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How can I find suitable caregivers for my loved one with dementia?

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Dr. Benjamin Lessig
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
11 doctors agree

In brief: Contact

Please contact to a local or county senior service.
It has a list of agencies that provide care for the elderly. Once you pick an agency, find the right matchmaker for the companion. Please note that if you found it on newspaper ads, make sure that this person has fully bonded insurance and provides references from previous care.

In brief: Contact

Please contact to a local or county senior service.
It has a list of agencies that provide care for the elderly. Once you pick an agency, find the right matchmaker for the companion. Please note that if you found it on newspaper ads, make sure that this person has fully bonded insurance and provides references from previous care.
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Many factor determine quality of care at senior centers. The most important one is visiting your loved one regurlarly (at least weekly, better if several times a week). Caregiver swill pay more attention when they know your are an active participant and visitor.
Dr. Maureen Mays
Clinical Lipidology
10 doctors agree

In brief: Start w/the doctor

Start with your loved-ones doctor and his/her staff.
Explain what you need and enlist their help. Depending on the degree of illnesses age, mental state, mobility, etc., the doctor will help start you in the right direction. Then check references, etc. Good luck.

In brief: Start w/the doctor

Start with your loved-ones doctor and his/her staff.
Explain what you need and enlist their help. Depending on the degree of illnesses age, mental state, mobility, etc., the doctor will help start you in the right direction. Then check references, etc. Good luck.
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