Seniors housing is available to meet needs–to choose what you need, you should have a grasp of the physiological and psychological components of aging, disease, and dementia. What makes Diamond Geriatrics unique is our professional expertise in geriatrics and aging. We can give you the information you need about seniors housing and nursing homes. But we will also give you more. We will give you guidance based on our education, training, and experience.
- What is really the nature of our loved one’s decline or problems?
- Are there other ways to solve or manage these problems?
- What kind of investigations should be done?
- Who do we find to do them?
- Does our relative even need a nursing home or seniors housing?
- What is it exactly we need?
- Is this memory loss reversible or can it be slowed down?
- How can our family work together to find creative solutions?
When you have the answers to these questions, when you feel you are knowledgeable not just about housing , but about the problems that are leading you to look for housing, then you are able to start making some decisions. Diamond Geriatrics can be at your side as you go through this decision making process.
Moving is way high up on the stress scale For older people, attached to a home or apartment, sometimes with a lifetime of memories, it is even more difficult. Making the decision is often as difficult as moving itself. Diamond Geriatrics counseling helps with the emotional and psychological process before, during, and after the move.
If you or your loved one does make the decision to move, Diamond Geriatrics also offers practical help throughout the process. If you need it, we will take you to view different places. We will help you pack and arrange for your move. We will help you change your address with the post office, notify your bank and your phone company, and organize or do all of the small tasks associated with moving. We will drive you to your new home and help you unpack and hang your pictures. We will keep in touch for as long as you need us and you feel comfortable in your new home.