The Lutheran Home: Belle Plaine, in Belle Plaine, MN, offers a Special Care Residence, especially designed to provide a higher level of care as Alzheimer’s or other dementias progress. Our staff are provided with ongoing training opportunities throughout the year on resident needs and cares related to dementia and Alzheimer's disease. These opportunities include online training, onsite workshops, and annual meeting sessions from leading health care organizations.
Kingsway Retirement Living, in Belle Plaine, MN, has a living area dedicated to providing memory care. This neighborhood includes an interactive kitchenette and studio apartments.
Heritage Homes, in Watertown, WI, offers an assisted living and memory care community. Heritage Homes is participating in a community initiative, Dementia Friendly, Dementia Aware. Download Heritage Home's media book.
TLHA is committed to providing a safe, comfortable and engaging environment designed to meet the needs of those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Several of our facilities host a Memory Cafe, a social gathering for those with memory loss and their caregivers. Program content varies based on guests’ interests, needs, and concerns. We welcome those with dementia (or a related diagnosis), individuals with mild cognitive impairment and people who are concerned about memory loss, as well as family members or caregivers.
When: 4th Thursday of the month
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Heritage Homes Independent Living
Contact: Kamilla Thomas (920) 567-2002
The event is hosted in conjunction with the Watertown Dementia Friendly Initiative.
Wellhaven Senior Living
When: Last Tuesday of the month
Time: 10 - 11:15 a.m.
Location: The West Wind Supper Club, 709 N. Main Street, River Falls, WI
Contact: Wellhaven Senior Living, (715) 425-8085
The Lutheran Home: Belle Plaine
When: Third Tuesday of the month
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Belle Plaine Library
For more information about the Alliance or to get involved, contact Belle Plaine Dementia Awareness Alliance President Mark Johnson at (952) 873-6492.
View additional Alzheimer's resources.
- Alzheimer's Booklet: It's Alzheimer's--It's Time for Extraordinary Love
- What is Alzheimer's video and DVD