Frequently asked questions

Navigating the journey of memory care can be challenging, from finding the right provider to addressing the evolving needs that arise as the disease progresses. While no single resource can address every question, we’ve compiled key insights to help answer the most frequently asked questions about memory care assisted living. Let us guide you through this process with the information and support you need.

At Greeley Village, we believe that visits from family and friends are crucial to the well-being of our residents. Therefore, there are no set visiting hours; you are welcome to visit your loved one at any time

Yes, pets are not only allowed but also encouraged. The presence of pets can significantly enhance mental and physical health, providing comfort and a sense of companionship. We even have community pets that all residents can enjoy!

Our team members are thoroughly trained to work with residents experiencing dementia, including managing various behaviors with compassion and expertise. Training is ongoing and includes scheduled safety meetings and regular continuing educational sessions to ensure our staff is equipped to provide the highest quality of care.

Each staff member at Greeley Village undergoes comprehensive screening, including criminal background checks and a rigorous values assessment, to ensure they meet our high standards. Our selective hiring process ensures that only the most dedicated and qualified candidates join our team.

While minor memory problems are common with aging, dementia is not considered a normal part of aging. It involves more significant memory loss and cognitive decline, often due to conditions like Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, and others. It’s important to seek medical advice if you notice substantial memory issues in your loved one.

Signs that your loved one might need specialized memory care include significant memory loss, confusion, difficulty recognizing familiar people or places, changes in behavior, and difficulty managing daily activities.

Dementia affects everyone differently, but it generally involves a progressive decline in cognitive function. A comprehensive care plan, created in collaboration with medical professionals and tailored to your loved one’s needs, can help manage the progression and maintain quality of life.

Caregiving can be highly rewarding but also physically and mentally demanding. Over 50% of family caregivers experience a decline in their own health. Considering professional care options like those offered at Greeley Village can provide support before a crisis occurs, ensuring both you and your loved one’s well-being.

Discussing the move to a senior living community should focus on the needs and safety
of the loved one. It helps to outline the specific care requirements and benefits of professional care, ensuring that the discussion is centered on the wellbeing of the individual requiring care.

Many long-term care insurance policies cover costs associated with assisted living and memory care. Our staff at Greeley Village can assist you in determining whether your insurance provides this coverage.

The costs vary based on the level of care and services provided. We offer a range of options to suit different budgets, and our team is available to discuss financial solutions including insurance, veterans’ benefits, and other funding sources.

Yes, medication management is a fundamental part of our care, ensuring residents receive their medications correctly and on time, which is crucial for their health and well-being.

Memory care at Greeley Village includes comprehensive clinical oversight to address the specific needs of those with dementia, including daily programming to support engagement and well-being.

Memory care provides a higher level of specialized care specifically designed for individuals with memory impairments, including secure environments and specialized activities to enhance cognitive function and quality of life.

Look for a facility that feels welcoming and safe, with staff who interact with residents with warmth and respect. Quality of meals, cleanliness, and the overall happiness of residents are also key indicators of a good care facility.

If relocation is necessary, Greeley Village can assist in coordinating the transfer to ensure a smooth transition, including handling medical records and personal belongings, and providing support during the move.

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