Caring for a senior loved one with Alzheimer's disease can quickly become overwhelming. No one understands this more than Visiting Angels®. Through a comprehensive home care plan including personalized services, your loved one will get the care they need to age in place while living with dementia. You'll also get the support you need to make caring for your loved one manageable.
Visiting Angels dedicated caregivers will help your loved one live safely and comfortably at home, even in the later stages of the disease. As their condition progresses, new environments and routines will become confusing and disorienting. The longer your loved one can age in place, the longer they can enjoy the comforts of a familiar environment. Visiting Angels will provide compassionate care to help your loved one remain in the place where they feel most comfortable.
Alzheimer's Care Services
Proper care depends on dedicated caregivers and expert care planning. While Alzheimer's is commonly known as a memory disorder, its symptoms extend to a number of other areas. In addition to moments of forgetfulness and confusion, changes to your loved one's personality and emotional well-being may occur. In later stages, they may also need help with activities of daily living, such as dressing and bathing.
Visiting Angels' comprehensive plans are designed to address these challenges. Your loved one will be matched with a caregiver whose knowledge and qualifications are well-suited for this specialized role. Home care plans are tailored to the unique challenges and circumstances of each individual.
With care from Visiting Angels, your loved one will receive assistance with a wide range of tasks and activities. Professional Alzheimer's care includes:
- Monitoring and companionship
- Wandering prevention
- Managing moments of confusion, anxiety, and anger
- Accompaniment to appointments
- Medication reminders
- Laundry and light housekeeping
- Meal planning and meal preparation
- Grocery shopping and prescription pickups
- Help with dressing and grooming
- Assistance with bathing and toileting
- Mobility and transfer assistance
Services can be provided on a part-time or full-time basis as well as 24/7 care, temporary care, and respite care.
Visiting Angels also provides in-home care to clients with various types of dementia. Dementia care services are designed for individuals with vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, and other memory disorders.
Reduce the Risk of Caregiver Burnout
Providing personal support and assistance for family member with Alzheimer's takes an exceptional level of skill, effort, time, and compassion. Professional Alzheimer's care provides much-needed support and relief to family caregivers—especially in the later stages of Alzheimer's disease.
Professional home care also means you won't need to worry about suffering from caregiver burnout. You'll have more time to spend with your loved one in the moments that matter.
Get Started with Visiting Angels
Visiting Angels knows how difficult it can be to talk with family members about Alzheimer's care. You may also feel overwhelmed searching for the right care provider. Visiting Angels' team will make this process as easy as possible for you and your family.
When you contact Visiting Angels to ask about in-home care for a family member, a free consultation is scheduled. This consultation allows Visiting Angels' team to learn about your loved one's situation in detail, including the symptoms they're exhibiting, current living situation, and the areas where they're most clearly in need of assistance. The consultation will also identify the routines and activities that bring joy to your loved one. At the same time, questions you might have about services and approach to caregiving will be answered.
Following this consultation, a detailed care plan and care schedule will be developed for your loved one. During the care planning phase, Visiting Angels may speak with your loved one's doctor to keep care consistent with medical directives. Visiting Angels will also work closely with your family to design a care schedule that fits your loved one's routine and makes caring for your loved one more manageable.
A Visiting Angels care provider will then be matched with your loved one. Each caregiver has been carefully screened and selected prior to placement, and Visiting Angels take is dedicated to find the right fit for every client.