The Lantern at Morning Pointe in Collegedale is a Center of Excellence senior living community that specializes in Alzheimer's Memory Care. We provide a comfortable, secure home-like environment with the benefit of having purposeful memory care and nursing services.
Conveniently located on Messinger Lane just off Apison Pike and not far from I-75 and Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, Tennessee, The Lantern Alzheimer's Center of Excellence at Morning Pointe of Collegedale at Greenbriar Cove is a single-level, state-of-the-art Alzheimer's and Memory Care Community offering 32 apartments designed to enhance orientation. The Lantern is also just down the street from Morning Pointe of Collegedale at Greenbriar Cove, an assisted living community offering an additional 58 spacious apartments with multiple floor plan choices. It is perfectly situated on 100 picturesque acres in a valley at the base of White Oak Mountain in the Collegedale-Ooltewah area near Chattanooga.
At The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer's Center of Excellence, Collegedale, you will find a home-like environment with around-the-clock nursing care, medication management by licensed nurses, transportation to doctor appointments, delicious meals and full life enrichment and Meaningful Day programs... whatever your loved one needs, The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer's Center of Excellence is here serving the changing needs of seniors in the greater-Collegedale/Ooltewah area.
The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Collegedale can help manage the uncertainty of caring for an aging loved one with Alzheimer's or other forms of memory loss while embracing their strengths and independence. The Alzheimer's care community promotes dignity while providing choices along with the nursing care and assistance your loved one needs.
At The Lantern at Morning Pointe, Collegedale trained nursing and senior living staff listen to learn the resident's and family's preferences and needs. Each care plan is tailored to assure dignity and enhance quality of life. Individual care plans are reviewed regularly and when necessary are coordinated with outside medical providers and physicians allowing the resident's ever changing medical needs to be met today and in the future. Licensed nurses oversee medication management ensuring your loved one takes the correct medication at the right time.
At The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer's Center of Excellence, Collegedale, specially trained staff nurture and maintain each resident's individuality, dignity and quality of life through our Meaningful Day program. By investing time and attention in understanding roles, routines, life experiences at home and interests of each senior resident, The Lantern Alzheimer's Care team of professionals create an environment that truly enhances the quality of life at Morning Pointe.
"Simple C" is part of the Meaningful Day program. It’s an intuitive touch-screen device that promotes memory, engagement, and better communication. Key details of a resident’s life story are uploaded to an individualized touch-screen therapy unit, which then uses pre-recorded voices, music and photos of family members or favorite caregivers to stimulate positive memories and prompt healthy routines, such as participation in mealtimes.
Eating right doesn’t have to be hard. At The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer's Center of Excellence, Collegedale, dietary staff work closely with the senior living residents to understand their preferences and create an ever changing menu that includes seasonal fruits and vegetables. A wide variety of nutritious entrees and always available alternate items creates a dining experience that is full of choices.
Social interaction is one of the keys to healthy aging at any retirement community. At The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer's Center of Excellence, Collegedale, associates listen to understand individual interests and past experiences of each senior living resident to help build a life enrichment program that promotes a wide variety of activities, giving a sense of purpose and creating Meaningful Days.
Tapping into a loved one's personality and helping them continue to have meaning and purpose during the the hardest of times - it's what we do.Learn more
Music at Morning Pointe is a new and developing purposeful and comprehensive program encouraging residents to move, listen and learn throughout the day.Learn more
SimpleC is an intuitive touchscreen that promotes memory, engagement, and better communication for seniors.Learn more