3 Qualities of an Excellent Memory Care Community for Seniors

When a loved one has been diagnosed with dementia, it is important to carefully consider options for their long-term care to ensure their highest quality of life. In addition to them receiving specialized dementia care, placing them in the right living environment can slow down the progression of their cognitive impairment. This is why many people seek out residential facilities that specialize in memory care. These senior living communities keep residents safe and allow them to maintain their ...

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8 Tips for People Providing Alzheimer’s Care

Alzheimer’s care is unique and requires specialized approaches to make sure loved ones are comfortable, safe, and content. While you can’t cure this disease, you can provide the assistance seniors need to survive and even thrive through their memory issues. Below, Meadowthorpe Assisted Living in Lexington, KY, shares nine tips they recommend to help those providing Alzheimer’s care.

A Guide to Alzheimer’s Care

1. Keep It Simple

Language often becomes difficult to understand for people with memory issues. Help your loved ...

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Is it Time for a Transition to Assisted Living

Making the decision to seek assisted living can be extremely difficult for you and your loved one(s). Knowing when it may be time for a transition can assist in the process. Use this questionnaire to see if it might be time to seek an assisted living community for someone you love.

  • Do you notice mom/dad wearing the same clothes from day to day?
  • Has your loved one lost weight due to lack of eating properly?
  • Has there been an increase in urinary tract ...
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Take a Break with Respite Care at Meadowthorpe Assisted Living

Are you a spouse or family member serving as the primary caregiver for a loved one with physical ailments or Dementia? Do you feel stressed or overwhelmed? Does the idea of taking a break result in feelings of guilt? — if so, you’re not alone; such feelings are natural when tasked with caregiving responsibilities. Sometimes it’s beneficial to temporarily hand those responsibilities over to qualified professionals so you can focus on your relationship with your loved one, tend ...

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Why Choose Meadowthorpe Assisted Living & Memory Care?

The senior living market of Lexington, Kentucky is undoubtedly one of the most competitive around with new communities popping up left and right. Everyone claims to be the best and offer the most desirable amenities, so how is Meadowthorpe Assisted Living & Memory Care better than all the rest?

The answer boils down to a single umbrella factor – uniqueness. Sure, we (like most communities) offer a beautiful upscale living environment with lovely individual suites, a hair ...

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