Memory Care in River Forest at The Sheridan at River Forest

The Sheridan at River Forest offers award-winning Memory Care in River Forest, IL. Learn how our certified care team members ensures our Memory Care residents feel welcome and safe through our dining, programming, and daily services below.

Activities and Programs

Our small-group programming is designed to address the unique needs that arise from memory loss and impairment. Here’s how we spark both imagination and closeness:

  • Award-winning embrace Memory Care programming. Our research-based and award-winning programming is composed of five pillars: Snapshots, Thymeless, Spark, Bookmarks, and Essence. Learn about each pillar by speaking to our team and viewing our programming calendar below.
  • Familiar activities such as sports movie nights, chair dancing, musical reflection, and more
  • Programming hand-picked for our resident’s unique needs including poetry sessions, trivia, word games, art expression exercises, and more
  • Group book reading and Sparks educational sessions
  • Short walks and other light movement activities 
Memory Care Calendar

Dining Experience

Our caregiving team members provides a person-centered approach to dining. Our team is here to ensure Memory Care residents get food they enjoy in a comforting and familiar environment. Our key dining offerings include:

  • 3 chef-prepared meals per day
  • Hydration stations with infused water
  • Focus on routine, familiarity, and comfort 
  • Nutritious snacks provided throughout the day
  • Private dining spaces for special events and meals with friends and family
  • A casual bistro space as well as an elegant, elevated dining room

Health and Wellness

Our community team members is specially trained to assist those with dementia and other memory challenges. Our health & wellness services are carried out by our passionate team members and are provided with safety and resident well-being in mind. Our offerings include:

  • Certified Memory Care Directors and Coordinators through the National Certified Counsel of Dementia Practitioners
  • Individualized care plans
  • Help with activities of daily living (ADL)
  • Amenity areas that are both safe and secure
  • Health screenings, medication management, nurse on-site, etc., 
  • A host of visiting clinicians, physicians, podiatrists, and other medical professionals for our residents’ convenience
  • Health & wellness monitoring
  • 24-hour nursing staff
  • 24-hour emergency call response
  • Emergency call system


We take care of the necessities of daily living so your loved ones can focus on enrichment. We are designed with comfort in mind, striving to ensure that our residents feel comfortable and happy. Key services include:

  • Daily housekeeping services
  • Laundry and linens service
  • Family and friend connection support
  • Attentive supervision 
  • Concierge services for our residents and their friends and family
  • Swift on-site maintenance 
  • Scheduling a ride with our transportation services to off-site appointments 

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