We Are Here to Help Family Caregivers Providing Their Loved Ones in King of Prussia, PA with Alzheimer's and Dementia Care
One of the goals we have here at Comfort Keepers of King of Prussia, PA, is to provide the help needed by family dementia caregivers who are providing lifesaving care for an elderly loved one. The ultimate goal of our services is to make it possible for those living with Alzheimer's and dementia to continue living safely and comfortably at home.
Did you know?
- There are approximately 5.8 million Americans currently living with Alzheimer's and dementia in the United States and over 50 million worldwide?
- That Alzheimer's disease has become the sixth most common cause of death here in the U.S.?
- That Alzheimer's is typically diagnosed in adults aged 60 or older?
- Alzheimer's disease and dementia care and research costs around the world have reached $1.1 trillion?
No matter how much money has been invested in research, medical and scientific experts are no closer to finding the cause of Alzheimer's disease. Without understanding the cause of this debilitating disease, there have been no advances in finding a cure or any way to slow down its progression. Here in the United States one person every 65 seconds is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, when you add in the rest of the world this number increases to one person every 3 seconds.
Who Can You Turn to for Professional Dementia Caregivers?
More often than not, once a senior has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease member of their immediate family find themselves in the role of dementia caregivers. For those who have no formal training in providing this type of care can easily find themselves becoming overwhelmed and exhausted.
Before you let this happen to you, contact the experts at Comfort Keepers of King of Prussia, PA for help. We can provide you with dementia caregivers who have special training in providing care for those suffering from Alzheimer's and dementia. They can also provide you with knowledge and training that will make it easier for you to care for your loved one.
Home is the Best Place for Your Loved One
Medical research along with doctors and nurses who specialize in Alzheimer's and dementia all believe the best place for someone suffering from this tragic mental disorder to live is in the safety and comfort of their home or that of a loved one. Their research finds that living in familiar surroundings helps to reduce confusion and anxiety that typically accompany dementia.
Our Dementia Caregivers Offer Many Services
The dementia caregivers available from Comfort Keepers come to your home or that of your loved one prepared to offer a wide range of services intended to make it easier for them to continue living at home. Among the many services we offer are:
Creating a routine that includes mental exercises and games designed to stimulate your loved one's brain. This includes doing things like playing board games, going for walks together, and reminiscing about the "good old" days.
Creating a log that can be used by our dementia caregivers and family members to record any changes they notice in your loved one's behavior. Keeping track of this vital information is the only way for their medical care team to make adjustments to your loved one's care plan. Along with services like these, our caregivers can also assist with:
- Incontinence Care
- Mobility Assistance
- Light Housekeeping
- Meal Preparation
While in your home, our dementia caregivers can provide you with respite care that lets you enjoy a little self-care such as taking a nice long nap or going to your favorite spa for a mani-pedi or take care of personal business. They can also provide you with education designed to give you a better understanding of Alzheimer's and dementia and train you in the best practice methods of providing your loved one with the dementia care they not only need but also deserve.
To learn more about the services offered by our dementia caregivers, please contact Comfort Keepers of King of Prussia at (585) 204-6067. This is a good time to talk to our agent about scheduling your free in-home consultation with a senior advisor to discuss the needs of your loved one and develop a care plan that can be adjusted, and their condition progresses and their needs change.