Depends on the billing rate for your area and how much quality of care you are looking for. Research on the web. Also visit www.alzheimershomehealth.com
If she has memory loss, do not have her travel away from home for over an hour and 1/2. If she has no memory loss, check with a mobility expert (a PT) and adjust your home, entrance, automobile, etc. If you need help for your wealthy parents with Alzheimer... more
If she does not have memory loss, no - it's ok. If she has memory loss, like Alzheimer's keep her in her home. She will go down hill very fast in unfamiliar surroundings. For more tips on memory loss read http://www.alzheimershomehealth.com/education.html
Complex answer. While the details are on http://www.alzheimershomehealth.com/education.html . The skinny is try to have as few people as possible in the home. Hire privately and do a background check on that person. Come up with a system to track expenses in the same way you... more
Assisted living is 1 to 3 short visits a day. It is for people or get around very well and need little to no supervision. Live-in care is for people who need a high degree of supervision and are comfortable in their home. For Alzheimer's, this is critical that... more
DO NOT SEND SOMEONE WITH DEMENTIA to a nursing home until they no longer recognize their home. This is a common mistake that costs you parents the memory at a much faster pace. Please read www.alzheimershomehealth.com/education.html for all the tips. If you need help for your... more
Elderly do not get rid of things easily. If it causes stress, do not involve her. Become the trustee and make the decisions for her while she is not present. If you need help for your wealthy parents with Alzheimer's anywhere in the US, visit my profile.
If you are talking to pay for home care...no. The costs of home care are very high.