Caring for Seniors with Lewy Body Dementia in Chelsea, MA and Surrounding Areas
Visiting Angels of Chelsea, MA, helps seniors get the support they need to remain comfortable at home in Somerville, Charlestown, Chelsea, Everett, Revere, East Cambridge, MA, and surrounding communities.
Lewy Body Dementia can present symptoms such as hallucinations, delusions, hypomanic behavior, and paranoia. Seniors with Lewy Body Dementia will eventually require around-the-clock care as the disease progresses.
Many families choose to move loved ones into an assisted living facility. However, the unfamiliar surroundings can worsen their quality of life.
Visiting Angels of Chelsea, MA, provides in-home care for seniors with Lewy Body Dementia to keep them at home in their familiar surroundings. Rest assured that your loved one is being cared for by our compassionate and trained Visiting Angels caregivers.
In many cases, our Visiting Angels caregivers can help seniors with Lewy Body Dementia manage their symptoms.
What is Lewy Body Dementia?
Lewy Body Dementia is the second most common form of degenerative dementia, affecting 1.4 million Americans. This disease is caused by smooth, round clumps of protein in the nerve cells of affected brain parts, also known as Lewy bodies.
This disease, like many other forms of dementia, is progressive, meaning your loved one’s symptoms will get worse over time, causing them to need an advanced level of care.
Common symptoms of Lewy Body Dementia include:
- Disorganized speech
- Short and long-term memory loss
- Confusion and agitation
- Mobility issues such as tremors and slowed movement
- Visual hallucinations
- Difficulties sleeping, including physically acting out dreams
- Decreased regulation of bodily functions, including blood pressure, digestion, and sweating
- Loss of executive function
How Can Dementia Care from Visiting Angels Chelsea, MA Help My Loved One
As your senior loved ones' symptoms worsen, a caregiver may need to give them more care than they can provide. Visiting Angels offers reliable alternatives to families through our expertly trained Visiting Angels caregivers.
Our home care services for older adults with Lewy Body Dementia include:
- Light housekeeping
- Meal planning and preparation, as well as feeding assistance
- Mobility assistance, including transferring and positioning
- Medication reminders
- Toileting and incontinence care
- Meaningful companionship
- Assistance with personal hygiene, including bathing, grooming, and dressing
- Fall prevention
- Wandering prevention
- And more
Contact our Chelsea, MA office today to learn more about our in-home care services for seniors with Lewy Body Dementia.
Serving Somerville, Charlestown, Chelsea, Everett, Revere, East Cambridge and the Surrounding Areas
Visiting Angels CHELSEA, MA100 Everett Ave #4
Chelsea, MA 02150