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Memory Care at The Hickman

The Darlington Memory Care Neighborhood within the Anna T. Jeanes building at The Hickman offers a nurturing and secure environment for seniors with dementia or cognitive impairments in West Chester, PA. Our dedicated staff, trained in compassionate, specialized care, ensures residents feel respected and supported in both private and semi-private accommodations.

Compassionate Care with a Montessori Approach

Embracing the Montessori Inspired Lifestyle® program, The Hickman’s Memory Care Neighborhood provides a stimulating and person-centered environment that fosters independence and cognitive engagement. Our gold-level credentialed community ensures that each resident benefits from activities, dining, and spaces specifically designed to enhance their quality of life and interaction.

“I’m always recommending The Hickman. As long-time residents in the area, this is our community. Living here has given my Dad a sense of belonging… a feeling of home.”

Jayne S. (Personal Care - Sharpless Hall Neighborhood)

“It has been several weeks now since my sister-in-law moved in and we have been extremely pleased with The Hickman and particularly the staff who have been supportive and friendly throughout. The exercise and activities have been a lifeline for my sister-in-law.”

Beth F. (Personal Care - Knox Neighborhood)

“The staff here really do care. I enjoy the social aspects, and the food is excellent.”

Laurie F. (Personal Care - Sharpless Hall Neighborhood)

“Within the first week, my Dad settled in. Not long after that, he said one day ‘I’m glad it was my idea to come here.”

Mary B. (Independent Plus+ - The Hickman Neighborhood)

“There is something so special about The Hickman – from the first call to the move-in day.”

Maria S. (Personal Care - Sharpless Hall Neighborhood)

“The Hickman follows the Montessori Inspired Lifestyle® principles for senior care which emphasizes respect for individuals and their unique needs – this is very evident as each resident is given choices and individually honored.”

Donna C. (Memory Care - Darlington Neighborhood)

“I feel rest assured knowing my aunt is in a safe and compassionate community.”

Jennifer S. (Independent Plus+ - The Hickman Neighborhood)

“We are deeply grateful to The Hickman for demonstrating an ongoing commitment to their Quaker principles, mission and vision.”

Beth F. (Personal Care - Knox Neighborhood)

Memory Care Features

Tailored Help & Expert Team

Our expert memory care staff, with specialized training in dementia support, delivers all-encompassing, proactive care with unwavering respect and deep compassion, ensuring personal care services, nursing support, and emergency systems.

Cognitive Wellness Activities

A dedicated Community Life Manager provides specialized sensory and cognitive activities for dementia care, including daily exercises and opportunities for residents to initiate and organize activities themselves.

Healthy & Nutritious Dining

Residents delight in three daily meals that are as nutritious as they are delicious, prepared by chefs, and tailored to support a healthy and active lifestyle.

Hospitality Services Like Home

Weekly housekeeping with the flexibility to accommodate additional housekeeping as the need arises, laundry, linen services, and an in-house salon offer a hassle-free living environment. Telephone and basic utilities are included.

Overall Holistic Health & Wellness Focus

Benefit from our wellness regime with partnered physician groups, regular on-site medical visits, lab services, and comprehensive therapies to ensure personalized care and optimal health for each resident.

Secured Well-Being For Peace of Mind

Our Memory Care neighborhood is a 24/7 secure, thoughtfully designed environment, equipped with innovative security measures and monitoring technologies.

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