Our goal is to ensure that our memory care residents are leading lives filled with happiness, meaning, and purpose.
To promote residents' well-being in our memory care community, the Birches has devised the Birches Structured Day, an organized yet flexible daily routine that fosters social engagement and growth for our memory care residents.
The Birches Structured Day Programming
The Birches Structured Day includes time for exercise, hobbies, relaxation and reinforces proper hydration. Residents living in the memory care community are also encouraged to engage in stimulating cognitive activities through Montessori practices to build on cognitive function.
The Birches Structured Day supports all four components of Successful Aging: Social support, Intellectual challenge, Physical growth, and Spiritual connections.
Below are some examples of our weekly structured programs to support their potential:
- Social: Happy Hour, TimeSlips, Lifebio Writing, Flower Arranging, Movie Night, Curious Corner, and more!
- Intellectual: Math Bingo, Meaningful Moments, Name That Tune, Reading Club, Gourmet Club, and more!
- Physical: Strength and Balance Class, Movement to Music, Physical Therapy, Chair Yoga, and more!
- Spiritual: Meditation, Art Therapy, Music Therapy, Music & Memory Program, Sing Fit, Rosary & Communion, Sensory Stimulation, Comfort Dogs, Therapy Chickens, Gardening Club, and more!
At the Birches, we help family members and their loved ones stay connected—our team bridges connection through innovative technologies using our Family Engagement App.
Our family members can view our calendar of events in advance. And receive notifications on activity attendance. Resident families can receive or share pictures through our HIPAA secured chat, have more meaningful visits based on their loved ones' preferences, and much more!
My mother recently moved here from another facility. The care and concern that has been shown to her and our family has been exceptional. The move in process, even in the midst of Covid, was made easy. I am continually impressed by how kind and caring all the members of the team are. They genuinely seem to like their jobs—which was not the experience that we had previously. The communication with staff is excellent. Any concern or question I have had has been answered quickly and professionally. The nursing care is thorough and the activities planned are innovative and engaging. My mom has been there two months and so far it has been a great move!
Memory Care Resources
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