Emeritus Senior Living Launches "Join Their Journey" Website to Help People Caring for a Loved One with Dementia

Nov 26, 2013, 05:00 ET from Emeritus Senior Living

SEATTLE, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of National Alzheimer's Month, Emeritus Senior Living has launched a new websitewww.jointheirjourney.comthat provides a variety of resources for people living with dementia and the people who care for them.

'Join Their Journey' is the name for Emeritus Senior Living's family-centered approach to memory care, which is available at 300 Emeritus communities.

"No family's journey with caring for a loved one with memory loss is the same," says Kelly Scott, Vice President of Program Development and Innovation for Emeritus. "That's why our program is individualized to meet each resident's specific needs as well as the needs of their family members."

'Join Their Journey' is a comprehensive program that integrates six program signaturesWellness, A Nurturing Environment, Dining and Socialization, Life Enrichment, Family Partnerships, and A Dedicated Teamto provide a holistic approach to help seniors living with dementia.

"Just because someone starts losing their memory doesn't mean they lose their passion for life," says Scott. "People living with dementia still have the need for activity, connection and socialization. 'Join Their Journey' provides both Emeritus staff and family members with the tools to help ensure all of our residents are leading joyful and purposeful lives."  

JoinTheirJourney.com offers caregiver tips, ways to increase brain health, a way to request a free home visit to ensure you or a loved one is living safely, and other resources and information for those dealing with dementia.

For people interested in finding an Emeritus Senior Living community, JoinTheirJourney.com also has a community locator.

About Emeritus Senior Living
Emeritus Senior Living is the largest assisted living and memory care provider in the United States, with the ability to serve nearly 54,000 residents. More than 31,000 employees support approximately 510 communities throughout 45 states. Emeritus offers the spectrum of senior residential choices, care options, and life enrichment programs that fulfill individual needs and promote purposeful living during the aging process. Senior living service offerings include independent living, assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing, home health care, and rehabilitation services. Emeritus experts provide insights on senior living and care at www.emeritus.com. Emeritus' common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ESC.

MaryBeth Dagg

SOURCE Emeritus Senior Living