The path to memory care is a deeply emotional journey for everyone involved. Learning, adjusting, and carefully navigating the challenges of supporting your loved one through memory loss and cognitive decline is a life changing experience.

The Challenges of Home Care for a Senior with Memory DisordersThe challenges of home care and worries about safety gradually increase as memory disorders can lead to confusion and wandering, requiring constant vigilance to prevent accidents. As a caregiver, you are doing your best trying to keep your loved one happy, active, and engaged while navigating medical appointments and medication management.  With progression of the disease, caring for a loved one with Dementia or Alzheimer’s at home can become increasingly overwhelming, not even to mention the significant emotional strain.

Alzheimer's care dementia care memory care Aravilla SarasotaMemory care communities like Aravilla Sarasota play a crucial role in this journey, providing specialized care and a safe, nurturing environment for seniors with memory disorders, while offering support and guidance for spouses, family members, and friends.

Dementia care and Alzheimer’s care requires a deep understanding of the progression of these ailments and their impact on cognitive abilities, as these ailments present a complex array of challenges, from ensuring safety while trying to preserve one’s sense of independence and dignity, to overcoming communication barriers, navigating behavioral shifts, and slowing cognitive decline.

Navigating these challenges demands not just training but also boundless patience and empathy. At Aravilla, we put the highest emphasis on ‘CARE’ with a 24/7 nursing staff and specialty care services.

At Aravilla Sarasota Memory Care, our seniors enjoy a holistic approach to wellness, as we support the whole person and every aspect of their physical and emotional wellbeing:

Aravilla Sarasota - the vital role of diet for seniorsThe foundation of wellbeing starts with how we nourish the body. That’s why we pay great attention to the vital role of diet as it impacts not only physical well-being but also cognitive health. For seniors with memory disorders, a diet that elevates memory health becomes even more crucial. Our Chefs prepare a delightful, nourishing cuisine as a fundamental ingredient in crafting joyful lives for our senior residents.

seniors with memory disorders staying activeSeniors need to stay active! Our daily activities ensure our seniors experience joy and happiness through social activities, music therapy, and appropriate exercise. Regular exercise classes and fun activities, create a wellness-oriented environment for our senior residents, making exercise and movement enjoyable and easily accessible.

helping seniors feel more like themselves memory care blogChanges in how one looks and feels, physical limitations, and especially cognitive challenges can have a major impact on emotional wellbeing, which in turn can affect overall health. At Aravilla, we support our seniors feel more like themselves by providing an environment that reduces stress and feelings of limitation while offering engaging and meaningful activities that boost self-esteem and improve self-confidence.

memory care social engagement outings eventsOur diverse activity schedules are dedicated to creating joyful moments and new happy memories. Special events and outings bring us together not only socially but emotionally, creating shared joy and experiences, allowing our senior residents to make new memories, offering chances to bond and build new friendships. Please take a closer look at this month’s calendar and see how much we offer to engage our seniors.

Coming to visit your loved one? Navigating the day visiting a loved one diagnosed with dementia can sometimes be tricky. Mood swings may be sudden and health may vary, so it helps to have a plan but also to be extremely flexible. Read our blog post offering valuable tips to make your precious time together extra special.

memory care dementia care Alzheimer's careAt Aravilla Sarasota we strive to create environments filled with compassion, warmth, and meaningful connections, aiming to enhance the lives of our senior residents affected by Dementia, Alzheimer’s, and other memory disorders.

If you are searching for the best home away from home for your loved one, please reach out to one of our helpful memory care advisors by calling 941.413.5600 with any questions you may have and make sure to schedule a tour.