Getting a dual diagnosis can be both scary and a relief. While you might not be thrilled to know you have multiple mental or behavioral health challenges, you may also feel relieved to be able to finally put a name to what you’re experiencing and to know there are steps you can take to improve your life.
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.
According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, only 43.3% of U.S. adults with mental illness receive treatment. While a large part of the problem is that many of us are reluctant to admit when we need help ― the average delay between onset of mental illness symptoms and treatment is 11 years ― some Americans fear that they will be unable to afford the services they need.
Sunrise Services is excited to announce our new program, Sunrise Senior Transitions! We are here to provide compassion and assistance to seniors and their families during the transition to new care options or a safer living environment. We help families navigate the end of life years and the behavioral issues that can result from mental decline or dementia.
Cindy Boling is the kind of person who sees a need in the community and works to fill it. After 35 years at Sunrise, she remains motivated to help each client she can.
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.
Anxiety disorders are more common than you may think. At any given time, over 18% of the U.S. population is dealing with an anxiety disorder.
Read on to find out what qualifies as an anxiety disorder, how common different types of anxiety disorders are, and what kinds of treatments are available.
Looking for online caregiver training options? Look no further! Sunrise offers a wide range of training options for both aspiring caregivers and practicing HCA-Cs looking to keep their certification.
Even if you think treatment sounds intimidating, are worried about the cost, or aren’t sure it would help, it’s worth reaching out to a health professional to find out what options are available to you. There are many supports available in the United States to help people access treatment, including financial assistance and virtual therapy options. No matter your situation looks like, we’re here to help!
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.