Family Owned & Operated by The Cottages Senior Living

People-Centered Memory Care in Texas

Personalized, compassionate care for those living with Alzheimer’s and dementia. The Cottages is a memory care facility in Frisco, TX that provides people living with memory impairments, such as Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, with state-of-the-art residences and assistance. The Cottages is staffed by caring, certified nurses and caregivers on a 24-hour basis and offers a very unique approach to care, much different from traditional memory care services. Unlike other dementia care homes in Frisco, the residences at The Cottages are designed with high-end furnishings, spacious living areas, and large outdoor spaces to help residents truly feel at home. Because no two people are the same, and because memory disorders affect everyone in different ways, the residents at this facility are cared for on a highly-individualized basis. “We are caregivers, nurses, administrators, housekeepers and chefs,” says Mandy Quinn, Executive Vice President at The Cottages Senior Living, “but our most important role at The Cottages is as a Cottage Family Member to all of our residents and their loved ones.” Since 1997, The Cottages has provided assisted living for dementia residents as a family-owned and operated company. Their primary goal has always been to tailor their approach to memory care to each individual resident’s needs in a compassionate, kind manner. Staff members are available on-site at the facility 24 hours a day to tend to whatever residents need, whether they just want a little help with housekeeping and laundry or around-the-clock care. The Cottages doesn’t just operate as a memory care facility in Frisco. The company actually manages several facilities across the entire state of Texas. They offer dementia...

How Should I Choose the Right Memory Care Home for My Family?

If your parent or other loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, dementia or any other memory-related disorder, it might be time to check into assisted living for dementia residents in Texas. There are many different facilities across the state and choosing the right one can be a tough decision. If you’re wondering how to find the right Alzheimer’s assisted living facility for your loved one, consider some of the factors below. How much care does your loved one need? Memory disorders affect everyone differently. Some people may just need a little assistance with chores like laundry and housekeeping, while others need 24-hour care and help dressing, bathing and eating. Before you make the final decision, make sure the dementia assisted living facility you’re considering is able to handle the daily care your loved one requires now and the level of care they may need in the future. Ask the staff as many questions as you need to properly assess whether your family member would be well-cared for in the facility. Are staff members trained and certified to handle people with dementia? Is medication management offered? What amenities and activities are available to residents? Most homes that provide assisted living for dementia residents will offer planned activities. Some of these activities may include: Art therapy Music therapy Fitness and wellness classes Consider your loved one’s interests and needs when evaluating the activities that are offered. Make sure your loved one would be able to enjoy themselves participating in the planned activities at the Alzheimer’s assisted living facility. How secure will your family member be in the facility? When assessing...