Ask if these 8 Things are Included in the Cost of Memory Care.
As you or a family member consider the options for retirement, you may wonder how those options can grow and change with you. At the Vista, you can rest assured knowing that your needs come first, even if your needs eventually include memory care. Under Christian Health, The Vista offers a range of memory care communities to provide the best care for residents living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
One of the top benefits of a Continuing Care Retirement Community is the access to Life Care, which guarantees both predictability in monthly fees and peace of mind – regardless of how your lifestyle and medical needs evolve. At The Vista, residents benefit from a full continuum of living options, to include specialized memory care. As a healthy and active individual, you can enjoy all the amenities of The Vista, knowing that memory care is there if you ever need it, with no change in plan necessary.
What’s included in memory care?
- Specialized care
- Safe and secure environment
- Highly trained staff
- Welcoming living space
- Specialized therapeutic activities
- Wellness opportunities
- Delicious dining
- Person- and family-centered support
Christian Health offers supportive, specialized care for people with cognitive difficulties, such as Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia, in three communities on the Wyckoff/Hawthorne campus: Courtyard at Longview, Heritage Manor, and Southgate Special Care.
When someone you love has Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, caring for them can be challenging. Our staff members are specially trained in dementia care and offer watchful, compassionate attention through a resident wander-prevention system. In addition, a structured, specialized calendar of therapeutic activities is created to meet the specific needs and abilities of residents.
Safe and Secure Environment
Attention is placed on our numerous safety precautions, such as protected entryways and exits, emergency call systems, and a resident wander-protection system.
Highly trained staff
Providing quality memory care requires specific training, and our skilled and experienced team is second-to-none when it comes to supporting residents living with dementia. Trained in the most recent approaches and modalities, the focus is on providing person- and family-centered care that honors each individual’s specific needs, preferences, and unique life story.
Welcoming living space
Personal environments play a crucial role in brain health, and at memory care communities on the Christian Health campus, we make a tremendous effort in providing calm living spaces for residents that give them a sense of belonging and home. At our three communities, Courtyard at Longview, Heritage Manor, and Southgate Special Care, residents live in welcoming accommodations designed for comfort.
Specialized therapeutic activities
In the memory care communities, a structured, specialized calendar of therapeutic activities is created to meet the specific needs and abilities of residents.
Keeping active plays a vital role in memory care, and at the Courtyard at Longview, activities are geared towards fostering independence for residents in the early stages of Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia.
Dietary needs are a focus in our memory care communities. Our highly trained dining team, who serve flavorful cuisine in a soothing environment. As dietary concerns and needs change, our team can help facilitate a healthy and nourishing dining plan for each resident.
Person- and family-centered support
Caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia can be challenging, and the memory care communities at Christian Health seek to provide support for caregivers. Whether that’s joining a caregiver support group, or simply chatting with an informed and caring member of our staff, we seek to provide an ear and expertise throughout the journey.
Christian Health offers so much more for residents. Learn more about memory care by reaching out to us directly at (201) 817-4257. Or fill out the form below and a team member will reach out to you.