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Support Groups and Care Options Offered

Caregiver Support Group

Brittany House ActivCare® - Residential Alzheimer's Care offers a Caregiver Support Group for Caregivers of persons with Alzheimer’s Disease or related dementia, who are either living at home or have been placed outside the home. The Support Group takes place monthly at Brittany House and offer caregivers support, information & resources, coping skills and understanding. Everyone is welcome and participation is free. The support group is sponsored by Brittany House ActivCare® & The Alzheimer’s Association (Los Angeles & Orange County Chapters).
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Alzheimer’s Respite Care Option

Respite Care provides family caregivers with the opportunity to take a much needed rest from the 24 hour responsibility of caring for a loved one with dementia. A short-term stay or respite stay in ActivCare® can take many forms; a month, two weeks, one week, three days a week or a long weekend. The primary goal of respite care is to give the caregiver a break while providing a safe, secure and social environment for their loved one. Advance reservations and an assessment are required prior to an initial respite stay, so call today to find out more about a respite stay at ActivCare® – you’ll be glad you did.

Caregivers often benefit from placement as a result of...

  • The removal of the burdens of 24-hour caregiving duties returns a sense of normalcy to the household and can help improve the lifestyle and health of the primary caregiver.
  • The opportunity to re-establish a healthy relationship with the loved one devoid of tension, anger and conflict.
  • A new-found sense of clarity that returns and assists in making important decisions related to finances and health.