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Memory Care Facilities: Dementia & Alzheimer's Care

Find the best memory care community near you

What is memory care?

Memory care, also called Alzheimer’s care, offers safe housing and 24-hour care for seniors with dementia or other types of memory loss. Trained staff, enriching activities, and personalized care are just a few of the features that enhance quality of life in memory care facilities.

7 Things You Need to Know About Memory Care Facilities
By Merritt WhitleyMay 23, 2020 • 7 min read
Memory Care vs. Home Care for Elderly Dementia
By Claire SamuelsJuly 18, 2020 • 7 min read
Human-Centered Design in Alzheimer’s Care Facilities
By Danny SzlauderbachJune 6, 2020 • 13 min read
Memory Care vs. Nursing Homes: What’s the Difference?
By Merritt WhitleyJuly 17, 2020 • 5 min read

When is it time for memory care?

Memory care communities provide relief and support for families when dementia symptoms become unsafe or difficult to manage at home. Although the decision to move to a memory care facility is very personal, as dementia progresses, certain signs may mean it’s time seek help.

What does memory care cost?

Memory care costs vary depending on location, community amenities, apartment size, and how much assistance your family member needs. Financing options, such as Veterans benefits, long-term care insurance, reverse mortgages, and more, can help make memory care more affordable.

How do you choose a memory care community?

When searching for a memory care community, you will likely want to consider safety, costs, staff training, and amenities. A virtual or in-person tour provides opportunities to ask questions and get a sense of everyday life at the community.

How to Find the Best Memory Care Community
By Merritt WhitleyJuly 27, 2020 • 4 min read
Top 5 Safety Considerations for Alzheimer’s Disease in Memory Care
By Merritt WhitleyAugust 12, 2020 • 3 min read
6 Tips for Touring Senior Communities Virtually and In-Person
By Kara LewisJuly 22, 2020 • 3 min read

How do you move a loved one to memory care?

Moving a loved one to memory care can be especially stressful and emotional. Carefully planning for moving day, visiting the community with your family member in advance, and connecting with staff members can help ease your loved one’s transition to memory care.

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