Construction and licensing was complete in July 2018 for privately-zoned Emerald Glen Memory Care Plus, located @ 3558 E. McDowell Rd., Mesa, AZ. Building upon the success and reputation of the three Emerald Groves facilities, owners Jennifer Tonna RN and engineer Patrick Tonna have chosen to comply with the request for a specialized memory care community.
Great consideration was given to the design of the building. To ease way-finding difficulties, hallways are short. To permit unrestricted wandering, outside courtyards are made secure. Two dining areas ensure that dignity is served to all, not just the food. Like to watch the cars go by? The front patio is also secure.
Once built, attention then shifted to ensuring comfort and familiaritiy. Rooms are 200-300 sqft, large enough to accept the personal furnishings to help establish the feeling of "home." Bathrooms are private. Although the larger rooms can comfortably accomodate two, an unfamiliar companion is often unsettling. Couples are welcome! It's your choice. The challenge is to deliver:
Cognitive impairment selcom occurs in a vacuum. To address the medical needs, we are able to provide:
Yes, we offer the same "basics" common to assisted living facilities:
Being "special" means:
I want this to be a personal letter, from me to you, as though you are sitting across the table from me. I want to answer your questions and anticipate the others. All of us at Emerald Glen want to inspire you and give you a reason to call us.
Come visit Emerald Glen. Let us truly talk, across a table. Tell us about your loved one. What are the difficulties? What has helped? This website has been a one-sided conversation. Call me.