Here are some of the most frequently asked questions from those interested in our memory care neighborhood. Read on to find out more about Wichita Presbyterian Manor. If there’s a question we haven’t answered here, contact us today.
Diseases such as Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia are progressive—meaning they grow more pronounced over time. In the earliest stages, it may be difficult to recognize the difference between common forgetfulness and memory loss. We recommend seniors have regular visits with a primary care physician and discuss any concerns they have.
If your loved one has a diagnosis of Alzheimer's or another form of dementia, he or she will benefit from placement in a memory care neighborhood. Memory care neighborhoods are specifically designed to support the needs of individuals with memory loss, providing visual cues that will support your loved one in making the transition from home to a senior living community. Memory care neighborhoods also offer activities in smaller groups and individually that are designed to help a memory care resident reconnect with activities they enjoyed earlier in their lives and keep them engaged in the present through participation in those activities. If you are unsure if your loved one is ready for memory care, check out this resource from the Alzheimer's Association, Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimer's Disease.
We have found that families are often surprised by how well their loved ones do once they move into the Cypress. The social engagement and specialty care programs help seniors make the most of their daily lives. Our goal is to help our residents thrive, and we have found that joining a memory care neighborhood earlier can help provide the necessary structure and mental stimulation seniors need.
We offer secure one-bedroom apartments as well as 24/7 supervision from one of our team members.
There are 24 apartments in The Cypress Memory Care.
Yes, Wichita Presbyterian Manor is part of Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America, a not-for-profit organization that has been serving seniors for more than 70 years. Our not-for-profit organization means that we are able to focus all of our resources on our mission rather than serving shareholders.
Wichita Presbyterian Manor opened in 1970. Presbyterian Manor of Mid-America opened in 1949, when our first location opened in Newton.
Yes. We are a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), also known as a Life Plan Community. We have independent living, assisted living, memory care, long-term care and short-term rehabilitation.
Monthly memory care is offered for a flat fee. Contact us to learn more and take the next step in your journey.
No, we are not licensed for Medicaid in The Cypress Memory Care.
Additional expenses are minimal. One of the most common additional expenses is for incontinence products, if needed.
The apartments are unfurnished. The resident and/or their family should provide a bed, chair, dresser, TV and stand and any other furniture needed to make the resident comfortable in their new home.
The Cypress Memory Care is secured 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Our main campus doors are locked between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m. A team member regularly walks the building during those hours, and a nightly on-campus patrol is conducted.
Yes. Couples may live together in The Cypress Memory Care. Second-person fees apply.
Yes. If it is a scheduled event, there is no cost, except for what is spent at the destination. We also offer individual transportation for a fee.
Yes! You have the peace of mind to know that our trained team members can help you determine whether an outing is appropriate for your loved one or not on a given day.
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We understand it’s difficult to decide when your loved one needs additional support due to memory loss and dementia. We are here to answer any question and comfort any fear you may have when making a care decision for your family. Contact us today to discuss more.
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