Loved ones who are suffering from dementia display many different behaviours that often mystify their caregivers. Think for a minute about how your mother wanders around the house or how she continually repeats herself. These actions can be a bit frustrating especially if you have had a long day at work, you want to sit down and relax, and Mom cannot seem to rest. Consider how your normally placid father has sudden verbal outbursts. It is easy for you to feel hurt if the tirade is aimed at you; but it is not.
Dementia and Alzheimer’s are diseases that affect a patient’s brain, making it more and more challenging to remember things, think clearly, and communicate with others. Caring for Alzheimer's and Dementia patients is tough and stressful. When you need a break, call on the highly-trained team of PSWs and caregivers at Home Instead Senior Care Hamilton. We offer many services including respite care, personal care, and attendant care, to make your life much easier.
As your mother’s disease progresses, you will find new behaviours crop up. Here is a summary of four common ones that you may experience with your loved one:
Watching your mom or dad succumb to dementia is heartbreaking. You don’t have to face this season alone. Seek out help from a caring personal support worker from Home Instead Senior Care in Hamilton. We serve families across the Hamilton area with personalized senior care services and additional resources to ensure you can give your loved one what they need. You can still be the doting daughter, son, or grandchild. Let us help make things a little easier on you through this challenging time of life.
Call us at (905) 521-5500 to schedule a no-obligation in-home consultation. Learn more about the compassionate, quality home care for seniors we deliver each day to families in the Hamilton, Dundas, Ancaster, Stoney Creek area.