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Home care provider Attencia, a division of the Americare companies, highlights its home care services for those with Dementia and Alzheimer's
NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New York home care provider Attencia is offering personalized programs for individuals with Dementia and Alzheimer's who require at-home care. The company's trained staff of home health aides are able to cater specifically to those dealing with these conditions and any difficulties that may come with them.
Attencia is a division of Americare, a premier healthcare provider in New York for the last 30 years. The company's specialty lies in individualized at-home care plans in which patients and their families are given a high level of involvement in choosing their caregiver. Everyone taken under Attencia's wings is given a customized care plan that is regularly updated to meet their needs. Attencia also provides quality home care for patients with a number of short-term and chronic medical conditions, including Dementia and Alzheimer's.
Dementia is a progressively deteriorating condition that affects intellectual and social abilities. About sixty to eighty percent of Dementia cases are classified as Alzheimer's disease. Symptoms include disorientation, mood changes, and unfounded suspicions toward family and friends. In more serious or progressive cases, patients experience serious memory loss, changes in behavior, difficulty speaking and swallowing, and trouble walking.
"Dementia and Alzheimer's can be difficult for individuals and their families to deal with on their own. Our home care nurses are specifically trained to help with these troubles and leave families free from worry, knowing that their loved one is in good hands. It's very important for us at Attencia to treat each individual based on their specific needs, whether it involves medical care or simply companionship. We hope to be able to assist families and leave them feeling free of guilt with the knowledge that their loved one is spending time with a home health aide that they've chosen," said Penina Mezei, Vice President patient relations and community outreach at Attencia/ Americare css.
For more information on Attentia, and to learn more about its New York home care services, visit the company's website at http://www.Attencia.com or call 1-866-331-6873 to speak with a staff member. Attentia is also present on Facebook and Twitter at https://www.facebook.com/Attencia and https://twitter.com/AttenciaNY respectively.
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