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Memory Care

Memory Care starting at $5,370

Passionate Care, Personalized —
Welcome to Memory Care in The Cottage
at Arabella of Longview in Longview, TX

In the Cottage at Arabella of Longview, we take a holistic approach to ensure the wellbeing of every Memory Care resident – mind, body, and soul. Staff members are trained in the latest care methods of each stage of dementia and Alzheimer’s so you can enjoy moments filled with purpose, joy, and laughter. We encourage meaningful relationships between staff and residents. After all, these bonds only make each day brighter!

We seek to stimulate our Memory Care residents in Longview, Texas, with a wide array of activities meant to improve quality of life. We enrich each resident’s dementia care or Alzheimer’s care with sensory engagement, stress-reducing activities like pet therapy, and intellectual activities like puzzles and word games in a compassionate, no-judgment zone.

The Cottage at Arabella of Longview blends the timelessness of Texan hospitality with the most modern amenities and features. The staff-to-resident ratio is kept as high to ensure attentive, personalized care for every resident. Apartments are designed to be warm, comforting, and draped in natural light. Staff is available 24-7 to provide personal assistance whenever you need it. Joining the caring, close-knit community of Arabella of Longview means choosing Memory Care that is person-centered and relentlessly positive.

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Arabella of Longview | Senior man smiling and sitting in a chair

Personalized Services for Dementia Care

Longview team members consider caring for our residents in The Cottage their passion. At Arabella of Longview, we support this passion with required certifications and the best of ongoing training in positive, person-centered dementia care. Also, we maintain higher staff-per-resident ratios to ensure every staff member can truly get to know each resident and the kind of personalized assistance they need.

We love when our staff and residents bond, so we actively encourage meaningful relationships between them. These relationships benefit the resident by allowing their caregivers to be more intuitive and flexible in their care, as well as their loved ones by providing access to detailed information from the caregivers themselves. The Cottage provides a loving atmosphere and a feeling of security that not only allows our residents a measure of independence and encourages engagement, but also provides their loved ones with much-needed peace of mind.

  • Specialized care in all phases of dementia
  • Knowledgeable, compassionate staff on-site 24/7
  • Full-time, licensed nurse
  • Medication management
  • Personal assistance with daily needs such as bathing, dressing, grooming, transferring, and incontinence based on individualized care plans
  • Personal medical alert systems
  • Housekeeping and personal laundry service
  • Passionate focus on cleanliness
  • On-site physical therapy available
  • Scheduled transportation available
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Specialized Memory Care Activities Focused on Quality of Life

Every member of our passionate staff is here to make a difference in the lives of our residents. That’s why all the Memory Careactivity programming in The Cottage has been specifically developed according to the latest scientific research on both improving quality of life and slowing the progression of Alzheimer’s and dementia in our residents. We seek every day to enrich their lives with sensory engagement, appropriate exercise, and intellectual, vocational, social, spiritual, and stress-reducing activities for dementia care. 

Longview programming engages our residents in a specialized, evidence-based method of teaching and learning. This helps our compassionate staff connect with our Memory Care residents on their level in a no-judgment zone that emphasizes the respect and value of each resident. Through this method, our residents participate in activities that help with things like rebuilding motor skills and connecting to long-term memory. We also provide opportunities for residents to engage in meaningful, purposeful activities such as cleaning, cooking, or sorting so that they feel happy, hopeful, helpful, and productive.

  • Dedicated coordinator just for Memory Care
  • Specially designed, personalized My Legacy program
  • Montessori method of learning
  • Intellectually engaging activities such as puzzles, brain teasers, and word games
  • Signature themed sensory boxes
  • Interactive life and work stations
  • Parties and celebrations
  • Live entertainment
  • Art Throb Club
  • Green Thumb Club
  • Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support Group meetings for residents and loved ones
Arabella of Longview | Senior women using bands to exercises
Arabella of Longview | Professionally-plated pasta

Enticing Memory Care Dining Experiences

In The Cottage, we understand that food is both nutrition and experience. We serve only fresh, delicious, scratch-made food with warm, friendly service from menus specifically designed to abide by the latest nutritional guidelines in both physical and cognitive wellness. We also offer individualized dietary monitoring and do our best to tailor menu selections according to the history and preferences of our residents.

Additionally, we employ several programs to help entice healthy appetites and encourage good nutrition. We regularly schedule Spice Club and our hand towel aromatherapy sessions to engage the proper senses in close proximity to meals. Our residents can also get involved in the food preparation process with our weekly and monthly Chef Action Stations. By creating opportunities to engage with our residents using food, we hope to go beyond providing a healthy diet into providing another way to connect.

  • Freshly prepared fare using the finest ingredients
  • Three homestyle meals a day
  • Two snacks a day
  • Specialized dietary monitoring
  • MINDful Menu
  • Consistent hydration
  • Hand towel aromatherapy
  • Spice Club
  • Weekly and monthly Chef Action Stations
  • Private dining options

Purposeful Memory Care Amenities

We designed The Cottage at Arabella of Longview as a calm, homelike, open environment to inspire comfort and community as well as provide plenty of opportunities for independence. Residents of The Cottage live in their own, specialized, separate wing of the building. Each well-appointed suite or private room is created to be both accessible and easily navigable and opens onto a spacious, yet cozy living area.

We encourage all our residents to bring their own belongings and make their new residence their home. The Cottage features its own beautiful courtyard as well as a personal kitchen. Common area decorations are specifically chosen to inspire personal engagement, joyful tales, and happy memories. There are also plenty of cozy gathering spaces to encourage social interaction.

  • Dedicated, separate wing of the building
  • Spacious, easily navigable apartments
  • Large, homelike, central living space
  • Dedicated activity area
  • Activity stations
  • Separate kitchen
  • Courtyard with patio
  • Garden
  • Storytelling artwork
  • Light and cheerful furnishings and decor
  • Plenty of windows with natural light
  • Access to fitness center
  • Access to salon
  • Access to movie theater
 
Arabella of Longview | Senior women listening to music

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