Do you have a loved one in the early stages of dementia? If so, you may be exploring your options for long-term care that will maximize their quality of life. At a senior living community that offers memory care such as Discovery Village At Westchase, you can expect to find a range of cognitive stimulation activities in place for residents.
About Our Cognitive Stimulation Activities
The range of cognitive stimulation activities we have on offer is meant to stimulate thinking and aid memory, slowing down the onset of dementia. These activities can include:
- Puzzles and games
- Participation in practical activities such as gardening and baking
- Listening to music
- Conversations and discussions revolving around a topic of interest
- … and more!
At Discovery Village At Westchase, our memory care residents can benefit from taking part in cognitive stimulation activities regularly. Aided by our professional and compassionate team members, groups of four to five residents will take part in activities together, encouraging meaningful interaction with each other. Trained caregivers can also provide one-on-one attention for each resident, and family members are welcome to take part in these activities from time to time.
Benefits of Having Cognitive Stimulation Activities in Your Senior Living Community
There are numerous benefits our memory care residents can reap from taking part in cognitive stimulation activities. They include:
- Stimulate thinking and keep the mind sharp for as long as possible, delaying or slowing down the onset of dementia
- Improve the daily quality of life when residents can participate in meaningful activities with peers and caregivers
- Give family members peace of mind that their loved one is in safe hands
- … and more!
When Should You Consider Moving into a Senior Living Community?
If you have a loved one with mild or moderate dementia, you may be looking into long-term care options for when their condition progresses and you are no longer able to provide the care they need. Although this decision can be a difficult and emotional one, there’s no guilt in making a decision that is in your loved one’s best interests. In a senior living community that provides memory care, residents will receive personalized care and attention that is designed to improve their quality of life.
Why Choose Discovery Village At Westchase?
Discovery Village At Westchase is conveniently located in Tampa Bay and residents can benefit from the stylish amenities, recreational events, and deliciously prepared meals we have to offer. We offer two lifestyle programs to suit the needs of our residents: senior assisted living and SHINE® memory care. You can be assured that your loved one is in capable hands with us as our compassionate team members have undergone extensive training in the latest senior care practices, and continue to receive ongoing education. Our memory care program makes use of scientific-based principles to improve engagement, comprehension, and lifestyle quality for residents living with dementia, Alzheimer’s, and other memory-related conditions.
To learn more about living in Discovery Village At Westchase, feel free to contact us today.