As Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia progress, your loved one will become increasingly dependent upon you for the most basic of care. As a caregiver, it is natural to feel overwhelmed, and even feel resentment, as the demands on time and energy continue to increase rapidly. As you endeavor to meet the growing needs of your elderly loved one, a struggle naturally arises between realistic expectations of care and the guilt resulting from conflicting priorities. Part of being a successful caregiver means understanding and accepting the limitations of care that you can provide on your own. You also must factor your own care and well-being into the mix and set realistic expectations for yourself and your own life. It is all too easy to underestimate the demands of the care-giving role.
Millennium Memory Care (MMC) provides the most personal, effective and sensitive Alzheimer’s and dementia care in New Jersey, even for the most challenged patients. Our staff works with caregivers and family members so that residents can age in place right here in MMC’s safe, homelike environment. Even if your loved one’s condition worsens, we will continue to provide the care they need and strive to alleviate the stress and difficulty of moving to other facilities until it becomes absolutely necessary. We understand the wellness needs that seniors may benefit from as they age and we offer a range of tailored services and care levels. With locations in Matawan, Monroe, Ocean and soon in Holmdel, we can serve families and residents from all of central and eastern New Jersey.
Our care team at Millennium Memory Care can help take the stress out of your caregiver duties, allowing you the opportunity to spend more relaxed quality time with your loved one, and helping to restore balance to your relationship.
The lifestyle at Millennium Memory Care provides constant companionship during all daily activities and at mealtimes to enhance socialization and companionship. This lively social environment serves to significantly reduce isolation and depression. Depression in seniors can lead to other health issues and dramatically diminish quality of life. While medications can be used to treat depression, socialization can be equally effective. Active social interaction shifts attention away from inner feelings of loss and inadequacy to the outer social environment where the focus is on abilities that remain and activities that can be enjoyed.
The living environment at MMC has been specifically designed to care for those with memory impairment and will provide the level of care your loved one needs. Our professional staff is specially trained in memory care and other aspects of aging, and can help you understand and deal with issues that may be unfamiliar to you and your family.
As Alzheimer’s disease and dementia progress, previously routine activities increasingly become the caregiver’s responsibility. As these demands escalate, a concern for safety will loom large. At Millennium Memory Care, we can help take the fear out of the difficult, yet inevitable, decisions that must be made, and help you feel comfortable knowing that your loved one is in a safe and secure environment. MMC provides round-the-clock attention to properly and safely care for your loved one and to give you the peace of mind you deserve.