Governor's Glen Memory Care Assisted Living

5000 Governor's Drive Forest Park GA 30297

866-465-5993

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Governor's Glen opened in 1999 as an exclusive Alzheimer's/memory impaired assisted living community. Its founder and owner, Dr. Paul A. Colon, was a caregiver for his mother, Millie Michaels, who passed away from Alzheimer's Disease in 1997. Becoming an ALFA certified developer, he used his experience and knowledge to help design an assisted living residence that looks and feels like a home, not a hospital or hotel. Dr. Colon learned through his experience with his mother that socialization is the key to survival for a person with Alzheimer's. His mother was staying at home receiving 24-hour care when she fell and broke her hip in 1993. She was almost non-verbal and had lost much weight prior to her fall. But with a stay at a rehab facility, receiving social stimulation, she began showing signs of cognitive improvement. Dr. Colon was inspired to build a place for his mom, a place where residents would be loved and cared for and safe. His mother passed away before the dream could be realized for her, but her picture hangs over the fireplace in the parlor at Governor's Glen, with a plaque inscribed: 'Dedicated to the memory of Millie Michaels and all those who have endured the challenges of memory impairment.' Though she succumbed to Alzheimer's Disease, her legacy lives on today.

Reviews

  • Governor's Glen was nice and serene. The facility size seemed just right for my love one. The staff was attentive and friendly. It is a nice place to consider.

  • It's nice, and mom is adapting well.

    It's nice, and mom is adapting well. No major complaints so far. The food is very good, she loves the food. We had Thanksgiving there, and they had it set up very nicely, and the food was lovely, and it...

  • The person my sister and I were to tour with, [Removed], with was not there. We toured with a Team Lead. Andrew later called and stated he had us down for a different date. We disagree on the scheduled tour...

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Community Details

  • Amenities

    • Activities Onsite
    • Devotional Services Onsite
    • Outdoor Common Areas
    • Meals Provided
    • Beautician Onsite
    • Vegetarian
    • Indoor Common Areas

Housing Types Provided

  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care
  • Nursing Home
  • Adult Day Services
  • Care Homes
  • Independent Living
  • Home Care
  • Respite Care
  • Senior Apartments