Memory Care in Durham at The Addison

The Addison offers specialized Memory Care in Durham, North Carolina. 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:

  • Enrichment activities, including garden walks, art appreciation and practice, music therapy, baking, and more
  • Engaging programming, including trivia, cognitive/brain games, craft projects, Scrabble, and more
  • Movement classes, such as chair yoga and chair soccer
  • Viewings of favorite movies and TV shows along with book clubs
  • Outings to familiar places, such as grocery stores, parks, and fishing
  • Pet therapy
  • Manicures, spa, and a beauty salon/barber shop
  • Fitness equipment and rehab gym
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. Some of our key dining offerings include:

  • 3 Chef-prepared meals per day
  • Hydration stations with infused water
  • Focus on routine, familiarity, and comfort 
  • Private dining available


At the Addison, we take care of all the little life tasks so residents may spend their days in leisure and enjoyment. Key services include:

  • Daily tidying up
  • Laundry service
  • Housekeeping service
  • Linen service
  • Constant supervision for Memory Care residents
  • Concierge services available for residents, friends, and family
  • On-site maintenance 
  • Transportation to appointments and local community
  • 24-hour professional team members available
  • Pets welcome to visit

Health and Wellness

Our community team members is specially trained to assist those with dementia and other memory challenges. The team members focuses on resident well-being and safety with these health and wellness highlights:

  • Certified Memory Care Directors and Coordinators through the “National Certified Counsel of Dementia Practitioners” 
  • Individualized care plans with electronic medication administration records
  • Help with activities of daily living (ADL) 
  • Safe and secure amenity areas
  • 24-hour nursing team members available

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