Morningside Place Memory Care
6921 W 81st Street Overland Park KS 66204
Summary of Morningside Place Memory Care conveniently located in Overland Park, KansasAt Morningside Place Memory Care, we provide an assortment of community features. Residents can take part in regular off-site adventures and excursions. Free wi-fi is offered to all our residents. Our location conveniently offers resident parking. Our purpose-built community offers the aid of specialized care; every characteristic of the community is designed to cater to the particular needs of its occupants.
Dining AmenitiesWe provide occupants with meals throughout the day. It's our passion to accommodate visiting company, meals provided. Dining options cover restaurant-style dining, room service, and specialized dining programs available to residents upon request. We offer specified dining choices such as low/no sodium options and low/no sugar options.
On-Site ActivitiesWe have specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical well-being. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time activities director. Included in our exercise curriculum are ForeverFit(add TM)-based exercise program, chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations, and stretching classes. We love to organize holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. Our community offers a healthy living program spanning cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. We offer inter-generational programs that have many benefits for both children and seniors - that emphasize the joys of human connectivity and propagate longer and happier. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. Residents may partake in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being and instructive community cooking classes. Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities include trivia nights and dances and "Senior Proms". Care-givers at our community use the Montessori Method(add TM) to provide the most effective care possible for residents with dementia and/or anxiety.
Outdoor Common AreasOutdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds offers raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, and indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents.
Indoor Common AreasIndoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or just to relax. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, a fully-stocked arts and crafts center, and our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles.
Location Characteristics at Morningside Place Memory Care
Living Options and AmenitiesWe offer wheelchair accessible units, studio units, and handicapped units designed for easy accessibility and for use by wheelchair users. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-facing and ground floor rooms are available. We have free wi-fi for all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, our community has air conditioning, and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Resident units featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.
Featured Amenities at Morningside Place Memory Care
Personal ServicesOur lobby has a dedicated concierge available to handle the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. Our convenient on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well.
Religious ServicesWe offer devotional services on-site, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic and Protestant religious services are available, provided by a visiting chaplain. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.
Medical Care ServicesOur 24-hour awake staff is available to assist your loved one in fulfilling time-sensitive needs, should they arise. All services are delivered by licensed practitioners present on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. On-site RN's and LPN's are available. We have registered nurses on our community staff. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. We have a Medical Director on staff who is responsible for putting together healthcare programs for residents, including medication management. We have a Nurse Practitioner on staff who serves as a Medical Director, responsible for putting together healthcare programs for residents, including medication management. The facility offers 2-person assisted transfers, providing aid with sitting-to-standing, standing-to-sitting, etc. Caregivers at our facility receive specialized, relevant training in a variety of areas. In our lobby, a dedicated concierge is available to attend to the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We recruit first-class visiting podiatrists whose job it is to ensure our residents are happy, fit, and mobile. Regular visits from specialized occupational therapists are available to residents to aid development, recovery, improvements, and maintenance of skills needed for daily living. Speech therapy services are provided by trained and certified speech-pathologists. A visiting nurse is available to all residents. We always have a doctor on call to handle adjustments in medication, continued consultation, and urgent medical needs when they arise. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as reminiscence therapy, which stimulates sight, sound, smell, and touch faculties to encourage memory recall and the enjoyment of sensory experiences. Our residents may schedule reminders for medication and care activities. On-site hospice care is provided. Our community offers respite care - a short-term stay at a senior living community - perfect for those recovering from a hospital visit, the interim during which a caregiver takes an extended vacation, or simply to experience a senior living trial period. This community provides ADL assistance, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. We can administer a sliding scale program to monitor insulin levels via glucose tests, and adjust medications based on the results. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related and bowel-related symptoms. Services for residents with Disorientation/Lack of Awareness issues ensure residents are well-directed and receive support in living a healthy lifestyle, and that no one's needs are neglected. Alzheimer's and dementia may encourage wandering as a means of coping with anxiety. Our facility utilizes a locked and secured perimeter to ensure the safety of our residents.Our facilities are secure and the staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors. We accept residents with behavioral issues - our staff is specially trained in de-escalating behavioral episodes and our facilities are fully equipped to handle any related occurrences that may arise. Our staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors.
Community information at Morningside Place Memory Care
Community CertificationsOur property is licensed for 66 residents. The building was constructed in 2012, and last renovated in 2016. We are home to residents age 55 and above.
Local Emergency ServicesLocal fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.
Local Area AmenitiesThere are shopping centers and beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighborhood.Our community is located near a college, and interaction with students who reside in the neighborhood is frequent.
Pricing at Morningside Place Memory Care
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