Posted on Sep 07, 2018
Remembering Family Members and Affordable In Home Care
Alzheimer’s and other dementia related diseases are difficult to learn to cope with. You may have an elderly loved one who has recently been diagnosed with a dementia related disease. They may have good days and other days where they are very agitated because they can’t remember things like they think they should. It’s understandable that it would be very irritating to not be able to recall simple details like they used to.
It can be very frustrating for your elderly loved one to learn to cope with a memory deteriorating disease like Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. There are times where they may even feel fearful because they are unable to recognize faces and locations where they are. It’s important that you never ask your loved one, “don’t you remember?” They already feel bad that they can’t recall, and saying this makes them feel as if they have done something wrong.
If your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other dementia related disease, they may benefit greatly from the expert senior care services offered by Senior Helpers of Chattanooga. Consistency and predictability are very important to a person coping with a dementia related disease. If they require personal care such as help with activities of daily living, professional in home care for seniors and elderly can provide your loved one the routine they can depend on and schedules events within their familiar community. Your loved one will benefit from remaining in the comforts of their own home. Moving to an institutionalized living setting may create feelings of loneliness and isolation. A person who suffers from Alzheimer’s may feel confused from the major move to an assisted living facility or nursing home. Professional in home care for seniors and elderly allows your loved one to receive the type of expert Alzheimer’s care they require while living in their own home.
Senior Helpers of Chattanooga is committed to helping your loved ones live full, dignified and independent lives in the comfort and familiarity of their homes. The expert caregivers provide professional in home care for seniors and elderly to enrich the lives of your loved ones, and the peace of mind of your family. Dependable and experienced caregivers will help to enhance the maximum possible degree of independent living.
Sometimes our lives get so busy that we forget to slow down and focus on what is truly important. Love and family are so vital to living a happy and healthy life. Giving and receiving love helps us to thrive. While it’s difficult to avoid a hectic schedule; it is important to take the time to show our elderly loved ones how much we care. Whether we take the time to reminisce over an old photo album, sit down for a meal and conversation, or simply stop by to give them a hug; a little expression of love goes a long way. If distance makes a visit difficult, a quick phone call to say hi or a gift of flowers “just because” will make your loved one feel special. If you are concerned that your loved one is spending too many hours alone, there are options for affordable in home care to provide much needed daily companionship.
If you would like to learn more about caring and consistent live in 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 in home dementia and Alzheimer’s care specialists will also prepare meals based on special diets, when necessary, to make sure that your loved one is getting the proper nutrition. If the household chores are tended to, your loved one will have more time to spend with family and their loved ones. 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.