Having Alzheimer’s or other dementia doesn't change the need for someone to be loved, valued and treated with dignity. The hardest part can be the emotional toll of seeing someone you love face the daily challenges of the disease — challenges that include more than memory.
Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias certainly do affect memory.
But the changes that occur as an individual progresses through dementia include everything from physical function to sensory perception and cognitive understanding of the world. Simple tasks like putting a new trash bag in a trash bin may become challenging as depth perception, mobility and memory change.
Even basic communication can become difficult, which often leads
to frustration and sometimes anger.
When you can no longer care for your loved one alone, a variety of memory care options can alleviate the stress of daily living for you and your loved one.
We have a library of information to help you care for yourself or a loved one