If your parent is taking much longer than usual to run errands or go grocery shopping, they may be getting lost in familiar places, or having other issues with driving.
Making the decision to move your loved one to memory care can be a very difficult choice but knowing how to identify the signs that 24-hour care is necessary can help you evaluate and make that critical determination.
Self-care is vital to your mental and physical well-being, and this includes finding a support system – a group of people that walk in similar caregiving shoes as you…people that share pain points as well as wins. You do not have to be on this caregiving journey alone. Support can help to prevent burnout!
How often should you visit someone with dementia? We recognize that you care about your loved one, and we believe that making the most out of your time together is what matters most.
It is early morning and your loved one with dementia has already asked several times, “Am I seeing the doctor today?” Your patience is wearing thin. Why is she asking this? How can you answer her question satisfactorily? Is there anything else that you can do to help her?
What do you do when a dementia patient refuses care? The best starting place is to understand why.
The type of care provided to your loved one with memory impairment is principal to the cost of their care. Learn more about the price difference between Assisted Living and Memory Care and why.
New COVID vaccinations rolled out on a national level over the holidays and we are excited to announce that Sundara residents and staff were all offered the vaccine last on January 14th as part of Texas’s Department of state health services (DSHS) phase 1A distribution of vaccines.