Alzheimer's & Dementia Care in Downers Grove, IL
Full Service Alzheimer's & Dementia Care in Downers Grove, IL
All of our Alzheimer's and dementia CAREGivers take part in our unique and critically acclaimed training program called CARE: Changing Aging through Research and Education®. As pioneers in this field, Home Instead developed the highest quality dementia caregiver training program available. We have helped change the way people live with Alzheimer's and other dementias.
Downers Grove's Premier Alzheimer's Care Provider
Caring for family members is often difficult enough as it is, but when we add a family member with an ailment, whether it be mental or physical, it gets even tougher. This puts a tremendous burden on the family, in addition to having to try and cope with the changes that are taking place. When caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's in Downers Grove, you have to be on high alert at all times. This means making sure the car keys are hidden so that the car isn't driven to making sure that the appliances are turned off after being used and everything in between. It is a big responsibility to a be a Alzheimer's caregiver, although it can turn out to be very rewarding as well.
Full Service Dementia Care in Downers Grove, IL
Dementia has become more prevalent in seniors over the years and is something that must be lived with once it occurs. Since there is no cure for it dementia, caregivers in must be very patient with the individual who is affected. Patience may be the biggest key to successful dementia care in Downers Grove because the disease takes such a toll on the caregiver that it can often turn in unnecessary guilt. To best approach dementia caregiving the caregiving must take time for themselves and not overlook their health. Maintaining a healthy balance between caregiving and personal time is essential.
Most seniors enjoy visits from a new friend and helping them accomplish tasks and enjoy favorite activities is good for seniors' health. We can play games, visit neighbors, watch movies or plan activities, whatever is most helpful for the senior and their family.
Home Helper Services:
Receiving help with home tasks that are more difficult for seniors is often crucial to allowing seniors to continue to live in their home. Plus, our home helper services free up time for family caregivers to spend more quality time with their loved one. Home Helper services include cleaning, laundry, shopping, running errands and helping however we can.
Personal Care Services:
Having an outside caregiver help with personal care such as bathing, dressing and mobility helps preserve important family relationships and preserves the dignity of the senior. Our trained CAREGivers treat each senior with the utmost of respect in all personal care matters.
Our CAREGivers can fill in for family caregivers to allow them to find time for their own lives and family, go on vacation or just take time to replenish your physical, emotional and spiritual needs.
We make it easy to get started with a complimentary initial consultation. We can get to know each other, we'll listen carefully to your needs and concerns, we can share the experience of hundreds of other families with whom we've worked, and we'll make recommendations for service. Please call us today at (708) 482-8660. We look forward to meeting you soon.