As you consider a memory care community, there may be countless questions you want answered. The tour itself will be filled with helpful information, seeing the spaces, programs, and routines firsthand. In the midst of visiting a community, it’s easy to forget to get answers to some key questions. We have created a checklist of questions to bring with you on your next senior living tour.
Having a private living space decorated with personal items creates a comfortable place to call home. For seniors with memory loss this personalization adds to a vital sense of autonomy and comfort. Ask the following questions to assess the living spaces available in the community:
Activities and events not only spark joy but also exercise the brain. Ask these questions about their social calendar to see if it seems like a vibrant, engaging community. For seniors with memory loss, ask about specific support and accommodations available to facilitate participation in activities:
A qualified, dedicated team can make all the difference at a memory care community. Questions about the team will help you know if you can trust the care available at a communities:
Onsite medical services allow for consistent care of your loved one. These questions will help you understand the care support available in communities:
A safe and secure home will provide peace of mind for both residents and their loved ones. Pay attention to how the space and staff contribute to the sense of safety.
This list will help families make sure they are asking all the right questions and making the most of their senior living tours. Before your tour, take a moment to consider other questions important to you and write them down. Take this list with you on your tour at Chapters Living! Schedule today!