Memory Care at Orchards
Orchards of Minnetonka specializes in caring for those living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Residents living in our memory care neighborhood receive the highest levels of care in the community with a higher caregiver to resident ratio. In addition, our specially-trained caregivers offer person-centered, calming activities that supplement their compassionate care.
Our memory care neighborhood at Orchards of Minnetonka is designed to lessen the anxiety of those who are living with memory loss. Specifically created to accommodate those who wander or become easily disoriented, our memory care features warm colors, soft furniture and special lighting. The memory care neighborhood offers a low-stress, welcoming area with accessible spaces and furniture that accommodates those with disabilities.
As part of Ebenezer, Orchards of Minnetonka participates in Ebenezer’s Dimensions® Program. This ground-breaking program provides residents with cognitive activities that support brain health. All caregivers who work with our dementia clients are trained to deal with issues related to Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Residents who are living with dementia receive exceptional, compassionate care based on current best practices.
Memory Care Amenities and Features
- Collaboration with Fairview’s Palliative Care and Hospice Care should residents need more advanced care
- Support groups for Caregivers
- On site salon and spa
- Innovative activity stations
- Movie theatre
- Unique location convenient to shopping and entertainment
- DIRECTV satellite programming package
Minnetonka’s Evidence-Based and Award-Winning Memory Care Program
LEARN MORE ABOUT MEMORY CARE AND OUR DIMENSIONS PROGRAM
At Orchards of Minnetonka, we offer Ebenezer’s Dimensions® program to seniors living in our memory care communities. The program focuses on providing compassionate Alzheimer’s and dementia support that enhances daily life through engagement and healthy living. Our staff in the memory care unit receives innovative and ongoing training based on the Dimensions Program’s relationship-based and purposeful practices. Using the multi-faceted approach to memory care, our goal is to make a dramatic difference in the life of your loved one.
Activities for Adults with Dementia
As part of our specialized memory care community, we offer engaging and creative social activities and events for our residents. Our trained team understands how to care for those living with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia to promote healthy and engaging lives. Our activities for adults with dementia are backed by our evidence-based Dimensions program.
- Cooking and baking
- Live music and entertainment
- Arts and crafts
- Pet visits
- And much more!
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Memory Care Research
Dimensions™ Memory Care 2021 Pricing
Our Memory Care neighborhood is specially designed to promote independence and provide a sense of comfort.