Situated on 21 scenic acres at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Morningside of Dalton Georgia combines country peace and city convenience for seniors who can choose between a variety of studio, deluxe studio and one bedroom floor plans. The residence includes a private pond that has been stocked for fishing and the grounds and buildings are fully maintained and attractively landscaped in keeping with the beautiful surroundings.
Assisted living residents are those who may need help with some aspects of daily life but do not need skilled nursing care. Residents live in their own apartment and continue to carry on as independently and actively as possible while still receiving the individualized support services they need.
Starting with an individualized needs assessment, residents at Morningside enjoy a full round of social, recreational, educational and spiritual activities. As a Five Star Senior Living community, Morningside of Dalton benefits from programming and services that have been recognized by the Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) as being worthy of its Best of the Best award.
Weekly housekeeping, personal laundry and linen services are prime features of life which also includes assistance with the basic activities of daily living including help with self-administration of medicine. Scheduled transportation is available for residents to help them get to appointments, shopping in town and for other outings and activities.
According to the needs of the individual, staff helps with personal hygiene and grooming like showering or bathing, clothing selection and dressing, continence management, assistance with eating and mobility. Help with eating, socialization and activities is also provided.
The residence provides an emergency response system as well as health promotion education.
Home style meals are served restaurant-style at Morningside. The menu is customized to fit the needs of seniors and offers variety and flexibility. All heath, nutritional and dietary needs are taken into account and the menu is adjusted to include seasonal and regional favorites as well as resident requests and chef specialties.
Morningside at Dalton also offers seniors short term stays for necessary care after a hospital visit or to provide travel support or a respite to family or other caregivers. Stays can stretch from weeks to months and guests are provided with help for daily living including coordination of medical care, housekeeping services, meals, community activities, transportation and all other community amenities.