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A Knew Day ®: Offering Specialized Memory Support to Seniors in La Grange

“When your loved one with memory issues requires more assistance than you can provide at home, you want them to live in a place that’s known for the highest quality care,” says Terri Geppner, Director of Community Relations at Aspired Living® of La Grange. “At the same time, you know that care means more than just caring for the physical body. You want a place where your loved one is surrounded by people who understand how important, special and unique your loved one is. You want them to be celebrated as the person they are, not as their disease. You want your loved one to have a lifestyle that’s enriching, fulfilling and meaningful. In other words, you want them to be cared for as if they were a beloved family member.”

 

Seniors requiring Memory Support in La Grange, Illinois now have a community where that caring, family-focused and celebratory service comes together under one roof. “As a state-of-the-art community that’s part of the Pathway to Living family, Aspired Living of La Grange is proud to offer a complete approach to senior living for our community,” Terri says. “Besides Independent Living and Assisted Living services, we also offer our A Knew Day Memory Support. This exceptional approach to Memory Support has helped so many seniors live a life that celebrates, honors and uplifts them and provides them opportunities to live well, age well, be well … every day.”

 

A Knew Day Memory Support is a groundbreaking approach that embraces the VIVA! ® philosophy that is the foundation of life at Aspired Living of La Grange. VIVA! meaning “long life” – is a celebration of life that honors aging as a natural step that should be celebrated, wherever one may be in that journey. VIVA! drives our daily mission of providing personalized, enriching, purpose-filled environments where our residents can experience opportunities to flourish. VIVA! is about breaking down barriers, honoring the remaining abilities of every individual and partnering with our residents along life’s pathway.

 

A Knew Da y ® Memory Support starts with honoring the individual. Our highly trained team spends countless hours to learn everything they can about each resident, from their unique past to their favorite hobbies, their likes and dislikes and anything else that will help us create a person-centered approach to care. This allows us to support our residents’ well-being, empowerment and autonomy to the highest degree. With this innate knowledge, we design and deliver personalized, innovative programs that are designed to spark joy, celebrate honor every resident for who they are, not what the disease has made them. This approach not only provides our residents with a new day every day, but a “knew” day.​

 

All-Inclusive, Worry-Free Living at Aspired Living ® of La Grange

Family members will have complete peace of mind when their loved one becomes a resident at our Memory Support community. Our caring, highly trained team members have all been selected for their empathy and compassion, and have received intensive, ongoing training to ensure the best possible experience for our residents. Each of our team members understands that every resident is unique and special, and that their role is to help celebrate and honor each resident as they progress along their memory loss journey.

 

Family members can also relax, knowing that their loved one will receive all the personal care, attention, stimulation and joy they deserve and need …  for one simple monthly fee. No hidden costs, no surprises, no extra add ons. The monthly fee is all-encompassing.

 

Every day, residents enjoy Pathway to Living’s award-winning VIVA! ® Programming which includes arts and crafts, gardening, pet therapy and more. Compassionate care is threaded throughout the day as well, with assistance with the activities of daily living (ADLs), medication management and 24/7 support and security available.

 

Memory Support residents live in their own personal, spacious studio apartment that provides privacy when desired and easy support when necessary. Housekeeping and maintenance are provided. Three times a day, residents gather in the dining room to receive chef-prepared meals straight from our Neighborhood Kitchen. If they’re hungry or thirsty between meal times, snacks and beverages are always available.

 

Residents receive the best possible healthcare thanks to routine health and wellness programs, including weight monitoring, blood pressure checks, nurse consultations and coordination of licensed medical services. We also provide routine follow-up coordination with physicians and ancillary medical service providers such as therapy, home health and hospice.

 

Our beautiful, safe and secure community has been designed specifically for the needs of individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. Residents are free to enjoy our outdoor courtyards (completely enclosed, so there’s no risk of wandering), spend time in the greenhouse or enjoy the company of others in our open yet cozy common areas. Activities, exercise and enjoyment are regularly scheduled to make each day enjoyable.

 

Finally, Aspired Living of La Grange understands that dementia care doesn’t begin and end with the resident – we’re here to care for the families, too. Resident and family education and support are available through support groups and Memory Support Cafes. We diligently keep families informed on a regular basis about the health, wellness and happiness of their loved one. We encourage family members to visit regularly, and offer many opportunities for them to be part of the life in our community. We know that you’re a part of this journey, too, and it’s our job to help you along the path as well.

For more information about our innovative new community, please contact us at 708-365-8593.

Live Well. Age Well. Be Well. At Aspired Living® of La Grange.

When you step through the doors of our Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Support community, you’ll notice ... something different. Something exciting. Something exceptional! At Aspired Living® of La Grange, we believe that moving to senior living is something that should be supported and celebrated.

Wellness is at the heart of everything we do at Aspired Living of La Grange. From Award-Winning VIVA!SM Programming by Pathway to Living® that inspires each resident to live engaged, connected and fulfilled lives to VIVA! Plus, which brings coordinated healthcare right to their apartments, we do all we can to ensure that our residents Live Well. Age Well. Be Well!

Every day is a new opportunity to grow, laugh, share, learn and thrive. Gather with friends for delicious, nutritious meals in our all-day dining room, or enjoy a lively happy hour in our wine bar. Relax with a massage or spa treatment in our spa and salon. Stay fit and healthy with our fitness center or spend the day painting in our art studio. It’s all up to you!

Offering a lifestyle designed to inspire the whole person, Aspired Living of La Grange provides seniors with the best of both worlds – the exceptional care they require and the inspiring senior living experience they deserve.

To learn more about our community or to reserve your apartment, contact us at 708-365-8593.