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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My mom was at Emerald Crest for about a year and a half. I was very grateful and appreciative for the care my mom received at Emerald Crest. I had been caring for her myself, so knowing that she was in a safe environment was a huge relief for me.

— Tomma, daughter of resident