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The Atrium at Cardinal Drive

  153 Cardinal Drive
Agawam, MA 01001

The Wellington at Springfield

  942 Grayson Drive
Springfield, MA 01119

Armbrook Village

  551 North Road
Westfield, MA 01085

Orchard Valley at Wilbraham

  2387 Boston Road
Wilbraham, MA 01095

Keystone Commons

  460 West Street
Ludlow, MA 01056

Brookdale South Windsor

  1715 Ellington Road
South Windsor, CT 06074

The Village at Buckland Court

  432 Buckland Road
South Windsor, CT 06074

The Residence at South Windsor Farms

  200 Deming Street
South Windsor, CT 06074

Brookdale West Hartford

  22 Simsbury Road
West Hartford, CT 06117

The Residence at Brookside

  117 Simsbury Road
Avon, CT 06001

River Ridge at Avon

  101 Bickford Extension
Avon, CT 06001

Peregrine Senior Living at Hamilton Heights

  1 Hamilton Heights Dr.
West Hartford, CT 06119

Buckingham Heights Memory Care

  1824 Manchester Road
Glastonbury, CT 06033

Addison Place at Glastonbury

  1177 Hebron Avenue
Glastonbury, CT 06033

Atria Greenridge Place

  One Elizabeth Court
Rocky Hill, CT 06067

The Atrium at Rocky Hill

  1160 Elm Street
Rocky Hill, CT 06067

The Residence at Ferry Park

  60 Cold Springs Road
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
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17 Memory Care Communities in the Agawam Area

The Atrium at Cardinal Drive

The only community in Western Massachusetts dedicated to memory loss

  •  153 Cardinal Drive, Agawam, MA 01001
  • A variety of private apartment styles and sizes
  • Specialized lighting to reduce shadows
  • Memory boxes outside each apartment
  • Color cues to help residents find their way
  • Bathrooms designed for easy movement and safety

The Wellington at Springfield

Welcome to The Wellington at Springfield!

  •  942 Grayson Drive, Springfield, MA 01119
  • A total lifestyle exerience to be enjoyed by our residents
  • Independent residents may choose from nine beautifully designed floor plans, including several handicapped-accessible units
  • Residents can unwind in our comfortable in-house theater, which boasts a 61
  • Enjoy the convenience of elegant restaurant-style dining, a beauty/barber shop and wellness office

Armbrook Village

Welcome to Armbrook Village

  •  551 North Road, Westfield, MA 01085
  • Spacious Independent Living apartments with concierge services
  • Service-Enriched Assisted Living
  • A state-of-the-art Compass Memory Support Neighborhood®, affiliated with the Boston University School of Medicine Alzheimer's Disease Center, featuring research-based treatment for those with memory loss
  • Fine dining in The Grill Room featuring award-winning brain healthy cuisine prepared daily by an on-site executive chef
  • Salon and spa services including hairdressing, manicures and pedicures

Orchard Valley at Wilbraham

Comfort and care that feels like home

  •  2387 Boston Road, Wilbraham, MA 01095
  • A variety of private apartment styles and sizes
  • Easily accessible washers and dryers for personal use
  • Private dining room for family gatherings
  • Outdoor walking paths and gardens
  • Conveniently located minutes from shopping centers and restaurants

Keystone Commons

An Uncommon Value for Exceptional Senior Living

  •  460 West Street, Ludlow, MA 01056
  • Unique two-bedroom and two-bath apartments
  • Full kitchen with a full size refrigerator, 4- burner stove with oven, microwave, garbage disposal, dishwasher, sink and cabinets; a large living room/dining area; spacious bedroom(s); individual temperature controls; ample closet space; and a stackable washer/dryer.
  • Attractive, spacious lobby/living room areas
  • Fireplace and sitting areas
  • Beauty/barber shop

Brookdale South Windsor

Exceptional Senior Living

  •  1715 Ellington Road, South Windsor, CT 06074
  • Set on beautifully landscaped grounds with a courtyard, lovely gardens and walking trails
  • Emeritus at South Windsor is considered one of Connecticut's premier assisted living and Alzheimer's communities
  • Located right off Route 84, our community offers 81 apartments on three floors
  • Our common areas,” including our lovely dining room, library and TV room,” give residents and their loved ones the opportunity to get to know one another

The Village at Buckland Court

Welcome to The Village at Buckland Court Senior Living in South Windsor, CT

  •  432 Buckland Road, South Windsor, CT 06074
  • Variety of apartment styles and sizes
  • Private balcony or patio
  • The Village Art Gallery
  • Private dining room for special gatherings
  • 24-hour snack bar

The Residence at South Windsor Farms

At The Residence at South Windsor Farms, it all adds up to extraordinary living!

  •  200 Deming Street, South Windsor, CT 06074
  • A choice of apartments with emergency call system in each one
  • Full-time director of events and activities
  • Computer rooms for email, personal work, and video chatting with friends and family - See more at: http://www.residencesouthwindsor.com/life-at-southwindsorfarms/services-amenities/#sthash.PC2TlhXb.dpuf
  • Delicious meals served restaurant-style each day
  • Outdoor patio for seasonal dining

Brookdale West Hartford

Personalized Assisted Living & Alzheimer's and Dementia Care

  •  22 Simsbury Road, West Hartford, CT 06117
  • Private or companion suites complete with full bath and a choice of floor plans
  • All utilities, phone and TV hook-up (monthly phone and TV service not included)
  • Three delicious, well-balanced meals served daily, featuring a variety of menu choices
  • Social, educational, devotional and recreational programs
  • Outdoor areas to walk and relax in

The Residence at Brookside

Experience true relaxation and care at Avon's finest senior community!

