Memory Care at The Courtyards
Creative Living comes to Memory Care in the Pasadena area.
Everyone at MonteCedro benefits from our Creative Living philosophy and culture that enriches mind, body and spirit—especially memory care residents of The Courtyards at Monte Cedro. Creative Living promotes a resident-driven, completely individualized experience. The Courtyards offers abundant opportunities for residents to laugh, to listen and to enjoy each other’s company.
A safe, friendly household setting.
Designed to reflect the intimacy and comfort of a personal home:
- Private apartments with convenient access to common areas
- Comfortable spaces for individual or group activities
- Warm, inviting décor and cozy furnishings
- A dining room that overlooks our lovely garden
- A courtyard for relaxing outdoors
Creative Living with greater purpose and pleasure.
The Courtyards is designed to maximize each resident's individual abilities and preferences. Specially trained, dedicated and compassionate life-enrichment professionals come together with residents to create meaningful, joyful, and enhanced daily experiences. Our staff partners with each resident’s family to develop plans of personalized care, integrating each resident’s interests and preferences into daily life, and respecting each resident’s personal schedule for dressing, dining, and participation in activities.Close
We focus not on what has been lost, but all that can still be gained.
- Custom-tailored social, intellectual, recreational, spiritual, and physical life enrichment opportunities—not just during the week but every day.
- Thorough discovery of each resident’s unique and ever-changing personal preferences.
- At-a-glance resident biographies on display—personal timelines showcasing photos and most memorable moments to stimulate recollections, conversations, and new friendships.
- Personalized Life’s Journey Boxes filled with meaningful photos, treasures, and favorite music.
- Music & MemorySM, a program that helps residents discover renewed meaning and connection in their lives through the gift of personalized music on iPods.
- Secure, elegantly landscaped courtyards provide residents with easy and safe access to fresh air and sunshine anytime they desire peaceful moments with nature.
NEW: Creative Cooking: Courtyard Living Program
Led by a life-enrichment partner, this innovative program uses food and flavors to reconnect with powerful sensory-related memories, helping people to appreciate living in the present with pure gratitude. From fully experiencing the simple art of chewing a raisin…to being part of a supervised kitchen crew/dining team that prepares every aspect of a successful and social group meal, our Creative Cooking: Courtyard Living Program engages residents in meaningful ways, enabling them to contribute and experience the culinary arts. Responsibilities include sous chef, prep chef, tabletop designer, hostess, DJ, and tidy-up committee. By creatively cooking together we not only nourish our bodies but our spirits.Close
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