Intelligent Memory Care


The Emerald Crest Model

The Emerald Crest model of senior care is rooted in the belief that individuals with cognitive issues are unique and can flourish in an environment that provides them with the best opportunities for positive relationships, participation in daily care and meaningful activities that promote success and self-worth.

Memory Care at Emerald Crest by Augustana Care is thoughtfully designed to encompass four crucial elements:



Our unique environments are designed with calming colors and decors. Each home consists of twelve to fifteen suites arranged around a warm, friendly, central living and kitchen area. This natural, home-like setting encourages engagement and reduces isolation among residents.



The Emerald Crest model is designed so that it can be tailored to the changing needs of each resident. Senior care at Emerald Crest is guided by our nurses and occupational therapists to develop individualized daily programs that flow with our residents’ natural rhythms. We also strive to support residents and families with spiritual care that speaks to who they are. Read more about spiritual care at Emerald Crest at this link.



For more than a decade, we’ve been a leader in building thoughtfully designed memory care facilities. Based on proven research, compassion and common sense, Emerald Crest continues to be a trusted leader in the memory care field, offering families a refreshing new option to nursing homes or conventional assisted living settings.



Moving a loved one to a new setting with supportive care is never an easy decision. We realize it’s a process that affects your entire family, so we make sure everyone involved is very well-informed and comfortable. That includes the peace of mind that comes from knowing loved ones receive around-the-clock care designed specifically for those with Alzheimer’s or dementia-related needs. You can expect the assurance of dependable care and the benefit of over a decade of experience.


Spiritual Care

At Emerald Crest, we believe it’s essential to offer worship services that are meaningful to residents in every stage of dementia. Our worship service provides meaningful spiritual elements which trigger recognition and core memory. In addition to leading sensory worship services at all Emerald Crest locations, Pastor Lette Gamble is available to family members and friends in need of comfort, hope, and a listening ear.

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We cannot say enough good things about Emerald Crest.  We feel so fortunate to have found such a wonderful home for our mom.. All staff members, from office to maintenance, to aides, to professionals were outstanding, caring and loving.  How wonderful such a great group of people can come together and from such a gracious place, not only for the resident, but also for the extended family.  The BEST!

— Janet, daughter of Emerald Crest resident