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: Home Care
There are a few different ways you can determine which agency will work best for you. Here are some tips to help you choose the right home care agency to meet your loved one’s needs.
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.
Caregiving has never been more challenging than during the COVID-19 outbreak. In addition to your own fears about the virus, you may be worried about a semi-dependent loved one contracting a severe coronavirus infection.
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.