Posted on Apr 27, 2018
In Home Dementia Care
Eventually, most people who struggle with Alzheimer’s or other dementia related disease require outside care. In the early stages of Alzheimer’s most people can live independently in their own home and do so successfully. As the disease progresses, the need for dementia and Alzheimer’s in home care increases. As difficult as it may seem to accept outside help, it is important to remember your loved one’s desire to remain in their familiar environment.
When a loved one is diagnosed with dementia, it can be a very confusing and frustrating time. Your loved one may become fearful of their memory loss and this can result in feelings of isolation. You can trust the expertly trained caregivers from Senior Helpers of Chattanooga to assist your loved one with their daily routine. In home dementia care will help your loved one to maintain a predictable routine. The key to successful living is consistency and predictability. All caregivers from Senior Helpers of Chattanooga are thoroughly trained and experienced in dementia care. In home dementia care from an expertly trained and compassionate caregiver will help your loved one to feel more secure in their familiar home. There is no need to alter your loved one’s entire life to receive the high quality care they need. In home dementia care provides the same high level of care as could be expected in an assisted living facility, but at a fraction of the price.
To best cope with dementia related disease, it is often ideal to keep your loved one in their home. The continuum of daily life will allow for your loved one to better cope with the inevitable progression of the disease. The most common form of assistance involves personal care. Dementia and Alzheimer’s in home care provides assistance with eating, bathing, grooming and ambulation. When needed, a trusted caregiver can be there to help with meal preparation and household chores.
Another important benefit of dementia and Alzheimer’s care is daily orientation to time, place and people because the same caregiver will visit every day. After a consultation with a dementia and Alzheimer’s in home care expert, your loved one will be perfectly matched with an expert caregiver in the dementia care field. Together, you will establish a routine and schedule for your loved one. The daily visits will not only lessen your worry that your loved one is home alone for long stretches of time, but also give your loved one companionship. It is important to remember that in the early and sometimes later stages of dementia and Alzheimer’s, your loved one can live independently in their own home. With the help of a trusted caregiver, your loved one can live successfully and with dignity in their familiar community.
If you would like to learn more about caring and consistent in home senior care and the many benefits of professional elderly care or dementia and Alzheimer’s care, call Senior Helpers to speak to a senior care specialist today 423-710-1500! The compassionate senior care specialists at Senior Helpers can also guide you through the process of receiving the Veterans Administration Aid and Attendance Benefit if your elderly loved one is a veteran. In home senior care allows your loved one to stay in the comforts of their own home for as long as possible while receiving the level of care they need. Senior Helpers of Chattanooga provides a wide range of services including Alzheimer’s and dementia care, personal assistance, companionship, and so much more to all areas of Chattanooga, Hixson, Cleveland, Ooltewah, Signal Mountain, and surrounding areas.