Memory Care, Chandler, AZ
Gardens at Ocotillo Senior Living offers the proprietary Path to the Present® Resident-Directed Program. It recognizes your loved one’s abilities and preferences, and supports him or her in doing as much self-care as possible. So whether he or she has Alzheimer’s Disease or another type of memory loss, your loved one can maintain independence and dignity.
This unique approach:
- Engages your loved one in meaningful daily activities
- Helps him or her regain a sense of purpose
- Reconnects him or her with the larger world
To help enhance your loved one’s cognitive functioning, our Life Enrichment Coordinator plans meaningful individual and group activities. They encourage your loved one to make his or her own choices, and may include memory aids, creative exercises, physical movement and more.
- Marvelous Minds™ Memory Aid Program
- Matching, Memorization & Categorization
- Music and Memory Program
- Art and Pet Therapy
- Reading, Theater and Cooking Clubs
Brain Boosting Benefits™(B3) Program
Food in raw form is more concentrated and beneficial. Our Brain Boosting Benefits™ smoothies incorporate super foods into the diet that can’t be achieved through regular menus.
Our B3 smoothies are served as a snack in memory care every afternoon. Recipes are developed by our dining services team & the “Smoothie of the Day” menu is posted in memory care.
Dementia Care around the Clock
Our team receives specialized ongoing training in working with people with memory loss and Alzheimer’s Disease, so your loved one gets the highest-quality dementia care. To ensure the right level of care, they provide:
- An introductory assessment at move-in
- Follow ups on a routine basis and if the resident has a change in condition
Day-to-day, you can feel confident, knowing our nurses and caregivers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so your loved one gets the attention he or she needs to stay safe.
Memory Care Neighborhood
Here your loved one will live in a private and safe apartment in a special assisted living neighborhood devoted only to memory care. Each apartment is like a cottage with its own front porch and other design features to maximize your loved one’s independence.
Watch our video here to get a firsthand glance at what life is like in our Memory Care Neighborhood and how we help our residents thrive.