When you need a retirement home that allows aging in place during your Golden Years, you are going to want to choose the best. Senior Advisor awards the Best of Senior Living to only top-rated providers. These providers are chosen based on their high ratings and reviews from residents, their families, as well as visitors. These award-winning providers are located across the country and are in the top one percent of all senior care providers in the United States. The following provider in Lexington was awarded the Best of Senior Living award for 2016.
Alzheimer’s disease residents, and residents suffering from other forms of dementia, require personalized care that can become intensive. A memory care center should work with you or your loved one to develop a specialized plan while providing a familiar setting and a secure environment.
The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Lexington has won the Best of Senior Living award two years in a row (2015 and 2016). The facility offers semi-private rooms, studio apartments, one bedroom apartments, and two bedroom apartments. The facility is a single-level center and consists of 33,000 square feet with 40 apartments. The facility features a secure environment with 24 hour care.
Residents receive timely medication management and meals and snacks daily. The professional staff works with you or your loved one to create cognitive activities and electronic memory devices to enhance and stimulate their memories. This includes a touch-screen device uploaded with the resident’s family member’s photos and voices.
The care plans at The Lantern at Morning Pointe are reassessed regularly to confirm that the resident is receiving the type of care they need as the disease progresses. The staff uses coordinated care to work with the resident’s physicians and specialists.
The Senior Advisor site lists 23 reviews with an average rating of 4.5 stars. One reviewer wrote, “They have been very thoughtful at The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Lexington. They call me if there are ever any issues. The staff are very helpful when I have questions. I have really been happy with everything at this facility.”
Another reviewer commented that she was pleased with the choice of The Lantern at Morning Pointe for her mother, “Morning Pointe is not only a lovely place on the outside but also on the inside. It is a warm and welcoming environment where everyone is truly committed to providing exceptional care. Morning Pointe is lively with activities, offers multiple spaces for quieter moments and there are smiling faces at every turn. We made the right choice and they made it easy.”
Another family member praised the facility for the little touches they add to the residents’ lives, “Things have gone well so far with The Lantern at Morning Pointe. It's a nice looking place, and the staff have all been very friendly. The entire place just has a very welcoming atmosphere. My loved one really enjoys that they bake fresh cookies every morning! Overall it is a very nice place, and worth a look if you're looking into options in the area.”
Check out the past winners for the Best of Senior Living award on the site as well as other assisted living communities, Alzheimer’s care centers, senior group homes, and independent living retirement communities.
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