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Memory / Alzheimer Care at Duncaster’s Cedar and Dogwood Neighborhoods

Adapting to provide the best-possible quality of life and peace-of-mind for residents and family

Duncaster has served the greater Hartford area for nearly 34 years, providing an assortment of lifestyle options ranging from independent apartment homes to a full continuum of care, assisted living to skilled nursing and rehabilitation services, all located on one campus.

Duncaster recognizes that some residents may one day have a memory / dementia illness. Should that occur, they and their families will desire, a safe and comfortable home plus a high level of personal and medical care related to dementia.

Memory Care Inquiries:
(860) 380-5124

Accommodations are private pay.

Duncaster's Memory Care Provides:

  • Skilled nursing neighborhood
  • Assisted living neighborhood
  • All accommodations are private
    • Floor to ceiling windows
    • Private full bath
  • Secure outdoor patios and gardens
  • House pets
    • Your pets may visit at any time
  • Unlimited visiting hours

The goal is to enable residents to retain the highest level of capabilities for as long as possible. Doing so provides families great peace-of-mind knowing their loved one is well-cared-for. Organized and planned in conjunction with the Hartford Alzheimer’s Resource Center, Duncaster is pleased with the level of sophistication its programs provide.

The memory care neighborhoods provide both indoor and outdoor secure spaces to allow residents to stroll freely. Freedom helps maintain self-esteem, one of the driving forces of contentment for those with memory concerns.

Secure and peaceful Alzheimer's memory care surroundings 

Licensed nurses are on site 24/7 providing personalized service and supervision to ensure that each resident receives proper care and medications. An expert team of professionals offers direct resident services, family consultation and transition support.

Care of loved ones with dementia related disorders including Alzheimer’s requires a very special group of individuals. Duncaster’s compassionate and consistent staff provide knowledgeable, personalized and attentive service, develops relationships with residents and families and helps residents experience the best possible day to day life. Services include the following:

  • Licensed nursing staff 24/7 along with certified nursing assistants
  • Higher staffing levels than typical nursing care
  • Routine care assessments and planning
  • Transportation for medical appointments
  • Secure neighborhood
  • Specialized activity planning
  • Laundry services
  • Part of the greater Duncaster community
  • Music therapy
  • Pet therapy
  • Inter-generational opportunities
  • Professional entertainment
  • Guided autobiography or reminiscing
  • Humor therapy
  • Skill games
  • Reading
  • Three chef prepared meals per day
  • Snacks
  • Housekeeping

Take a Look at Our eBrochure

Duncaster Memory Care eBrochure

Why wait for our literature in the mail?  You can see our brochure right here.  Just click on the Memory Care brochure image below.

There's much to see.  A brochure can show quite a bit, but nothing matches seeing it all in-person.

After you've looked through our literature, please give us a call to schedule a tour.


Choosing memory care services is a difficult and often urgent matter. Duncaster’s Director of Admissions for the memory care neighborhoods within the Caleb Hitchcock Health Center, does her absolute best to respond to your questions and inquiries quickly. Call Elizabeth Rios, (LPN) and she will take time to answer all your questions.

Memory Care Inquiries:
(860) 380-5124

Accommodations are private pay.

Caleb Hitchcock
Top of CT Nursing Homes List and among the top percentage of the nation by US News, consistently since 2013

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