to helping local charities and causes
Build Relationships
  • Encouraging socialization and creating opportunities for seniors to connect with their peers and community members
Be Enriched
  • Our team members are always finding ways to help residents experience meaningful moments, however small.

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™

Discovering more about memory care

Shenandoah is happy to answer any questions you may have about memory care for your loved one in Front Royal, Virginia. As an assisted living and memory care community, we are prepared to provide long term care. Please call us at (540) 635-7923 or visit our website to set up an appointment.

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