At Sunrise, we understand what you’re going through and want to make compassionate dementia care as easy as possible. Below, we’ve gathered a list of community care resources to help adults living with dementia and their families throughout Western Washington.
Category: Adult Family Homes
Nearly 70% of U.S. adults who reach age 65 will eventually need long-term care. However, many of these seniors do not need the full level of care offered in nursing homes, have limited finances, seek more privacy than is available in traditional senior care spaces, or simply do not feel ready to leave their homes.
If any of those concerns ring true to you, you may want to consider these nursing home alternatives. There are ways for seniors in any situation to receive compassionate, individualized care in a living situation that suits them.
There’s no shame in needing a caregiver. It’s estimated that 70% of adults who reach age 65 will eventually need long-term services and supports, such as home care or residential care. However, how do you know when ‘eventually’ arrives?
Assisted living and home care both have advantages and disadvantages. Home care often leads to more thoughtful individual care and independence, but it’s not for everyone. Choosing the right option depends on many factors, such as ability level, personal preference, financial situation, and unique needs.