Alzheimer Care Services in Maryland
Caregivers referred by Family & Nursing Care have specific experience and training for working with clients who have Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Private Dementia Care Services for older adults allows the family respite and time to plan for future needs, as well as provides much-needed support for the individual affected.
For a person who is diagnosed with the early-stages of a memory loss disease, Dementia Care Services provide emotional and daily support, such as:
- Assistance with remembering to take medications
- Keeping appointments
- Encouraging participation in activities
Having a hobby or joining a social group has been shown to exercise certain brain functions and slow the progression of disease symptoms. Caregivers referred by Family Nursing Care give your loved one individual attention based on his/her needs and interests.
If your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia and is:
- Experiencing increased memory trouble
- Acting in ways that are uncharacteristic
- Developing a pattern of triggers
The dementia may have progressed to middle stages1.
Caregivers are available to assist with most daily tasks, including:
- Household chores
Throughout the late stages of these memory affecting diseases, private Caregivers are primarily focused on providing comfort.
Communication skills may deteriorate, but the senses usually remain intact.
Late-stage sufferers may benefit from having Caregivers:
- Play favorite music
- Cook favorite foods
- Give hand massages
- Other actions that will provide sensory stimulation
1Alzheimer’s Stages, Alzheimer’s Association