Parkville, Maryland—Oak Crest, an Erickson Living retirement community, opened its new memory care neighborhood designed to provide a person-centered, nurturing environment for residents who utilize these services.
Named Magnolia Way, the neighborhood consists of 38 private apartments. Newly remodeled common space offers ample opportunities for socialization, including a dining venue & bistro, living room, garden area and activity rooms.
A ribbon cutting ceremony for residents, family and employees was held on April 26.
"Magnolia Way was carefully designed exclusively for those with memory loss to promote safety, independence and serenity," stated Mark Roussey, Executive Director of Oak Crest. "Beyond the beautiful infrastructure, though, are the talented health care professionals who will be at the forefront of creating personalized relationships with residents and family members to provide a rich, engaging experience."
The memory care program at Oak Crest features the following benefits:
• A personalized service plan delivered with compassionate hospitality,
• Care programs that focus on individual strengths and abilities,
• A fully-trained team of care associates, nurses and managers that provide 24/7 support,
• Access to the on-site medical center,
• Extensive family involvement and support, and
• Private rooms that feel like home.
Magnolia Way is part of the continuing care neighborhood at Oak Crest that offers assisted living, long-term care and inpatient rehabilitation to residents. The independent living neighborhoods of Oak Crest feature 1,517 apartment homes in a variety of floor plans and styles.