Learning a loved one has dementia can be difficult. Planning for how to meet their needs is even more complex. At Summer’s Landing, we can help your loved one battling dementia to have access to the type and level of care they need. Caring for a loved one with dementia or severe memory loss can be less heartbreaking when you have a trained professional by your side to help you. Let our team help you find the right level of care.
What to Do for Your Loved One Battling Dementia
Speak to your loved one’s doctor. Learn as much as you can about the type of dementia they have. Find out how it progresses as well as the type and level of care they will need now and well into the future as memory loss worsens. It is also important for you to consider how much caring for a loved one with dementia can cost you, personally. Here are some things to think about during this process.
Is Living at Home Still Safe?
A loved one battling dementia may make mistakes such as locking themselves out of the house or struggling to remember to take medications. They may also be at risk for accidents. Though many people want to live at home as long as they can, that is not always safe to do. At Summer’s Landing, your loved one is always monitored through medication assistance services is in a safe location where they are not at risk.
Slowing Down Memory Loss
Another one of the ways our team can help you is by giving your loved one the supportive environment and engaging activities they need to slow down the memory loss process. With medication, constant engagement, and ongoing support, your loved one may find themselves achieving their best quality of life possible.
Caring for Loved One with Dementia in a Modern, Comfortable Space
Another way we can help your loved one battling dementia is simply by providing them a new home. Our location is safe and offers modern amenities, including:
- Professionally prepared meals
- Comfortable living accommodations
- Trips for residents into the community as they need
- Medication assistance
- Dietician approved menu planning
- Daily exercise, yoga, and activities
All of this can help your loved one to thrive as long as possible and also to enjoy their living environment. They will learn and grow in their skills. Many times, your loved one will create new relationships and friendships with others living here as well. This is a community that is dedicated to your loved one’s best outcome, and you’ll feel that in all of the services we offer.
Explore All That We Can Offer to You
Making the decision to help your loved one battling dementia in a senior living community is easier to do when you learn more about the options available to you. See our community and the amenities that we offer at Summer’s Landing. Find out the type of services we can offer to your loved one specifically that allows you to be confident in our services. Caring for a loved one with dementia means helping them make the right decisions. Learn more about our services:
Explore the Support Available to You at Summer’s Landing
It’s not easy to make the right decision for your loved one battling dementia. You want to help and do everything for them, but that’s hard to do when memory loss is worsening. That’s when you need help caring for a loved one with dementia. You don’t have to make any decisions yet. Reach out to Summer’s Landing now by calling 850.265.9829 or connecting with us online to learn how we can help you.