Preston County Senior Citizens, Inc. – Preston County, WV

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or Dementia is physically and mentally exhausting. It is important to take some time away from round-the-clock caregiving to focus on self-care, as well as handling other essential responsibilities. Preston County Senior Citizens, Inc. offers a specialized Alzheimer’s/Dementia Respite Care Program that has been designed to meet the unique needs of this special population while providing full-time family caregivers a much-needed break. Let us provide the compassionate, skilled care your loved one requires while you take care of your needs, such as attending a medical or dental appointment, shopping, socializing, or simply taking some time to relax.

Respite Services for Alzheimer’s Disease/Dementia Patients

Patients with Alzheimer’s disease or Dementia have very specific care needs and requirements for their safety, mental stimulation, and comfort. The staff of Preston County Senior Citizens, Inc.’s Alzheimer’s/Dementia Respite Program have been specially trained to work with individuals with these brain disorders and related impairments. Each personalized respite program is customized to meet your family member’s needs with an exceptional degree of care. We focus on providing supportive services that are focused on safety, companionship, personal care, and activities that will benefit your loved one so that you can enjoy your time, worry-free.

Eligibility – Alzheimer’s/Dementia Caregiver Respite Program

Most full-time, unpaid caregivers of family members who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or Dementia in Preston County are eligible to apply for short-term respite care services. The cost of services is determined on a sliding scale basis according to annual income of the care recipient (and spouse, if applicable).

State Cost Share Chart

Schedule Respite Care In Advance

If you are caring for a loved one with a brain disorder-related impairment, it is important to think about respite care before you need it. It is critical to regularly step aside, take a break, and recharge. Scheduling in these breaks every so often can make a big difference in your overall health, as well as that of your loved one. The better rested you are, the better care you can provide. Don’t wait until you are absolutely frustrated or exhausted to ask for help.

Are you ready to take a break? Call the In-Home Services team of Preston County Senior Citizens, Inc. for answers to your questions about our Alzheimer’s/Dementia Respite Care Program: (304) 329-6272.

In-Home Care Services at Preston County Senior Citizens, Inc. – (304) 329-6272