A Alzheimer’s Care Facility, can be a free standing community or is often part of a larger Assisted Living Community. These facilities specialize in the care of persons with Alzheimer’s, and other types of dementia. The staff is specifically trained to care for and communicate with memory impaired individuals.
Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s can be one of the toughest jobs a person could ever face. Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia the cause’s problems with thinking and memory and can even affect a person’s behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and can worsen over time. If it becomes sever enough that it interferes with ones daily task and a person safety it may be time to make a move. One suffering from Alzheimer’s is generally best fit to move to a memory care facility.
Memory care facilities generally cost anywhere from $3,000- $10,000 a month.
Most facilities do not provide medical care but will have specialized professionals on call. Those on call may include doctors, therapist and nurses. There cost is to provide the specialized services and will generally include but are not limited to providing: Alzheimer’s Care Facilities just like Assisted living communities will vary in their services and features.
- Room and board
- 24-hour security
The staff in a memory care facility will be able to care, communicate and help with affects of dementia. Persons with symptoms like sun-downers. Persons who tend to wander or can become combative.
Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s can be very difficult and it is important to ensure they receive the care they need. We advise when searching for a Memory care unit that you visit multiple facilities and research the options available in your area. If you need assistance with this process please call one of our Trusted Advisors today and allow them to help you through this process.
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