In-Home Dementia Care Services, Newton and Canton, MA

Visiting Angels Newton/Canton's Dementia Care services offer specialized in-home support to elderly seniors with early-stage, mid-stage, or late-stage dementia. Our caregivers help our clients in the Boston area maintain quality of life so that aging in place remains possible. We also provide family caregivers with much-needed respite.

When a loved one is diagnosed with dementia, their well-being will depend on family, friends, and familiar surroundings. Over time, your loved one will likely rely on family caregivers and the comfort of their home more and more. You may find yourself overwhelmed trying to care for your loved one. Eventually, you may start to worry that you will need to move your loved one into a nursing facility.

Dementia care services from Visiting Angels Newton/Canton will provide you and your loved one with the support you need. Our caregivers offer compassionate, specialized living assistance designed specifically for those who are coping with dementia at home. This way, your loved one can continue to live at home, receiving care designed to maximize quality of life. At the same time, you will get the respite you need to maintain your own well-being and find time for other important responsibilities.

Home Care Services for Elderly with Dementia in Greater Boston and MetroWest

Unlike other types of senior care, dementia care services must be tailored to the specific symptoms, risks, and challenges related to the different types of dementia. Visiting Angels has partnered with leading dementia specialists to develop a series of dementia care certification programs. Basic dementia care training is available to all Visiting Angels caregivers, and many home health aides are certified in advanced dementia care protocols.

in home care aide providing companionship to elderly with dementia

Our dementia care services are offered through Life Care Navigation, a collection of specialized senior care services, each of which focuses on a different aspect of elderly living. These services include a dedicated Alzheimer’s care program for those with Alzheimer’s disease, which accounts for 60% to 80% of all cases of dementia.

Through our dementia care program, we provide assistance with a wide variety of needs. We assist our clients with personal tasks, provide comforting companionship, and offer helpful reminders when needed. Our dementia care services can include help with activities that include:

  • Wandering prevention
  • Walking assistance
  • Transferring assistance
  • Dignified bathing, dressing and grooming care
  • Medication reminders and monitoring
  • Preparation of healthy meals
  • Light housekeeping chores
  • Transportation to appointments and therapies

In addition, Visiting Angels Newton/Canton has developed a Cognitive Health Program with four major elements to help seniors with dementia:

1. Cognitive stimulation
2. Social engagement
3. Physical exercise
4. Brain-healthy diet

This type of care has been shown to make it possible for seniors living with dementia to remain in their homes for up to 18 months longer.  

Live in, 24 hour dementia care as well as long distance dementia care services are also available. We service clients in many Boston area cities and towns including Newton, Canton, Brookline, Watertown, Wellesley, Natick, Dedham, Westwood, Needham, Norwood, Stoughton and Roslindale. The quality of our staff and services has been recognized by the national customer satisfaction survey firm, Home Care Pulse, for six years in a row.

Best of Home Care awards 2020

Getting Started with Home Care for Seniors with Dementia

Visiting Angels offers free care assessments to help you determine if dementia care services are right for your loved one. Your loved one’s care assessment will be performed in the comfort of his or her home. During this assessment, we will outline the foundation for your loved one’s dementia care services.

First, we will customize a care plan around your loved one’s lifestyle, preferences, and symptoms. If you decided to proceed with care, we will then match your loved one with a professional caregiver whose skills and strengths are particularly suited to your loved one’s care needs. You will have the opportunity to Select Your Caregiver® to ensure your full peace of mind.

Learn more about dementia care services from Visiting Angels Newton/Canton and book a free care assessment for your loved one by calling us at 617-795-2727 today!



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