Who Needs Memory Care
Alzheimer's and dementia take a toll on caregivers and those suffering memory loss alike. As the condition progresses, your loved one has an increased need for safety, security and consistent 24-hour help. There is an increased need for supervision that can only be provided in facilities that focus on memory care. Your loved one needs a calm, secure environment to call home, while still keeping a sense of independence and connection to community. The best case scenario is the right care facility, with easy access to family, friends and amenities your loved one enjoys.
What to Expect
Memory care facilities in Toronto will vary depending on resident needs. We would like to help you find a community that suits the advancement of your loved one's condition. The following are some amenities you should always look for:
- Three homemade, nutritious meals per day.
- Personal laundry and linen service.
- Daily housekeeping.
- Medication management.
- Assistance with daily activities such as bathing, dressing and mobility.
- Co-habitation for spouses who wish to remain together.
- Specialized caregivers.
- Secured residences and outdoor areas.
Alzheimer's and dementia require specialized facilities that focus on the best memory care. Stimulating activities, contact with family and friends, even (in some communities) the companionship of a beloved pet are important for your loved one. They combine with routine and a predictable schedule to help your loved one stay active and comfortable for as long as possible. Contact us. We will help you find the most desirable community in Toronto to suit your loved one and your family.
Finding Memory Care in Toronto
As you consider a memory care or Alzheimer's care community in Toronto, call us. We offer a free consultation. We are proud to have Senior Living Advisors who will guide you through the process of transitioning your loved one into a dementia facility that suits your family's needs, and offers the best environment for your loved one.