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Alzheimer's Care in Sugar Land: When is it Time?

Provider of Alzheimer's care in Sugar Land with elderly patient

When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, family members often try to support their independence for as long as possible. But how do you know when it is time to seek professional care? Getting support for memory related illness no longer means your loved one has to completely give up their independence and move to residential care. Alzheimer's care from Visiting Angels® Sugar Land TX can provide the care and monitoring your loved one requires in order to remain at home. You don't have to wait until your loved one is in the more advanced stages of their illness in order to receive our services, we can help at any point in the journey.

Signs Your Loved One in Sugar Land May Be Ready for Alzheimer's Care

One thing which makes the decision to seek memory care more challenging is the evolving nature of the disorder. Families are sometimes unsure at what point they should hire a professional. Simply put, if your mind would be more at ease knowing your loved is receiving Alzheimer's care from Visiting Angels Sugar Land, any time is a good time to start. Some signs your loved one may be ready include:

  • They are often restless and fail to recognize familiar places, including home, which could lead to wandering
  • If your loved one has limited mobility due to arthritis or other causes they have a greater fall risk
  • If your loved one has too much medicine left at the end of their prescription they may be missing doses
  • The family caregivers who look after your loved one are feeling physically and emotionally exhausted
  • Your loved one has been losing weight, lacking in personal hygiene, or has unexplained bruising
  • There are no family members who are close by or available to provide care and monitoring

How Alzheimer's Care from Visiting Angels Sugar Land Can Help

Alzheimer's care from Visiting Angels Sugar Land can support your loved one by providing customized aid such as:

  • Making dietary conscious meals and snacks
  • Organizing the house and light housekeeping
  • Help with walking and fall prevention measures
  • Offering reminders to take prescriptions
  • Dignified aid with bathing and personal hygiene
  • Client monitoring and wandering prevention
  • Running necessary errands such as shopping
  • Transportation to doctor visits and therapies
  • Providing joyful companionship and activities

Call Visiting Angels Sugar Land today to discover more about our Alzheimer's care and how it can benefit your loved one.

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