Unfortunately, there is no way to predict how long the adjustment period will last. It can take days, weeks, or months. Much of the outcome depends upon the type and severity of dementia, if your loved one is prepared for the move, the environment (the facility), and the level of support that is given (by yourself, family, and staff) during and after the move.
How to Prepare a Person with Dementia before Relocation
When we relocate our loved ones with dementia to a new memory care facility it can be unsettling and may lead to emotional stress. The good news is there are practical steps you can take to limit emotional stress and transfer trauma for your loved one.
Relocating a Person with Dementia: Tips for Physically Transferring to a Different Memory Care Facility
Transferring your loved one to a different memory care facility may stir up some stress regardless of your best laid out plans, but there are ways to minimize disruption on the actual moving day.
Relocating a Person with Dementia: Choosing a Memory Care Facility from Another State
Your loved one with dementia resides in a memory care facility near your home and you just found out that you are moving to another state. Moving can be a huge process in itself, but now you’re faced with how to choose a memory care facility in the state you are moving to. We have some tips for you!
Make a smooth transition to your new home with Sundara
Making the transition from home to a memory care residence can be challenging for the new resident as well as the family. It is an emotional process...
What to look for when choosing a memory care provider
Choosing the right memory care facility can be overwhelming, let alone the fact that many life changes can be challenging by themselves. Many fear...
Planning Ahead- Financial and Legal Considerations
Being diagnosed with Alzheimer's or any other type of dementia can be overwhelming, leaving you confused as to where you should even start moving...
What Memory Care looks like at Sundara Senior Living
Peace of mind and quality of care are two hallmarks that families search for while trying to decide which memory care facility may be the best fit...