Memory Care

Memory and Dementia Care at Country Manor

We believe memory loss should never impact individuals’ quality of life. At Country Manor, our comprehensive programming is designed to enhance residents’ health and wellness, sense of purpose, and feelings of belonging. Our team is dedicated to filling our residents’ lives with joy each day. It’s part of our promise to them and to their loved ones.

We honor the past, celebrate the present, and strive to find joy in every moment. Our program includes:

  • Private apartments
  • Secured entrances to enhance resident safety
  • Secured outdoor courtyard
  • 24-hour, specially trained memory care team
  • Personalized care plans
  • Monitoring by a registered nurse
  • One-on-one support with activities of daily living, medication management, activities, etc.
  • Comprehensive life enrichment programming designed to engage and uplift individuals living with memory loss or dementia-related diseases and conditions
  • Three home-cooked meals, plus unlimited snacks and beverages
  • Housekeeping services
  • Laundry services
  • On-site beauty salon and barber

Memory care is a specialized form of senior living care designed to meet the unique needs of individuals who are living with Alzheimer’s or dementia-related diseases or illnesses and conditions that affect cognition or memory. To stay healthy, active, and well, individuals living with these conditions require comprehensive care plans that should include:

  • Cognitive Stimulation: This includes activities that promote cognitive function, such as memory exercises, puzzles, and brain games. This can help maintain a person’s mental sharpness and slow their cognitive decline.
  • Personalized Care: Each resident’s care plan should be tailored to their specific needs and preferences with consideration of their abilities and interests.
  • Medication Management: Any deviation from medication may cause side effects that may impact cognitive function and overall well-being. It is important to take medication exactly the way in which it has been prescribed. Residents with memory loss may need help managing their medication to ensure they not only receive the correct medications but that they take them at the right time.
  • Physical Health: Regular exercise and physical activities, suitable to individuals’ abilities, help maintain strength, flexibility, and overall well-being. Regular check-ups and monitoring of vital signs should also be included in a memory care resident’s care plan.
  • Nutrition: It is important for someone living with memory loss to maintain a well-balanced, nutritious diet. By eating well, individuals support their overall brain health by consuming essential nutrients and vitamins. It is thought that a healthy diet can slow the progression of dementia-related illness and disease.
  • Safety Measures: Implementing safety measures to prevent falls or accidents for memory care residents is crucial to minimizing their risk of injuries. This may involve installing handrails and non-slip flooring to prevent falls and door alarms to reduce the risk of wandering.
  • Social Engagement: Activities that encourage social interaction and engagement with others are vital to maintain and improve the overall mental well-being of Alzheimer’s and dementia-diagnosed adults. This can include group activities, outings, and opportunities to connect with family and friends. Even seemingly small social interactions— like helping to prepare a meal— greatly reduce feelings of loneliness or isolation.
  • Emotional Support: Recognizing the emotional needs of seniors and providing support that addresses anxiety, depression, or emotional distress is also necessary. This may require counseling services or the involvement of a mental health professional.
  • Family Involvement: Encouraging family members to participate in the care plan— as appropriate— and to provide updates about their loved one’s overall wellness should be a top priority. Regular communication and involvement can help create a strong support system and ensure the resident’s needs are holistically met.
  • Regular Assessments: To evaluate progress, regular assessments that monitor the resident’s progress should be completed. Residents and their family members should participate in care planning, including ongoing assessments. This ensures residents’ care remains effective and up-to-date. If needed, adjustments to the care plan can be made, and behavioral changes documented.