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Governor's Glen Memory Care Assisted Living

5000 Governor's Drive, Forest Park, GA 30297

(30 reviews)

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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...

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Pricing at Governor's Glen Memory Care Assisted Living

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

1 Bedroom
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Semi-Private
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*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.

Reviews of Governor's Glen Memory Care Assisted Living

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January 2021

Sara J

Review originally written on A Place For Mom

a great place

my husband received really good care, the staff was really nice, and it was very clean. I would rate this community a 10/10. I would recommend this community to others


October 2020

Review originally written on A Place For Mom

Be prepared to supplement your loved one with different food

We chose Governors Glen because it was strictly a memory care facility and very close to my house, that way I could go visit often. She went from a very large room to a single room here, so it was on the smaller side. One big complaint we had was the food. It was not fresh and by the time it was served, it was cold. They served things like hot dogs and french fries and did not offer any condiments to go along with the meals. There were also not a lot of activities that I was aware of at all, and I would pick up the calendar weekly. From what I saw, this facility seemed clean and the staff members were nice, but they were not very interactive with the residents.


October 2020

Review originally written on A Place For Mom

Governor's Glen review

This community was spacious, it was kind of a unique layout. The rooms are on the smaller side. If someone asked, we would recommend this community to a family or friend with reservations, it would depend on the health of their loved one and the dementia phase they are in


Amenities

Senior Housing Types

Assisted living
Memory care

Health Care Services

Memory care
Ambulatory care
Diabetic care
Incontinence care
Medication management

Staffing & ancillary services

Hospice available on-site
Doctor
Nurse
Podiatrist
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Meals & Dining

Meals provided
Guest meals
Professional chef
Vegetarian

Room Amenities

Wheelchair accessible showers
Respite or short term stays offered
Wi-fi/high-speed internet
Kitchenette
Ground floor units
Handicap accessible

Community Amenities

Transportation & parking

Uncovered parking

Common areas

Outdoor common areas
Indoor common areas
Barber shop
Beauty salon

Recreational areas

Arts and crafts center

Services

Housekeeping
Beautician
Laundry service / drycleaning

Memory care services

Secured community
Designed specifically to accommodate memory loss
Memory care only community
Enclosed courtyard

Primary language spoken by staff

English

Activities

Devotional activities on-site
Visiting chaplain or priest
Protestant services
Other religious services
Frequently asked questions about Governor's Glen Memory Care Assisted Living

Governor's Glen Memory Care Assisted Living offers 1 Bedroom and Semi-Private. Learn more.

Governor's Glen Memory Care Assisted Living has received an average review rating of 4.2 based on 5 reviews. See all reviews.

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