A diagnosis of Alzheimer's can be devastating. It is estimated that 5 million people in the United States have some degree of intellectual impairment.
While there's currently no cure for Alzheimer's disease, we believe the right care approach can help your loved one maintain a high quality of life even in the face of the challenges that lie ahead.
Staying in the familiar surroundings of home can keep seniors with Alzheimer's or dementia feeling safe and loved.
Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other intellectual abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer's disease accounts for 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases. Alzheimer's is not a normal part of aging, it is a disease and while symptoms vary, common warning signs include:
It is our goal to improve the quality of life for those suffering from Alzheimer's disease or dementia by providing the highest quality, non-medical in-home care at affordable prices.
AlzCare features extensively screened, highly qualified caregivers that have received special training in how to best provide compassionate in-home care to those experiencing the symptoms and behaviors of a patient diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
Our person-centered approach focuses on the care and dignity of the person with Alzheimer's. Our individualized care plans are developed to:
Since Alzheimer's and dementia proceed in stages from mild to severe, the AlzCare care plan starts with understanding what the patient is still able to do and what the patient is no longer able to do completely, safely and without becoming upset or frustrated.
The plan is then developed to support those activities of daily living with which the person needs assistance. Those may include any or all of the following: