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Vicinia Gardens Memory Care

At Vicinia Gardens, we provide residents with everything they need to feel right at home! Our memory care facility is custom-designed with safe and private accommodations for seniors with Alzheimer’s and dementia. While our staff offers residents assistance with activities of daily living like bathing and dressing; they are also specially trained to help residents manage the challenges that come with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Our goal is to ensure that each resident receives the support they need to thrive, including comfortable amenities and personalized around-the-clock care.

We are a memory care, intermediate care, assisted living, and independent living community. The comfort and safety of our residents are always put first. Visit our memory care facility in Fenton, Michigan to see what your loved one’s home away from home could look like!

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Meet the Residents

Travis

Travis

Travis has been a resident at Vicinia Gardens since 2014! He worked in the automotive business and home construction for many years. He loves to chit chat about all of his great work stories! His favorite hobbies are golf, watching sports, and talking about politics.

Michael

Michael

Michael is a US military veteran with over 20 years of service as a sergeant! He has been a loved resident of Vicinia Gardens since April of 2020 and has a wonderful personality. Michael’s hobbies include wood working and spending time outdoors!

Mary Ann

Mary Ann

Mary Ann has been a Vicinia Gardens resident since 2018! For many years she owned a real estate company and sold homes to many people in the area! Her hobbies are snow skiing and volunteering with animals!

Lois

Lois

Lois has been a Vicinia Gardens resident since 2017! Throughout the years, she was an elementary and preschool teacher who absolutely loved her students. Her hobbies include attending church and singing in the choir, golf, and water aerobics. She also enjoys art!

Memory Care Facility for Seniors with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Vicinia Gardens is proud to not only offer residents a safe and secure home but also provide a wonderful life enrichment program. Our staff provides considerate care and guidance to help each resident safely manage medication, bathing, dressing, and personal care as well as take an active part in community life. Our memory care facility is custom-designed with beautiful private suites that are comfortable, well-kept, and include both laundry and cleaning services as part of our . Additionally, our memory care common rooms offer a relaxing environment with comfortable furniture, lovely decor, and daily activities!

Residents receive three fresh and nutritious meals a day, plus snacks! Our menu is carefully crafted by a registered dietitian and is prepared by our skilled culinary team to meet each resident’s dietary needs.

Safety in memory care is one of our top priorities. We have state of the art security cameras as well as round the clock care for our residents. As a tight-knit community, we also place great importance on encouraging socialization through group activities, communal spaces, games, outdoor activities, and monthly outings. Some of our socialization activities have changed over the past few months due to COVID-19. Rest assured, we follow strict guidelines to help keep our residents safe. Due to the implementation of these measures, all of our memory care facilities continue to be COVID-19 free. Learn more about our COVID-19 updates.

BENEFITS OF OUR MEMORY CARE FACILITY:

Safety

Resident safety is vitally important to our team in memory care — that’s why we don’t cut corners when it comes to ensuring they are protected. Vicinia Gardens utilizes a nurse call system and state-of-the-art security in every facility. The fully fire-sprinkled facilities and electronic Medication Administration Records (eMARS) are just a few tools available to our team that keep our residents safe 24-7.

Professional Staff

Our highly-trained staff demonstrates tireless effort and compassionate care through our hands-on approach, which contributes to our reputation as one of the best care facilities in Michigan. We work to engage residents in activities that foster their physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Our team’s dedication to our residents is unmatched, thanks to our Administrator Kelly Steffey. Kelly’s background as a Registered Nurse and Certified Dementia Care Manager helps to guide us down a path of success. However, our dedication doesn’t stop at professional care. Our residents are family, and our compassionate staff goes to great lengths to make them feel at home.

Affordability

At Vicinia Gardens, we are proud to provide families with top-quality care at an affordable price. You can breathe easy knowing that our all-inclusive service packages don’t come with any extra fees or surprise bills! That means your loved one receives the best individualized care we can offer, without worrying about financials. We provide medication distribution, laundry, assistance with daily activities, life enrichment programs, and much more, without additional charges.

Independence

We honor and respect each resident’s life journey here at Vicinia Gardens, and we encourage our residents to take an active part in the community and live life to the fullest! We assist residents with their own daily routines while simultaneously promoting independence. Our activities help residents feel a sense of purpose and belonging. Whether it’s exploring new hobbies or socializing with other community members, our residents can enjoy their day knowing they have the additional support of our entire staff. Staff guides residents in structured programs and individual interactions to help them thrive and remain engaged without becoming overwhelmed.

Personalized Care

We offer specialized care and programs at our memory care facility that are designed for seniors suffering from mid to late-stage dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and other types of memory loss. We also have a plan for additional care options that could include hospice, additional staffing, and other unique circumstances. No matter the resident’s condition, you can count on our trained and dedicated staff to provide your loved one with individualized care tailored specifically to their needs.

Fantastic Amenities

Our stunning, state-of-the-art facilities offer residents a comfortable and calm atmosphere. From our picturesque outdoor residential grounds to our multitude of life enrichment programs that cater to various interests. Here at Vicinia Gardens, we work hard to make our community feel like home. Learn more about our accommodations and amenities here.

Meet the Team!

Campus Director – Jessica Sherbino

Jessica was born and raised in Montrose, Michigan. She has over 8 years of long-term care experience, including both mental health training and clinical care in this setting. She is fantastic with our residents and her clinical knowledge has become a great asset to our team. When she isn’t working you can find her at home with husband Jay and son Zander! Jessica loves being a Mom and was recently married in fall of 2021! Caregiving and leadership are two of Jessica’s passions, and we are so excited to have her on our team. If you have any questions regarding our campus or resident care and comfort please reach out to Jessica!

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Campus Coordinator – Kali Lovett

Kali was born and raised in Linden, MI and is a long-time Vicinia Gardens staff member. She started caregiving on our campus in 2017 as a resident aide in our assisted living. During her time on the floor, Kali showed fantastic management qualities and strong compassion for our residents, which led our executive team to promote her to lead aide, then to weekend supervisor, and now Campus Coordinator! When she’s not on the clock you can find Kali spending time with her wonderful family and friends or watching her favorite tv drama, Grey’s Anatomy!

RN-BSN-CALD-CDSM – Kelly Steffey

Kelly is part Owner of Assisti Care, LLC, our management company. She is a licensed Registered Nurse with over 20 years of experience including critical care at McLaren and Visiting Nurse services. She has obtained a Bachelor of Health Care Administration from the University of Michigan-Flint as well as a certified dementia care manager and trainer. At Assisti Care, she oversees the licensing and management of our facilities. Kelly’s close, compassionate relationship with our residents and directors makes her the perfect leader of our medical team.

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Director of Marketing Madison Bruce

Leasing Director – Madison Bruce

Madison was born and raised in Gregory, MI. She moved to California with her family in 2008 and went on to attend California State University Long Beach. She moved back to Michigan last year, and her passion and experience for business and marketing led her to Vicinia Gardens! With a great eye for design and a knack for digital marketing, Madison made a great addition to our executive team. She is compassionate and kind towards our residents and has already made great effort to grow our community. She brings new and exciting ideas to the table and is a wiz when it comes to technology . Madison is so happy to be a Michigan resident again, and currently lives in Howell with her lab-husky mix, Ember.

Memory Care Facilities in Michigan

The Vicinia Gardens team is committed to maximizing the enjoyment of our residents by providing a supportive environment with the highest level of care. Nothing brings us more joy than promoting the health, independence, and social interaction of our residents. Come see what our memory care community in Fenton has to offer your loved one. We can’t wait to welcome you to the neighborhood!

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