Coping: A Parent with Alzheimer’s & How We Can Help

“Don’t dwell on the disease. Value the moments, the pearls of wisdom, their smile and humor” – Anonymous

Dealing with a parent diagnosed with Alzheimer’s is very challenging. Many questions arise such as, “How soon will the disease affect my loved one?” or “How am I going to take care of them while they are affected by this disease?”, while the answers are not always clear – we are here to help you and your loved one during this difficult time.

If you are looking for someone to care for your loved one while still giving them comfort of being in their own home, then Comfort Keepers® is the perfect choice. Feel confident that your loved one is receiving compassionate, professional care while you are away. Our caregivers, better known as Comfort Keepers, undergo specialized training to care for seniors who are experiencing symptoms of Dementia or have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. It’s our mission to provide the highest level of quality care for our clients and their families to help them through this challenging time. All of our Comfort Keepers recognize that providing professional, friendly, and empathetic care is vital to your loved one’s well-being. Understanding the nature of Dementia and Alzheimer’s is crucial to their treatments. We understand how to spot symptoms and behaviors indicative of the disease, and have been trained to handle matters sensitively, and with professionalism.

Losing one’s sense of independence is challenging for anyone, especially for those suffering from Dementia and Alzheimer’s. Their world and memories are being taken away from them without any choice and many of them want to hold on to what independence they still have. At Comfort Keepers®, we believe that staying in the comfort of their own home is one of the best ways to stave away the effects of Dementia and Alzheimer’s. With our Interactive Caregiving™ system, we will get to know your loved ones on a more personal level, learning about their likes & dislikes, their personality, hobbies, and more. From there, we will come up with an activities plan that can include listening to some of their favorite music, reading a book they cherish, and looking at pictures from the past. Our caregivers plan these activities to help stimulate your loved one mentally & physically, which is shown to create more lucid thoughts.

If you want to give your loved one all the benefits and comforts of being in their own home while they face the many challenges Dementia & Alzheimer’s, give Comfort Keepers® a call today. One of our friendly and professional team members looks forward to hearing more about your family and finding the perfect caregiver to provide your loved one with the type of experienced, high-quality, and compassionate care they deserve.