Posted on Jan 18, 2019
In Home Dementia Care
Research has shown that those who struggle with dementia related diseases like Alzheimer’s do extremely well within the comforts of their familiar environments. Routine and familiarity seem to breed a feeling of wellbeing and a generally better outlook on life for those afflicted with dementia. When it comes to choices for your loved one after a diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s, you may feel limited to nursing homes or assisted living facilities. You may fear that such a change might lead your loved one to take a turn for the worse. And in many ways, changing their everyday environment would be a detriment to their overall wellbeing. So, with the option of relocating your newly diagnosed loved one to an assisted living facility being more of a last resort choice, you may ask yourself, what else can you do?
There is no need to pile the responsibilities of senior care solely on your shoulders. Activities of daily living might be more of a difficult task to manage for your loved one as they cope with their ever-changing abilities. Dementia and Alzheimer’s affects many elderly people, especially after the age of eighty-five years. Senior Helpers of Chattanooga provides the type of in-home dementia and Alzheimer’s care that your loved one requires to remain independent in their own home. Caregivers from Senior Helpers of Chattanooga, Hixson, Cleveland, Ooltewah, Signal Mountain, and surrounding areas are experts in dementia and Alzheimer’s care. Your family can rest assured that your loved one is being looked after by a trusted and compassionate caregiver.
Dementia and Alzheimer’s are serious illnesses that require much help from a person’s friends and family to manage. The baby boomer generation of our population is now the fastest growing group in the United States. As people live longer, dementia is increasingly likely to affect us directly or indirectly at some point in our lives. It is important to not only respect our loved one’s wishes to remain independent in their homes for as long as possible, but to also provide the type of care they need to live successfully. In home dementia and Alzheimer’s care by Senior Helpers of Chattanooga is the most appropriate choice when it comes to the decision regarding a loved one.
Established routines like bathing, eating and exercise really help to keep each day as predictable as possible. A responsible and dependable caregiver from Senior Helpers of Chattanooga will teach your loved one that it is okay to be dependent on others. Receiving in home dementia and Alzheimer’s care will ease your loved one’s frustrations of no longer being able to perform the daily tasks that were once simple.
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 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.