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Caregiving • Dementia Consistent Support & Care For Adults With Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Diseases is a degenerative brain disease. The most common early symptom of Alzheimer’s is trouble remembering new information, according to the Alzheimer’s Association1. As Alzheimer’s advances, symptoms get more severe and include disorientation, confusion, and behavior changes.

HouseWorks Caregivers help families provide consistent routines and support for people with Alzheimer’s – at home, where they’re most familiar. HouseWorks has Caregivers specially trained in dementia care.

HouseWorks offers:

  • Personal care, from a few hours a week to 24-hour and live-in care
    • Help with showering and dressing
    • Medication reminders
    • Meal planning and prep
    • Transportation to and from doctor’s appointments
    • Meaningful activities and memory exercises
  • Extra support from a Certified Home Health Aide for advanced-stage Alzheimer’s
  • Coordination for transitions to home after a hospital or rehabilitation stay

Why choose in-home Alzheimer’s care?

  • Familiar surroundings are safe and calming, reducing anxiety and confusion
  • Our services can grow with you as needs change, minimizing disruptive moves to different facilities
  • A study found 90% of people with dementia had unmet safety needs in community residential facilities, putting them at risk for falling or wandering.2
  • Research has found that a close caregiver relationship may be more beneficial than medication for loved ones with dementia.3

HouseWorks provides a customized care plan that helps individuals & their families with Alzheimer’s Disease live at home safely and comfortably for as long as possible. Call us today. 617-928-1010.

Resources:

1. Alzheimer’s Association https://www.alz.org

2. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society https://agsjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jgs.12549

3. Johns Hopkins Medicine https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/wellness-and-prevention/safe-and-happy-at-home