Alzheimer’s disease can significantly affect someone’s life and increase their need for memory care. When dementia affects a loved one, you may have many questions, such as how do you know it’s time for memory care? Many people also wonder what causes this disease to develop. What are the contributing factors? Can something like carbon […]
How to Transition an Alzheimer’s Patient to Memory Care
Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease that can seriously affect a person’s ability to carry out daily activities. And at the later stages of the disease, an Alzheimer’s patient will require more care than what is available at home. Mild memory loss is typically the first sign of this disease. As a caregiver, deciding whether a […]
What Are the Stages of Dementia?
Dementia is a general term for a group of complex diseases that affect memory, thinking, and behavior. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia and affects older adults. Dementia begins with mild changes in mental function and slowly worsens to severe impairments in cognition. If you have a loved one with dementia, knowing […]
What to Expect with Alzheimer’s
No one wants to think of the possibility of themselves or their loved ones having Alzheimer’s. But unfortunately, it happens. All we can do is be prepared and know what to expect. There is no cure for it, but there are care options for people ravaged by this disease. The key is finding a memory […]
Are People with Alzheimer’s Immunocompromised?
Alzheimer’s: Physical Health Effects Alzheimer’s disease can impact lives in many ways. When many of us think of Alzheimer’s or dementia, we think of how it affects memory. Although it’s important to consider memory support when living with Alzheimer’s, it’s not the only concern. In addition to the emotional and mental effects, Alzheimer’s disease can […]