Dolan News

Schedule A Tour

News Bulletin

25 Years Experience
Dolan Memory Care Homes is celebrating 25 Years of caring for Persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Tim Dolan saw a challenge 25 years ago that needed to be addressed: caring for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias with dignity and respect. When Tim built his first home in 1994 for individuals with a memory impairment, few placement options were available for families. Dolan Memory Care Homes is locally owned and operated and currently has 12 households in the St. Louis area. Contact us to visit one.

Dolan Memory Care Homes is pleased to announce that members of our Team have been recognized for dedication to their profession. We strive to create the highest quality team for care of our Residents.

Jan McGillick, Director of Community Engagement for Dolan Memory Care Homes received The Harvey A. and Dorismae Hacker Friedman Award for Excellence in Service to Older Adults.
The purpose of this award is to recognize an individual who has made outstanding contributions in service to older adults. Individuals may make this contribution through practice, education, advocacy, or research. Eligible nominees must be professionals currently involved in work related to older adults within the St. Louis Metro Region.
The award is supported by The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital from the Harvey A. and Dorismae Hacker Friedman Fund and will be presented on behalf of the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging at the Friedman Lecture.

https://publichealth.wustl.edu/news/2018-friedman-and-kopolow-awardees/ 

Allison Dolan-Boschert, AGPCNP, BSN, RN, Nurse Consultant at Dolan Memory Care Homes, graduated Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner at Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes Jewish College, where she achieved an Academic Excellence Award. This award recognizes students who have maintained a high level of academic achievement throughout their program of study.

Toni Dewhirst, RN, LNHA, Resident Care Coordinator, Dolan Memory Care Homes. In 2014 Toni was recognized for Nursing Excellence by St. Louis Magazine for the Senior Division. SLM received more than 200 nominations from patients, physicians, and nursing colleagues who wished to recognize the region’s outstanding nursing professionals. A prestigious selection committee then scored the nominations and chose the finalists. (Note: Health organizations cannot pay to be included.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSyAJxju9jY  

Tim Dolan, Owner and President, was recognized by the State of Missouri as a leader in the care of persons with a memory impairment. He participated in the State’s Alzheimer’s Pilot Program to investigate and develop new environments and care techniques for Missourians affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. He was chosen by Governor Nixon to be a member of the Missouri State Alzheimer’s Task force representing the long term care of the state.

Heart Disease and Alzheimer’s disease

“Heart health = brain health”. It’s a common phrase used by medical professionals familiar with the world of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. More and more often, cognitive function related to heart disease and other heart conditions is identified.A study...

Cognitive Stimulation Therapy at Dolan Memory Care Homes

It is no secret that memory care is multi-faceted. Dementia continuously surprises us with new ups and downs, zig-zags, loops, and directions many never even knew existed. The common saying that, “it takes a village,” rings true when it comes to memory care; however,...

Team Dolan: The Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Each year, the Alzheimer’s Association hosts hundreds of major fundraising events, the most notable of these known as the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. This event is considered “the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and...

Blood Test One Step Closer to Predicting Alzheimer’s?

Washington University School of Medicine recently made another step forward in the world of research into Alzheimer’s disease. For years, researchers have been aware that the proteins that create clumps and tangles in the brain, amyloid-beta and tau, respectively,...

A Dollar a Day Keeps the Dementia Away?

There are many obvious benefits to having a steady job. Income, security and purpose are just a few. Now, there’s another interesting benefit related to preventing memory loss, specifically in women. Previous research already tells us that keeping our minds stimulated...