Memory Care at Vineyard Senior Living

Learn the Benefits of Memory Care

Memory care residents have some form of a memory-related disorder, most commonly dementia or Alzheimer’s, and need daily assistance specific to their needs.

Vineyard Director of Geriatric Medicine & Aging, Dr. Evelyn C. Granieri, M.D., MPH, MSEd, explains types and signs of dementia.

Memory care communities cater to those with memory-related conditions. At Vineyard, our proprietary dementia care program, Cultivate, enhances the quality of life of our residents by understanding that their uniqueness should correlate to the right kind of care.

The unique layouts of our buildings were designed with memory care in mind, to offer open and inviting spaces that at the same time, can be monitored by staff.

Care. Connection. Community.

At Vineyard Senior Living, our focus on Care, Connection and Community unifies our offerings and provides a unique and personalized experience for each resident. For Memory Care, this includes:

  • Cultivate, our proprietary dementia care program designed to enhance the quality of life for individuals living with dementia by understanding their uniqueness and needs for the right kind of care
  • Personalized programming and activities from cooking demonstrations to music and art classes
  • Activities of Daily Living: Medication management, dressing, bathing, ambulation and grooming
  • Fresh, better-for-you ingredients and chef-prepared meals that are just as delicious as they are nutritious available all day
  • A variety of bright and spacious amenities and floor plans thoughtfully designed for safety and style
  • Onsite, caring staff 24/7
  • Utilities: Electricity, digital cable, WiFi, water, trash removal
  • Pull cords for emergency response
  • Routine housekeeping with daily touches and weekly laundry services
  • Scheduling and follow-up with physician appointments and coordination of ancillary care services
  • Staff training and program development taught by world-renowned geriatric and dementia expert, Dr. Evelyn Granieri M.D., MPH, MSEd
  • Relocation support for out-of-town residents

Memory Care FAQs

Memory care communities are safe and secure places for those with a cognitive-related issue (i.e., dementia or Alzheimer’s). Memory care provides private living spaces, amenities, activities, dining and access to specialized care.  

Learn more about the advantages of memory care living.

The cost of memory care varies depending on the community and services offered. It’s important to keep in mind that monthly costs include most living expenses, i.e., rent, meals, care and service, entertainment and more. 

Learn more about financial planning.

If someone has any form of dementia or a memory-related disorder, they should consider a memory care community. These communities provide areas of precaution and employ staff members experienced in supporting those with dementia. 

Communities that offer both assisted living and memory care will often allow residents to start in assisted living and transition to memory care when their needs require increased attention. 

Learn more about long-term planning and dementia care.

Resources

If you have a loved one with a memory-related condition, or are considering memory care as a living option, read a few of our additional resources for further information:

Recognizing Dementia Symptoms Compared to “Normal Aging”

When to Ask for Help with Dementia Care

Managing Long-term Care Options for a Loved One with Dementia

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