Alzheimer's & Dementia Care
Proudly Serving North West Chicago
Welcome to Liberty At Home Care, where we navigate the journey through Alzheimer’s and dementia with compassion, expertise, and understanding. Our dedicated team is committed to providing specialized care for your loved ones, ensuring they live in a safe, comfortable, and nurturing environment. Navigating through the challenges of memory loss and cognitive decline, we prioritize maintaining dignity, fostering a sense of belonging, and enhancing the quality of life for those we serve. Together, let’s build a haven of support and consistent care for your loved ones in the comforts of their own home.
At Liberty At Home Care, we approach Alzheimer's and dementia care with a blend of expertise, compassion, and deep understanding. Recognizing the unique challenges posed by these conditions, our specialized services are tailored to provide both comfort and cognitive support. Our caregivers are trained to engage, stimulate, and ensure safety, fostering an environment where cherished memories shine brightly even amidst the challenges. With us, Alzheimer's and dementia care isn't just about managing the progression—it's about honoring the individual, cherishing their journey, and ensuring every day is filled with dignity and warmth.
Our Winning Formula
Connect with you and develop a client profile
Create a person-centered care plan
Identify the best caregiver for you
Deliver extraordinary care
Provide ongoing support
What is Alzheimer's?
Alzheimer's disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that affects memory, thinking, and behavior. It's the most common cause of dementia — a continuous decline in thinking, behavioral, and social skills that disrupts a person's ability to function independently.
Here are a few key aspects of Alzheimer's disease:
- Memory Loss: One of the earliest symptoms is memory loss that disrupts daily life, such as forgetting recent events or conversations.
- Cognitive Decline: Over time, the disease affects cognition, making it difficult for individuals to process information and make decisions.
- Behavior Changes: Alzheimer’s can change a person’s demeanor and personality, sometimes leading to anxiety, aggression, or social withdrawal.
- Difficulty with Daily Activities: As the disease progresses, individuals may find it challenging to perform daily activities, such as eating, dressing, and bathing.
- Biological Changes: On a biological level, Alzheimer’s is characterized by the buildup of beta-amyloid plaques and tau tangles in the brain, which damage and kill nerve cells.
- Risk Factors: Age is the most significant risk factor, although genetics, heart health, and other factors also play a role.
- No Cure: Currently, there is no cure for Alzheimer’s, but treatments for symptoms are available and research continues.
- Support for Families: Managing and caring for a person with Alzheimer’s requires comprehensive support for both the individual and their family or caregivers.
Understanding and managing Alzheimer's disease involves a holistic approach that encompasses medical care, lifestyle adjustments, and support from loved ones and professionals. It's crucial to prioritize the quality of life and dignity of the individual affected while also ensuring that caregivers receive the support and respite they need.