Alzheimer’s Homes and Care in New Jersey
One of the most difficult decisions that caregivers can face is determining when and if it is necessary to place a family member with Alzheimer’s disease in an assisted living facility or long term care facility. The decision-making process involved is not strictly a logical one; in addition to practical considerations, emotions play a huge role in the decision-making process, so that the decision may be influenced by emotional factors such as the senior once treated the caregiver, the impact that taking care of the senior has on the caregiver and the caregiver’s family, as well as practical considerations like medical needs, the ability to provide supervision, and the financial capabilities of the family.
Alzheimer Care NJ
Emotional considerations are just as important as logical considerations. Many caregivers are overwhelmed by the challenges that caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, or other forms of profound memory loss present. In addition to being emotionally taxing and hurtful to deal with a parent, grandparent, aunt, or uncle who may no longer recognize a caregiver, it can be very difficult to establish a home that is safe environment for the patient. Moreover, depending on the degree of memory loss, the senior may need constant supervision that can be difficult to accomplish and still do other things, such as: work, run errands, or even have a social life. The stress from caregiver burnout can be dangerous to both the elderly person and the family member; stress is related to elder abuse and neglect, as well as to harmful health conditions in the caregivers. This leads many families to the conclusion that the only workable solution is to place a family member in an Alzheimer’s facility.
However, Regency Memory Care Club in Toms River New Jersey offers another alternative to families in the tri-state area who want to keep their loved ones at home for as long as possible, without sacrificing care options. Regency offers much more stimulation than the best of what quality Alzheimer’s homes offer their residents. They offer a safe and secure home-like environment, activities, quality meals, medical care, transportation, and beauty salon services. However, Regency’s level of socialization and stimulation is unique, and leagues above all live-in Alzheimer’s facilities in the area. The Regency’s members can also have the comfort of being with their families in the their homes during evenings, caregivers can have respite from the challenges of providing proper care for those suffering memory impairment, all while avoiding institutionalization and maintaining quality of life for the senior with memory loss.