Benefits of Adult Day Care
When to Consider Adult Day Care
Safety:When you realize that your loved one cannot be safely left alone or may experience anxiety by being left alone.
Withdrawn: Your loved one becomes more secluded and limit their interaction with others. Isolation or loneliness continues be associated with the risk of developing Dementia. Solitude has been tied to a quick cognitive decline in many healthy seniors.
Cognitive Decline: Look for the following signs: hallucinations, wandering, depression, anxiety, having trouble with daily tasks.
Caregiver Stress: Approximately 68% of adult day care clients live at home with an adult child or spouse. Caregivers often feel trapped and suffer from depression, cardiovascular disease, and early death. They begin to neglect their own health. There is often a significant decline in a caregiver's health as the care recipient's health declines.