When a family is learning to cope with a loved one who is recently diagnosed with a dementia related disease, they may feel weighed down with the many options available for assistance. They may feel that they are unable to give their loved one the type of care they need to function. In some cases, a family may choose to move their loved one to an assisted living facility or nursing home. While nursing homes and assisted living facilities are common options for those who need care for their loved ones struggling with Alzheimer’s or other dementia related disease, it is not often the best choice and too drastic. Change is difficult for most people. For a person newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, change can have traumatic effects. Another downside of institutionalized care is the resident has no control over their lives. In many cases, a person may feel like a number or a task on a long to-do list. Alzheimer’s and dementia in home care by Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara will always treat your loved one like a person. They will always be treated with dignity and respect.
Studies have shown that a person newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s will greatly benefit from an established routine. Expert caregivers from Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara will work with your family to create a daily activity plan that works best for all involved. Those who struggle with Alzheimer’s or other dementia related diseases can excel on a program that allows for expected events throughout the day. A reliable caregiver will coordinate daily visitors and keep your loved one posted throughout the day of any upcoming activities. You and your family might find there is great relief that when your loved one needs to attend a local event or appointment within their community, they will arrive home safely. A trusted caregiver will provide transportation and accompany your loved one to any functions or appointments within Santa Barbara, Goleta, Lompoc, Santa Ynez, and Carpinteria, California.
Alzheimer’s patients tend to thrive in environments that are predictable. Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara can provide the consistent Alzheimer’s and dementia in home care that your loved one will benefit greatly from. Activities of daily living can be coordinated to when your loved one is most responsive. A dependable caregiver will assist your loved one with dressing, bathing, grooming, eating, and other important daily reminders. Your family can feel peace with the fact that your loved one is never alone in their home for long stretches of time. Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara will work with your loved one and family to create a specialized, adaptive care plan that will suit your loved one’s needs. Services are flexible for a few hours to twenty four hours a day. Your loved one can receive care seven days a week, weekends and holidays. All scheduling can be coordinated by calling 805-687-7777 to speak to a specialist expert in Alzheimer’s and dementia in home care.
When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other dementia related disease, it is common to feel grief and sadness over the anticipated changes in memory. While the diagnosis can be overwhelming, there are ways to cope. Your loved one can thrive in their familiar home setting. They can avoid the trauma of moving to an assisted living facility by receiving Alzheimer’s and dementia in home care by Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara. There is no reason to feel you have to go it alone.
If you would like to learn more about caring and consistent in home elderly care and the many benefits of professional senior care or dementia and Alzheimer’s care, call Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara to speak to a senior care specialist today 805-687-7777.