Alzheimer's Care Homes in British Columbia

BC homes provide exceptional Alzheimer's care

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In British Columbia, Alzheimer’s homes provide 24 hour care through on-site certified nurses and/or on-call assistance. Over the past decade especially, Alzheimer’s research has vastly ameliorated treatment of this disease. In consequence, BC seniors homes now have fantastic resources to deal with Alzheimer’s.

While free or public Alzheimer’s care would be ideal, paying for specialized care is crucial in British Columbia. Indeed, public hospitals continue to face cutbacks and budget shortages. On the other hand, private, long-term care homes will give your loved one the most wide-ranging, frequent, and thorough care.

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OPAL by Element  

438 West King Edward Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia, V5Y 05M

438 West King Edward Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Y 0M5 Opal offers a full continuum of support from Independent Living, Assisted living all the way to Complex Care, allowing the opportunity for aging in place.

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Long-term care

Hawthorn Park Retirement Community  

867 KLO Road, Kelowna, British Columbia, V1Y 9G5

Living at Hawthorn Park Retirement Residence means you have choices & can customize the services you need, as you need them. We offer three lifestyle opportunities; supportive living, assisted living & complex care.

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Long-term care

The Vineyards Residence  

726 Valley Road, Kelowna, British Columbia, V1V 0E9

The Vineyards approach to assisted living & memory care allows people to go about life as they always have, despite health changes. Beautiful suites & homemade meals. Discover for yourself why we say Life’s Better Here

Lifestyle Options: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Waterford, The  

1345 56th Street, Tsawwassen, British Columbia, V4L 2P9

Featuring bright suites surrounded by pedestrian pathways, and a two-acre water feature in Tsawwassen town-centre. Two choices in all-inclusive senior housing: independent living and a licensed Care Centre suites.

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Memory Care, Long-term care

Magnolia Gardens  

5840 Glover Rd, Langley, British Columbia, V3A 9K3

An oasis in the heart of Langley City, Magnolia Gardens features bright, spacious suites and a warm, friendly atmosphere. Two choices in senior living: 115 independent living suites, and a 40 suite licensed Care Centre.

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Memory Care, Long-term care

The Village Langley  

3920 198th Street, Langley, British Columbia, V3A1E1

We believe that the desire for fulfillment and living a life with purpose does not diminish with a diagnosis of dementia. We focus on the possibilities of each person, supporting each to live with laughter, love and joy.

Lifestyle Options: Memory Care

Chartwell Willow Retirement Community  

12275-224th Street, Maple Ridge, British Columbia, V2X 6H5

A safe and rewarding lifestyle in a Maple Ridge seniors housing community you're proud to call home.

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

Benefits of Alzheimer’s Care

Here are some benefits of living in a B.C. Alzheimer’s seniors home.

  • Safety — A well-trained and dedicated staff will always be around. In some cases, especially those in which Alzheimer’s leads to wandering or other sundowning, knowing that this professional support will always be around should be really comforting.
  • Individualized Care — Specialized Alzheimer’s care homes pay close attention to all patients that enter their facilities. While there are, of course, some commonalities in services, BC's care homes increasingly tailor care to individual client's needs.
  • Mental stimulation — Your loved one will receive more mental stimulation than his or her own home could offer. Brain games or a brain gym are quite common at seniors homes.
  • Companionship — Even if your family member does not remember all or most social interactions, he or she will be around other residents and thus might avoid being lonely.
  • Simplify things —  If your loved one is in an Alzheimer’s home, you need not worry about daily tasks like changing light bulbs or other forms of maintenance. Seniors' homes reduce the stress in your life.

Homes also offer respite care stays that allow families and caregivers to take a break; many families create a considered, holistic care plan that looks ahead to the end. With this in mind, many homes with dementia care also offer palliative or hospice care

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Brief Facts about Alzheimer’s

  • Short-term memory loss is one of the early indicators of Alzheimer’s. Nonetheless, long-term memory loss could take place over time.
  • Alzheimer’s is gender-neutral and relies neither on social factors nor personality.
  • While the rate at which one’s mind loses its capacities depends on the individual, memory loss is everlasting in Alzheimer’s patients.

Please be sure to check out the list below to find retirement homes with care for seniors with Alzheimer’s Disease in the province of British Columbia.

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