Memory Care Assisted Living Communities

Memory Care Assisted Living Communities


What is the Difference Between Assisted Living and Memory Care Assisted Living?

North Woods Village Residents Articles

Typically, as seniors age and require some level of assistance with activities of daily life they initially look to move into an assisted living community. Once someone receives a memory impairment diagnosis, such as Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia or even Parkinson’s, determining when to make the move into a memory care assisted living community is often…

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Four Reasons to Move Your Loved One into North Woods Village

North Woods residents dining together Articles

Sooner Rather than Later Four Reasons to Move Your Loved One into North Woods Village: Making the decision to move your loved one into a Memory Care Community is often a very difficult one. It is often hard to determine when the right time to make that move is, but there are downsides to waiting…

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Edison Lakes Director of Health and Wellness Receives National Recognition

Woods Team Member Tiffany Articles

North Woods Village at Edison Lakes is excited to announce that Tiffany Fultz, LPN, Director of Health and Wellness has successfully earned her national certification as a Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer CADDCT adding to her Certified Dementia Practitioner (CPD) certification. North Woods Village at Edison Lakes is committed to advancing Alzheimer’s and…

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Planning Ahead Before a Dementia Diagnosis

Assisted Living Plan Article

Did you know that those with dementia often try to follow the same routines and do the things they did before their dementia diagnosis? Why should you substantially change your routine just because you are diagnosed with dementia? Documenting your routines now before any possible dementia diagnosis or as early as possible once you are…

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Touching our Residents Through Visiting Animals

North Woods Village Resident with dog Article

Animals of all kinds have become increasingly common in the treatment of individuals with dementia related disorders. Animal-assisted therapy or zoo therapy has been used in the care of adults and elderly people for years. We see verification of this approach when we see how our residents are excited to see and interact with animals…

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Driving with Dementia

Dementia Driving Article

Driving after diagnosis with dementia seems dangerous but it happens frequently. Our recent community education event, Driving and Dementia, presented by Dr. Christina Stemmler and Charles Backs, Esq., Elder Law Attorney, talked about people driving when diagnosed with dementia during this casual but informative presentation. Dr. Stemler explained the various testing that she performs to…

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Debra Murrey Joins North Woods Village as Executive Director

Debra Murry Articles

(Kalamazoo, MI) North Woods Village of Kalamazoo is excited to announce Debra Murrey has joined the Memory Care Specialist Team as Executive Director. Debra is a seasoned memory care Executive Director bringing over 20 plus years of leadership and healthcare experience to our new community. She is a true blessing for our community, staff, residents…

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Inverness Lakes’ InSight Interview

In Sight Articles

Take a look at the Insight Interview by our Inverness Lakes team, featuring our Executive Chef, Scott Tomkinson and Director of Health and Wellness Eric LeCount as they talk about the new and great things happening in our Fort Wayne memory care community.

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6203 Stadium Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
(269) 397-2200

1409 E. Day Road
Mishawaka, IN 46545
(574) 247-1866

8075 Glencarin Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
(260) 420-1866