Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive and degenerative brain disease and the most commonly known form of dementia.
What you may not know, is Dementia is not a specific disease. It’s an overall term used to describe a group of symptoms specific to memory loss and other cognitive impairments, serious enough to interfere with your loved one’s daily activities.
If your loved one is suffering from Alzheimer's or another form of dementia, caring for them can take a tremendous toll on your own physical and emotional well-being.
As the leading industry experts in Alzheimer's and dementia care, you can trust Senior Helpers® to make your loved one's life and yours, much easier and more enjoyable.
In-Home Alzheimer’s Care and Support Services in Durham Region
We will work with you to create a customized home care plan that changes as your loved one's needs change.
Senior Gems®: Helping Caregivers Assess and Provide Care for Seniors with Alzheimer’s and Dementia in Durham Region
The Senior Gems® is based on proven techniques, strategies, and overall approach to care which was created and developed by Teepa Snow, Positive Approach, LLC.
These strategies and techniques are used to provide support and safe care for your loved one from normal aging through late-stage dementia.
Our program allows us to focus on what is precious and unique about your loved one and help them to continue to live a purposeful life at home.
The Senior Gems® system allows our trained Caregivers to:
Why Senior Gems®?
The Senior Gems® helps families and caregivers prepare and care for those loved ones who are living with dementia.
If your loved one is showing signs of dementia, you can benefit from the concepts and the tips that the Senior Gems® provides.
Our care team has extensive training and experience in providing the right level of individual care and support, while carefully monitoring everything from medication to daily activities.
Our goal is to create a positive environment and activities that focus on what your loved one is still able to do, not what they can no longer do. We do this through our Senior Gems® program.
From hours of introductory training to on-going training delivered both online and in-person throughout the year, our caregivers are prepared to help your loved one live comfortably and safely at home.
How Senior Helpers Uses
Senior Helpers works closely with renowned dementia care specialist, Teepa Snow, OTR/L, of Positive Approach, LLC to create and prepare comprehensive training programs for Senior Helpers caregivers throughout the country. This ensures each senior receives the right kind of care for their unique situation.
A sample care plan for your loved one may include activities that:
DURING THESE UNCERTAIN TIMES WE ARE HERE FOR YOU
Senior Helpers® would be honoured to serve your family, giving you peace of mind and the safe care your loved one deserves.
Call us today to learn more about caregiving for your loved one with Alzheimer's, dementia, Parkinson's or another chronic disease
SERVING DURHAM REGION
If you are not located in the Durham Region, contact our head office and we'll be happy to help you.