Decisions for respite care or long-term care facilities can be hard, especially when you need to know where your loved ones will be for years. The quality care of seniors facing memory diseases is even harder. Rehab facilities and respite care facilities help keep senior citizens at ease during the aging period. However, it is a large cost for most. Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are the most common forms of memory loss, making in-home or other daily care needed. Those with all types of dementia often need assistance to manage daily tasks, as the common events of daily life are not easy to handle.
Helping Memory Loss with Respite Care
At this point, about two-thirds of seniors over 65 in assisted living suffer from dementia or some other memory disorder. Imagine not recognizing any of the faces of those around you or even waking up in the morning and potentially not knowing where you are. Given the stress and fear of these stages of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, the Continue Reading