  •  117 Simsbury Road, Avon, CT 06001
  • A choice of apartments with emergency call system in each one
  • 24-hour availability of trained staff
  • Scheduled local transportation
  • Delicious meals served restaurant-style each day
  • On-site barber and beauty salon

River Ridge at Avon

Welcome to River Ridge at Avon Senior Living in Avon, CT

  •  101 Bickford Extension, Avon, CT 06001
  • A variety of private apartment styles and sizes
  • Easily accessible washers and dryers for personal use
  • Reliable weekly housekeeping and linen service
  • Private dining and party rooms for entertaining
  • Beauty & barber shop

Peregrine Senior Living at Hamilton Heights

Looking for Assisted Living Communities in West Hartford, CT?

  •  1 Hamilton Heights Dr., West Hartford, CT 06119
  • 24-hour availability of a trained staff
  • A choice of apartments
  • A full-time director for events and activities
  • Anytime Cafe with complimentary snacks and beverages
  • Delicious meals served restaurant-style each day

Buckingham Heights Memory Care

Exceptional Memory Care Services in Glastonbury, CT

  •  1824 Manchester Road, Glastonbury, CT 06033
  • 40 private 1-bedrooms & 6
  • Townsquare neighborhood
  • Beauty salon
  • Assistance with personal hygiene, bathing and dressing
  • Personal one-on-one enrichment

Addison Place at Glastonbury

Assisted Living and Memory Care in Glastonbury, CT

  •  1177 Hebron Avenue, Glastonbury, CT 06033
  • 3 delicious meals served daily
  • 24-hour specially-trained on-site staff
  • Engaging activities
  • Apartment maintenance
  • Weekly housekeeping and linen service

Atria Greenridge Place

Explore Exemplary Senior and Assisted Living in Rocky Hill, CT, at Atria Greenridge Place!

  •  One Elizabeth Court, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
  • 24-hour availability of a trained staff
  • A choice of apartments
  • A full-time director for events and activities
  • Anytime Cafe with complimentary snacks and beverages
  • Delicious meals served restaurant-style each day

The Atrium at Rocky Hill

Welcome to The Atrium at Rocky Hill Senior Living in Rocky Hill, Connecticut

  •  1160 Elm Street, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
  • Lighting to simulate natural sunlight
  • Secure and safe outdoor space
  • Bathrooms designed for easy movement and safety
  • Memory boxes outside each apartment
  • Color cues to help residents find their way

The Residence at Ferry Park

Assisted Living / Memory Care / Temporary Stay & Respite Care in Rocky Hill, CT

  •  60 Cold Springs Road, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
  • Set on ten acres of beautifully landscaped grounds with an outdoor courtyard, lovely gardens and meandering trails
  • 79 apartments on two floors
  • Warm, family-like atmosphere
  • Conveniently located near various shopping centers and restaurants

What is Dementia, Alzheimer’s, & Memory Care?

Memory Care is a long-term residential care option in senior housing that provides specialized, around-the-clock care to older adults living with all types of dementia.  Memory Care, also referred to as Alzheimer’s Care or Dementia Care, may become necessary once cognitive disorders reach a stage that makes living at home or receiving care at home too difficult. It’s common to find a Memory Care unit within an Assisted Living community, often in a specialized building or neighborhood.  Memory Care housing may also be found in a Continuing Care Retirement Community, a Skilled Nursing Facility, Nursing Home or as a standalone entity or community.

Dementia vs Alzheimer’s

Dementia is a broad term applied to a group of symptoms related to a decline in mental function that is severe enough to interfere with daily living.  Huntington’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and traumatic brain injuries are all linked to dementia.  Alzheimer’s is a specific brain disorder, and the most common form of dementia, that destroys memory and cognitive skills over time.  Both dementia and Alzheimer’s may result in memory loss, mood swings, speech impairment, confusion/hallucinations and incontinence.

When Might Memory Care be Necessary?

It may be time to look into a memory care community if you’re concerned for your loved one’s health and safety due to one or more of the following issues:

  • Wandering from home or getting lost on familiar routes
  • Forgetting to turn off stoves or other appliances
  • Changes in personality, such as aggression or hostility
  • Misplacing items and forgetting important dates and names
  • Incoherent thoughts and speech
  • Impaired judgment
  • Physical changes, including weight loss, poor hygiene and falls or unexplained bruises
  • Unpaid bills, insufficient or spoiled food in the home, pets and/or housekeeping are neglected
  • Changes in health and behavior that are beyond your family’s ability to manage

What is the Difference between Memory Care and Assisted Living?

Memory Care and Assisted Living communities both providing housing, meals, and assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs), such as bathing, dressing, toileting and walking.  However, Memory Care communities offer additional features that are specifically designed to help residents with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, in the following areas:

  • Safety: Memory Care communities typically have locked entrances and exits with keypad codes, door alarms and enclosed outdoor spaces. Staff will also escort residents to and from meals and activities.
  • Layout: Soothing spaces, color-coded walls and common rooms clearly marked with pictures to help reduce confusion.
  • Activities: While both Assisted Living and Memory Care communities both offer activities that encourage socialization, Memory Care communities often include therapies and exercises that help maintain cognitive skills and increase relaxation, such as occupational, art or music therapies. They also have predictable schedules and follow set routines.
  • Staff and Training: The staff in a Memory Care community are trained to manage wandering, and to redirect behaviors common to dementia, such as agitation, confusion, aggression and anxiety. There is 24/7 care, a higher staff-resident ratio and personalized care plans.

A Memory Care community can offer your loved one more independence, engagement, safety and specialized support, along with peace of mind for you.   Begin your search for a Memory Care community using our US map above. Our search results include facility pictures, descriptions, floor plans and pricing where available.

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