Alzheimer's : Knowing the Stages
Over 4 million people are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease in the United States alone. It is estimated that almost half of people aged 75 and above have some form of dementia. Don't let the concern overwhelm you. We are here to provide information and support.
It is important to be aware of Alzheimer’s signs as they are often dismissed in the early stages as the symptoms of old age. Alzheimer's starts with confusion and forgetfulness that can become severe enough that daily routines can not be completed without written or verbal reminders. Over time acute inability grow in which the need of help or supervision to accomplish any task is necessary. Then aggression finds it way into the mind. This is a symptom of advanced Alzheimer’s Disease. An individual is no longer his or herself. The 24/7 confusion and anxiety may result in verbal or violent outbursts that they have no control over.
This disease often turns a loved one into a different person as it progresses. Even if the body is willing and in good shape, the mind is not. Although there is not cure at this time, that doesn't mean all is lost. Home Care Partners of Nebraska is here for you, your family, and your loved one.
Our Memory Care Support option provides personal and companion care. Our Memory Support Caregivers are present to provide a peace of mind knowing your loved one is not alone. Our caregivers provide assistance in personal task such as bathing, grooming and daily routines. In addition, caregivers are present for medical reminders and providing companionship.
Let us take on the disease and you can return to being a family member and creating memories. As 2019 approaches this is an optimal time to discuss the needs of your loved one with your family. For more information, a coffee chat, or to start service, please give Contact Us today.
For more Alzheimer's Information: The Layman's Guide to Alzheimer's Disease