Life Guidance® Memory Care at Atria Center City

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

Residents of our Life Guidance 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.

Life Guidance 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
  • Outings and field trips
  • Outdoor walking clubs
  • Daily Legato® music programs
  • Live entertainment
  • “Welcome to the Neighborhood” parties for new residents
  • Caregiver support group and family meetings

Purposeful design in every detail
  • Bright gathering spaces and open floor plan for easier navigation
  • 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
  • Demonstration kitchen area where residents can be more immersed in their dining experiences

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.

How to choose a memory care community

Advice from Alzheimer's expert David Troxel, Atria's partner in ongoing research and program development.