Facility opens wing to care for residents with dementia

An independent and assisted-living facility in Grand Junction has opened a new wing to offer secured care for residents afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

The Commons of Hilltop opened the Memory Care Wing at its facility at 625 27 1/2 Road.

The wing features private and semi-private apartments that offer a home-like environment as well as common areas that offer companionship and socialization. A garden area offers secure access to the outdoors. Meals are served from an extensive menu offered at the Commons. A variety of support services, activities and outings are offered. Staff trained in caring for people with dementia work with residents and their families.

For more information, call 243-3333 or visit the Web site located at www.thecommonsgj.org.