Community News, Lakeway, TX 10 Things to Consider When Choosing the Right Program for Bee Cave Seniors with Early-Stage Dementia
Choosing the right memory care program for someone with early-stage dementia can be very challenging. The progression of Alzheimer’s disease can span anywhere from months to several decades. It is a serious decision with many factors that need to be considered so that they can receive specialized attention and care. Here are 10 things to consider when choosing the right memory care program.
Living with dementia can be a frightening time of life for seniors as they begin to cope with a fast-changing world, one they can no longer understand the way they once did. It’s also challenging for family members who must learn how to help their loved ones adjust to changes in routine and the loss of independence that can result. And first responders haven’t always been trained in the best practices when they’re called on to help people who are living with dementia.
Dining Options, Senior Living Amenities Dining Options at Our Senior Living Community
Restaurant-style dining has a special meaning for residents and staff at Arbor Terrace Lakeway. We take meals seriously because we know that seniors understand what great dining is all about. And we know that providing healthy, nutritious, and gourmet dining options is important to the health and satisfaction of our community. At Arbor Terrace, we have moved beyond the old-style, monotonous, and tasteless food some people might expect to find.
The job of caregiver for a person with dementia is both daunting and exhausting. Not only must day-to-day activities be planned, but life decisions and medical choices must also be made. Most family members acting as caregivers lack the skills and experience of trained professionals. Further, as time passes, the progress of the disease makes delivering quality care more difficult.
Senior living, community tour What To Expect During Your Senior Living Community Tour
At Arbor Terrace Lakeway, we like to say we create “deep connections” with our residents. We believe that the personal relationships we build allow us to go well beyond providing the basic services found in most senior living communities. We use those connections as the spark to better serve our residents and provide the kind of lifestyle our residents expect.
Assisted living, Understanding Assisted Living Searching for Assisted Living in Lakeway? Here's What You Need to Know
You've decided to move to an assisted living community, but aren't sure exactly how to go about selecting one. One way to compare alternatives is to prepare and answer questions about the features you want. Base questions on things that are important to you, then talk with an Arbor Terrace representative. Review the list, get answers, then take a tour and enjoy a meal in our elegant dining room. You'll see that Arbor Terrace offers the finest in assisted living in Lakeway, Texas.
Senior Resources 5 Caregiver Resources Near Lakeway
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that there were approximately 43.5 million caregivers in the U.S. in 2015 (the most recent year for which such data is available), and that of those caregivers, nearly 15.7 million were caring for someone who has Alzheimer's or another form of dementia. These caregivers managed a wide range of tasks, including shopping, personal assistance, complex chronic care (medical and nursing tasks), and others.
Memory care, Dementia Care How Arbor Terrace Lakeway Approaches Memory Care
The moment your loved one receives a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia, your world changes immediately. You are suddenly immersed in a whole new conversation, and you probably aren’t quite sure how to speak this new language. Fortunately, this diagnosis now typically happens years earlier than it used to, giving you and your family members the chance to work together with your loved one to meet their needs.