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Alzheimer’s Care

Caring for A Spouse with Dementia

Caring for a spouse who has been diagnosed with dementia, which can include Alzheimer’s, may seem relatively simple enough, at least in the beginning. During those earlier stages, in the first months and maybe couple of years after diagnosis, that individual is likely able to tend to his or her own care for the most…

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Caring for Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Care: When Ronald Regan announced to the world that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 1994, he joined one of approximately 2 million American’s suffering from this degenerative brain disease (Rothman, 2016). A little over twenty years later, we now have more than 5 million people who have been diagnosed and are in various stages of the disease process. Prolonged life expectancy, the number of baby-boomers reaching an older age, and the advances in science and early detection have all contributed to this increase. 

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Cooking with Mom Can Help Her Cope with Alzheimer’s

Your mother has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. You’ve been taking care of her as best you can, but you’re looking for ways to help her, not just in the present time, but in the coming years. Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease, which means the signs and symptoms of it will grow more severe with each…

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Setting Up a Positive Environment for Someone with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Care in Mesa AZ There are many aspects to providing optimal care and support for somebody with Alzheimer’s. Many family members take it upon themselves, especially during the earlier weeks and months after diagnosis, to provide that level of care. Most family caregivers underestimate their abilities or just what will be required. When it…

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3 Tips to Deal with Aggression from Someone with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Care in Tempe AZ Sundowner’s syndrome is a very real situation for those diagnosed with certain forms of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s. It usually occurs in the evening hours, thus the name, and is typified by aggressive behavior. This aggressive behavior can include physical or verbal aggression and while it may not pose a…

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How Much Support Will Mom Need as She Deals with Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s Care in Glendale AZ Ever since your mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, you’ve been going back and forth about the topic of professional care and support. Your father is more than willing to step up and do what’s necessary to keep her comfortable, but he’s in his 80s as well; you know he won’t…

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