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Firsthand Understanding, First-class Memory Care | Marysville, WA

Our Marysville Memory Care Team Has Navigated Memory Loss, Too.

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

We understand the time, effort, and emotional toll caregiving can take on a family. If you’re wondering whether your loved one’s care needs are beyond your abilities, The Gardens at Marysville may be able to help.

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Quality, Personalized
Memory Care

The Gardens at Marysville | Connections Program

Memory care is a program specifically designed for seniors with a diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s.

At The Gardens at Marysville, families can have peace of mind knowing that their loved one’s life is being celebrated. Our memory care community offers engaging activities, a caring and competent team, and research-backed programming designed to help seniors live a life they love despite their diagnosis.

The Connections program will support your loved one by:
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Engaging the Emotions

The connection between the mind and body is well-established in scientific research, and the Connections program encourages physical activity to maximize the quality of life. Under careful supervision, residents of The Gardens at Marysville can participate in boxing, walking clubs, and other fitness programs to help them achieve an active body and mind.

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. Under careful supervision, residents at The Gardens at Marysville can participate in boxing, walking clubs, and other fitness programs to help them achieve an active body and mind.

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Challenging the Brain

Our team 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 the 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.
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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. Sandra 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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