Memory Care at Atria Center City

People with dementia can continue to live a meaningful and joyful life.

Residents of our memory care neighborhood benefit from forward-thinking Alzheimer's and dementia care. Our specially trained, dedicated staff creates engaging opportunities every day, in a vibrant and secure environment.

Thoughtfully curated events

Through Atria's Engage Life® program, every day brings meaningful opportunities to participate, connect and try new things. A full-time program instructor leads events including:

  • Regular visits to the nearby Barnes Foundation, The Franklin Institute and Moore College of Art & Design with traveling displays shown in the community through partnership with the Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Art classes
  • Daily outdoor walking club
  • Daily music program
  • Live entertainment
  • "Welcome to the Neighborhood" parties for new residents
  • Caregiver support group and family meetings

Purposeful design in every detail
  • Bright, open-concept neighborhood maximizes sight lines across functional areas and gathering spaces
  • Memory display cases outside each apartment containing photos and other personal belongings to help residents find their way
  • Secure outdoor space where residents enjoy fresh air and sunshine
  • Spacious, modern apartments offer lighting, closet systems and other features customized for those with memory impairment, along with electronic locks for tracking who comes and goes
  • Open-concept kitchen and dining area provides opportunities to participate in food preparation, enjoy a social eating environment and stay connected with familiar aspects of everyday life – while cooking aromas stimulate appetites often diminished by the effects of dementia
  • Circular hallways allow for easier navigation
  • Modern studio and shared suite options

Our forward-thinking approach to memory care

Find helpful information about memory care and see how Atria is raising expectations for families facing the challenges of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.