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May 30, 2018

Understanding the Importance of Structured Activity for Those in Memory Care

When choosing a memory care community for your loved one, you’ll want to ask questions about how people spend their time, how ac…  View article»
May 14, 2018

Emerald Crest Worship

I am new at Emerald Crest, having been serving as chaplain and campus pastor since early April. A primary function of my work is…  View article»
April 27, 2018

Creating a Dementia Friendly Community

With over 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease, the volunteer driven ACT on Alzheimer’s understands the need for …  View article»
March 26, 2018

Dementia’s Evolution: Negative and Positive Changes are Possible

It can be surprising that features of memory loss may include anger, agitation and peace, calm There is a broad assumption that…  View article»
March 20, 2018

Support Groups Make a Crucial Difference in the Quality of Caregivers’ Lives

They are our neighbors, friends, siblings and co-workers, thrust into caregiving roles with little notice or preparation. Their …  View article»
February 27, 2018

Memory Screenings

At Emerald Crest, we are proud to offer Memory Screening to help enhance the quality of life of those suffering from memory loss…  View article»
January 30, 2018

Interacting with Individuals Who Have Memory Loss

With our newly launched Memory Cafés we thought it would be a good opportunity to talk about memory loss and how to interact wit…  View article»
January 19, 2018

How Spiritual Care Supports Those with Memory Loss

At Emerald Crest, spiritual care is a source of strength and support for caregivers and those with memory loss  View article»
December 29, 2017

Serving Our Families Together

In an amazing collaboration between Augustana Care Open Circle Adult Day Services, Emerald Crest by Augustana Care in Minnetonka…  View article»
December 1, 2017

Memory Loss: Shining a Light

How Spiritual Practice Lights the Way for Those with Memory Loss During the Holiday Season  View article»

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I can’t say enough about the staff that took care of my father. They were all so loving and really did care for him.

— Bev, daughter of Emerald Crest resident

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