Dementia care (for memory loss)

Caring for a person with a memory loss condition, such as Alzheimer’s, vascular dementia or Parkinson’s, requires special skill and understanding. All of our caregivers are trained to communicate in ways that can be easily understood and preserve the dignity of the person with memory loss. In addition to communication skills, our caregivers know how to:

  • Provide appropriate stimulation
  • Support abilities that your loved one still has
  • Create a soothing, dementia-friendly environment
  • Identify and avoid triggers for emotional outbursts
  • Employ redirection techniques to calm distressing reactions
  • Strategize to address sundowning
  • Protect against wandering