Dealing with memory loss is a difficult task, especially when it is with a loved one. Whether they are experiencing mild memory loss or have already been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or another related dementia, we can help provide support services to both the caregiver and the person with dementia. Any stage of memory loss it is challenging to deal with, and no matter where you are in the process, we are here to make your lives more manageable.
When do I worry about memory loss or confusion?
If you have a loved one experiencing lapses of memory or erratic behavior changes that are starting to become worrisome or interfere with your daily quality of life, it is time to get a diagnosis. We provide assessments to determine level of cognitive ability as medical, driving ability, financial, and home safety. Our team can help refer you to medical practitioners in Polk County and central Florida that specialize in dementia, saving you hours of searching and worrying. There are many types of dementia, with Alzheimer’s being the most common. Others include vascular, Lewy body, Picks disease, fronto-temporal, Parkinson’s-related, and alcohol-related. No matter what type of dementia it is, it is important to get it diagnosed as early as possible so that treatment can begin.
Are the problems you are facing as a caregiver getting more complex than you can comfortably manage yourself?
Once your loved one has been diagnosed with dementia, there are many changes and questions that you will face, and we are here to help. Our team is familiar with local nursing homes, assisted living facilities, doctors, home health agencies, and support services and we will provide you with recommendations tailored to your personal situation. We will also refer you to government agencies and programs that can provide support for you and your loved one, whether it is financial, logistic, or emotional.
Is it time to move your loved one into a care facility?
When your loved one’s dementia has progressed beyond your ability to care for them, it is time to move them into a care facility. There are many different facilities available, depending on the level of supervision and degree of care needed. We can help you make the decision on exactly which facility to choose once we are more familiar with your situation. Contact us today for a free consultation. We will listen to your story and help you determine how we can assist you in your personal situation or refer you on to other professionals as needed.