Dementia Care 101: What is the Positive Approach® to Care?

Dementia Care 101: What Is the Positive Approach® to Care?

Being the caregiver for someone living with dementia or Alzheimer’s can be a struggle. You want to give your loved one a pleasurable life full of happiness but creating that can truly take a toll on you as a caregiver. If your loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s level of care is becoming overwhelming, consider the outstanding Positive Approach® to Care offered by Artisan at Hudson.

According to Beth Ann Burns, Director of Community Relations at Artisan at Hudson, a retirement living community located in Hudson, Massachusetts, the Positive Approach® is a truly innovative take on memory care. “When acting as a caregiver for a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s you want the best quality care for them,” she states. “The Positive Approach® establishes that same frame of mind within our community, tailoring care to each resident’s unique needs and offering much-needed support to caregivers, loved ones, and families.”

A Positive Approach® to Care

Artisan at Hudson’s Positive Approach® guarantees that your loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s is treated with the same genuine love and care as your family would offer at home. What exactly is the Positive Approach® and what needs of your loved one does it cover? Well, here’s the quintessential cornerstones to Artisan at Hudson’s Positive Approach® and the secret to the astounding care they offer every memory care individual.

Holistic Approach

Artisan at Hudson offers a holistic approach to your loved one’s well-being. This holistic approach includes thoughtful designs such as spacious memory care suites, created for a safe, secure and calming living environment. Beyond your loved one’s suite, the Artisan at Hudson offers a comfortable community featuring various elements which make the outdoors accessible to all – large windows, an aquarium and a gorgeous outdoor garden with a walking path. Delicious and flexible dining options, catered to your loved one’s dietary needs, and life-enriching programming adapted to meet the needs of each individual round out Artisan’s holistic approach to helping your loved one feel right at home. 

Purposeful Design

By utilizing the Positive Approach®, Artisan at Hudson works from the ground up, programming a memory care environment focused on safety and genuine care of your loved one. Highly trained and licensed staff leave nothing up to chance, embodying the SageLife vision to enhance your loved one’s life and celebrate their individuality. This safe, adaptive living environment with life-enriching programming specifically designed for those living with dementia or Alzheimer’s is a community that both your loved one and your family will be happy to call their home.  

Proven Philosophy

The Positive Approach® for memory care found at Artisan at Hudson was created by internationally acclaimed dementia care expert, Teepa Snow. Snow’s philosophy recognizes the changing abilities of your loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s and incorporates this knowledge into adjustments in expectations and appropriate care for your loved one at every given moment. Basing memory care in this commended philosophy, maintains a highly trained and aware staff focused on the best care for your loved one, no matter their needs or level of care. 

Specialist Care Team

The specialist team at Artisan at Hudson works with families to collaborate and define the most appropriate care for your loved one. This connection allows the staff at Artisan at Hudson to consider every aspect of your loved one’s well-being, considering their emotional, social, physical, and spiritual needs to create an individualized style of care. Every staff member at Artisan at Hudson, from Health and Wellness and Medical Directors to the day-to-day nursing, care, and support staff is specially trained to serve the unique needs of your loved one living with dementia or Alzheimer’s and work together, with you, to offer them amazing quality care.  

Acting as a caregiver for a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s can be a huge demand that becomes truly overwhelming. However, the good news is you do not have to do it all alone. Artisan at Hudson is here to help, offering Positive Approach® to Care and guaranteeing your loved one genuine, holistic care individualized to their unique needs.

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Discover an Artfully Crafted Lifestyle

Located in Hudson, Massachusetts, Artisan at Hudson offers distinctive, rental senior living designed to give residents everything they want and need. With the convenience of transportation, multiple dining venues, a fitness center, underground parking and several supportive lifestyles on campus, combined with our empowering programs to enhance well-being and so much more, we can provide you with an artfully crafted retirement lifestyle. 

Artisan at Hudson is a community where residents can create their own journey, with more opportunities, more convenience, more choices and even more wow, all in a beautiful, modern setting equipped with everything you need to live well. Think a variety of open floor plans, upgraded appliances and refined finishes along with carefree and worry-free living. It’s all within your reach. 

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