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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 and a memory care checklist are also available.

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Each and every one of the Emerald Crest Shakopee staff have all performed above and beyond to welcome, listen and learn, focus on my husband’s abilities versus disabilities… with an unending abundance of patience, love, compassion and outstanding care, which made Emerald Crest Shakopee a place to truly call home for our loved one, family and friends.

— Sally, wife of resident

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