Sierra Rehabilitation and Care Community located in Lakewood, CO., opened the doors on December 19th for
guests and visitors to preview the new Legacy secure memory care neighborhood, opening January 2014, which will serve a co-ed population of mid to late-stage dementia and Alzheimer’s. The neighborhood was decorated in the spirit of the holiday season and the festive mood was enhanced with delicious food, beverages and live music. Guests toured the neighborhood which includes 8 semi-private, 4 private rooms, spa room, restaurant style dining room, and living room area. In addition there are two secured courtyards which provides a safe walking path and planting area for gardening and a second courtyard which includes a larger area with a gazebo. Sierra is an Eden Alternative™ Registered Community with caregivers trained in “Person Centered” Care, Crisis Prevention, and Dementia Beyond Drugs. The focus of the Legacy Memory Care Program will be on providing the highest quality of life for residents and creating an environment where residents can grow and thrive.