Frequently Asked Questions

If you are looking for senior living options in Greenwood, Indiana, it can be a challenging process. You only want the best for your loved one, but you find yourself with more questions about senior living than you started with.

The good news is, you don’t have to make this decision alone. Discover helpful information about assisted living and memory care with Demaree Crossing’s senior living FAQ page. Don’t see your question below? There’s no need to worry. Just contact our friendly team today for more information.


What senior care options does Demaree Crossing offer?

Demaree Crossing is a senior living community in Greenwood, IN, that offers assisted living and memory care services. Our community is known for giving residents personalized care in a warm and friendly environment. We also have a highly experienced team that helps each resident find more meaning and purpose in every day through our life enrichment programming.

How do I know which level of care is best for my loved one?

Every senior has their own unique needs. So, it is natural to wonder which level of care is right for your loved one. A good place to start is to look at their current needs. Our qualified health and wellness leadership team will collaborate with your loved one and family for input on their care plan. Our residents’ level of care is based on an individualized care plan completed by our qualified health and wellness leadership team. We focus on a person-centered care approach to give the best quality of care to meet our resident’s needs. Our health and wellness team will look closely to determine if our assisted living or memory care neighborhood will better suite your loved ones need.

How much does senior living cost?

The cost of senior living is dependent on a variety of factors such as the floor plan that is chosen and the level of care required. For an inside look at what assisted living and memory care costs at Demaree Crossing, visit our pricing page.

What types of amenities and activities does your community offer?

At Demaree Crossing, one of our top priorities is offering engaging amenities and activities that help residents enjoy a more vibrant lifestyle. Some of our most popular amenities include:
  • Courtyard gardens to explore
  • Shared community spaces including our movie theater, billiard room, exercise gym, and library
  • Regularly scheduled trips to local attractions
  • An engaging dining program with a private dining room and bistro
For more details on all of the amenities and activities that will be available to your loved one at Demaree Crossing, click here.

How does your dining program work?

Thanks to Duet Dining, our senior living community has a unique and engaging dining program. We serve nutritious, chef-planned meals made with fresh ingredients. Our dining programs also works to include residents in the process. From getting residents to share family recipes to using natural ingredients, we strive to make mealtime memorable. We follow a restaurant style dining experience and allow many choices during mealtime. Our memory care neighborhood follows a family style dining experience to engage residents through the various senses to promote appetite.

What if my loved one has experienced falls in the past?

If your loved one has experienced a fall in the past, our team will be able to help. At Demaree Crossing, we take the time to get to know each resident on a personal level to understand their unique needs. Demaree Crossing partners with outside providers to help our residents overall functional abilities and fall prevention. We educate our care team on fall prevention techniques to better care for your loved one.

Assisted Living

What is assisted living?

Assisted living is an engaging environment where seniors who need extra support with daily tasks can maintain their independence. Trained staff will help your loved one with dressing, bathing, medication management and more. That way, residents have more time to pursue their passions, making social connections and engaging in all the programs that Demaree Crossing has to offer.

Is assisted living right for my loved one?

Has your loved one started to have a more difficult time with daily tasks such as getting dressed, personal grooming, preparing meals and managing their medication? This is the most common sign that your loved one should start to consider assisted living. If your loved one could benefit from regular support with these daily tasks or is looking to maintain their independent lifestyle, assisted living could be a great option. Can your loved one benefit from engagement and socialization from peers? Assisted living can help promote socialization and engagement for your loved one with other residents who share the same passions and interest.

What is life like at an assisted living community?

Imagine your loved one waking up in a spacious senior apartment not having to worry about the daily tasks in front of them. With personalized support, your loved one will have more control and freedom over their day. Whether it’s going to walk outside or joining friends and neighbors for Euchre or other card games, your loved one has more opportunities to make the most out of each day. Your loved one will have three nutritious meals prepared for them daily and allow them to socialize with other residents in our dining room. Housekeeping and laundry services will be provided to allow stress fee maintenance of their apartment.

What’s the difference between a nursing home and assisted living?

Unlike assisted living, nursing home residents require a higher level of clinical care. Assisted living residents still enjoy an independent lifestyle and a community atmosphere instead of a more hospital-like environment. Assisted living allows residents to remain as independent as possible, with having care staff available 24/7 if needed.

What services are offered at assisted living?

Most assisted living communities give residents:
  • Assistance with daily tasks like bathing, dressing, grooming and medication management
  • A dining program that offers resident nutritious and engaging meals
  • A variety of amenities and activities that help residents pursue their passions and hobbies
  • Transportation services for local appointments and trips

Memory Care

What is memory care?

Memory care is a senior living service that is designed specifically for older adults who are suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia. It’s a way for your loved one to more opportunities to socialize while providing additional structure to their day. Memory care provides a secure neighborhood to allow your loved one to live in a community safely.

Do you have a specialized memory care program?

At Demaree Crossing, we’re proud to offer our specialized memory care program called Rhythms Dementia. Rhythms Dementia is a personalized approach to memory care that identifies each resident’s natural rhythm and adapts to it. It’s all about giving your loved one more meaningful connections and purpose. We focus on the strengths of each individual rather than on their deficits. We use a variety of tools and techniques (validation, music, arts, etc.) to meet each person’s individual needs. We adapt our approach as needed to better care for your loved one.

What is a memory care community like?

Memory care communities like Demaree Crossing offer a warm and friendly environment with engaging activities and open spaces for residents to explore. Each day has plenty of opportunities for residents to forge new social connections while bridging the gap from their meaningful past to the present. Demaree Crossings memory care neighborhood offers an open concept with natural lighting to ensure a bright community. We include many common areas for our residents to participate in group and social engagements.

Is my loved better off at home or at a memory care community?

Whether your loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia is better off at home or at a memory care community is highly dependent on their needs. Usually, memory care communities can offer more opportunities to socialize and peace of mind knowing that your loved one is getting nutritious meals, and no one needs to be concerned with home upkeep. It provides the family with a sense of security knowing that their loved one is in a secure neighborhood. Memory care communities also allow families to become the family again and not the caregiver.

When is it time to consider memory care for my loved one?

Usually memory care is recommended for seniors who need supervision or caregiving services to ensure their safety. With Alzheimer’s and dementia, it is common for seniors to wander, lose the ability to reliably keep up with self-care and are prone to dangerous behavior such as forgetting to turn off the stove. A memory care community offers around the clock support so your family can have peace of mind about the wellbeing of your loved one.

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