memory care assisted living

Just How Helpful is Memory Care Assisted Living? Find Out With These Six Proven Benefits

Sending a loved one to a memory care assisted living facility is a safe way to live while getting high-quality care. While it can be difficult at first, a memory care facility can provide numerous benefits not only to your relative but to the whole family as well.

Do you have a loved one suffering from dementia? Or maybe Alzheimer’s who is showing signs of forgetfulness, or decline in memory? You might be wondering what steps are needed to help this family member with his or her memory-related illness.

After being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or other forms of memory loss, the next step is to make sure this dear member of the family will still live a good quality of life.

Here are some of the benefits both parties can expect when a family member becomes part of the memory care community.

Specialized Services

Memory care facilities provide personalized services dedicated to each individual’s exact needs. Residents in memory care receive professional medical assistance, care plans, and techniques for their optimum benefits.

Highly Trained Caretakers

Memory care assisted living communities to hire licensed and trained nurses and caregivers who are fully equipped with the knowledge and skills to care for those with memory-related illnesses.

Not only those, these professional staffs do not only understand the sensitive need of their residents but are trained to spot any life-threatening changes while providing compassion and care.

Advance Medical Care and Services

In addition to trained and professional nurses and staff, memory care facilities also have axillary services in their clinics. They also have on-call primary health care providers or resident doctors for medical needs. Besides, transportation is available for emergency and advanced medical care needs.

24-Hours Support

Families do not have to worry about worsened conditions over time for memory care communities offer round-the-clock security and support. You can rest easy knowing there is on-site care in case of emergencies.

Activities and Socialization

Those with a memory-related illness often lack socialization. Juggling between work and personal life may be a challenge making it difficult for family members to interact with each other.

Residents in memory care assisted living homes regularly communicated with their caretakers and other residents through activities and daily care. This kind of support is available at any time, but residents also have the choice to do “me” time.

Improved Overall Wellness

Proper diet and nutrition are paramount to keep a healthy lifestyle. But, for those suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia, staying in good health can be a challenge; hence, health care providers in memory care communities are real gems. They ensure that residents receive appropriate care and optimal nutrition.

Memory care assisted living facilities have specialists creating meal plans that meet the specific dietary needs of their residents.

To better understand the levels of memory care available at Fallbrook Assisted Living, click here! 

Fallbrook Assisted Living is proud to offer its services to Fremont, NE, and surrounding areas and cities: Arlington, Cedar Bluffs, Ames Nickerson, Fontanelle, Arlington, Leshara, Colon, and Hooper

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Summer Activities for Recent Retirees in Assisted Living

Retiring from work can be a liberating yet overwhelming feeling.  Retirement gives you the freedom to do all the things you have been yearning to do. But how do you fill the days if you are in assisted living particularly during the warm weather?

Summertime is a great time to have fun and create memories in the new environment. Being in a senior living setting will allow you not just to focus on one hobby but to meet new friends and live life.

Rediscover Your City

With so little time prior to your retirement, it is normal to have limited time to unwind, relax, and explore y our city. But now that you have the luxury of time, you might want to explore and rediscover your city.

Create your local bucket list and give yourself some real adventure. You can embark on a solo trip or bring a new friend you met at the facility or some family members.

Explore streets you do not frequent before. Travel back in time and hear tales about your city like never before.

Revisit landmarks, museums, or libraries and learn the stories of the past. Treat yourself to some authentic local delicacy at local restaurants and shop for fresh produce from local farmers.

Get Involved in Assisted Living

Make a difference in your community by organizing events and projects to help people in need. Get in touch with local charities and see how you can help.

Spread the word as your newfound friends in assisted living might have something to share. Reach out to your family, former colleagues, and acquaintances who want to extend their help.

Learn A New Skill

Getting old does not mean you should stop learning. Retirement is a perfect opportunity for you to learn something new. Get active through Zumba or Yoga lessons. Learn how to play a musical instrument or speak multiple languages through various language classes online or face-to-face.

Pursue the things you love but never had the chance to fulfill in your younger years. You can learn all these virtually and some are for free.

Play Games

Playing word games, trivia, board games, card games, and more are not only fun but awesome ways to exercise your brain cells. Invite family members and fellow residents for an afternoon or a night of genuine fun.

Attend A Summer Camp

Specialized camps are now becoming popular these days where you can get active. Participate in numerous outdoor activities which are modified to fit physical challenges that come as you age.

Attend Local Events

Be updated with current happenings in your community by going to concerts, film showings, theater shows, competitions, and such where special offers for seniors and those in assisted living facilities can enjoy whatever they fancy.


You do not really have to go out and do something. A relaxing afternoon while listening to your favorite music or reading an interesting book would suffice as a cheap way to chill, right?

Make a list of the things you want to do this summer in your new assisted living community and make your musings become a reality.


Are you or a loved one ready for assisted living in or around Lincoln, NE? Check out our assisted living homepage by clicking here!

Fallbrook Assisted Living is proud to offer its services to Fremont, NE, and surrounding areas and cities: Arlington, Cedar Bluffs, Ames Nickerson, Fontanelle, Arlington, Leshara, Colon, and Hooper