Alzheimer’s Care in Kansas City, MO: How to Deal with Anger

How Alzheimer’s Care from Visiting Angels of Kansas City Can Help Your Whole Family

Caring for an aging loved one can be challenging for families, especially when your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia. These cognitive diseases can affect behavior, daily preferences, and emotions. The good news is that comprehensive in home care services from Visiting Angels of Kansas City can help your loved one continue to enjoy a high quality of life. Our Alzheimer’s care services are designed for the needs of your loved one and your family.

Angry Outbursts Are Common in Alzheimer’s

Your loved one may be more likely to experience anger, irritation, or fear as the symptoms of their cognitive disease progress. These changes in mood, temperament, or behaviors are common—but that does not make them any easier for family members to deal with! Our Alzheimer’s care program can help resource you and your family to make sure your loved one receives the kind and patient help that they deserve.

How Visiting Angels of Kansas City Can Help

When you receive care services from a caregiver from Visiting Angels, you will have an expert on your side who has a vast well of knowledge about how to manage Alzheimer’s symptoms, including anger. Our homecare experts know that anger can be caused by a variety of triggers: health or mobility issues, chronic pain or fatigue, confusion in social interactions, and overstimulation can all cause irritation or frustration for your loved one. We will help you identify triggers your loved one might be experiencing, and we will help you communicate that to family members and your loved one’s medical care team so that all of us are on the same page.

Routines Are Key to Preventing Outbursts

Establishing a routine is always helpful for our clients, because it means holding dedicated times during the day for healthy habits like mealtimes, medication times, rest times, and sleep. In our Alzheimer’s care program, this practice is especially important because routine adds a sense of stability and safety to your loved one’s day. Your caregiver will work with you and your family to make sure we understand your loved one’s needs, preferences, and habits, to create a daily routine that will work best for them.

Do You Have an Aging Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease?

If you are struggling to care for a loved one who has a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or dementia, you do not have to do it alone. Visiting Angels of Kansas City offers home care assistance clients with a wide variety of needs, and our caregivers have the experience and knowledge to help with your loved one’s unique needs. Call today to learn more about Alzheimer’s care and how we can help your family.

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