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Dementia Care for Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Forms of Dementia in Ocala, FL

Comfort Keepers helps families provide dementia care for loved ones 

Every 67 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease, a form of dementia, and nearly 15 million people are providing care for loved ones with this disease[1]. Add to that the 4 to 5 million adults in the U.S. who struggle with some other form of dementia[2] and the impact on caregivers becomes significant. While these numbers are high, those who are caring for loved ones with dementia may feel like they are all alone in their journey. Comfort Keepers® dementia care can help relieve some of the stress associated with caregiving by providing families and their loved ones with the care and support they need. 

What is dementia and Alzheimer’s care?

While most people understand that Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia cause gradual, cognitive decline, they may not realize that there is also a progressive decline in physical abilities, such as an inability to control movements and muscle rigidity. As the person’s symptoms worsen, he or she will require additional help with basic daily activities, like bathing, getting dressed, and preparing meals, requiring more time and help from the family caregiver.

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This is where Comfort Keepers can help.

Our specially trained caregivers, our Comfort Keepers®, can provide the specialized dementia care for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia your loved one needs to allow you to attend to other responsibilities in life. We tailor our services to meet yours and your loved ones changing needs as the disease progresses. We bring you peace of mind that your loved one is constantly being looked after and cared for.  Our customized dementia care may include

  • engaging your loved one in activities, like listening to music or looking at old photos, to stimulate the mind and calm anxieties,
  • preparing nutritious meals,
  • assisting with bathing and toileting needs, and
  • providing support and education to help you understand the disease and what you can do for your loved one.

Care for Your Loved One, Support for You

Comfort Keepers of Ocala provides services ranging from a few hours a week to 24-hour care by a team of trained Comfort Keepers. It is the care and support you can  trust to enable your loved one to live comfortably and safely at home for as long as possible.

For more information on Comfort Keeper’s Alzheimer’s care, contact us today at (352) 415-9313 or schedule your free in-home consultation.

[1] Alzheimer's Association. (2015). 2015 Alzheimer's disease facts and figures. Retrieved from https://www.alz.org/facts/overview.asp.

[2] WebMD. (May 12, 2015) Dementia overview. eMedicineHealth. Retrieved from https://www.emedicinehealth.com/dementia_overview/article_em.htm.

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