Memory Care America - January 2020

Memory Care Moments

JANUARY 2020

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Serving the Soul We started this journey in 2015. Back then, our group wanted to provide better dementia care for families facing a devastating prognosis. We wanted to offer a home where patients with dementia could be cared for by specialists who were experts in treating this complex condition.

Our Communities Memory Care of Naples 2626 Goodlette Frank Road Naples, FL 34103 239.403.0826 memorycarenaples.com Memory Care of Little Rock 2501 Aldersgate Road Little Rock, AR 72205 501.260.7407 memorycarelittlerock.com Memory Care of Westover Hills 10910 Town Center Drive San Antonio, TX 78251 210.802.6653 memorycarewestoverhills.com Memory Care of Simpsonville 645 Scuffletown Rd. Simpsonville, SC 29681 864.962.3038 memorycaresimpsonville.com Memory Care of New Braunfels 2022 State HWY 46 W New Braunfels, TX 78132 830.420.5882 memorycarenewbraunfels.com

COMMEMORATING 5 YEARS OF HELPING FAMILIES IN THEIR ALZHEIMER’S/DEMENTIA JOURNEY

together after dinner — all without remembering that they know each other. But the moment they find one another, they just know they are safe and happy together. It’s a beautiful bond they share.

And it’s that — that’s exactly what we want to evoke and foster at our communities at Memory Care America. We are continually looking for programs, therapies, and opportunities that touch your loved one’s soul and allow them to live the fullest life possible inside their dementia diagnosis. We strive to make this happen every day, and we already have plans to offer more programming opportunities that do just that for your loved ones. Looking back on the past five years, we realize that it’s because of you that we are continuing to improve our standard of care. In addition, nearly two years ago, we founded the Technician of Care (ToC) program in an effort to combat a common problem among the caregivers of the dementia community. Finding long-lasting employees in

With that idea in mind, we opened our first location in Naples, Florida, in 2016, and since then, you’ve trusted our team to care for you and your families, allowing us to expand our care into multiple states. When we look back at where this all started and how far we’ve come, we can’t help but be in awe. Today, Memory Care America serves patients and their families in Westover Hills and New Braunfels, Texas; Little Rock, Arkansas; Simpsonville, South Carolina; and our original spot in Naples, Florida. We have served 1,200 families across the

Memory Care America celebrates the holidays with our residents and families.

southern U.S., meeting them on their various paths through dementia, and doing so without any complaints that were substantiated by any regulatory body. Sometimes, in the middle of day-to-day operations and ensuring our communities’ needs are met, it can be difficult to remember just how powerful the work we do is. But then we’re given a beautiful reminder. I was visiting Memory Care of Little Rock a few weeks back, and I witnessed two people in their 50s and 60s, who don’t know each other by name but have a spiritual connection like no other. They bike together, they hold hands, they spend time

this field is difficult. Many professionals in the cognitive challenges care field feel the brunt of the exhaustion sooner than other medical providers because the work is often complex and emotionally taxing. But we know our patients and families are better served by consistent faces and employees. That’s where the ToC comes in. This program is designed to build on the expertise our employees already have by adding specific dementia training and educational opportunities. We want to give our caregivers the tools they need to be successful, and in return, you and your loved one

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