Supportive Care

5 Strategies for Caregivers to Minimize Sundowning Symptoms

Woman Caregiving Sundowning Senior

Are you serving as a caregiver to a loved one with memory loss? If so, it’s likely you face a range of challenges on a daily basis. As their memory loss progresses, you may begin to notice symptoms and health issues that you didn’t before. If you notice the senior in your care is starting to become restless, irritable, agitated or confused late in the evening or as daylight fades, they may be experiencing sundowning.

Tips for Making Supportive Care Feel Like Home

Making a Supportive Care Community Feel Like Home

Making a Supportive Care Community Feel Like Home

When moving to an unfamiliar, new area, one of the biggest concerns that seniors have is that it won’t feel like home. As many seniors want to stay in their family homes as long as possible, it’s understandable that this is one of their biggest issues. So it is important to do what you can to help your loved one feel at home at their new supportive care community.

Downloadable Tips to Help You Decide When a Loved One Needs Supportive Care

Deciding When a Loved One Needs Supportive Care

Sue Sunderland, Executive Director at soon-to-open senior living community The Bridges at Warwick in Jamison, Pa., says, “Because ‘Father Time’ stops for no one, any of us can be faced with the day when a parent, a spouse or other loved one needs additional assistance with their basic activities of daily life. While none one of us enjoys the thought of relinquishing any of our independence, health and safety issues sometimes require us to consider options for additional help.

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