Alzheimer's and Dementia In-Home Care Services

Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, the type diagnosed in 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases. This disease is always difficult to deal with, for those living with it as well as their loved ones. A strong support system is essential.

As the disease progresses, the symptoms begin to make everyday living more challenging for those with the disease and the loved ones striving to help them cope. Families often find themselves singlehandedly trying to provide all the care necessary. This can result in a loss of emotional connection, which is invaluable to maintaining a strong family relationship. At this point, professional help often becomes necessary for proper care.

In the late stages of this disease, individuals require a great deal of care. The brain becomes unable to tell the body what to do for even the most basic functions. When it comes to this point, individuals often need more intensive aid than the average person has the knowledge or capability to offer. At this stage, it's often in the best interest of the diagnosed individual as well as the family to enlist the help of professionals who have experience caring for people with dementia or Alzheimer's. By utilizing Hourly or Stay-In Home Care through Affordable HomeCare families receive the support they need to face dementia head on.

How Does Home Care Complement Dementia?

Safety First

Home care helps elders with Alzheimer's stay safe Those with dementia or Alzheimer's often put themselves in harm's way. This generally requires constant supervision. The watchful eyes of our Care Pros ensure your loved one remains safe in the comfort of their own home. The Services We Provide will help the senior in your life stay safe while aging in place.

Slower Disease Progression

Home care slows the progression of dementia Our Care Pros specialize in keeping the mind of our Clients with dementia or Alzheimer's stimulated. This is important as studies have found that the disease progresses slower in those who stay mentally active. We have a toolbox full of activities specially designed for those with dementia. This allows us to customize an activity plan based on our Client's preferences. Sadly, Assisted Living and Nursing Home settings rarely offer this level of activity, often resulting in rapid decline.

Specialized Staff

The most specialized caregivers provide dementia care Have peace of mind knowing you'll receive the most experienced and well trained staff. After reviewing Our Caregiver Selection Process you'll see that we only hire caregivers who understand how to deal with your family's unique challenges.

Home Care vs. Assisted Living

Home care is better than assisted living or a nursing home The typical environment inside an Assisted Living institution is loud, busy, confusing and full of new faces and can lack mental stimulation. It's because of these factors, dementia patients in institutional settings deteriorate at a much higher rate than those who remain in their own home. In-home care services reduce confusion by limiting the number of new faces. Sense home provides the most tranquil and familiar surroundings, it aids in reducing confusion as well. Having a dedicated Care Pro ensures your loved one will receive the mental stimulation that's so important to slow the disease down.

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