May 2, 2022
As a family caregiver, you might find a time will come when it becomes too difficult to care for your loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia on your own. Memory care is a form of residential long-term care uniquely designed to provide specialized support and care for individuals living with memory impairment.
Many full-service senior living communities offer specialized memory care “neighborhoods” that provide various benefits to residents living with memory loss. Memory care can also be found at a self-standing facility, meaning they only offer this one level of care. Memory care differs from other types of senior care, such as assisted living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation, as it provides:
When doing your preliminary research into memory care communities, you might start wondering about the specific benefits of memory care and how these communities are equipped to provide for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia.
Below are just a few of the most significant benefits of memory care that can help improve the quality of life for your loved one and provide you with the peace of mind as a caregiver as you both make this all-important decision:
When it comes to the numerous benefits of memory care, caregivers most often recognize the importance of moving back into the role of a family member. Instead of focusing all your attention on providing care, you can use your time together to make memories, enjoy meals and have fun. You can still be actively involved in your loved one’s care planning, but the burden is lifted in a way that offers you lasting peace of mind.
Walnut Place offers loved ones with memory loss the care, respect, support, dignity and quality of life they deserve. At our memory care facility near North Dallas, Texas, we provide person-centered Alzheimer’s and dementia care designed to enrich the lives of those living with memory impairment.
We understand that finding the right memory care for your loved one can make all the difference in Alzheimer’s and dementia care. At Walnut Place, our goal is to help your loved one thrive in a positive, supportive environment. If you’re looking for the right fit for your loved one’s needs, contact us today to learn more about our senior living community and schedule a tour.
“A 20-year veteran in long-term care shares her thoughts about the Walnut Place staff and programming. She says: "For 30+ nights, I slept in the other bed in my mother's room and experienced first-hand the care delivery. I feel I must recognize the teammates who have impressed me as clear industry standouts.”
“It was a tough decision to not take my mother to my employer at the time of admission, but I have to say I have absolutely ZERO regrets for being led to and choosing Walnut Place. It has been a very positive experience and the therapy services, especially the team that worked with my mother, were excellent.”
“They took great care of me after my surgery. Great staff! The exercise people helped me to learn how to walk again, thank you so much! ”
For middle-class seniors seeking care for themselves or a loved one, Walnut Place is the only senior living community with a 35+-year history located next to Presbyterian Hospital offering a continuum of care on site in a comfortable environment with long-tenured staff.See Location