The Garden Neighborhood assisted living apartments are designed especially for resident with Alzheimer’s and other dementias to meet the special needs of those with memory loss and cognitive impairment. Our highly trained staff work with each resident to minimize limitations while maintaining individuality, dignity and overall peace of mind.

Our goal is to provide the highest possible quality of life for each and every resident. We tailor our recreational programming and activities to best meet the needs of each of our residents. Our staff come to know each of our resident on a very personal level and strive to accentuate skills and strengths that residents retain, not focus on losses. Daily activities are designed to create experiences of success and reduce anxiety in a safe and secure environment.

Amenities and Activities

The Garden Neighborhood at Ruth’s House is a safe and stimulating environment for those with memory loss. Our therapeutic recreational programming creates positive experiences for our residents, with specialized individual attention for each and every resident. Activities such as music, arts and crafts, games, puzzles, gentle exercises and outings can all help to enhance their day-to-day quality of life and sense of well-being. Our All-Season Sun-Room is a light and cheerful open space for group gatherings and activities. Our Sensory Room provides resident with a safe and stimulating environment to experience meaningful moments and feelings of well-being. Our It’s Never Too Late (iN2L) 75” touch screen system provides personalized and engaging programming for our residents, for group and individual settings. Our Abby Ambient Activity Wall Mounts, provide opportunities for resident to engage in familiar experiences (driving a car, petting a cat) that trigger memories and help manage responsive behaviors. The Secure Therapeutic Garden provides resident with easy access to outdoor space. Personalized Shadow Boxes and mementos help keep memories alive. Bright and attractive spaces invite children and grandchildren to visit.

Massage Therapy and Chair Yoga

Pet Therapy

Art Therapy

Day Trips

Card Games, Arts & Crafts, Movies, Concerts & Sing-Alongs

Comedian Visits & Lectures

Holiday Parties, Family Days & Birthday Celebrations

Mentally & Physically Engaging Activities & Exercises

Computer Engagement and Fun

780 Converse Street
Longmeadow, MA 01106