Whatever you will do, it is highly recommended if you keep paying attention to your parents’ rights. You cannot force your will on your parents. You should still pay attention to the rights of adaptive skills parents as decision-makers and as human beings. Alessi reminded, “In general, the elderly are very wise, they have thought about death and what must be done to deal with it.”
In essence, your parents are still independent and independent. Even the elderly who suffer from dementia (senility) are mild or moderate, still have their own desires, needs, and opinions. For that, they are worthy of appreciation.
Activities that help remember the elderly you should still give to him, such as reading, or watching television. Such things will still stimulate the memory of the elderly.
In the elderly, memory is one of the cognitive functions that is often the earliest to decline. In the elderly who suffer from dementia, the disorder that occurs is that they cannot remember the events or events that have just been experienced. But things that have long happened, are still remembered. This situation often leads to misunderstandings in the family. Therefore in the process of service to them, it is very necessary to make signs or signs in the form of writing, or pictures to help their memory. For example, with the writing of SATURDAY, MAY 15, 2004 and so on, it is placed in a strategic place that is easy to read and see.
Choose the right caretaker
If you can’t keep an eye on your parents, it’s a good idea to look for a caregiver. It’s just that, remember Dr. Dahlia who is also the Head of the Healing Sub-Department of the Ministry of Health’s Directorate of Mental Health, you must know the background of the caregiver’s life. This includes experience in caring for the elderly, personality, marital history, level of education and knowledge, level, emotions and motivation of him. All of that greatly influences her parenting towards your parents.
“The behavior of carers who are less supportive actually causes disturbances in behavior and psychological problems,”.