Memory Care in Alpharetta, GA
We use the latest memory care research to support people with dementia, Alzheimer’s, and other types of cognitive decline.
The Memory Center in Alpharetta, GA is a residential community 100% devoted to memory care and dementia care. We offer daily activities, programs, and services based on the most recent research on Alzheimer’s and other dementia-related diseases that lead to cognitive decline.
From our building’s design and decor to our patient-centered care, everything in our community aims to address the medical, physical, mental, social, and emotional needs of our residents. We know firsthand that supporting each individual aspect of a person can benefit their well-being as a whole.
That’s why our services are designed to inspire purpose, validate actions, and invigorate spirits. The results speak for themselves. Our memory care and dementia care services in Alpharetta, GA, help our residents achieve the highest quality of life. We also support residents’ family members so they can have peace of mind.
24/7 Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Services
Our memory care residents have access to our onsite medical care services and team, including Medical Directors and nurses. The Medical Directors provide onsite assessments of each resident every week and then meet with our Resident Service Directors and our residents’ families to review and address concerns.
- Our compassionate nursing team is available 24/7.
- Our Medical Directors are fellowship-trained, certified geriatricians.
- A physician trained in geriatric care creates a long-term care plan for your loved one.
- A registered nurse (RN) provides general supervision, education, support, personal care, and intervention as needed.
- A certified medication technician makes sure your loved one gets the correct medication at the right time.
- Our activities director designs programs to make sure residents stay active and engaged.
- We also provide physical, occupational, speech, and psychiatric therapies as needed.
We work to meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of our Alpharetta residents so they can maintain a high quality of life.
Memory Care Daily Rhythm & Routine
Daily rhythms and routines are important to all of us. Beyond the comfort of our personal rituals, creating consistent, active daily routines supports the circadian rhythm. This improves our residents’ moods, sleep habits, health, and energy levels while minimizing the risk of sundowner’s syndrome.
Our functions put the emphasis on “fun.” This light-hearted spirit is reflected in all the activities offered through our daily program of memory care and dementia care in Alpharetta, GA.
The Morning Hours
Mornings begin with a cheerful wake-up. Our Morning Welcome Crew opens the curtains and blinds with a cup of coffee in hand (decaf if a resident’s diet demands). The crew announces and displays colorful schedules of the day’s offerings – noting residents’ top interests. Residents finish breakfast, then we guide or accompany them as needed to their activities of choice.
Morning memory care activities may include:
- Accompanied walks around our beautifully landscaped grounds
- Live entertainment, music, or pet visits
- Aerobics, yoga, and other movement classes
- Meditation and mindfulness classes/groups
- Bowling, golf, or balloon volleyball in The Town Center
- Bingo or trivia games
- Gospel music or various devotional services located in our non-denominational chapel
Residents refuel with a nice lunch then it’s time for afternoon activities or rest time, depending on their needs. After lunch, you’ll likely find your loved one at the daily Ice Cream Social in the Town Center, which continues to be everyone’s favorite part of the day.
Afternoon memory care activities may include:
- Creative classes, including writing, drawing, painting, ceramics, handicrafts, etc.
- Gardening in our herb and garden beds
- Taking walks
- Bird watching
- Sitting on a bench or patio chair, enjoying the natural landscape
- Special offerings that vary from day-to-day
The Evening Wind Down
For many, the evening wind-down begins by freshening up and heading to the Town Center Tavern. The Tavern staff serves non-alcoholic beverages along with light snacks. Residents then enjoy dinner.
After dinner, our social coordinator hosts games, music and sing-a-longs, and other social activities that are often focused on a particular period or era. These themes form part of valuable reminiscence therapy. If a resident isn’t interested in social activities offered in their neighborhood that evening, they can head to our Theater for a musical, comedy or classic movie.
More About Programs & Meals
You can visit our Typical Day page to learn more about our activities and their intended purpose as part of our memory care and dementia care services.
Memory and Dementia Care Activity Programs
The Memory Center’s activity programs are based on current research that shows meaningful, structured activities help focus and engage the mind while easing common symptoms of boredom and agitation. Our activities encourage social interactions between residents in both small and larger group formats and are intentionally scheduled between nutritious and delicious meals.
Our activities and programs are typically centered around:
- Poetry & games
- Hobby-style activities
- Sports & physical activities
- Social activities
Memory and Dementia Care Meal Plans
Our meals are similarly research-based. Studies show that processed food increases the risk of dementia. Meanwhile, cutting back on processed foods and refined sugars brings many benefits. Dietary changes can slow cognitive decline, enhance neural function, and increase longevity in people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
Our meals and snacks:
- Mostly follow an anti-inflammatory, Mediterranean Diet
- Focus on nutrient-dense, whole foods, including lots of fresh fruits and veggies, and lean proteins
- Have a minimum amount of refined sugars and processed foods
Memory Care and Dementia Care in Alpharetta, GA
If you or your loved one are dealing with memory loss or any type of dementia, you may not be able to get the care you need through standard senior living options. Independent living may be impossible and it’s also unlikely that home care will be enough.
The intention and planning that goes into our specific memory care facilities is designed to help people with Alzheimer’s and dementia thrive. We’re confident they will fare better living with us than they would in general assisted living communities.
If you live in Alpharetta, Georgia, or the surrounding area, you can take a virtual tour or contact us directly for more information about how we can help meet your needs.
A Long Track Record for Helping
“I highly recommend The Memory Center and cannot say enough about the staff and employees who interact daily with the residents. The residents are encouraged to participate in various daily events and there are plenty of assistants to help them enjoy the activities.
The residents experience music, dancing, laughter, socializing, nature and a general feeling of contentment in a secure and happy environment.
The entire staff, from the director to the housekeepers can be found interacting with the residents. We are very pleased with the care our mother receives at The Memory Center.”
Our emphasis is on nutrient-dense whole foods, which means plenty of fresh produce, lean proteins, and fewer refined and processed foods.
Learn more about each Memory Center location and their approach to dining.
Our all-inclusive pricing can simplify your budget planning and finances.