Memory care at Touchmark on Saddle Drive in Helena, Montana

Memory Care in Helena, Montana

Choosing memory care for a loved one is not a decision any family takes lightly. Helping people who live with Alzheimer’s or other age-related dementia requires a team of compassionate, specially-trained individuals who understand the importance of maintaining and building connections. Our memory care neighborhoods at Touchmark on Saddle Drive are designed with comfortable living spaces that are easy to navigate and provide a balance of privacy and community engagement. The neighborhood is a place to feel at home, with the peace of mind of 24-hour monitoring and available care. At every stage, your loved one deserves to live in good health with dignity and a sense of purpose. We strive to create ample opportunities every day for accomplishment, joy, and connection.

Touchmark on Saddle Drive

(406) 204-3773

915 Saddle Dr Helena, MT 59601

“As a result of implementing the Music & Memory program, I have seen multiple residents participate in more group activities, be more vocal, and have improved behaviors. It truly is life-enhancing.”

- Maggie Bussard, Touchmark Team Member

Experts in the Field

Touchmark on Saddle Drive is a certified Best Friends™ environment. This means team members are trained in the internationally-acclaimed Best Friends™ approach, which they use to help residents with dementia lead their best possible lives. Caregivers are paired with residents in order to form deep personal connections and relationships. Your loved one will have someone on hand who knows them as well as a friend or family member would, allowing them to be a comforting and reassuring presence.

A resident and caretaker looking at sunflowers at Touchmark on Saddle Drive in Helena, Montana
staff and resident at Touchmark on Saddle Drive.

Welcome to the Neighborhood

From color-coded hallways for easy wayfinding to a menu of inviting menu options, our memory care neighborhoods support residents to live well. We enrich the daily lives of those living with Alzheimer’s or other dementia-related illnesses through unique programming and activities tailored to the individual, including the distinctive and internationally-acclaimed Best Friends™ Approach. In our experience, wellness and quality of life for memory care residents are significantly improved by good relationships built on trust. Features include:

  • Three freshly-prepared chef meals daily and snacks
  • Personalized daily programs
  • Supervised outings and excursions
  • Award-winning Full Life Wellness & Life Enrichment Program™
  • 24-hour care monitoring
  • Weekly housekeeping with linen service
  • Emergency call system

“We specialize in positive, creative engagement, and TimeSlips allows people living with dementia to be creative. The process engages everyone, because everyone contributes to developing the story.”

- Wendy Schrag, RN-BC, Touchmark Vice President of Clinical Services.

Early Memory Care in Helena, Montana

The early memory care Pembrook neighborhood is designed to provide a supportive and stimulating home environment for those with cognitive impairment or the early stages of dementia who are not yet in need of a secured environment. Pembrook residents enjoy spacious studio and one-bedroom apartments that respect each individual’s need for privacy and personal choice. Staff are trained in Touchmark’s person-centered care and offer a wide array of activities. A high staffing ratio provides residents with the individual cuing, redirection, and assistance needed to remain as independent as possible.

A resident from Touchmark on Saddle Drive in Helena, Montana playing a guitar for another resident
An outdoor walkway between apartments at Touchmark on Saddle Drive in Helena, Montana

A Comfortable and Supportive Environment

Each Pembrook neighborhood resident receives an in-depth initial assessment to determine his or her care plan. Regular assessments are conducted thereafter to ensure all needs are met as they change. Well-trained caregiving staff members are present 24 hours per day.

  • Touchmark’s award-winning Full Life Wellness & Life Enrichment Program
  • Touchmark’s Fall Reduction and Awareness Program
  • Housekeeping, laundry, and bedmaking
  • Three daily meals served family style in the neighborhood’s private dining room
  • Caring, licensed nurses overseeing the neighborhood
  • Personalized daily emotional support and cuing
  • Daily check-ins
  • Functional fitness classes led by qualified health care team members
  • Music & Memory℠ program
  • TimeSlips™ creative storytelling
  • Fragrance in Frames
  • Eldergrow™
  • Scheduled local transportation
  • Scheduled social and cultural activities
  • 24-hour emergency response system