CentraCare – Benedict Homes

About This Location

Assisted Living Memory Care Residential Suites in St. Cloud

Watching cognitive decline in a person you love is personal. Having a loved one who is experiencing memory loss issues is frightening — for both of you. We know the challenges families face. You want the best care available with caregivers who become an extension of your family. You need the help and support from professionals who you can trust to guide you through difficult times.

At CentraCare – Benedict Homes, we believe in meeting individuals where they are and providing care and resources to each person, right when they need it most. Because we’re connected to St. Benedict’s Community, all levels of health care are readily available should the need arise.

Each resident is unique, and we make it our mission to fill their days with love, laughter, purpose and dignity. St. Benedict's Community is known for our pioneering approach to memory care programs and senior housing for individuals with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Our expertise in providing memory care is evident in every detail, feature and service offered in our beautifully designed Benedict Homes.

Identity, dignity and preference are the force that drives our person-centered care. Designed to embrace the needs of those whose memory affects their safety; residents live in a gracious home-like atmosphere that promotes maximum independence in a secure home setting.

Our affinity for this population drives us to have make meaningful days full of joy through purpose driven programming, activities and music therapy. Activities and programming focus on each person’s life skills and talents that provide a sense of usefulness, pleasure and success. Areas of individual interest are explored with the resident and family upon move-in.

  • Exercise
  • Cooking
  • Baking
  • Music
  • Movies
  • Cards and games
  • Discussion groups
  • Crafts
  • Gardening
  • Spiritual care

12 Signs That Memory Care Services May Be Needed:

  1. Memory loss
  2. Increasing forgetfulness
  3. Problems with language (word finding or inappropriate word use)
  4. Poor judgment or a change in judgment
  5. Disorientation (to time or place)
  6. Misplacing things
  7. Mood changes
  8. Change in personality
  9. Loss of initiative
  10. Depression
  11. Strange or inappropriate behaviors
  12. Difficulty performing daily tasks (dressing, eating, bathing, toileting, etc.)

If you answered “yes” to some of these questions, Benedict Homes may be a great option for those you care for.

Six Million American Have Alzheimer’s Disease

Get the facts about Alzheimer’s and dementia. Dementia is general term used to describe a decline in mental ability that is severe enough to interfere with daily activities and the decline is due to diseases attacking the brain. There are over 500 symptoms of dementia including memory loss, confusion and impaired thinking. Dementia is not a normal

Types of Dementia

  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Multi-infarct (Vascular)
  • Lewy-body
  • Pick’s Disease
  • Parkinson’s Related Dementia

Symptoms of Dementia

  • Memory loss
  • Confusion
  • Language challenges
  • Mood Swings
  • Personality Changes
  • Hallucinations/Delusions
  • Hoarding and rummaging
  • Paranoia
  • Anxiety, agitation, aggression
  • Euphoria and happiness
  • Disorientation to person, place and time

We welcome you to visit in person and experience how we can help promote maximum independence for your loved one to live life to the fullest. Our staff is available to answer questions about financial and medical needs. For a personal introduction to our community or to schedule a tour, please call 320-252-0010.

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