Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care
Living With Alzheimer’s / Dementia
After an initial diagnosis of Alzheimer’s / dementia, families are faced with difficult decisions about providing care for their loved one. Every day can be a challenge with your loved one suffering with confusion, disorientation, memory loss and fluctuations in behavior. These changes take a toll not only on the individual suffering with Alzheimer’s and dementia, but their families as well. Sometimes nursing homes or memory care centers in New York appear to be the only options, however you do have a choice, and Friends For Life can help.
We Believe Seniors Can Stay At Home
Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care
How Friends for Life Can Help
We help to avoid the emotional trauma of leaving your loved one at home alone. We assist in helping the family coping with this illness and provide the respite care that is often so important to the family caregivers. Care is made available in your loved one’s own home, with services provided by skilled, compassionate caregivers, specially trained in working with clients with Alzheimer’s / dementia in New York. The services provided are customized to your loved one and their condition. We offer regular monitoring, routine check-ins, and an after-hours line so that you and your family have the peace of mind you need.
Alzheimer’s / Dementia Age In Place
Friends for Life Homecare makes it possible for those coping with Alzheimer’s and/or dementia to age in place. Research has shown that familiar surroundings play an important role in the well-being of those with Alzheimer’s / dementia. A move to a nursing facility can trigger confusion, anxiety, stress and agitation. Our Alzheimer’s / dementia care services ensure those with Alzheimer’s / dementia are able to remain in the space where they are happiest, loved and most comfortable.
Every day can be a challenge with your loved ones suffering with confusion, disorientation, memory loss, erratic moods and fluctuations in behavior. These changes take a toll not only on the individual suffering with Alzheimer’s / dementia, but their families as well.
Getting Started with Alzheimer’s Care
To help you find out if in-home Alzheimer’s care is right for your loved one, we offer free in-person meetings and assessments. A case manager will meet with you and your loved one in the comfort of your loved one’s home to evaluate your loved one’s care needs, outline your options for care, and answer any questions you have.
Care is personalized around each client’s needs, with services customized according to your loved one’s symptoms, personality, and routine. Our caregivers approach their work with kindness, patience, and above-and-beyond dedication to the seniors in their care.
We Do It All!
- Hourly & Daily Services
- Live-In Home Care
- Hospice & End-Of-Life Care
- Surgery, Illness Or Injury Recovery
- Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care
- Facility Care
- Short & Long Term Companion Care
- Overnight Supervision
- Disability Services
- Weekend & Holiday Care
- Medication Reminders
- Diet & Nutrition
- Meal Preparation
- Bathing & Dressing Supervision
- Doctor Visits / Shopping / Errands
- Rewarding Companionship
- Respite For Family Caregivers
- Hospital Sitting
- Safety Monitoring
- Visiting Nurses
Emergency and Same Day Service available. Anytime / Anywhere, Affordable Rates.
What is Alzheimer’s and Dementia?
The most common form of Dementia is Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is not a normal part of aging and it now affects close to six million Americans. This debilitating disease can cripple an individual’s ability to communicate, think or even take care of themselves.
10 Warning Signs Of Alzheimer’s Disease
- Memory loss that disrupts daily life
- Challenges in planning or solving problems
- Difficulty completing familiar tasks at home, at work, or at leisure
- Confusion with time or place
- Trouble understanding visual images and spatial relationships
- New problems with words in speaking or writing
- Misplacing things and losing the ability to retrace steps
- Decreased or poor judgement
- Withdrawal from work or social activities
- Changes in mood or personality
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