When a family member receives the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or a similar form of dementia, the entire family is impacted. It is an emotionally and physically challenging disease for the senior and those who love them.
In the earliest stages of the illness, an older adult might be able to remain in their own home or move in with a loved one. As the disease progresses, however, safety, security, and quality of life might decline. Families often lack the time, skills, and knowledge to manage all the unique needs Alzheimer’s creates.
The senior’s neurologist or primary care physician might suggest a family investigate Alzheimer’s care...Read more >