There is a genetic link to Alzheimer’s and some dementia-related diseases. However, whether or not a person develops dementia is more complicated than whether or not they carry a specific gene. There are a range of factors, in addition to genetics, that catalyze or activate dementia onset.Read More
Dementia is a progressive disease and is often described in three stages: early dementia, mid-stage dementia, and late-stage dementia. But as memory care professionals, we’ve observed that each significant stage is divided into mini-stages correlating to specific home care needs.
Recognizing the various stages of dementia helps spouses and family caregivers understand which home care services are needed now and how to plan for the future.Read More
Elderly companion care is a unique service that provides emotional support and friendship to seniors who are living at home but need more socialization and interaction. It is a popular choice for seniors who are aging in place independently but would like to benefit from the company and assistance of another person on a regular basis.Read More
Respite care is a vital service providing temporary relief to primary caregivers. It allows you or someone else providing care time to rest and recharge. This care can be incredibly valuable as it helps manage the demanding, unceasing commitment of caring for an aging loved one.
Respite care can range from a few hours to several days.Read More
There is a direct correlation between aging and mental health. An article from the National Institute on Aging states, “many of us are alone more often than when we were younger, leaving us vulnerable to social isolation and loneliness—and related health problems such as cognitive decline,Read More