A healthy adult will recognize the pain and burning of a UTI, but someone with Alzheimer’s isn’t always going to be able to articulate what’s wrong.
When Alzheimer’s disease is diagnosed earlier, your senior can get treatment earlier.
Being diagnosed with dementia does not mean you shouldn’t remain active and involved in meaningful hobbies. They are still essential for your mental health!
Make sure you understand how the disease progresses and build a care plan that allows you to address your needs, too.
Now that your elderly loved one’s Alzheimer’s is progressing, it may be more difficult to communicate with them.
Feeling safe at home is essential for everyone, but especially for your senior with dementia. Sometimes a smaller change is something that can make a big difference. Secure Anything that Might Be Too Sharp. Sharp objects are a huge problem for someone with dementia. In the past, your elderly family member may have been more […]
Signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s are going to progress. While there is no cure for Alzheimer’s yet, doctors and researchers have been finding ways to better treat this disease, which can delay the onset of more serious aspects of memory loss and improve quality of life for months and possibly even years for some patients. […]
Facing the final stage of Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most difficult things a family caregiver can experience with their aging loved one. At this point in this progressive disease, your aging loved one will lose their ability to interact with the world around them, communicate effectively, and handle any of their own care. […]
Transitioning into a new home can be a highly beneficial addition to your care routine for a senior with Alzheimer’s disease. This can enable you to bring them into a living environment that is safer and more accessible for them as they progress through their condition, whether that is on their own or in a […]
The late stages of Alzheimer’s disease are a very difficult time. This is the end of the journey for your aging parent, and for you as their family caregiver, and will require tremendous effort. The care that you give them now is about supporting their comfort and quality of life as they transition through the […]