What is Dementia Capable Care?

Tammy MaggertDementia Capable Care is a memory care program that enables those living with Alzheimer’s/Dementia to thrive.

Alzheimer’s Prevalence Statistics

  • Alzheimer’s affects 5.4 million people
  • By 2050 it is expected to grow to 15 million
  • People live with Alzheimer’s for 8 to 20 years
  • By age 65, 1 out of 8 people are affected by Alzheimer’s
  • By age 85, 1 out of 2 people are affected by Alzheimer’s

At Glacier Hills, we believe those with Alzheimer’s/Dementia can continue to lead a life of quality and one filled with purpose and joy. This is accomplished by engaging these individuals’ in meaningful activity by determining their best ability to function and matching the activities complexity with the individual’s cognitive ability.  The environment, the challenge of the activity, and the approach of our care team are all tailored to the individual resident’s stage of dementia to allow our residents to flourish.

Creating home, a place of purpose, safety, and belonging is accomplished through our focus on successful participation in meaningful life activities and through building loving, supportive relationships between our residents and our care team.

Our unique assessment process, along with our skills in knowing how to incorporate each resident’s identified stage of dementia and their own unique individuality into day-to-day life, creates an environment of wellness to fulfill our resident’s potential at every stage of their journey.

GlacierHills_GS2Glacier Hills is a proud sponsor of the UMHS Housing Bureau for Seniors annual event, Senior Living Week. Stop by and visit our table at the Senior Living Week Expo at the Morris Lawrence Building on Washtenaw Community College’s campus on Friday, May 10th from 8:30am – 3:00pm. If you can’t make it to the Expo, we will be hosting a workshop and an open house at our facility (1200 Earhart Road, Ann Arbor) on Friday, May 17th at 10:30am. Refreshments will be available after the workshop.

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New Construction, New Assisted Living/Memory Care, New Amenities, but not so “new” to Heritage Property Management Inc.

LSAL-RenderingHave you been wondering what is being built on the South-West corner of Woodland and Maple in Saline? To answer your questions, it is Linden Square Assisted Living Center!

Linden Square Assisted Living Center, currently under construction at 650 Woodland Drive East, will be Saline’s newest, premier assisted living center. Linden Square is scheduled to open in May of 2013, with 57 apartments. A second phase, consisting of an additional 55 apartments, has been planned to accommodate future growth.

Linden Square Assisted Living is a sponsor of the Housing Bureau for Seniors annual event, Senior Living Week. We will be at the Senior Living Week Expo at the Morris Lawrence Building on Washtenaw Community College’s campus on Friday, May 10th from 8:30am – 3:00pm. We will also be hosting a workshop at our new facility on Tuesday, May 14th at 10:30am. Stop by and visit with us – we look forward to meeting you!

The Reenders family and  Heritage Property Management Inc., are very excited to be a part of the Saline community “because of the small town feel, the charm of the community, and the new growth moving south from the Greater Ann Arbor area.”  Saline reminds Scott Reenders, President of Heritage Property Management, Inc., of Grand Haven, MI, where the company’s headquarters are located.  When Scott’s grandfather, Arthur Reenders, started the company in 1947, he stated, “I won’t build or own anything that I wouldn’t live in myself.” Scott, his partners, and staff members still believe in Arthur’s values, dedication, and beliefs to this day, more than 65 years later. Heritage Property Management owns and operates 7 other assisted living communities in Michigan, Railside Assisted Living Center, Byron Center, MI; Sheldon Meadows Assisted Living Center, Hudsonville, MI; Appledorn Assisted Living Center, Holland, MI; Seminole Shore Assisted Living Center, Norton Shores, MI; Edgewood Assisted Living Center, Saginaw, MI; Bay Ridge Assisted Living Center, Traverse City, MI; and Grand Pines Assisted Living Center, Grand Haven, MI.

Linden Square Assisted Living Center will bring over 50 new jobs to the Saline community with its opening, and over 100 jobs will be created after the completion of community’s second phase.  Scott has said, “we [our assisted living communities] do well in this type of location, where people appreciate being part of an assisted living community that puts quality and service to our residents above all else.” Linden Square Assisted Living Center will be licensed by the State of Michigan, and offer a variety of assistance for those 60 years of age and older. Linden Square will offer a number of private apartment options ranging in size from studios to two bedroom apartments. The wide variety of apartment options is to fit the many different lifestyles of our residents.

Linden Square Assisted Living Center is currently accepting applications and deposits for residency! Make sure you get your name on our waiting list TODAY, for your brand new home! Call (734) 429-7600 for more information. Interested job applicants can apply online at www.lindensquarealc.com.

Senior Living Week – 2013

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