If your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia, you may wonder how long they’ll be able to remain at home. While each person’s journey is unique, Alzheimer’s disease, in particular, is a progressive disease. In the early stages, most can remain largely independent. However, over time your loved one will need likely need more support than can be provided at home. These signs can help you determine: when is it time for memory care?
If Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia has started to affect your loved one’s ability to live independently, maintain a social life, or care for themselves, it may be time to consider memory care. Specific signs more support is needed include:
Emotional Wellbeing Concerns
Memory care is a type of senior living designed just for those with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia. In memory care communities like ours, you’ll find specially-trained staff, individualized support, and 24-hour supervised care. Residents enjoy a safe, comforting environment as well as opportunities to be active, have a purpose, and experience joy each day.
Our memory care communities feature:
Memory care not only gives your loved one a number of benefits, but it also gives your family peace of mind that they are receiving the care and enrichment they need in addition to the dignity, respect, and understanding they deserve.
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