memory care program at Michigan City senior living community

Our Residents SHINE® Every Day!

Our SHINE®  program is a unique personalized approach to memory care that uses scientific principles to promote engagement, comprehension, and lifestyle quality for seniors living with dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease and other memory-related issues. SHINE® examines six individual points of focus to create a holistic memory care plan that’s specially designed to fit each resident’s needs and abilities. Our SHINE® Memory Care program has received a national Certificate of Recognition from the Alzheimer’s Association, the country’s leading, voluntary health organization dedicated to Alzheimer’s care and research.
One of only eight nationally recognized programs, SHINE® is a unique personalized approach to memory care that uses scientific principles to promote engagement, comprehension, and lifestyle quality for seniors
living with dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease and other memory-related issues.

Memory Care Options at Rittenhouse Village in Michigan City Indiana

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Meet Our SHINE® Memory Care Program Director, Penny!

Voted the BEST Assisted Living for 10 years through the News-Dispatch!

Explore Our SHINE® Memory Care Neighborhood and Meet the Team!

Memory Care Program: An Exploration of Discovery

Discover Independence, Confidence and Self-Esteem by:

  • Celebrating each small success one at a time
  • Encouraging active participation in all activities of daily living
  • Focusing on strengths rather than limitations
  • Promoting physical exercise, stimulating mental activity, and helping to maintain social and religious contacts

Discover Dining Delights by:

  • Providing nutrient-dense gourmet meals to promote overall good health
  • Encouraging active participation in dining with assistance provided as needed
  • Serving meals in a calm and quiet environment at the same time each day, allowing residents to focus on eating
  • Providing “Food on the Run” for residents who are no longer able to focus on mealtime or frequently wander

Discover Fun and Engaging Activities by:

  • Providing purpose-driven activities in small groups or on a one-to-one basis
  • Gearing activities to residents’ present abilities and time of day
  • Providing activities that are noncompetitive, failure-free, and age appropriate
  • Planning activities that match residents’ attention span

Discover Friendships and Belonging by:

  • Providing active participation and support in personal care activities to maintain maximum sense of control and independence
  • Promoting personal care activities because they define how a person is personally perceived by their peers, family and friends
  • Encouraging work/productive activities to provide a sense of personal success and worth
  • Providing play/leisure activity to promote friendships and pleasure

For more information on our Memory Care program and to experience “A Day in the Life” of one of our residents, please contact a Senior Lifestyle Counselor. It would be our pleasure to speak with you about your loved one's personal needs.

Rittenhouse Village At Michigan City

219-841-5415

4300 Cleveland Ave Michigan City, IN 46360

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