The goal of dignity care is to enhance the quality of life for people with dementia and their caregivers through creative, highly personalized care-giving strategies. These strategies respect the unique life story and ongoing need for meaningful engagement and purpose of these individuals while affirming their strengths and maximizing their functional abilities, memory, and independence.

Father and Daughter

Dignity Care provides the following services:

  • Holistic quality-of-life assessment and enhancement
  • Consultation
  • Advocacy
  • Relationship building
  • Decreasing social isolation
  • Coaching
  • Reframing communication
  • Placement
  • Identifying and preventing behavioral triggers
  • Referrals to outside community resources
  • Advanced planning
  • Caring for the caregiver
  • Ongoing assessment and care through all stages of disease, from initial assessment through hospice

Dignity Care builds upon the individual’s unique life story to create purpose, success, and joy every day by offering:

  • Reassurance, validation, and hope
  • Achievable small tasks and responsibilites
  • Cognitive, social, spiritual, and physical stimulation
  • Humor
  • Music
  • Reminiscence
  • Art and poetry
  • Essential oils
  • Plant care
  • Therapy animals
  • Exercise
  • Community partnerships
  • Intergenerational relationship building