Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care in Little Rock, AR
ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA CARE SERVICES HOME HEALTH CARE
At Home Helpers Home Care of Central Arkansas, we understand that the challenges of caring for a loved one who’s suffering from Dementia or Alzheimer’s can be overwhelming, both for the loved one and also for their family and friends. Our professional, certified Little Rock caregivers can help ease the burden with customized home health care services that ensure a higher quality of life for you, your loved one, and your entire family.
What is Alzheimer’s and dementia?
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, “Alzheimer's is a type of dementia that affects memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms eventually grow severe enough to interfere with daily tasks.” It is the most common cause of dementia, accounting for between 60-80% of Dementia cases.
Symptoms of Alzheimer's and dementia
The most common early symptom of Alzheimer's and Dementia is having difficulty remembering newly learned information. Symptoms can also include, in later stages, disorientation, mood and behavioral changes, deepening confusion about events, time and place; unfounded suspicions about family, friends and professional caregivers; more serious memory loss and behavior changes; and difficulty speaking, swallowing and walking.
What is the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia?
Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of Dementia. Alzheimer’s is a specific disease. Dementia is not.
What Is the Difference between Memory Care and Assisted Living?
Although they may seem interchangeable, memory care and assisted living refer to two different types of care. Memory care is designed specifically for the needs of people living with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, while assisted living generally refers to support provided to individuals living with a broader range of physical or cognitive challenges. Memory care caregivers have additional training in and experience with issues unique to dementia and Alzheimer’s and can offer services and activities that cater to the cognitive needs of people who live with these conditions.
What to expect from Home Helpers Home Care of Central Arkansas Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers
When you work with a private caregiver from Home Helpers Home Care of Central Arkansas, you are working with someone that is trained and certified to help you meet the specialized needs of your loved one with dementia, while also alleviating some of that care burden off of yourself or the loved one who is acting as the primary caregiver. By doing this it helps to decrease burnout on all involved.
Are you ready to get the extra help you need? Call us at (501) 299-9045 today!
Our goal is provide the most effective method of home care services for your family’s unique situation, Home Helpers Little Rock dementia caregivers receive specialized training and are highly experienced in dementia care; in fact, many are certified in Alzheimer’s care through our partnership with the National Certification Board for Alzheimer Care (NCBAC).
Different types of in-home care our Alpharetta caregivers can help with
- Helping to create the be possible environment for Alzheimer’s and dementia care
- Personal Care, such as bathing, eating, dressing, grooming, and bathrooming
- Emotional Care: Companionship, meaningful activities, and conversation
- Household care, such as cooking and shopping
- And more!
Why Choose Home Helpers Home Care of Central Arkansas?
We understand that you want only the best possible care for you or your loved one, especially when they are suffering from dementia. That is why Home Helpers Home Care of Central Arkansas has made it our mission to care you’re your loved ones as if they were our own and help them to live an independent life. We are one of the nation’s leading providers of senior care and deliver comprehensive services for clients dealing with a wide variety of conditions and struggles. Our services and schedules are customizable, so whether you or your loved one are looking for assistance for just a few hours a day or around-the-clock, we can accommodate your needs. During your free In-Home Care Assessment, we’ll discuss these needs and further discuss the services we provide.
If you need help with a loved one with Alzheimer’s and Dementia, call us at (501) 299-9045 today!