The mission of Olive Branch Estates is to promote individuality, independence, and healthy living by providing a safe, enriching, vibrant community that nurtures peace of mind.
In 2015, Olive Branch Estates opened its’ doors, a family owned, Memory Care community in Chanhassen, MN, where residents live comfortably surrounded by the beauty of scenic woods overlooking a tranquil pond. With just 24 apartments, Olive Branch Estates is small enough to be homey, yet large enough for residents to participate in activities and socialize with one another.
Services / Programs
Olive Branch Estates, a premier Memory Care community provides private apartments for those with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia in a peaceful, home-like setting, including an outdoor garden/patio area. We offer studio, 1-bedroom w/kitchenettes and 2-bedroom apartment homes.
Olive Branch Estates offers a respite/short-term care suite for a minimum of 5 days to as long as 90 days. Enjoy all the amenities including three meals per day, snacks, social activity programs, private and public dining, beauty/barber salon (available for an extra charge), and the use of our beautiful family room and outdoor patio.
A resident starts their day waking up at the time they choose. The plan of care is designed around resident choices and past at home routines. One resident may get up at 6am, another resident 10am. Medications and morning cares are scheduled around their sleep history and preference.
The level of assistance is based upon the needs of the resident identified through nursing assessments. We encourage each resident to do as much as they can safely, and staff assist with the rest. For example, a resident may be able to wash their own face and upper body, and staff assist only with lower body, or socks and shoes. Sustaining as much independence as possible is very important to maintain physical ability and promote a sense of wellbeing.
A healthy, made to order breakfast is prepared for the resident when they make their way down to the dining area, either independently, or with a staff escort.
We provide our residents with a full day of daily activities to keep them active and engaged in conversations with our staff and other residents.
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Ryan Schmitt is the Culinary Director at Olive Branch Estates. His love working with seniors started at a early age. At age 15 he worked as a server at West View Acres and later as a cook at Good Samaritan in Waconia. After high school he worked at various warehouse jobs until his culinary journey began in 2004. He received his culinary certificate at Le Cordon Bleu at Brown College in 2006.
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