Whether that person is a brother, parent, or spouse you may spend more time caring for the person with dementia than you do yourself. Stress caused by caring for the family member and person you love and you feel responsible for as their health deteriorates, or as their personality turns ugly as they struggle to handle their own declining health and general malaise is difficult to deal with.
One solution is to turn to Home Matters Experts and allow them to help care for your loved one, and they can do it in the home of the person you care for. Dementia is an ugly condition. The sufferer of dementia may feel scared and alone and although they are not themselves, they may not even recognize their closest and most loved family member. Often the person responsible for dementia care sufferers lash out physically and they are often cruel to the people they love the most without knowing what they’re doing.
Some tasks are almost too great to take on yourself. Let Home Matters help, and keeping your loved one at home, so there will be less stress and less fear. This can also create less stress for the dementia sufferer’s caregiver. Someone else can fight the battles of taking medication, the restroom, not running out on the street.
For the person who is ill, it is often beneficial to have someone from the outside help them when they have dementia. Although it is not always the case, the person who is ill is sometimes more likely to accept direction and to accept help from someone other than a family member.
Remove some of the physical, mental, and emotional stress and let Home Matters help you care for your loved one.
If you’re interested in finding out how we can help you and your loved one, contact us and we will be glad to provide you with the appropriate information.