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New memory care facility engages residents

New memory care facility engages residents

Dementia is a harrowing journey for those experiencing it and for the loved ones witnessing its heartbreaking impact. But Berkeley Oaks, a new memory care community in Williamsburg, hopes to make tackling this difficult aspect of life a little easier.

"Our job really is to keep them healthy and engaged socially, intellectually, spiritually and physically," Berkeley Oaks regional vice president Ann Bowe said.

The facility opened in April and consists of 16 apartments throughout three cottages. It features a secure courtyard where residents can walk around and garden.

"It's been going really, really well," she said. "This is what we want to...