The expansion into Washington is an important step in our goal of bringing Silverado’s innovative care practices to more memory-impaired individuals and their families throughout America.
(PRWEB) March 29, 2012
Silverado Senior Living, whose founders’ say they seek to change the world for people with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other memory-impairing diseases, has expanded into Washington. In establishing these new Silverado communities, the company has assumed operations at two former dementia-care communities with plans for more than $2 million in upgrades to amenities and specialty memory-care services.
Silverado Senior Living – Everett is located at 524 75th Street SE, Everett.
Silverado Senior Living – Bellingham is located at 848 W. Orchard Drive, Bellingham.
“The expansion into Washington is an important step in our goal of bringing Silverado’s innovative care practices to more memory-impaired individuals and their families throughout America,” said Silverado Co-Founder and CEO Loren Shook. “We look forward to partnering with these professional communities and establishing affiliations with those who share our compassion for this underserved population.”
Silverado communities offer assisted living services to those affected by memory-impairing diseases, with a model of care that includes an industry-leading ratio of associates-per-resident, a full-time Director of Health Services and around the clock licensed nursing.
Since its inception in 1997, the organization has transformed its industry and improved the lives of over 12,000 individuals with clinical outcomes that were previously thought unattainable. To date, Silverado has helped over 33% of its residents improve their ability to walk, assisted over 20% of residents in improving challenging behaviors, and has been successful in decreasing prescription medications to a 2011 average of just 5.6 per resident – compared to over 13 prescription medications for the average skilled nursing patient.
These clinical outcomes, combined with Silverado’s unique model of care, have earned recognition from the Alzheimer’s Association, the Center for Excellence in Assisted Living, the Assisted Living Federation of America, the American Psychological Association and numerous other organizations focused on superior quality in dementia care and outstanding workplace practices.
“Our goal is to improve the daily lives of people with memory-impairing diseases,” continued Shook. “We do this by helping them become more active and more engaged, with others and with the outside world. Our hope now is to do the same for those affected individuals and families in Washington.”
Silverado Senior Living, based in Irvine, Calif., operates memory care communities in California, Texas, Arizona, Utah, Illinois and now Washington. It also offers home care, Life Care Management, and hospice services through the subsidiary service lines of Silverado At Home and Silverado Hospice, for a total of 36 operating locations. Silverado also has research affiliations with leaders in the field of Alzheimer’s, including Stanford University; University of California, San Diego; University of California, Los Angeles; University of Southern California; Baylor (Texas) College of Medicine; and the University of Utah; among others.
To learn more about Silverado or to obtain information about services in your area visit Silverado’s 24/7 Live Chat service and speak to a live representatives any time of day or night.