Memory impairment can make it difficult to live on your own and dealing with cognitive impairments as a caretaker can be daunting. The need for specialized memory care is highly recognized and translated into memory care assisted living. At Serenity Gardens, our residents are cared for by trained staff who specialize in memory care. 

Tune into our memory care assisted living blog to learn everything you need to know about caring for those with cognitive impairment. Contact us to find a new home for your loved one. 

  1. What to Look For in a Memory Care Assisted Living Facility

    Memory care assisted living differs from regular assisted living in the special training required, the nature of the care provided, and the level of acuity. In an assisted living facility, the residents are able to verbalize their needs, manage some of their own needs, and be an advocate for themsel…Read More

  2. Home Modifications For the Memory Impaired

    Many people, naturally, want to live in their homes and maintain independence for as long as possible. Making the decision to move to an assisted living or a long-term care facility is not always an easy one and is met with fear and apprehension. At Serenity Gardens, we offer patient-focused, qualit…Read More

  3. It Takes A Community: The Various Careers Available in Memory Care

    When someone suffers from dementia, Alzheimer’s or some other form of memory impairment, it takes a community of people to care for them. If you are a family member who is caring for your loved one who suffers from cognitive impairment, you may already know that you wear too many hats to keep trac…Read More

  4. Things That Get Better With Age

    For some reason, people tend to fear aging, convinced that somehow life is harder or closer to ending as they get older. The truth is, that there are many things that only get better with age, including life! To offer a reminder about the many great things that improve as they age, here is a list of…Read More

  5. Conversation Topics for the Memory Impaired

    Many family members express their own frustrations about visiting their loved ones in assisted living, who are memory impaired, due to a traumatic injury or progressive dementia. Some people even end up visiting less often than they would like because they “don’t know what to say.” As dementia…Read More

  6. Activities for the Dementia Patient

    Everyone gets bored when they are not being stimulated. For someone suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, image how frustrating being bored and confused must be! While you and I may pass the time playing a game, reading a book, or watching television, all these tasks can be frustrating w…Read More

  7. Memory Care versus Assisted Living: Why the Difference Matters

    In Dickinson, there are plenty of options for assisted living. Although many assisted living care communities offer memory care, the two are not one in the same and require different accommodations. At Serenity Gardens, we specialize in memory care assisted living, which sets us apart. What does mem…Read More

  8. The Dangers of Denying Your Loved One’s Dementia Part 2

    Are you in denial about your loved one's dementia diagnosis? Being told that your loved one has dementia has to be one of the most difficult situations in the world. There's no doubt about the fact that dementia will present a lot of challenges for your loved one, as well as for everyone who loves a…Read More