Aberdeen Memory Care of Tulsa
7210 S Yale Ave Tulsa OK 74136
The difference is in the details at Aberdeen Memory Care, where we take a comprehensive approach to our care. We can serve up to 66 residents with Alzheimer's, memory impairment, or other types of dementia. Our community surrounds residents with positive, grounding experiences that bring meaning to each day. Imagine a curated playlist of favorite songs filling the halls while you partake in a fulfilling hobby. At Aberdeen, we create enhancing, individualized methods of living that celebrate the past and prize the present. Our programs empower residents with thoughtfully created activities and environments. We focus on both the comfort of familiarity and the excitement of new experiences here at Aberdeen Memory Care.
Our ranch-style building was constructed in 2009 with the intention of serving those with memory-related issues, and its carefully considered design embodies this purpose. Interior spaces are open and easy to navigate, with considerations for accessibility throughout. We would love to guide you or your loved one through all the benefits of our community - schedule a tour today!
In the spirit of simplicity, we have two living options: a private studio or semi-private bedroom. Studios come furnished with a twin bed with a sturdy darkwood frame, two bedside tables, a TV, and an extra chair for a visitor. An arrangement suited for enjoying the companionship of a friend or partner in your living quarters, semi-private rooms are come complete with two beds, extra seating, a TV, bedside tables with lamps, two closet spaces, and a window by each bed. We encourage residents to bring along personal touches of decor, like cherished artwork and photos to mount on the walls. Crisp, white trim lines the rich, brown laminate floors, and natural light from the windows brightens the honey-colored walls. Rooms face a variety of directions, so residents can choose the angle of the sun through the window that feels the most comfortable. Safety-equipped bathroom options include accessibility features like roll-in showers and grab bars. Also included is Wi-Fi internet access and in-room climate-control for personal comfort. While our staff regularly performs safety checks, rooms come equipped with emergency alert systems to call for assistance. Residents can wear emergency pendants for additional safety, along with bracelets that will alert staff in the event of wandering.
Outdoor Common Areas
Our outdoor common areas provide ample space for enjoying fresh air and our planned activities. An enclosed courtyard creates a hub for catching up with friends while taking a stroll between different wings of our building. The ornate gazebo at the center of the courtyard is a great place to chat while watching birds flit between the sculpted bushes and trees that dot our landscaping. Raised garden beds house flowers planted by our green-thumbed residents in the garden club and offer colorful landing spots for migrating butterflies. Sets of outdoor tables and chairs create spaces for socializing during outdoor gatherings. In the patio areas, residents can snack on a picnic lunch and bask in the full sun, or toast to a birthday under the shaded pergola.
Indoor Common Areas
Our indoor common areas are designed to feel inviting and bright with modern features and tasteful furnishings. The interior features mocha-colored laminate floors, light grey walls interspersed with bold color accents, flush-mounted wall sconces, and ample recessed lighting throughout the community. Subtly upholstered couches line seating areas and pair with solid-color chairs, creating comfortable arrangements for enjoying a little solitude or relaxing with friends. Vases of fresh flowers bring sunshine inside, brightening up the halls even more. Our fireside library creates a cozy space for perusing books. Residents catch up with episodes of their favorite show in our TV lounge, or they kick back next to the fireplace while listening to the piano stylings of a musical guest. Sometimes residents compete against staff, playing rousing rounds of ping pong in our activities room. We also offer an arts and crafts center for artistic pursuits.
Led by a professional chef, our culinary team curates menus weekly, often crafting meals around locally sourced produce for the unbeatable taste of freshness. The team coordinates with residents to plan cuisine, often recreating beloved recipes - whether it's Dad's famous pork chops or your signature sirloin, we love to provide memorable meals that feel like home. We accommodate a range of dietary preferences as well, including kosher, vegetarian, and low- or no-sodium options. Three nutritionally balanced, restaurant-style meals are served daily, and we offer a variety of other dining styles to enjoy your meals. Private dining is available for special occasion celebrations with a small group. Feel free to order room service and dine in the comfort of your own space. Is your loved one a midnight snacker? Don't worry, we provide food service around the clock for those late night cravings.
