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Understanding Care Home Options for those living with Alzheimer’s disease

Caring for an aging parent or spouse living with Alzheimer’s disease or other memory impairment can be both rewarding and challenging.  Often times caregivers seek out solutions that nurtures and stimulates their loved one.  Alzheimer’s assisted living care homes can be a good option.  Understanding the type of care assistance your love needs and that can help them thrive is important in order to maximize quality of life.

Common Care Solutions for Memory Impaired Active Senior Citizens

Adult Day Care Centers – These centers specialized in memory impairment allows group activities for those in need of additional stimulation and socialization.  Typically adult day care centers have activities such as music therapy, arts and crafts and provide meals for those needing special attention.  The buildings are secure and safe with adequate caregivers working for the centers.  These memory care centers can be either county based or privately owned.

Assisted Living for the Memory Impaired – Senior citizens are offered monthly rental apartments in a secure, safe home like environment. Most assisted living facilities have supportive services where families can obtain additional monthly care options. These additional care services can consist of escorts to and from dining room, medication management and bathing / dressing assistance.  Families should be prudent to ask what services are included as part of the monthly rate and which care services are considered additional fees.

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