Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the difference between Alzheimer’s and Dementia?

A: Dementia is an umbrella term that describes a cluster of symptoms. Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia. It is the most commonly diagnosed but there are several other types of dementia that are very common.

Q: How can I introduce care into my parent’s life?

A: We suggest doing so gradually or else you may shock them or make them uncomfortable. The right company matters.

Q: Are Trovato, LLC’s services billed through insurance?

A: No. But Trovato, LLC can help recommend an accountant who may be able to help you find tax deductions for our services.

Q: My loved one lives near Trovato, LLC but I do not. Can you still help me?

A: Yes! We work with long distance care partners who either has loved ones living near Trovato, LLC or the care partner is living near Trovato, LLC. Our services are very flexible and we can travel if necessary or desired.

Q: I worry about running out of money for my loved one’s care, or for myself. Any suggestions?

A: Trovato, LLC can recommend financial planners who specialize in helping families plan for the unexpected journey of dementia. There are a lot of options out there!

Q: When is my loved one not safe living at home?

A: This is a tough question. But typically, when they are not able to identify unsafe conditions and/or how to manage those safe conditions. For example, can they identify a fire as a dangerous situation and do they know how to safely and appropriately handle the situation? Trovato, LLC conducts a cognitive assessment that addresses just this.

Q: How is Trovato, LLC different from an Aging Life Care Specialist (Formerly a Geriatric Care Manager)?

A: We dedicate ourselves to being dementia experts with a unique philosophy. We strive to ensure our focus does not stray from dementia care and best practices so we are up to date on the latest and most effective non-pharmacological treatments for the behaviors and concerns of dementia. We truly specialize in dementia.