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Alzheimer's Care in Eastern Cuyahoga County: When is it Time?

provider of Alzheimer's care in Eastern Cuyahoga County with elderly patient

Alzheimer's care is a valuable resource for families who have a loved one that is living with the disorder. When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia, families often have many concerns, particularly in regards to the safety of their loved ones. If you are unsure whether to get outside care or to assist your loved one yourself, there are many things to consider. The further your loved one regresses, the more frequent and intense their care will be. It is important to keep in mind that any time is a good time to begin services. Visiting Angels® Cleveland OH has been providing Alzheimer's care to seniors throughout Eastern Cuyahoga County, including Beachwood, Bratenahl, Bedford, Bedford Heights, Garfield Heights, Cleveland Heights, Highland Heights, Mayfield, Richmond Heights, Mayfield Heights, Mayfield Village, Pepper Pike, University Heights, Shaker Heights, and nearby areas.

Signs Your Loved One in Eastern Cuyahoga May Be Ready for Alzheimer's Care

Deciding when to hire an Alzheimer's care professional is a big decision for families in Eastern Cuyahoga County. Your family's choice should reflect the needs of your loved one. Some signs your loved one may be ready for more intensive aid include:

  • Your loved one doesn't recognize familiar places, which can lead to dangerous wandering
  • If your family member is living with limited mobility which puts them at a higher risk for falls
  • Your loved one is currently cared for by family members who are beginning to feel overwhelmed
  • Your family member shows signs of physical decline such as weight loss, injuries, lack of hygiene
  • Your loved one is having trouble remembering to take their prescriptions or repeating doses
  • If there are no family members nearby to check on your loved one and help them out

How Alzheimer's Care Can Help Seniors in Eastern Cuyahoga

Alzheimer's care from Visiting Angels Cleveland can help seniors in Eastern Cuyahoga County by providing customized services to keep them safe and comfortable at home. We will design a personalized care plan to suit your family member's unique physical and emotional needs.

Some of the ways we can help include:

  • Preventing wandering & safety measures
  • Assistance with enjoyable activities
  • Transportation to physician appointments
  • Providing reminders to take prescriptions
  • Fall prevention and walking assistance
  • Planning and preparing nutritious meals
  • Respectful aid with dressing and bathing
  • Shared activities and companionship
  • Light housekeeping tasks such as laundry

If your mother or father, or another senior you know, is in need of Alzheimer's care in Eastern Cuyahoga County, call Visiting Angels Cleveland  at (216) 231-6400 today.

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