Is It Alzheimer’s? 10 Warning Signs
- Memory changes that disrupt daily life
- Challenges in planning or solving problems
- Difficulty completing familiar tasks
- Confusion with time and place
- Trouble understanding visual images and spatial relationships
- New problems with words in speaking and writing
- Misplacing things and losing the ability to retrace steps
- Decreased or poor judgment
- Withdrawal from work or social activities
- Changes in mood and personality
Do you have a senior loved one that needs special, Alzheimer’s or Dementia San Diego/Los Angeles in home care? Do you want peace of mind when it comes to decisions you make about the care of your elder loved ones? If the answer to either of these questions is yes, then read on to learn about our specialized Alzheimers in home care for seniors living in San Diego and Los Angeles and how it can improve your whole family’s well being.
Alzheimer’s is a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. It is the most common form of dementia, which is the general term for the loss of memory or other intellectual abilities.The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that 5.4 million Americans have Alzheimer’s. That includes 13% of those over 65 years old and nearly 50% of those 85 or older. At Home Nursing Care requires our staff to complete a comprehensive Alzheimer’s training program upon hire. Our caregivers are trained on the best practices and latest advances in caring for someone with Alzheimer’s.
More About Alzheimer’s and How At Home Nursing Care Helps
As more baby boomers retire and age, many San Diego and Los Angeles families become faced with important decisions to make about senior care for their loved ones. Often, their loved ones will need special San Diego in home care or Los Angeles in home care. Frequently, we hear about Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and Parkinson’s disease targeting our senior population. Many people know first hand what it means to help an elder family member affected by one of these neurological and debilitating diseases. In fact, At Home Nursing Care is a group of qualified San Diego-based or Los Angeles-based individuals and health care professionals, some of whom, themselves have struggled with providing in home care for their own, affected, elder loved ones. At Home Nursing Care understands how difficult it can be providing care alone and was founded on first hand experience and genuine desire to provide the utmost help with the dementia care, Alzheimer’s care and other special needs of your San Diego senior loved ones.
As research continues into the causes of Alzheimer’s, dementia and Parkinson’s disease for the eradication of them, it appears that alienation and separation rank high as accelerators of serious conditions targeting seniors. Sometimes, even well-meaning senior care providers may not be readily equipped to apply the best techniques and latest research in the effort to save our senior family members from the devastation these diseases can cause. What are those best dementia care and Alzheimer’s care techniques? What has the latest research led us to conclude? Certain things many of us may already know: 70% of those with Alzheimer’s live at home, so the disease affects other family members, friends and neighbors. At the same time, some of the best treatment and care arises in familiar, cherished surroundings with stimulating activities and interaction involving family members and trusted companions.
Our caregivers learn communication challenges with dementia, non-verbal communication strategies, and the Positive Physical Approach. This extra training allows for a stronger bond between the caregiver and the client and helps the client to maintain a sense of dignity even if their condition worsens over time. We stress enhancing mealtimes, the best ways to introduce new people or activities, and how to maintain a polite and respectful environment even when behaviors become challenging. Our compassionate caregivers help the Alzheimer’s client to maintain a lower stress level, more positive interpersonal communications and a day filled with greater satisfaction and a sense of contentment. Our clients get healthy meals and companionship to social engagements and doctor’s appointments. We make sure that all their personal care needs get met.
At Home Nursing Care not only represents a certified and award-winning provider of dementia care and Alzheimer’s care, but also specializes in San Diego in home care and Los Angeles in home care for seniors with other debilitating elder conditions. In fact, At Home Nursing Care specializes in providing Alzheimer’s care, dementia care and more in the familiar surroundings and comfort of your elder loved one’s own home. At Home Nursing Care understands how the wrong choice in senior care can mean accelerated deterioration of not only the affected senior but often, family morale. We understand how the right choice leads to quite the opposite. We have the right skill sets and team to help you achieve peace of mind, knowing your elder loved ones are not only cared for under the best available Dementia care in San Diego, CA or Los Angeles, CA, but that they are also nurtured. Get ready to let us help you achieve joy and enrichment through compassionate, professional in home care and sustained interaction with the elder loved ones of your family.