AlzheimersNet is your comprehensive guide to memory care in Ocean Springs, MS. Memory care communities offer housing and care for people age 65 and older with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. Memory care empowers seniors who have memory loss to stay as active and engaged as possible, while living in a dignified, comfortable and secure setting. Our local Senior Living Advisors are widely knowledgeable about memory care in Ocean Springs, MS and nearby cities. After an initial consultation, your advisor will recommend a list of memory care facilities that fit your loved one's specific priorities for care and living preferences, as well as your family's finances.
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Facts about Ocean Springs
The official website for the city of Ocean Springs is http://www.oceansprings-ms.gov/.
Ocean Springs is represented by Mayor Rickey Authement, Dr. W.F. Pontius, and Melanie Allenand Commissioners Connie Moran.
Ocean Springs is a city in Jackson County, Mississippi, about 2 miles (3.2 km) east of Biloxi and west of Gautier. It is part of the Pascagoula, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 17,225 at the 2000 U.S. Census. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the city of Ocean Springs had a population of 17,442.The town has a reputation as an arts community. Its historic and secluded downtown area, with streets lined by live oak trees, is home to several art galleries and shops. It is also home to a number of ethnic restaurants relatively uncommon in surrounding communities.Ocean Springs was the hometown of the late Walter Inglis Anderson, a nationally renowned painter and muralist who died in 1965 from lung cancer. The town plays host to several festivals, including its Peter Anderson Festival and The Herb Festival.Ocean Springs was severely damaged on August 29, 2005, by Hurricane Katrina, which destroyed many buildings along the shoreline, including the Ocean Springs Yacht Club, and the wooden replica of Fort Maurepas, and gutted or flooded other buildings. Katrina's 28 ft (8.5 m) storm surge also destroyed the Biloxi Bay Bridge, which connected Biloxi to Ocean Springs.