Alzheimer’s Care

Specialized Alzheimer's In Home Care Services by Comfort Keepers® of Flemington, NJ.

At Comfort Keepers®, we understand the struggles families face when caring for a senior with Alzheimer's disease, and we are here to help. Our caregivers receive special training to care for seniors with Alzheimer's disease and we are dedicated to providing the highest quality care to support families during this difficult time. We understand Alzheimer's disease, its symptoms, how it affects behavior, and that it progresses at different rates for different seniors. We understand what families are going through and we're here to help. Our Alzheimer's disease and dementia care is dedicated to preserving the happiness and independence of seniors living in their own homes for as long as safely possible.

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia—a group of disorders characterized mostly by memory loss. More than half of all dementia cases are classified as Alzheimer’s disease. While some memory loss is a normal part of the aging process, Alzheimer’s disease is not normal and gets progressively worse over time. In addition to memory loss, Alzheimer’s causes a number of other cognitive issues. Some other noticeable symptoms may include:

  • Disorientation and confusion.

  • Short-term memory loss

  • Suspicion or paranoia about other people (including family).

  • Difficulty with communication or speaking.

  • Behavioral or mood changes (depression is common).

 

Over time, caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s may get increasingly more difficult. We offer specialized Alzheimer’s home care services to help take away some of the stress and responsibility that you may be feeling.

 

To find out more about the Alzheimer's home care services offered by Comfort Keepers®, contact us or give us a call today at 908.806.2220 or Toll Free at 877.806.2220.

Click here to schedule a FREE IN-HOME VISIT.

For more information and resources, visit the Comfort Keepers® Information Center section on Alzheimer's Care Related Topics.

What is Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease Home Care?

In general, dementia is a decline in mental ability, such as memory loss or an inability to complete familiar tasks, serious enough to interfere with a person’s daily life. Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia, accounting for 50 to 80 percent of dementia cases. Our services help people with these symptoms by focusing on their remaining abilities and strengths, while assisting with tasks that have become difficult for the client to perform.

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How Comfort Keepers® Can Help?

We provide Alzheimer’s care to help give you some relief and to help your loved one retain their comfort and dignity as long as possible. Our caregivers are trained and certified to provide empathetic, patient, and compassionate care to those with Alzheimer’s. They are also trained to implement Comfort Keepers' unique Interactive Caregiving™ system. With Interactive Caregiving™, our caregivers will get to know your loved on a personal level, learning about likes, dislikes and even past events in their life. The goal is to engage your loved one. We will also help your loved one feel safe and calm through emotional support and assistance around the house. We focus on working with their remaining strengths and abilities, allowing us to put the emphasis on their care and dignity—not on the disease itself. In addition, our specially trained caregivers will:

  • Help maintain a safe environment for your loved one at all times.

  • Engage your loved one in activities that can stimulate the senses, such as listening to music from a favorite era or baking cookies or looking at family photos.

  • Encourage your loved one to socializing and interact with family and  friends.

  • Provide companionship, light housekeeping, laundry, meal planning and preparation, and exercise reminders.

  • Provide medication reminders, bathing assistance, grooming, feeding and mobility assistance.

  • Provide support for your loved one and your family through the changing behaviors often seen with Alzheimer's disease.

 

When your loved one begins their journey with Comfort Keepers®, our team of professionals will consult with you and other family members to make sure that the proposed plan is indeed the best one for your loved one. We will be with you and your loved one every step of the way. Changes and modifications to this plan can be introduced anytime. You can rest assure that your loved one will always receive the care, assistance, and support that Comfort Keepers® is known for both nationally and locally.

We personalize our home care services to match the specific needs of each client, scheduling in-home care services for as little as three hours a visit all the way to full-time, 24/7 around-the-clock care.

Our professional caregivers are special individuals carefully chosen for their ability to transform the activities they perform into opportunities to communicate and engage with clients. They are carefully selected and screened-including extensive background and reference checks. Because they are our employees, they are insured, bonded and covered by our workers’ compensation. All to ensure you and your family have peace of mind. Families can rest easy, knowing that their loved-ones are in the best hands in the in-home care industry.

 

Comfort Keepers® proudly serves Flemington and all of Hunterdon, Warren, Somerset, Morris and Sussex Counties. We are Western New Jersey's premier home care provider. We also work closely with our fellow Comfort Keepers peers to insure that consistent care can be provided throughout New Jersey, around the country and around the world. For more information, please call Comfort Keepers® at 908.806.2220 or Toll Free at 877.806.2220. You will always hear a friendly voice no matter when you call. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year. We will be able to provide precise answers to your specific questions as well as schedule a FREE IN-HOME VISIT so you can meet a Client Care Coordinator in person. This visit is the first step in developing a mutual sense of trust and respect that will yield professional, compassion Alzheimer's home care and peace of mind for not only the actual client, but also the extended circle of family and friends. It would be an honor to show you the Comfort Keepers® way! 

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