Dementia In Home Care
When there are many choices for senior care, it is important to weigh the cost of uprooting your loved one’s life with a huge transition to a nursing home or assisted living facility. The high cost of living in an assisted living home can be draining on a life savings, as well as emotionally wearing to an already mentally frail loved one. A more affordable option is Alzheimer’s and dementia in home care by Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara. Not only will the cost of care be less than hospitalization or a nursing home, they will also feel more comfortable because they will be in the familiar settings of their own home and community. Alzheimer’s and dementia in home care by Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara
is available to Santa Barbara, Goleta, Lompoc, Santa Ynez, and Carpinteria, California.
When faced with a difficult decision regarding care for a loved one who is recently diagnosed with a dementia related disease, you may experience worry over which type of care is right. There is no doubt you have worries about how your loved one will change as their disease progresses. Adjusting to the new reality is not easy and it is important to reach out for help. There are quite a few choices when it comes to senior care focused on dementia and Alzheimer’s. Nursing homes and assisted living facilities might be an option in your area, and they serve very well. Full time care in a nursing facility or hospital can be very expensive and can drain a life savings quickly. Many do not realize they do not have to move their loved one to a facility to receive the type of care they require.
A more affordable option for care is Alzheimer’s and dementia care at home by the compassionate caregivers from Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara. They understand the value in establishing daily routines for your loved one. Having consistent, general day to day plans are the key to success for life running smoothly for your family. While every family will have their own unique routine, you can get some great ideas with the support from an Alzheimer’s expert caregiver. Reliable caregivers understand the importance of keeping a sense of structure and familiarity around your loved one. Dependable caregivers will help your family to keep a consistent time table for daily activities such as waking up, bathing, dressing, bed times and meal times. Alzheimer’s and dementia in home care by Senior Helpers understands the importance of keeping things like visitors and daily activities at the same time and place to help orientate your loved one.
It is no surprise that Alzheimer’s and other dementia related diseases can be very challenging to the person diagnosed, as well as to their family. When a loved one is diagnosed with the impairing disease, family members may struggle to cope with the many new demands and responsibilities associated with caring for an Alzheimer’s patient. It is completely understandable that while you and your family come to grips with a dementia related disease diagnosis that you may deal with a wide range of emotions. While it is common to feel the pressure of the learning to cope with the ever-changing abilities of your loved one, there is no need to believe that you have to navigate the tough road ahead alone. Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara, 805-687-7777, provides top notch, expert Alzheimer’s and dementia in home care.