At Aberdeen, our staff strives to provide activities that recall favorite memories and create new ones. We work with a recreational therapist and certified activities director to plan a range of engaging events to fill the day. Our calendar often includes trivia, art classes, happy hours, yoga, aroma therapy, putt-putt tournaments, gardening club, and pet visits, just to name a few. Music therapy is a resident favorite, which might include a drum circle or line dancing! If you or your loved one ever sported a "Kiss the Chef" apron, our chili cook-off awaits. We also offer memory-specific programs designed to promote confidence and independence through familiar activities.
We offer residents a variety of personal services to lift some of the stress of daily life. Weekly housekeeping, laundry services, and grocery shopping can be provided. Transportation to off-site errands and appointments is available. Massage therapy can aid residents in rehabilitation and mobility. Our salon attends to the beauty and grooming preferences of our residents. On-site devotional services are offered to our spiritual residents for the ease and comfort of worshipping within the community.
In the Area
Known for art deco architecture, the oil boom, country-fried steak, and quirky Route 66 attractions, Tulsa is an eclectic modern city with a storied past. The Gilcrease Museum houses some of that past, boasting the world's largest collection of art of the American West, including countless Native American artifacts. Scores of museums, parks, and cultural attractions await discovery throughout Tulsa, including the Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa Zoo, and Woody Guthrie Center. Aberdeen Memory Care is located about 10 miles southeast of downtown Tulsa, putting us within reach of many suburban amenities and a brief highway drive to the city. Multiple pharmacy and grocery store options are within a two-mile radius of our community. Our location is just down the street from Saint Francis Hospital. Visiting loved ones will find a convenient hotel less than a mile away from us. We're only a 10-minute drive from River Spirit Casino, for those who'd like to tempt Lady Luck. For family-oriented fun, check out the nearby Oklahoma Aquarium, which features aquatic life from around the world. A quick drive up the highway will take you to Gathering Place, an expansive 100-acre public park full of outdoor attractions for all ages, including pristine gardens, one-of-a-kind playgrounds, walking trails, boat rentals, and restaurants.
Our care team has been specifically trained to assist with Alzheimer's, memory impairments, and other types of dementia. Ready to respond whenever needed, our staff provides personalized attention to each of our residents.
To provide comprehensive care across medical disciplines, we coordinate a range of visiting specialists including occupational therapists, speech therapists, optometrists, physical therapists, podiatrists, dentists, and doctors. Working with memory care specialists, we create individualized programs designed to stimulate cognition and engage mental abilities. Sensory-based programming provides activities to help residents with memory impairment connect to tactile, auditory, or visual stimuli. Reminiscence therapy promotes memory recall and communication abilities.
Our staff is equipped to redirect and soothe any behavioral issues as they may arise, while our secured property provides an extra layer of safety at the perimeter to help prevent wandering. Special dining options help residents overcome difficulty in eating or swallowing. Transfer assistance is available to aid residents between positions and locations. Residents who struggle with bladder or bowel related difficulties are reminded or assisted in restroom use. Staff can provide help with a range of tasks, including activities of daily living (ADLs), to promote the hygiene, safety, and dignity of residents. Short-term stays and respite care are also offered at our community.
Care Types Provided
Aberdeen Memory Care of Tulsa is licensed as an assisted living center which provides memory care. These terms are defined as follows:
Assisted Living Center: A facility that provides assistance with personal care, medications, ambulation, adn supervision to two or more residents.
Memory Care: Memory care communities - sometimes called Alzheimer's care or dementia care - provide specialized care for seniors who have Alzheimer's, dementia, or other forms of memory loss. These communities offer personalized cognitive rehabilitation programs alongside assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs). Memory care usually includes 24-hour supervision and unique design elements, like outdoor gardens and color-coded walls, to help ease anxiety, agitation, and other symptoms of dementia.
Pricing at Aberdeen Memory Care of Tulsa
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