Preparing for Alzheimer’s – Facing the Challenges of a Hereditary Disease

Alzheimer’s runs in the family; and many have tried to prevent a life of dementia and Alzheimer’s. However, facing challenges now instead of later down the road will not only help prepare your family, but also your loved one.
Seniors ages 65 and older are at a higher risk for developing Alzheimer’s and it increases twofold, every five years! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that approximately 50% of people ages 85 and above deal with some sort of symptom of Alzheimer’s or some other variation of dementia. There are major components that one can practice now for facing the plethora of daily life challenges living with Alzheimer’s – however it can be a fulfilling life.
It’s beneficial to keep a daily routine that includes leisure activities, exercise, meal prepping/cooking, medication administration, keeping up with hygiene (bathing/showering, brushing teeth, and hair) and toileting. With everyday routines in place, try to complete them daily. Our agency can assist with the everyday tasks with a great staff of nursing professionals and caretakers. We care for your loved ones can give adult children of Alzheimer’s seniors a peace of mind, including 24 hour around the clock care if desired. This will give Alzheimer’s loved ones a sense security and reliability, that the needs of their loved one’s everyday lives are at the optimal best; in clean, positive environments and so they can be at ease to enjoy more years to come.
Taking care of a loved one with Alzheimer’s is a continual process of trial and error. One day, your loved one might enjoy going for a midday stroll in the park, the next day they may not even want to set one foot out of the door. Our caregivers can put your mind at ease, knowing that your loved ones are well taken care with the utmost compassionate care. We are committed to enhancing the quality of life for all our clients, and provide a viable alternative to living in a nursing home or long term care facility. Our large staff of trained homemakers, nursing assistants, and registered nurses are available to provide homecare services for your loved one in the comfort of your home. We provide care 24 hours day, 7 days a week, holidays and weekend care.

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care / Help at Home, LLC is proud to be a top rated home health care provider in Fairfield County, CT, Westchester County, NY, Manhattan, NY and beyond.  Our clients are our family and we treat everyone with compassion and care.  Contact us today to see how we can help you and your loved ones.

Email:  maryann@alzdementiacare.com

Phone:  203-520-0116

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