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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»
November 21, 2017

Is Being Home for the Holidays Not as Nostalgic as You Remember?

As the holidays approach, we find ourselves looking forward to celebrating with those we love. For many, the holidays are a time…  View article»
October 17, 2017

Growing Support Groups: Learning Together, Helping Each Other

Emerald Crest offers support groups for dementia caregivers on the second Tuesday of each month In the late 1960s, my father, P…  View article»
September 5, 2017

Starting Out With Memory Care Placement

How Spiritual Care Supports Families in Transition at Augustana Emerald Crest “Your head tells you it’s the right thing to do, …  View article»
July 20, 2017

The Memory Care Community Difference

The other day I took my son for an appointment at a small neighborhood clinic. When we left, I remarked to him about the warm, f…  View article»
May 29, 2017

Memory Care Experiences: A Gift of Faith

 As a chaplain in Memory Care, I wear my clerical collar every day. It helps trigger memories of my role as pastor to many of my…  View article»
May 1, 2017

Free Memory Care Consultations

One of the toughest decisions families have to make is deciding between assisted living or memory care for their loved one. Call…  View article»
April 24, 2017

Tranquility and Occupation

Memory Care at Emerald Crest: Tranquility and Occupation, understanding the benefits of OT in observance of Occupational Therapy…  View article»
February 17, 2017

Moving Day for Memory Care

Moving Day for Memory Care  View article»

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My husband has been at Emerald Crest for about two years. It is a bright, clean and attractive place to live. The caregivers have been considerate, attentive, and caring. My husband has always said it was a nice and pretty place. I always enjoy going up and visiting when they are having activities.

— Anita, wife of resident

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