Memory Support

How Do I know My Loved One's Level of Dementia?

Join us Thursday, February 16 at 6:00 pm to learn more about the various levels of dementia and what you can do for yourself and your loved one.

The presentation will include:

  • What is the level or stage of your loved ones dementia?
  • What is the best way to communicate with them?  
  • How to get the information you need
  • How do we connect?  What should we talk about?
  • Why should we say “I am sorry?”
  • Seeing the value at each stage of the condition
  • Why it is important that we create the right setting & provide the right care
  • When to give yourself a time out

No need to RSVP. Call Christine Lepore, Dementia Education Specialist, at 412-571-5173
or email questions to clepore@asburyheights.org.

Memory Support at Asbury Heights

We use a person-centered therapy that emphasizes the use of non-verbal communication techniques to improve interactions with individuals living with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Our focus is on maximizing the abilities of each resident through quality interaction.

 

 

Our staff members receive training on an ongoing basis to stay current on the most innovative approaches and treatments for the care of individuals with memory impairments.

Memory support care is provided in two secure locations on our campus – Asbury Place and Laurel Lane. In addition, we provide memory support nursing through our Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in the Willow Community. The Willow Community is a secure area staffed by professionals who understand the complex issues involved in the care of individuals with dementia and other cognitive disorders. 

Contact us or call 412-571-5387 to arrange a tour, and we can demonstrate our skill and expertise and showcase the secure nature of our communities.

Floor Plans (PDF)

Personal Care Application (PDF)

Personal Care Rates (PDF)

When is the Right Time to Make a Move? (PDF)