A healthy and intact memory is important to properly function and perform day-to-day activities. It also aids in maintaining good quality life. Sadly, as many of us get older we begin to see a decline in memory performance. Although age-related memory loss like dementia and Alzheimer’s can be devastating for both patients and families, memory assisted living facilities make the burden a little lighter.
With issues on memory lapses, inability to participate in social activities, and poor quality of life, these also negatively impact the emotional, physical, and overall well-being which are imperative to independent living.
Caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s or dementia requires a greater level of care, patience, and understanding. It is also important to make them safe and comfortable at all times. Memory assisted living provides extensive benefits to ensure that each resident receives any necessary support and services.
Below are the advantages that you and your loved ones will benefit from if you are to put a loved one in a memory assisted living facility:
Peace of Mind
Wandering is one of the primary issues of cognitive impairment. As a result, it is one of the most common behaviors that worry families caregivers worry about.
In memory assisted homes, your loved one is always secure. Facilities are monitored round the clock with CCTVs, wearable tracking devices, and an emergency response team. This way, residents can move freely but with the peace of mind that they are safe.
Memory assisted facilities have knowledgeable and experienced caregivers and nurses to provide 24/7 support and assistance to residents.
Thus, being equipped with the right training, and sufficient caregiver-patient ratio, residents are taken care of and given the proper support to meet everyone’s unique needs.
Residents in memory assisted living communities can expect daily activities that they can participate in. These individual and group activities help stimulate cognitive skills and boost memories.
Consequently, It is always a good idea to look for a facility that offers a wide range of activities that cater to individual needs, passions, and interests. Most of these daily programs include social enrichment programs, arts and crafts, music therapy, and live entertainment.
Memory assisted communities are also designed in accordance with patient’s overall comfort. These memory care centers use architectural designs that are easy-to-navigate and safe for the residents’ comfort and convenience.
The same goes with the choice of colors and interior decors to ensure these will bring comfort and calmness. Besides, residents are able to decorate their personal spaces with familiar belongings to personalize their spaces just like their homes.
Above all, security staff and technology-powered monitoring systems allow you and your loved ones to carry on life knowing that someone will always be there looking out for them.
Considering how memory assisted care centers have evolved and improved, thinking of moving your loved one into a memory care facility is not that heartbreaking anymore.
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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