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Going on an Outing with a Loved One Living with Dementia in South Burlington, VT

Visiting Angels of South Burlington, VT one-on-one dementia care.

The number of people living with Alzheimer's disease in the United States is anticipated to be close to 5.8 million, with the figure expected to quadruple by the year 2050. Alzheimer's disease affects persons as young as 60 and as old as 80. Visiting Angels of South Burlington, VT can help your senior loved one during challenging times by providing dementia care.

Seniors with dementia often experience volatile mood swings, which means they may seem confused one moment and agitated the next. If you or someone you love is experiencing dementia, it's essential to be aware of their mood swings before attempting an outing.

We provide care for people with dementia and other age-related issues in the comfort of their own homes. Whether you require full-time in-home care services or just a brief period of respite for family caregivers, we are here to provide the assistance you need and deserve.

As part of our care services, we visit clients once a week to ensure they have everything they need to keep living comfortably. Our caregivers provide companionship and assistance with daily activities such as showering and grooming.

How to help your senior loved ones deal with Alzheimer's in unfamiliar settings 

If you plan on going on an outing with your loved one suffering from dementia, it is necessary to plan. 

1. Before leaving, share the itinerary with your senior loved one. This way, they will know what to expect along the way, keeping them from getting lost or disoriented. 

2. If you are going to a new location, make sure to pack a familiar object from home so that your loved one may feel at ease and comfortable. Bring a blanket, book, or anything else they enjoy so they may be relaxed and comfortable while you are out exploring.

3. Prepare for a change in moods and behaviors. Due to the nature of Alzheimer's disease, your senior loved ones may seem distracted one moment and agitated the next. Remain calm even during occasional outbursts and be prepared to offer reassurance that you are there for them.

4. Put together an emergency kit containing medications as well as food, water, and snacks in case your senior loved one has trouble with any of these things while away from home.

Visiting Angels of South Burlington can help with Alzheimer's and dementia care. If your loved one has Alzheimer's disease or any other form of dementia, we have caregivers who can help you and your family.

Contact us at Visiting Angels of South Burlington to learn more about our dementia and Alzheimer's care services at 802-210-1108.

Serving Burlington, Colchester, Montpelier, St Albans, and nearby areas

Visiting Angels VERMONT
78 Severance Green #106
Colchester, VT 05446
Phone: 802-210-1108
Fax: 802-862-2788
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Serving Burlington, Colchester, Montpelier, St Albans, and nearby areas

Visiting Angels VERMONT
78 Severance Green #106
Colchester, VT 05446
Phone: 802-210-1108
Fax: 802-862-2788