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What is Memory Care?
Memory care provides housing and round-the-clock access to specialty care for seniors with dementia. These communities offer a variety of on-site therapies, catered activities, and built-in safety features that create an optimal environment for seniors with dementia. Read to find out if memory care is right for your loved one.
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Memory care facilities have on-site staff at all hours to provide supervision and assistance. This ensures that each resident always has access to care from trained professionals.
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Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
The score shown is the overall experience rating which is an average of the reviews submitted for those communities. The overall experience rating is a star rating that ranges from 1 being the lowest to 5 being the highest.
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