“I like being able to sit with the residents to have a meal. I learn more about them and their likes and dislikes. One family member said it looked like her mother was just having a friend visit her for lunch.”
-Household nurse leader
The first two homes, the Walker Taylor House and the Sinclair-Hogue House were completed in July 2013. These 11,500 square foot homes have 12 resident bedrooms with a private bathroom and shower. The bedrooms may be single or shared rooms. The second pair of homes, Timberline and Lightkeepers, opened on April 1, 2014.
Within the main Health Care Center building eight separate households are being created. In addition to room upgrades, six 3500 square foot additions are being added that feature large kitchens, dining areas, living room and family room space with a fireplace. Each household has its own spa bathing facility, salon and laundry room. Meals are prepared in the household and residents have access to the community kitchen for snacks and beverages.
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We all cherish our happy memories and enjoy talking about them. However, for a person with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, reminiscing can be especially meaningful. This is because, as dementia progresses, recent memories deteriorate first. However, older memories are usually easier to access. When a person is given the opportunity to reflect on…Read More
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