Memory Care – It’s All We Do

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Exclusively Memory Care

Caring for those with memory issues is a very specialized service. At Aspen Woods we exclusively care for those with varying and progressive forms of dementia.

Our purpose is to meaningfully engage each resident at their level. We strive to create an incredibly fun, flexible, and purposeful environment for those who need memory care.

Aspen Woods Approach to Meaningful Engagements

Learning

An important aspect prior to your loved one’s move into Aspen Woods involves learning as much as we can about each resident. We want to fully understand their journey and the things that bring them joy in life.
It is our job and sincere desire to step into that world and provide the safety, engagement and compassionate care our residents require and deserve.

Individual Plans

The entire team at Aspen Woods is required to attend monthly in-person classes that focus solely on caring for those with forms of dementia. We design individual care plans that help each resident live to the best of their abilities.

Meaningful Engagements

Based on the level of understanding we have of our residents and their specific care plans, Aspen Woods is able to achieve meaningful engagement with each of our residents.

Aspen Woods of Vernon Hills

At Aspen Woods we only care for those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.   We utilize resident-centered care, a care strategy that emphasizes an adaptive service plan that meets the holistic needs of a resident and adapts care and services to the unique needs and preferences of each resident. Each person is treated as a unique individual.

This strategy: • Promotes positive well-being • Honors choice • Enhances dignity • Empowers the resident • Improves quality of life • Supports independence


Beautifully Designed

Aspen Woods’ surroundings are thoughtfully designed to be homelike and familiar. Apartments are situated in small neighborhoods to minimize confusion and agitation and maximize the sense of freedom and comfort.

At Aspen Woods, we believe nature plays an important role in the health and happiness of our residents. Each neighborhood is designed with a safe and secure outdoor garden area with pathways for wandering, opportunities for gardening and various seating areas to soak in the sights and sounds of nature.


  • Gracious Dining Room
  • Sunrooms & Screen Porches
  • Private Dining Room for Family Gatherings
  • Internet Café
  • Secure Courtyards With Sensory, Meditation and Working Gardens
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Health & Happiness

Our goal is to put a smile on the face of each and every resident…every day.


    • Wellness & Exercise Programs
    • Cultural & Educational Activities

    • Robust Program Spaces to Promote Failure-Free Programs
    • Beauty/Barber Salon

  • Touch Screen Computers
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Services Provided

Whether assisting with dressing, medication reminders, or simply accompanying a resident for a stroll in the gardens, associates are always ready with a helping hand.


  • Three Delicious Daily Meals
  • Locally Sourced and Fresh Produce
  • Personal Care Assistance
  • Medication Monitoring
  • Retreat Stay Program
  • Full-Time Social Coordinator
  • 24-Hour Staffing
  • Scheduled Transportation
  • Laundering of Linens and Personal Laundry
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Aspen Woods Memory Care

Private and semi-private apartments in a separate and secure environment to support residents with Alzheimer’s and other memory impairments.

Aspen Woods of Vernon Hills

Fundamentals of resident-centered care include:

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Contact Us

Aspen Woods

Address: 500 Atrium Dr. Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Phone:(847) 996-1000

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