Quality Home Care in Alameda,CA
Providing quality home care and compassionate Alzheimer's care to the adults and seniors residing in Alameda and the surrounding communities
Alzheimer’s and Dementia FAQs:
- How common is Alzheimer's disease?: An estimated 5.7 million people across the nation are currently dealing with Alzheimer’s. This makes it the most common form of dementia. Dementia is a general term for dealing with memory loss and other intellectual abilities that affect everyday life. Learn more: What We Know Today and Related Dementias.
- Is Alzheimer's a normal part of aging?: Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease where symptoms get worse as time goes on. In the early stages of Alzheimer’s, memory loss is often very mild. But, by the later stages of the disease, individuals can lose the ability to carry a conversation and respond to their environment. As the disease progresses, they often need professional elderly care. Learn more: Risk Factors
- What is Alzheimer's disease?: Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease where symptoms get worse as time goes on. In the early stages of Alzheimer’s, memory loss is often very mild. But, by the later stages of the disease, individuals can lose the ability to carry a conversation and respond to their environment. As the disease progresses, they often need quality home care. Learn more: 10 Warning Signs and Stages of Alzheimer's Disease.
- Does Alzheimer's have a cure?: Currently, Alzheimer’s doesn’t have a cure. But there are treatments and medications for symptoms available and research is continuous. There is currently an effort worldwide to help find ways to delay its onset, treat the disease, and prevent it from developing further. Learn more: Standard Treatments, Treatment Horizon, Prevention and Clinical Trials.
- What are the symptoms of Alzheimer's?: The most common early symptom of Alzheimer’s is difficulty learning new information. As the Alzheimer’s progresses throughout the brain, it leads to other more severe symptoms such as mood and behavior changes, disorientation, confusion about events, time, and place, difficulty speaking, swallowing, and walking, and more.
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, it’s important to know that you’re not alone. The Alzheimer’s Association is a trusted resource that provides reliable information, education, referrals for quality home care, and support to millions affected by the disease.
- Call the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline: 800.272.3900
- Locate a chapter of the Alzheimer's Association in your community
Alzheimer's quality home care is available
If you think that someone you love would benefit from Alzheimer’s care and elderly care, please do not hesitate to call Visiting Angels of Alameda at 510-269-2999 to explore care options.
This information is provided by the Alzheimer's Association ®
Serving Alameda, Oakland, Piedmont, Berkeley and Surrounding Communities
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Alameda, CA 94501