Care Giver Resources

What is the Allen Cognitive Scale and how is it used to help residents with cognitive challenges to navigate the transitions they are facing? What is the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia?

Questions like these are answered in this section, which explains how the Allen scale was created and how it can help residents to maximize their abilities to live fully and joyfully. Details on a variety of conditions, a memory care checklist, and FAQ are also available.

Resources including the Blog, Caregiver Tips, and the Events Calendar invite caregivers to the latest information and activities at Emerald Crest. Stay informed and check back for more information.

Activity Packets for Those with Dementia: multi-page packets include a menu, letter from Pastor Arlen, letter from another community member, and several activities. Click here to see the latest Memory Care Activity Packets.

If you have questions or want more information, please do not hesitate to contact us at 952-908-2215.

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The layout of Emerald Crest is terrific, its like visiting a home (not the hospital hallway, with a small lounge on the end!)  The health care model of Emerald Crest  is “OUTSTANDING”.  The professional staff provide care with love, hugs, and individual attention.  The caregivers were of the same mode.  We were fortunate to choose Emerald Crest for mom!

— Gary, son of Emerald Crest resident