As we age, memory tends to decline. With that, it’s never easy to transition mom or dad from living independently into a memory care community.
If your loved one’s dementia is progressing, there is a chance that you are putting yourself or your parents at risk.
As the disease worsens, many people experience a change in personality causing them to be confused and agitated, which can lead to becoming violent or making threats.
No matter if your elderly parents live alone, with you, or in an assisted living community; If you are constantly worried about their safety, it may be time to move them into a memory care facility.
Seniors with moderate to advanced stages of dementia tend to wander and lose their ability to think critically.
Memory Care Services are designed in keeping our loved ones safe while making an effort not to forego personal independence.
Isolation is another unfortunate side effect of dementia.
Interacting with a loved one can be difficult for caregivers and equally frustrating for the person with dementia.
This makes it very easy for them to fall into loneliness and be at a higher risk of depression.
Memory Care Activities
Skilled Memory Care facilities counteract this by actively engaging residents with activities specifically designed for dementia patients.
These activities are meant to be purposeful by alleviating some agitation and loneliness experienced in a fun manner.
If you see dementia progressing, there is a crucial need for an experienced team that specializes in helping your parents make decisions, maintain relationships, and stay engaged without a sense of being overwhelmed.
At South Coast Post Acute, we understand the emotional impact a loved one with dementia has on the family.
Our Memory Care services are designed to provide residents with a safe and comfortable environment while providing hands-on care in an effort to slow the disease’s progression. For more information about our services, don’t hesitate to visit our website and contact us to schedule a tour of our facilities.