When your loved one lives in a memory care residence at Jefferson’s Ferry, you can be sure the care they receive pays special attention to their physical, nutritional and social needs. We consider all relevant input from family, care team members and the individual resident. This person-centered culture enriches the experience and makes it more like living at home. The heart of daily life here is evident in the dedication and commitment of Jefferson’s Ferry team members. We work with residents to promote moments of success throughout the day, and to lift the spirit and maintain a positive perspective. We build genuine relationships and honor the choices of each individual.
Employing refined methodologies and our own holistic wellness program, the Jefferson’s Ferry memory care team gives your loved one the kind of care you’d choose for yourself.
Memory loss, whether from Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, affects more than just one person. So we work not only with individuals, but with family members and caregivers, searching for the perfect balance of respect and care from day to day. Memory care residences at our Vincent Bove Health Center are carefully designed to ensure that residents feel safe and secure. Our program is structured to build confidence in an environment that promotes choice and celebrates accomplishments through familiar schedules and surroundings.
Dementia refers to the loss of cognitive functions (thinking, reasoning, the ability to remember) that are severe enough to interfere with a person’s daily functioning. This group of symptoms is not a disease per se, but may accompany certain diseases or conditions. Dementia is irreversible when caused by disease or certain injuries. It may be partially or fully reversible when caused by drugs, alcohol, depression, or imbalances in certain substances, such as hormones or vitamins.
Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive, degenerative disease of the brain, characterized by loss of function and death of nerve cells in several brain areas, leading to loss of recent memories and new learning first, and eventually old memories, too.
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