If your family has decided that it’s time your loved one with memory loss received the professional care and support offered in a memory care community, then your search for the right place has already begun. While community websites and internet reviews may provide some valuable information, the only way to really know what a community is like is to experience it in person.
“You can’t overestimate the importance of personally visiting a community,” says Jimmie Fay Griffin, Executive Director of Clarity Pointe™ Tallahassee, a memory care assisted living community in Tallahassee, Florida. “Pictures can’t do a community justice, especially when you’re considering a memory care community. Loved ones with memory loss should experience comfortable surroundings, easy-to-navigate hallways, and a sense of peace and calm you could never judge with a photograph