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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
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Here are some of the most frequently asked questions from those interested in our Whispering Meadows memory care neighborhood. Read on to find out more about Aberdeen Village. If there’s a question we haven’t answered here, contact us today.

  • How do I know my loved one needs Memory Care?

    Diseases such as Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia are progressive—meaning they grow more pronounced over time. In the earliest stages, it may be difficult to recognize the difference between common forgetfulness and memory loss. We recommend seniors have regular visits with a primary care physician and discuss any concerns they have.

  • When is the right time to move into a Memory Care community?

    If your loved one has a diagnosis of Alzheimer's or another form of dementia, he or she will benefit from placement in a memory care neighborhood. Memory care neighborhoods are specifically designed to support the needs of individuals with memory loss, providing visual cues that will support your loved one in making the transition from home to a senior living community. Memory care neighborhoods also offer activities in smaller groups and individually that are designed to help a memory care resident reconnect with activities they enjoyed earlier in their lives and keep them engaged in the present through participation in those activities. If you are unsure if your loved one is ready for memory care, check out this resource from the Alzheimer's Association, Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimer's Disease.

  • Why should I consider moving my loved one in during the early stages of Alzheimer’s or dementia?

    We have found that families are often surprised by how well their loved ones do once they move into Whispering Meadows. The social engagement and specialty care programs help seniors make the most of their daily lives. Our goal is to help our residents thrive, and we have found that joining a memory care neighborhood earlier can help provide the necessary structure and mental stimulation seniors need.

  • What are my or my loved one’s Memory Care options at the Whispering Meadows?

    We offer secure and private rooms as well as 24/7 supervision from one of our team members.

  • Do you have to be Presbyterian to live at Aberdeen Village?

    At Aberdeen Village all faiths are welcome in our community. Our chaplain helps connect our residents with spiritual services that best fit them.

  • How big is your campus?

    We have 191 apartments and suites at Aberdeen Village. It is a great size to be able to easily get to know your neighbors. In Whispering Meadows we have 15 private residences.

  • Do you have different buildings or in one building?

    We are able to serve our residents from one campus under one roof.

  • How do your fees work?

    Monthly memory care fees are charged on a daily flat rate for services. All apartments are private. Contact us to learn more and take the next step in your journey.

  • What happens when you run out of money?

    As a not-for-profit organization, PMMA offers assistance through its Good Samaritan Program to residents who have outlived their financial resources through no fault of their own. We also accept Medicaid in our Health Care Center.

  • Do you take Medicaid?

    We accept Medicaid-approved residents in Whispering Meadows Memory Care and our Health Care Center, depending on availability of our health services.

  • What types of security do you offer?

    Our Whispering Meadows memory care is a secure neighborhood. Our main building doors are locked between 6 p.m. and 7 a.m., and a team member regularly walks the buildings during those hours. Local law enforcement drives through campus at night.

  • Can couples live in Memory Care together?

    A diagnosis of dementia is necessary for our memory care neighborhood, but our community is on one campus under one roof, which means you can get exactly what you need and your loved one can get what they need. It is as easy as walking across the hall to spend all the time you want with your loved one.

  • Can my loved one leave the Memory Care neighborhood?

    Yes! You have the peace of mind to know that our trained staff can help you determine if an outing is appropriate for your loved one or not on any given day.

  • Does my loved one have to use a hospital bed?

    No. As needs change a hospital bed is provided.

Memory CARE
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Find Aberdeen Village Memory Care resources below. To explore additional tools and information, visit our Resources page.

We understand it’s difficult to decide when your loved one needs additional support due to memory loss and dementia. We are here to answer any question and comfort any fear you may have when making a care decision for your family. Contact us today to discuss more.

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