Alzheimer's and Dementia Care At Home in Centennial, CO and Surrounding Areas
Comfort Keepers® is dedicated to preserving the happiness and independence of seniors requiring in home dementia care in Centennial, Colorado.
Among the tens of thousands of seniors we help, 18% suffer from various forms of dementia or Alzheimer’s. Comfort Keepers understands the struggles families face when caring for a senior with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, especially when enabling them to live safely at home.
Our specially trained caregivers engage clients in intellectual, physical, and emotional interactions that complement medical treatment and improve the quality of life for seniors and their families.
We Can Provide Dementia Care at Home, Giving You the Support You Need
We believe that everyone should experience connection, purpose, and uplifting moments, no matter their age or the level of care they need.
By choosing Comfort Keepers, families receive in home memory care support that includes:
- Specially trained caregivers
- Family education to better understand dementia
- Tasks built into the care plan and geared to a senior’s interests to engage them physically, mentally and emotionally
- In-home services such as personal care, companionship, medication reminders, and family respite care
- SafetyChoice® in-home safety technologies, including medical alert systems and motion detectors
We understand Alzheimer's disease, dementia symptoms, how it affects behavior, and that it progresses at different rates for different seniors. We create and follow an individualized in home dementia care plan that focuses on both physical and mental needs and goals.
Call us at (303) 722-3242 or reach out online today for a free consultation. We'll discuss your loved one's needs and create a personalized care plan that aligns with your family's preferences.
How Comfort Keepers Caregivers Can Help with Dementia Care At Home
Our caregivers are screened for empathy, trained to help seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, and empowered to find ways to elevate the spirits of clients and their families.
Our caregivers also practice Comfort Keepers' signature Interactive Caregiving™ system. With Interactive Caregiving, we get to know our clients on a personal level, learning about likes, dislikes, and even past events in their life. This helps us integrate activities that simulate mental or physical activity. Our clients and caregivers develop a relationship and often listen to music together from the senior's favorite era, read an old favorite book, or even do memory exercises like looking through family photos or discussing current events.
We can provide:
- Individualized in home dementia care plans that focus on physical and non-physical care needs and goals
- Activities that bring joy, provide mental stimulation and encourage physical and emotional well-being. Designed to consider your loved one’s interests and capabilities, these activities are built into the plan of care to improve quality of life and physical health
- Support for physician-prescribed nutrition and exercise programs, companionship, respite care, and other needs
- Referral to medical professionals, support groups, and resources for family caregivers
How to Care for Alzheimer’s Patients At Home
It’s important to be flexible and patient when caring for a loved one with dementia. The Mayo Clinic provides tips for daily tasks and how to care for someone with dementia, including:
- Reduce frustrations
- Be flexible
- Create a safe environment
- Focus on individualized care
Comfort Keepers can help you and your loved one work through these recommendations to create the best possible environment and in home memory care plan.
In Home Dementia Care Service FAQs
What are the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's and dementia?
Early symptoms of Alzheimer's and dementia can include:
- Memory loss, such as forgetting recent events or conversations
- Difficulty with familiar tasks, such as cooking or driving
- Changes in mood or personality, such as becoming more withdrawn or irritable
- Problems with language, such as difficulty finding words or speaking in complete sentences
As the disease progresses, symptoms can become more severe and include:
- Confusion and disorientation
- Difficulty with walking or balance
- Loss of appetite
At Comfort Keepers, we have partnered with Dr. Alexis Abramson, an Emmy Award-Winning Journalist, and a leading Lifestyle Gerontologist to provide practical tips and guidance for you. One of the best ways to start providing care is by recognizing the signs of memory loss and engaging your loved one in activities that can help improve memory. Watch this informative video featuring Dr. Alexis Abramson!
What are the different stages of Alzheimer's and dementia?
Alzheimer's and dementia are progressive diseases, which means they worsen over time. There are three general stages of Alzheimer's disease:
- Early stage: Mild memory loss and difficulty with familiar tasks.
- Middle stage: More severe memory loss, confusion, and difficulty with daily activities.
- Late stage: Severe loss of memory and cognitive function, requiring total care.
Dementia is a broader term that encompasses a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer's disease. The stages of dementia can vary depending on the underlying cause.
What are the treatment options for Alzheimer's and dementia?
There is no cure for Alzheimer's or dementia, but there are treatments that can help manage the symptoms and slow the progression of the disease. These include:
- Medications, such as cholinesterase inhibitors and memantine
- Therapy, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy and music therapy
- Support groups, for both patients and caregivers
It is important to note that everyone experiences Alzheimer's and dementia differently, and there is no one-size-fits-all approach to treatment. If you are concerned about yourself or a loved one, please talk to a doctor.
Take the First Step Today Towards Exceptional In Home Dementia Care
Our caregivers are trained to provide Alzheimer’s and dementia care that supports opportunities for meaningful engagement, builds and nurtures authentic, caring relationships, and implements a care plan that evolves with the senior’s needs.
For additional information and resources on in home care for dementia, visit the Comfort Keepers Info Center section on Alzheimer's & Dementia Care.