Each senior in our care has a unique life story, something that is very important to how we care for him or her. The Varietas® Memory Care Program relies on the things we learn about your loved one to comfort and connect with them in a warm and nurturing environment.
The Varietas® Program is a model of caring for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and age-related memory impairments. The tenets of the program are proven to maximize quality of life for individuals suffering from these disorders.
The program is designed to create a true therapeutic environment, reducing stressful stimuli and fostering the natural rhythms of each day. A combination of therapeutic and positive stimulation—including expressive arts, exercise, nutrition, reminiscing and cognitive activities—is used to enhance social engagement with peers, families and staff members.
Behavior-Based Ergonomics Therapy (BBET) is a nationally recognized and award-winning non-pharmacological, personalized approach we use with residents that is proven to promote resident engagement and reduce agitation, depression, falls and medication use.
A state-of-the-art security system also allows residents to live independently while remaining within the comfort of a safe and secure environment. And all Varietas® staff receive Specialized Dementia Training.
Here is a video that talks about the VARIETAS® program at our central Kentucky sister community, Highgrove in Lexington. (Side note: Ashton Grove's Executive Director began her time with Traditions Management as their Community Relations Director, so you may recognize her in the video.)
Our beautiful rooms in memory care are very well thought out, with spacious bathrooms and bedrooms that are easy to navigate. Most all have gorgeous horse farm views or look out at our courtyard.
Video Resources for Families
Vice President of Cognitive Care, Lori Horstman
Caregiver Stress & Burnout
Understanding the Stages of Dementia
Sexual Expression & Dementia
Why Do They Do That?
Benefits of a Daily Routine
What Is Dementia?
Dementia Friendly Holidays
Mom isn't quite there yet...
Dealing with Caregiver Guilt
Dementia Education: Music and the Brain
Having a Pleasant Conversation with a Loved One with Dementia
When Is It Time To Move to Memory Care?