Tuesday, 08 September 2020 13:08

A Day In The Life: How We Approach Memory Care In Troy, IL

It’s only natural to want the best for your loved one. As your loved one’s memory loss slowly progresses, you’ll want to find a high-quality memory care community for them. Unfortunately, your choice in a memory care home is not always cut-and-dry. There are numerous factors that you need to consider thoroughly. Your decision can become a little easier when you have a clearer picture of what happens day-to-day in those communities. As leading providers of memory care in Troy, IL, we’re happy to share with you a glimpse into a day in the life in our memory care communities.

While the Aspen Creek of Troy may be newer than most residences, we’ve thoroughly considered every major and minor detail. From the community design to our terrific amenities, our founder thought through everything. Let’s dive into what you can expect during a typical day at the Aspen Creek of Troy.

Comfortable Leisurely Mornings

Each day brings new possibilities, but they always start from a place of comfort at the Aspen Creek of Troy. Our residents wake up and begin their day at their leisure in the privacy of their spacious personalized suites. And with daily housekeeping services, they never need to worry about making the bed or doing their laundry. We’re here to help keep things tidy and clean.

Our residents can then get ready for the day in their full bathrooms, equipped with handicap-accessible features and fixtures. If needed, our staff members are always ready to provide assistance with any daily living needs.

Residents always have a delicious home-cooked breakfast ready for them in the family-style kitchen. Our chefs are happy to accommodate any dietary restrictions or personal preferences. To top it all off, we provide medication administration and therapy services to help our residents start the day off right.

Free Range Of Activities

In our approach to memory care in Troy, IL, we give our residents the freedom to do what they want, when they want. Residents can spend their time socializing in the open family room, on the front porch, or in our secure backyard. Whether they’re chatting with friends or enjoying an afternoon movie, our nursing professionals are never too far away thanks to our wireless call system.

To make their days even better, residents can take advantage of our wide array of amenities. Residents can spend their day:

  • Enjoying the convenience of a visiting stylist in our on-site beauty parlor/barbershop.
  • Baking delicious sweets and treats with the support of our professional chefs.
  • Relaxing with our specialized spa services and therapeutic support options.
  • Playing fun games and participating in engaging activities with other residents.

These kinds of social activities can help to improve memory and slow the effects of dementia. All throughout the day, our RN’s, LPN’s, and Certified Care Partners will be ready to offer assistance with any of their daily living activities.

Community Outings

Every day is a little bit different in each of our dementia care communities. On special days of the month, we will go on day trips with our residents to nearby attractions for engaging activities. While the quaint town of Troy, IL is relatively quiet, there’s still plenty to do nearby. With our handicapped accessible transportation, we’ll take residents on excursions to:

  • St. Louis, MO to sightsee or watch local sports teams play
  • Local theatres for matinee shows
  • The nearby zoo or museum
  • Retail attractions for a fun shopping spree
  • Or even just a local park for an afternoon picnic

Our residents absolutely love these weekly field trips. They’re exciting, mentally stimulating, and above all else, fun!

Winding Down The Day

As the sun starts to set, we’ll help your loved one decompress from the day and get ready for bed. After a filling home-cooked communal dinner, residents can engage in calming therapies and activities with our staff. From time to time, we’ll leverage aromatherapy to make residents feel more relaxed. These kinds of therapies can help residents fall to sleep faster and reduce wandering behaviors as well.

Your loved one will sleep soundly in their spacious private bedroom knowing that nursing professionals are just down the hall 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Give Your Loved One Top-Tier Memory Care In Troy, IL

Your loved one deserves to be supported by personalized memory care services. That’s exactly what we aim to provide at the Aspen Creek of Troy. Between our specialized features and experienced memory care professionals, we know your loved one will feel well-cared for here.

Schedule your tour of the Aspen Creek today to see our approach to memory care in Troy, IL first-hand.