Memory Care

Tieszen Memorial Memory Care Unit is a caring and safe environment for your loved one with memory loss.


  • We focus on the needs of our residents, respecting their dignity and individuality.
  • We involve our residents and their families in all aspects of their care planning.
  • We promote a personalized interdisciplinary approach addressing the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of our residents
  • We ensure that our residents, their families, friends, and our staff are always secure from harm or danger.
  • We are open, honest and ethical at all times. We are accountable to our communities.

Who is Memory Care for?

An individual may be appropriate for memory care placement if they are experiencing any of the following:

  • Anxiety or agitation in large group settings
  • Problems organizing thoughts or thinking logically
  • Short-term memory loss or increased confusion
  • Difficulty recognizing close friends or relatives
  • Problems with language and communication
  • Poor or decreased judgment and orientation
  • Tendency to wander or become lost in familiar places
  • Repetitive statements or movements that interfere with ability to perform ADL's
  • Sundowner's syndrome

Memory care unit features:

  • Private and semi-private room placement for maximum of 11 residents
  • Secured entrances and exits
  • Low staff to resident ration, RN on site 24 hours a day
  • Specialized education and training for staff members
  • Individualized activity program
  • Cozy gathering area with fireplace and piano
  • Secured outdoor courtyard with picnic area and peaceful water fountain
  • All meals served within unit
  • Laundry, housekeeping and personal care services provided
  • Residents are able to leave the unit if escorted by staff, family or friends
  • Residents can be seen by physician of their choice. Transportation provided to medical, dental and eye appointments in Sioux Falls and local area.
  • Pre-admission screening required of all residents

Please contact us for more information on rates or to schedule a tour of the facility.