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Memory Care Can Provide Graceful Living for Loved Ones


Dedicated caregivers may not always know where to turn when it comes to supporting a senior loved one needing memory care services. Anthology of McCandless is a trusted solution for memory care with a focus on supporting each resident’s unique choices, needs and life plans.

The culture at this senior living community is rooted in values – aspirational living, smart compassion, uncompromising care, empowering connections, transparent culture and celebrating individuals. Certified, comprehensive care is available around the clock in a safe, nurturing environment.


Located in the heart of Allegheny County just outside of Pittsburgh, PA, residents’ families are welcome to visit and join in activities within the Virtue Memory Care neighborhood at Anthology of McCandless. Caregivers engage with you and your loved one to learn all they can about family history, careers, hobbies and values, playing a key role in helping ensure that a resident’s life remains vibrant and meaningful.




The Virtue Memory Care neighborhoods are designed to help your loved one thrive in mind, body and spirit. Each personal suite can include personal photos and mementos to provide familiarity. Even the dining experience is designed for familiarity by featuring favorite foods served with an appealing flair.


Activities and programming through iN2L® focus on Person-Centered Engagement™, with technology that supports activity and wellness initiatives. Daily programming builds around each resident’s desires, offering flexible schedules and activities designed to instill meaning, assurance and purpose. Physical and mental fitness programs as well as community-focused activities keep memory care residents active and empowered to make the most of each day at Anthology of McCandless. Feeling connected to others can help reduce seniors’ stress and anxiety while also lowering the risk of depression. 





Members of Anthology of McCandless’ memory care team receive rigorous, specialized training in dementia care, plus additional mandatory training each year. Residents benefit from seamless care for moderate to late-stage dementia, including care for behaviors such as wandering and exit-seeking. The community’s high-tech, high-touch approach employs the latest in smart technology and comprehensive electronic health records. 




When it comes to memory care, safety and security is paramount. Memory care neighborhoods at Anthology of McCandless offer specialized outdoor spaces that empower residents to connect with and enjoy nature. Enhanced security measures are used, including key-padded access and real-time location systems to accommodate the evolving cognitive and physical capabilities of residents, ensuring that they maintain as much independence as possible while still remaining protected within the neighborhood.


The Anthology Senior Living teams are continually evolving their standards to pursue better methods, experiences and services.


Moving a loved one into a memory care community can be challenging. The team at Anthology is skilled at making the transition a smoother journey.


For more information, visit or call 412-858-8787.

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