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Silverleaf of Athens & Snellville are family-owned, licensed memory care communities serving the needs of our residents and their families. Silverleaf offers the most specialized memory care available, encompassing the full spectrum of memory loss from the mild to the most severe. Silverleaf takes a different approach to Alzheimer’s care by combining compassionate care with a physical environment designed to accommodate memory loss by eliminating distractions.
Therapeutic design for memory care:
A home like approach:
Building design is regarded as a therapeutic resource to promote well being and functionality among people with Dementia & Alzheimer's.
A square shape design, compared to a corridor design, helps residents function at their highest level.
Design guides endorse the use of non-institutional design features, such as home like furnishings.
Residents in a non-institutional settings are less aggressive, preserve better motor functions, and have less anxiety.
Non-institutional dining arrangements improve eating behavior and communication among residents.
Reducing sensory over stimulation:
Minimizing sensory over simulations is highly recommended for individuals with Dementia.
Individuals with Dementia often face difficulties with sensory over stimulation, which may increase the distraction, agitation, and confusion.
Use of neutral design and color scheme, elimination of stimulation, and consistent daily routines have been shown to reduce behavioral disturbances and encourage weight gain.
Benefits of group living:
Living in groups has been found to have a Therapeutic impact on people in the early stages of Dementia and Alzheimer's.
After moving into a group setting, individuals demonstrated reduced behavioral disturbances and decreased the use of psychotropic drugs.
Residents in group living demonstrate better social abilities, more alertness, and reduced depression.
Residents in group living also display higher motor functions and they are able to mainta