Berkemeier Living Center

Memory Care Facility in Mount Vernon, NY

Now Open!

Welcome to Our State-of-the-Art Memory Care Facility, Where Care Meets Compassion!

At Wartburg’s Berkemeier Living Center we are dedicated to providing exceptional care and support for individuals with memory issues, ensuring a life of comfort, dignity, and joy. As a true leader in memory care, we understand the unique challenges that this population faces, and we have crafted a revolutionary approach to meet their needs.

Intensive Specialized Care

Our team of compassionate and highly trained professionals is committed to delivering individualized care plans tailored to each resident's specific requirements. We specialize in memory care and have a deep understanding of the cognitive challenges that can arise. Rest assured that your loved ones will receive the utmost attention and expertise they deserve.

Come and See What Wartburg Has to Offer! 

Household Living

Unlike traditional assisted living facilities, we have embraced the household model to provide an intimate and homely atmosphere for our residents. Each household boasts its own living, dining, and kitchen spaces, creating a sense of familiarity and warmth. Smaller gathering spaces and sunrooms offer cozy corners to connect with friends and family, fostering meaningful relationships and cherished moments.

Abundant Natural Light

Our commitment to promoting well-being and happiness extends to the design of our facility. Large windows grace each room, bathing the entire space in natural light. Studies have shown that natural light positively impacts mood, sleep patterns, and overall cognitive function, making it an integral part of our residents' everyday lives.

Purpose-Built for Memory Care

Unlike many other facilities that may retrofit or adapt existing spaces, Berkemeier Living Center was meticulously designed and purpose-built from the ground up. Every aspect of our facility has been carefully crafted to cater to the unique needs of our residents. This thoughtful approach ensures an environment that enhances safety, comfort, and overall well-being.

The building will be LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certified by the U.S. Green Building Council. Attaining LEED certification signifies that a building is exemplary in conserving energy, lowering operating costs and being healthy for occupants.

Enriching Experiences:

Life at Berkemeier Living Center goes beyond standard care; it's about enriching experiences that enhance quality of life. Our first floor houses a dedicated event space where residents can partake in various activities and engage with one another. Additionally, our music therapy room offers a therapeutic outlet, harnessing the power of melody to soothe and stimulate the mind.

Serenity Garden

Nature plays a pivotal role in our residents' daily experiences. Our outdoor space features a serene garden, thoughtfully designed to provide a calming retreat. Equipped with numerous safety features, this garden offers a secure area for residents to enjoy the beauty of nature, partake in outdoor activities, and take leisurely strolls.

The Institute for Music and Neurologic Function

Wartburg is the only adult care community with the added benefit of being home to the Institute for Music and Neurologic Function (INMF).

IMNF is an internationally recognized non-profit agency engaging in research, education, and training and offering groundbreaking music therapy programs to restore, maintain, and improve patients’ physical, emotional, and neurological function through the methodical use of music.

This therapy assists in the “awakening and healing” of individuals with a wide range of neurological conditions including strokes, trauma, dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and Parkinson's disease.

Residents at Berkemeier Living Center will have access to regularly scheduled music therapy programs.

Family Support

Collaboration is key, and our memory care team is dedicated to maintaining communication with our families to help build understanding and to best care for our residents.

We offer:
Personal weekly updates
Support groups
24-hour availability

Join us at Berkemeier Living Center, where compassionate care meets innovative design. Our memory care experts are here to welcome your loved ones into a community that understands, supports, and cherishes every individual. Together, we’ll embark on a journey of love, companionship, and growth.

Take the first step towards a brighter future. Contact us today to learn more about our cutting-edge assisted living facility and schedule a personalized tour. We look forward to meeting you and your family soon!

Services and Amenities:

  • Private and Companion Suites
  • Individualized Care Plans
  • 24-Hour Supervision
  • Personal Electronic Response Safety System
  • Dietary Advice and Support
  • Restaurant-Style Dining
  • Housekeeping and Linen Services
  • Spiritual Support
  • Music and Creative Therapies
  • Beauty Parlor | Barber Shop
  • Medication Management
  • Engaging Daily Events
  • Medical Appointment Scheduling

Short Term Care:

Caring for someone affected by Alzheimer’s or dementia-related diseases can take its toll on caregivers. The Berkemeier also offers short term respite opportunities. Contact us to learn more about how our home can become a temporary home for your loved one while you are unable to do so.

Prices starting at $9,785

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