Memory Care in Richmond Hill & Vaughan

Find proper care for Alzheimer's patients in York Region

Find a list of memory care homes

There are a variety of options for memory care and Alzheimer's care in Richmond Hill and surrounding cities, including Thornhill and Vaughan. Listed below, find memory care facilities, along with other services such as home care and adult day programs, to help your family during various stages of the disease.

Alzheimer's and memory care in Richmond Hill and area

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Delmanor Elgin Mills  

80 Elgin Mills Road East, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4C 0L3

Award Winning Delmanor Elgin Mills, has proudly served the Richmond Hill community since 2002.

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

The following communities are just outside of Richmond Hill, Vaughan, and Markham

Greenview Seniors Residence - Metta Lifestyles  

880 Lawrence Ave E, North York, Ontario, M3C1P6

At Greenview Residence, we offer a complete range of care services in a welcoming environment. Whether it's our compassionate staff, fresh homemade meals, or exciting and engaging activities, you will truly feel at home.

Lifestyle Options: Assisted Living, Memory Care

McCowan Retirement Residence - Metta Lifestyles  

2881 Eglinton Avenue East, Scarborough, Ontario, M1J 0A2

McCowan Retirement Residence is a vibrant and family oriented retirement home located in Scarborough. With team members who have been here since we opened in 2004, you can expect a warm welcome and a feeling of home.

Lifestyle Options: Apartments, Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

Don Mills Retirement Residence  

2 Green Belt Drive, North York, Ontario, M3C 1L8

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

Sagecare 147 Elder Street  

147 Elder Street, North York, Ontario, M3H5G9

Enlightened dementia care touches more than memory. 147 Elder St. is a place that provides opportunities for the joy and meaning still ahead when wellbeing can no longer be realized at home.

Lifestyle Options: Memory Care

Baycrest Terraces  

55 Ameer Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M6A 2Z1

We are Toronto's Finest Kosher Retirement Residence. Located on the Baycrest campus in the heart of North York's Jewish community. Baycrest Terraces, "Where Life Thrives". Call us today for more information.

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

Home Care companies in Markham,Richmond Hill,Vaughan and area.

Nurse Next Door Toronto Beaches  

1 Concorde Gate, Toronto, Ontario, M3C 3N6

Nurse Next Door Toronto Beaches provides compassionate 24 hour personalized senior care services with bonded, registered & licensed Nurses / RPN's, in your home, hospital, rehab, LTC & retirement communities.

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

Find memory care to match stages of the disease

Alzheimer's Disease is a progressive disease, and during each stage of its development you will need varying types of care. In Canada, there is specialized help for each stage in the progress of Alzheimer's. If you contact the Local Health Integration Network, they will give you options focused on public help available; you should avail yourself of as many of these public services as you can. Private services, though, are a worthwhile augmentation to public healthcare, and you need to be aware of many excellent Alzheimer's care services available in Richmond Hill and surrounding towns. 

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Overview of the disease's stages with links to local care options in York Region.

At the outset of Alzheimer's Disease and in its early stages, family caregiving may suffice. Make sure you know all the help that is available to you, though. Respite care stays are an excellent resource, available from local seniors care facilities in Richmond Hill and area. This service is tailored to give caregivers a break; the Ontario government provides support for a variety of situations. For example, if your loved one requires help at home, you may qualify for complete coverage using home care services, including personal support for bathing, dressing and other activities of daily living

Your loved one can also take short stays in Richmond Hill long term care homes (again, as long as they qualify). Short stays in York Region care homes are covered for 90 days per year. This is an excellent resource offered to Ontario families, to help you be the best caregiver you can possibly be. Learn more about government help available, from (see below).

As the disease progresses into its middle and later stages, there are a number of things to consider. Caregiving at home will become more difficult all the time. You will need to think ahead to long term care. There are some bureaucratic difficulties in dealing with this, however. You need to get a medical assessment, and once you have been assessed as requiring long term care, you will be assigned a care home. Not all care homes are the same, though, and many families refuse the Richmond Hill care home to which their loved one has been assigned.

There is help for families who are selective, though. Various memory care facilities in York Region (as listed above) will provide excellent care to your loved one. Many of these are associated with long term care facilities, too, although you will have to pay for memory care (as opposed to the way long term care is mostly subsidized). 

These Richmond Hill Alzheimer's care homes excel at memory care. Some features:

  • Design for patients with dementia, including secured hallways, colour coding and more
  • Specialized therapies that help alleviate memory loss and encourage interaction with others to keep the brain active
  • Highly trained care staff, well-versed in Alzheimer's care and specialized approaches like GPA and others 

The disease progresses at a different pace in every case, as you may be aware. It is better to be over-prepared than under, of course. If you plan ahead and research all you can, you will be as well-prepared as you can be to deal with the practical issues related to the disease; this will make it just a little bit easier to deal with the personal aspects. 

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