Memory Care

Specialized Memory Care

Resident with staff

Sanctuary Care at Rye was designed to specifically offer the best in specialized memory care. Our family of caregivers are equipped with the latest knowledge and resources to help residents capture the delight in life’s little moments.  They understand the challenges of memory impairment and recognize the opportunities for joy when residents are treated with love, respect and understanding.  Using techniques that focus on the resident and their unique experiences, old memories are connected with their new lifestyle at Sanctuary Care.  Individual care plans are developed with the residents and their families to address emotion, physical, and spiritual wellness through quality care, balanced nutrition, enriching activities, medication management, and positive daily experiences to include:

  • Individualized plans of care
  • Trained staff with continual in-service memory care education
  • Medication management
  • Safety monitoring
  • Nurturing environment to promote independence
  • On-site physical, occupational and speech therapy available
  • Behavioral interventions
  • Specialized dining area
  • Aging in place, including end of life care
  • Visiting dentist
  • Medical director
  • Visiting nurse practitioner
  • On-site podiatry
  • 24-hour staffing


Complete Care for the Body, Mind and Soul

Puzzle Game

Sanctuary Care recognizes that each resident is unique with different physical, mental and spiritual needs.  Enrichment programs centered on interests, hobbies, and personal desires are developed for residents as part of their personalized care plan that include:

  • Daily exercise classes
  • Trivia and word games
  • Current events discussions
  • Seasonal dinners and parties
  • Socials and teas
  • Entertainers and musicians
  • Art and crafts
  • Scenic rides and outings
  • Bingo and other games
  • Spiritual choices and access to religious services
  • Sensory activities
  • Family birthday parties
  • Pet therapy
  • Family Activities


Music and Memory Certified Care Organization.

Woman listening to music with headphones

The music a memory program is designed with a personalized playlist for each individual with familiar songs from their past. Music that triggers memories from childhood, weddings, dancing or other special events are compiled onto iPods.  Using headphones, residents listen to their familiar tunes, helping them feel like themselves again, conversing and socializing or dancing through the hallways!