Porter Place Memory Care

17833 S Harlem Ave Tinley Park IL 60477

866-465-5993

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Summary of Porter Place Memory Care located in Tinley Park, Illinois

At Porter Place Memory Care, we have a host of community amenities. Regularly scheduled off-site experiences and excursions are very popular with our occupants. Dogs and cats are welcome in private quarters. Free wi-fi is offered to all our residents. Our purpose-built community provides the benefit of specialized care; every aspect of the community is designed to cater to the particular needs of its residents.

Dining Options

We provide occupants with meals throughout the day. It's our passion to entertain visiting guests, meals provided. Dining options include private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors and specialized dining programs available to meet the needs of residents. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified dining options such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.

On-Site Activities

Residents can exercise their physical and mental health with specially curated on-site activities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time director of activities. The exercise program includes chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations. We love to host holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. We offer Dakim BrainFitness(add TM), a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. 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. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. 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 covering cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. Residents may engage 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 cycle includes trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, 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 Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds includes a gorgeous butterfly garden for residents' enjoyment, indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents, an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, and an outside patio garden accessible to all residents.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or just to relax. 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, our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, and a game room, where you can socialize while enjoying games of all varieties. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected.

Languages Spoken at Porter Place Memory Care

Staff members who speak Spanish are employed by the community.

Community Features at Porter Place Memory Care

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1-bedroom units, studio units, and companion units to those residents who would like or need a roommate. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-exposure 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 lodgings featuring roll-in showers are available. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.

Featured Amenities at Porter Place Memory Care

Transportation

Our community provides complimentary transportation services. We provide residents access to transportation services at a reasonable cost.

Personal Services

Our lobby has a dedicated concierge available to attend to 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 Services

We 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 Services

Our staff is awake and available 24 hours a day to assist your loved one with any time-sensitive needs that may arise. All services are provided by licensed practitioners who are on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Available services include on-site RN's and LPN's. Our community staff includes registered nurses. 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. The facility offers 2-person assisted transfers, providing aid with sitting-to-standing, standing-to-sitting, etc. Our caregivers receive specialized training in all applicable fields. Our lobby has a dedicated concierge available to handle 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. We offer on-site massage therapy to our residents. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as light therapy, which can have positive effects on dementia, seasonal depression, and sleep disorders. Additionally, we offer sensory-based programming (like Snoezelen therapy) that creates relaxing and stimulating spaces for residents coping with anxiety or agitation. Our residents can schedule reminders and exceptions for both medications 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. Our weight limit for assisted lifts and single-person transfers is 20 lbs. 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 (using queuing, for instance) and supported in a healthy lifestyle - nobody falls between the cracks. 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.

What to expect at Porter Place Memory Care

Community Certifications

Our property is licensed for 82 residents. The building was built in 2016. We accept residents from the age of 62 and above.

Local Emergency Assistance

Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.

Local Area Amenities

There are shopping centers and beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighborhood. Hotels are conveniently located near the facility for residents' guests and visitors.

Pricing at Porter Place Memory Care

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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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 Porter Place Memory Care

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    I am so happy with the care my mom is receiving at Porte Place. It's such a welcoming, clam and clean and friendly atmosphere. All the staff... more

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    Review of Porte Place

    I am so happy with the care my mom is receiving at Porte Place. It's such a welcoming, clam and clean and friendly atmosphere. All the staff is so kind. They helped my mom transition and they also helped me let go of the guilt I felt... more

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    We moved my Dad to Porter Place in [date removed]. Some of the information we were given prior to his placement, is less than accurate. Not... more

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    Friendly staff

    We moved my Dad to Porter Place in [date removed]. Some of the information we were given prior to his placement, is less than accurate. Not bad, but not quite what we were told or what we anticipated. Showering/shaving is supposed to be... more

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    [Name removed] is such a WONDERFUL nurse/CNA. She's a very hard worker and kind....

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    Review of Porter Place

    [Name removed] is such a WONDERFUL nurse/CNA. She's a very hard worker and kind....

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Community Details at Porter Place Memory Care

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    • Porter Place Memory Care Amenities

      • Activities Onsite
      • Meals Provided
      • Activities Offsite
      • Vegetarian
      • Devotional Services Onsite
      • Outdoor Common Areas
      • Indoor Common Areas
      • Beautician Onsite

    Senior Housing Types Provided at Porter Place Memory Care

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      • Memory Care
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