9 Memory Care Communities in the Martinez Area
Come To Live Here.
313 Furys Ferry Road, Martinez, GA 30907
- Offering Assisted Living and Memory Care
- Team members are on call 24/7
- Every member of the Thrive at Augusta team is NIDE (National Institute for Dementia Education) certified, this includes everyone from the chefs and housekeepers to the concierge and nurses.
- Short-Term Stays (Staycations) available: Stay for a few days, a week, a month or as long as you like.
A dynamic, fun and welcoming place for seniors to be!
515 The Pass, Martinez, GA 30907
- Private and shared assisted living and memory care apartments
- Charming, home-like community settings
- Common areas for socializing, dining and entertaining
- Easy access for those with limited mobility
- Signature Programming: Vitality Club, Walking Tall, and Second Wind Dreams
Where Life is More Fulfilling
557 Furys Ferry Rd, Martinez, GA 30907
- The Claiborne offers care levels to suit the needs of all of its residents, from those who live independently to those needing full-time care.
- 24/7 Staff
- Resident Events and Daily Programming Activities.
- On-Site Therapy
- Pets Welcome
COMFORT - CARE - COMPASSION
3725 Wheeler Rd, Augusta, GA 30909
- Individualized dietary plans are created for each resident to make sure they are getting the nutrition they need
- Our in-house salon has a trained stylist to provide several beauty and care services
- Our residents are treated to cable, internet access, and housekeeping services
- Our partnership with Legacy Health Care Services allows us to provide in-house physicians, rehabilitation, cognitive maintenance services, and occupational & speech therapy.
- Pet Therapy, Music Therapy, Crafts, Games, Bible Study, and Special Events with volunteers are just a few examples of activities
RETIREMENT COMMUNITY IN EVANS, GA
4275 Owens Road, Evans, GA 30809
- 73-acre campus; 47,000 square feet of common areas
- Chef-prepared meals
- 36 hours of instructor-led classes held every week; indoor heated saltwater pool
- Cultural programs/events
- Concierge; 24-hour on-site security
A PLACE OF LOVE & SUPPORT WHERE INDEPENDENCE THRIVES
204 Frazier Ct, Augusta, GA 30909
- 24-hour access to staff
- Personal emergency response systems
- Our Beacon memory care neighborhood’s innovative design includes free access to a beautifully enclosed courtyard
- Our Beacon Coordinator is dedicated exclusively to the service of the Beacon Neighborhood residents
- Full- and half-day Adult Day Program
Premier Alzheimer’s and memory care community in Augusta, Georgia.
2822 Knob Hill Farm Rd, Evans, GA 30809
- 24-hour associates, 24/7 security in our houses and courtyards
- Personal care plan meetings with nurses
- Programs designed around our residents' interests
- Brain fitness and memory enhancement programming
- Respite care
Family Caring for Family
108 Gregg Ave., Aiken, SC 29801
- 38,000 square feet of living and recreational area
- 28 private suites, 8 semi-private companion suites, 4 semi-private suites, and 2 deluxe companion suites. Each suite has its own private bathroom with a seated shower
- 1 main dining room with an adjacent private dining room; an ice cream parlor; kitchen and laundry room 6 sun rooms and a patio off the main dining room; 3 living/activity areas, with fireplaces; a hair care salon, and a physical therapy room
- 3 Meals Daily, 24 hour supervision, Linen Laundry and Daily Housekeeping
- Full service Hair Salon with Licensed Cosmetologist
TRULY UNIQUE SENIOR LIVING
530 Benton House Way, Aiken, SC 29803
- Several apartment sizes and floor plans and entire community on one level
- Bright family style dining room
- Full-service beauty and barber salon
- Beautifully landscaped courtyard and grounds
- Country kitchen for sharing stories and recipes
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.