Dementia Care

Personalized, Compassionate Dementia Care by Comfort Keepers® of Flemington, NJ.

If you have a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer's, you understand the challenges of these diseases. Many people suffering from dementia want to live at home for treatment and care. This adds new stresses on a family and can feel overwhelming at times. Fortunately, you do not have to take on the responsibility alone - Comfort Keepers® of Flemington, New Jersey offers dementia in elderly care. At Comfort Keepers®, we understand the struggles families face when caring for a senior with dementia and we are here to help.

Comfort Keepers® provides in-home dementia care for patients with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. This specialty care is provided by trained Comfort Keepers® who have taken specific training to better comprehend these illnesses and keep updated with ongoing education and training. These compassionate and professional caregivers are trained in the latest approaches to help patients with the challenges of cognitive difficulties.

Dementia is not a single disorder, but a group of disorders that have similar symptoms. Dementia is characterized by a steady decline in one’s mental abilities—typically related to old age. Memory loss is the most common sign of dementia, but there are other indications or warning signs. According to the Mayo Clinic, some of the more common indicators of dementia include:

  • Difficulty communicating or finding the right words.

  • Difficulty reasoning or problem-solving.

  • Difficulty with communication or speaking.

  • Difficulty with planning and organizing.

  • Difficulty with coordination and motor functions.

  • Confusion and disorientation

 

Over time, as the dementia progresses, someone with the disorder will need more and more assistance. If your loved one is living with dementia, it can be emotionally draining to watch their decline on a daily basis. Our dementia care services can help take some of the responsibility and stress away from you.

 

To find out more about the dementia 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 Dementia Care Related Topics.

 

How Comfort Keepers® Can Help?

We provide dementia 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 to handle the specific needs of those with dementia. They are patient, empathetic, and experienced. 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 want seniors with dementia to keep their dignity and independence as much as possible. We’ll treat your loved one like any other human being, offering assistance only when needed. We focus on working with their remaining abilities, rather than emphasizing the skills they’ve lost. 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.

What is Dementia 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.

Contact Us
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 dementia 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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