Why families need to consider memory care communities
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According to the Alzheimers Association, more than 15 million caregivers in 2015 provided an estimated 18.1 billion hours of unpaid care to someone with Alzheimers. Caregivers sacrifice more than just their time, however. Its no wonder that 40% of caregivers suffer from some form of depression or die before the person for whom they care.
Family caregivers caring for someone with Alzheimers often give up their annual income to meet the demands of caregiving. In a care community, they would be replaced by a staff of caregivers, med aids, nurses, cooks and activity personnel 24 hours a day. However, the staff will go home to sleep at night and return refreshed.
Alzheimers can last 4 years to 20 years. Unless a family considers a memory care community like Sunnyside Meadows at some point, they will face burnout and less quality time with the rest of the family.
Memory care neighborhoods like Sunnyside Meadows afford families and those with dementia both to live life fully with less mental stress and more quality time.
The all-yes environment at Sunnyside Meadows Memory Care Neighborhood centers the focus on the residents. Planned activities constantly encourage brain health, an open layout allows freedom of movement, and attentive and caring staff go above and beyond to ease lifes confusion.
Sunnyside Meadows Memory Care
12195 SE 117th Ave, Happy Valley, OR 97086