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Firsthand Understanding, First-class Memory Care | San Luis Obispo County

We've Navigated Memory Loss, Too.

Pegasus Senior Living’s Connections program is a unique, research-based memory care program designed to help senior residents with Alzheimer’s and/or dementia in the Paso Robles area lead a stimulating life. The program offers a secure environment, a committed and caring staff, and a variety of activities designed to fit the unique needs of those living with cognitive decline.

We understand the time, effort, and emotional toll that caregiving can take on a family. If you’re wondering if your loved one’s care needs are beyond your abilities, Creston Village may be able to help.

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What is Paso Robles memory care like?

The Creston Village memory care program is designed with your loved one in mind.

It is important for us to take the time to get to know residents so that we can provide a personalized and holistic approach to their care. There is a licensed nurse in our community at the head of our specially-trained team of memory care professionals. Yes, we monitor health and medications, but we also engage residents physically and mentally with an array of fun activities and exciting excursions.

Programming that
Makes a Difference

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The right community and programming can go a long way in improving your loved one’s safety and quality of life.
The Connections program will support your loved one by:
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Engaging the Emotions

Activities like music, art, and social interaction are designed to trigger memory and positive emotions in those struggling with cognitive decline.
Connections can help your loved one stay engaged with:

Encouraging Movement

The connection between the mind and body is well-established in scientific research, and the Connections program encourages physical activity to maximize quality of life in memory care. San Luis Obispo county residents under careful supervision at Creston Village can participate in boxing, walking clubs, and other fitness programs to help them achieve an active body and mind.

Creston Village | Senior couple dancing
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Challenging the Brain

Our staff is constantly finding ways for residents to engage with new information.
Activities designed for brain stimulation include:

We also provide a variety of brain-healthy foods for residents.

Supporting Socialization

Research shows that socialization with others is critical to the maintenance of mental health and cognition. The process of regular interaction with others can help seniors achieve a better sense of belonging and provide a sense of structure. We provide a variety of group activities that allow residents to foster relationships and connect to others.
Creston Village | Seniors at the beach

Inspired by Experience

Medical Director Dr. Sandra Petersen’s background in the memory care field goes back over 30 years, but it was her own experience that inspired the novel approach of the Connections program.

Over a decade ago, a stroke left her unable to use the left side of her body and connect with language skills; she even had trouble completing a sentence.

“The whole experience gave me not only sympathy, but empathy for those that struggle with cognitive decline,” says Dr. Petersen. 

With the help of a brain health specialist, she worked her way back through a variety of techniques designed to rebuild neural pathways, including learning Spanish and ballroom dancing.

Watch to Learn More about Dr. Petersen's Story

Pegasus Senior Living | Dr. Petersen

“I wondered whether the same principles that helped me, like connecting through emotion, moving, and learning new information, could work to stimulate the brain of someone with cognitive impairment.”

Dr. Petersen

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Our mom is incredibly happy at Creston Village. The staff is very caring. Creston Village has worked with us to find the best solution for our mom. She particularly enjoys the activities and outings. We have been very happy with the memory care component of her care.

Marie

Daughter of Resident

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