What Does “Memory Care” Mean?

Family members who are exploring different kinds of care options for their loved ones inevitably start seeing references to memory care. Here at Syncare Memory Suites in Minnesota, we know it’s important to understand all of the facts so that you can make the best decisions for your loved one. When it comes to a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, memory care is often the best decision. Here’s what to know about memory care so you can decide if it’s right for your loved one.

Comfort, Support, and Safety

Memory care is a unique kind of care for people living with Alzheimer’s or dementia. A structured environment includes schedules and routines in place to help facilitate a lifestyle that is engaging, safe, and free of stress, while also cultivating remaining cognitive skills.

One of the hallmarks of Alzheimer’s and dementia is a decline in cognition. For a family caregiver, that often means ensuring a safe, secure environment and full-time, hands-on care. It’s not always possible to devote this level of time and attention to a loved one, no matter how badly you may wish you could. Memory care homes are designed to accommodate these special needs. 

Additionally, memory care works to simultaneously improve a resident’s quality of life while also helping slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s and dementia. With highly trained staff, cutting edge resources, and an individual focus on the resident, the lifestyle at a private memory care home is carefully cultivated to help your loved one feel a sense of purpose and enjoyment.

The Syncare Difference

Here at Syncare, we offer individualized engagement with our residents through activities including yoga, dance, social events, fitness classes, memory games, brain fitness exercises, and much more. It’s underscored by a wholesome, locally-sourced food program with meals that are carefully planned for optimal nutrition. And it’s our fully trained staff that really is the heart of our home.

Familiarity is an important aspect of a memory care home where residents can thrive, and our home really does feel like home. It’s also been carefully designed for the safety needs of seniors with memory loss, all while feeling beautiful and welcoming. For more information about how Syncare Memory Suites in Minnesota can help your loved one, contact us today. We’re happy to answer all of your questions.