Your Experienced St. Paul Memory Care Community
The Pillars of Highland Park offers specialized memory care in St. Paul, Minnesota. We emphasize the importance of person-centered services for all of our memory care residents. We create care plans based on your loved one’s abilities, needs, preferences, and personal history. We are committed to meeting our senior memory care residents where they are which can change from day to day. Some days, they function well; other days they may require extra attention. We expect this and train our staff accordingly.
Our memory care neighborhood is designed to help lessen stress and anxiety for our residents. We offer private apartments and baths in a controlled-access neighborhood to safeguard residents. A serene outdoor garden courtyard is available for outdoor therapy where our residents can help with gardening or just enjoy being outside. Our memory care residents gather for meals and activities in family-style dining and living rooms.
Our highly trained memory care staff is on-site 24 hours every day providing personalized support. Highland Park’s memory care in St. Paul provides the highest level of care for loved ones to ensure fulfilled, respected, and safe living.
Our Recognized Memory Care Program
As a memory care resident, we offer our Dimensions® Programs; an innovative and evidence-based program to make a dramatic difference in the life of your loved one. This program, originally funded by a grant from the Minnesota Department of Health, prepares our Highland Park staff to provide exceptional, compassionate care. Our highly qualified Dimensions Coordinator oversees the multi-faceted program.
Expert-Level Dementia Support in a Comfortable Surrounding
- Private studio apartments with private baths
- Family dining and living rooms
- Activities to promote brain health
- Collaboration with Fairview’s Palliative Care and Hospice Care should residents need more advanced care
Thoughtful Activities for Our Memory Care Seniors
The Pillars name is inspired by Oppidan’s Pillars Memory Care Fund, which is dedicated to providing innovative Memory Care programming. Enriching therapies and activities for adults with dementia help stimulate and engage our St. Paul residents.
- MacPhail Music for Life and MacPhail Hour
- COMPAS – Artful Aging
- Living Roots Arts Class
- Health Rhythms
- Poetry Writing
- Music Sense Music Therapy
- Music Memories with Barbara Lee
Journey Program for Memory Care Couples
When couples with differing care needs choose to remain together in the same apartment, Ebenezer’s Journey Program at Highland Park offers an affordable break for the caregiving spouse. Designed to enhance the experience for both individuals, the Journey Program provides meaningful programs for the spouse living with dementia and a welcome respite for the caregiver.
Our Stay By The Day Program For Temporary Memory Care Stays
Being a caregiver is an awarding position, but it can also be tiring and sometimes overwhelming as a 24/7 job. When you need time to relax or are going on a trip, the Pillars of Highland Park offers Stay By The Day apartments for seniors. As a community equipped with the staff and resources to care for seniors living with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, we will make your loved ones’ stay enjoyable and engaging. We make the short-term transition and stay easy by providing a local and award-winning memory care community with customized packages, secure access, and 24-hour care attendants.
Resources About Memory Care Living
We understand that the decision to move your mom or dad into a Memory Care community is a big decision. To help ease the process, we’ve collected some resources below for you and your loved one to feel confident in your decision to choose our memory care in St. Paul.
If you’re caring for someone with memory loss, use these tips from Ebenezer’s Dementia Care Coordinator to improve your communication with your loved one.
Use this list to compare different senior living communities while touring, and see which memory care community is best for you.
Use this checklist to compare the expense of living in and maintaining your home to the inclusive monthly rent at the Pillars of Highland Park.
A free resource for Minnesota Seniors and their families. One call can help to simplify the complex issues and decisions that need to be made by older adults and their families as we age.
The Pillars of Highland Park offers independent living for seniors looking for a more carefree lifestyle. Choose from a variety of floor plans including studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments with a variety of amenities that will add to your comfort. Your monthly rent includes on-site activities, fitness center/classes, library, outdoor community areas, utilities, taxes and maintenance fees. Optional services available for a charge include: meal plans, light housekeeping, indoor parking, and storage units.
For those who need a little more help, The Pillars of Highland Park provides a full array of assisted living services. Residents enjoy the benefits of the Senior Living package: activities, fitness center/classes, library, outdoor community areas, movie theater, meals and light housekeeping. But, they don’t need to move when or if they need extra help. The Assisted Living program at The Pillars of Highland Park offers individually tailored health and personal care with staff on site 24-hours per day, and pendants to use to call for help when needed.