Posted on Jan 16, 2013
Caregiver Resolutions for Families Impacted by Dementia and In Home Dementia Care
Caregiver resolutions for families impacted by dementia and in home dementia care from Senior Helpers of Lexington. Your family can find the respite care you need to provide the right form of care for a loved one affected by dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. You can rely on the expert support when you need it most to recharge and give your primary family caregiver the much needed break from daily responsibilities of caring for a loved one coping with dementia. Caregiving for a person with memory loss can be both stressful and rewarding. Taking a break from caregiving responsibilities can help caregivers maintain the stamina needed to be successful caregivers for a loved one. If you are caring for someone with memory loss, in home dementia care from Senior Helpers of Lexington, can provide the much needed respite you need to regroup and attend to your own daily responsibilities. You and your family will be able to rest assured that time your loved one is with a highly trained caregiver from Senior Helpers of Lexington, that they are getting top notch in home dementia care. Call 859-296-2525 to learn about in home dementia care services proudly offered in Versailles, Georgetown, Lexington, Richmond, Winchester, Lawrenceburg, Paris, Frankfort, and Shelbyville, Kentucky.
“But they need me”. Does that sound familiar to you? You’ve probably said some version of that to yourself, your spouse, your friends, and your children more times than you can count since becoming a caregiver. And when dementia or Alzheimer’s falls into the mix, it can almost become a mantra. While it is true, it also can become a phrase that overtakes your life in an unhealthy way. After all, you’ll struggle to fully care for someone else if you forget about your own wellness. This year, avoid caregiver burnout by extending yourself some grace. Make a few resolutions that enable you to stay refreshed and cared for, while fitting into the lifestyle and schedule of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Know what you need, and commit to accommodating for it.
In home dementia care from Senior Helpers of Lexington, 859-296-2525, can provide the much needed break you need to find time for yourself. All in home dementia care services are flexible to meet you and your loved one’s scheduling needs, and are available on a short or long term basis. There are no contracts to sign, so everything about receiving respite care from Senior Helpers of Lexington, is win-win. In home dementia care services from Senior Helpers of Lexington are especially beneficial for those coping with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Not only will your aging loved one be able to receive the high level of care they need in the comforts and familiarity of their own home, it is significantly less expensive. Studies have shown a life altering move to a nursing home or assisted living facility can be very mentally detrimental to those coping with dementia. At times dementia can produce a degree of paranoia, since the affected individual sees those whom she relies on as taking over her control. He or she will easily become confused in a completely different environment which will lead to feelings of isolation and depression. In home dementia care from Senior Helpers of Lexington, 859-296-2525, eases the level of confusion for an elderly loved one because they are in their beloved home and the cost is less because you will not have to pay for room and board as you would in a facility. Senior Helpers proudly serves Versailles, Georgetown, Lexington, Richmond, Winchester, Lawrenceburg, Paris, Frankfort, and Shelbyville, Kentucky.
In 2013, make respite a priority for the primary family caregiver assisting a loved one coping with dementia or Alzheimer’s. In home dementia care from Senior Helpers of Lexington can provide the much needed respite so the primary family caregiver can attend support groups or participate in other wellness activities. In home dementia care services from Senior Helpers of Lexington also makes it possible for the primary family caregiver to work outside the home.
Because of the intensity of in home dementia care that may be required for a loved one coping with dementia or Alzheimer’s, it is often difficult for even a loving family member to provide all of the around the clock care that the relative may need. It is very important to not only be very aware of your loved one’s needs, but also the needs of the primary family caregiver. It is not uncommon for a spouse or children of the affected individual to feel that they have an impossible choice between being utterly overwhelmed or feeling they are betraying their relative by sending them to a nursing home or assisted living facility. This is where in home dementia care from Senior Helpers of Lexington comes into play. The highly trained caregivers from Senior Helpers of Lexington can provide the respite needed and create a much needed balance in your family’s life. If you would like more information about in home dementia care in your area, call 859-296-2525 today! Senior Helpers of Lexington proudly offers in home dementia care to all areas of Versailles, Georgetown, Lexington, Richmond, Winchester, Lawrenceburg, Paris, Frankfort, and Shelbyville, Kentucky.