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Q – How do I choose the right home care agency for my loved one with Alzheimer’s?
A – Hiring someone to come into your home isn’t easy and as a caregiver, you need to have the peace of mind that your loved one is not only receiving excellent care but that their unique care needs will be met. This includes their physical care needs, as well as their psychological care needs.
The most important thing is to make sure you choose an agency that specializes in Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Not all agencies are alike and it’s imperative that you hire the very best agency to provide care to your loved one.
Take the time to ask a lot of questions and to make sure you get all of the answers you need to make a good, informed decision.
It’s also imperative that YOU benefit from the services that the agency is providing. As a caregiver, your quality of life should actually improve if you do indeed; have the very best agency providing your loved one with care.
For more information and a written check-list and video on how to select the best home care company for your loved one or for recommendations, please contact us at 561-588-4545
If you know someone or have a friend who is caring for someone with this disease and you’re not sure what to do. Reach out to us today for information and guidance. To submit your questions to Ask the Expert, send an email to [email protected]