Frequently Asked Questions About In-Home Care for Seniors with Alzheimer's

Has your loved one been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s? Visiting Angels can help you learn more about the disease and in-home care services that can help affected seniors safely age in place in Palm Beach Gardens, Juno Beach and Jupiter, FL

Alzheimer’s disease is a memory condition that causes problems with continued memory and reasoning loss. The symptoms of the disease develop slowly over time and can become severe enough to affect the day to day life of the people living with the condition. See how in-home care for seniors from Visiting Angels Palm Beach Gardens can help living with the disease less stressful for your senior loved one.

What You Need to Know About Alzheimer’s Disease

  • Alzheimer’s is the most often associated condition of dementia: It makes up about 50-80% of dementia cases and affects memory and intellectual abilities.


  • Alzheimer’s is actually not a normal part of aging. Although the majority of people living with the condition are 65 years and older, about  5 percent of people with the condition that have early-onset Alzheimer’s (usually people in their 40-50s).


  • Alzheimer’s gets worse over time: The condition progresses over time, with initial symptoms usually being limited to memory loss and reasoning inabilities. However, it is still the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. Managing the condition from the onset can result in extending the life range from a typical 8 years to 20 or more, depending on health and other factors.


  • There is no current cure for Alzheimer’s, but treatments are available. The current treatment cannot stop the progression of the disease, but it can make living with the condition more manageable and improve the person’s quality of life. Our caregivers are trained in helping seniors manage their symptoms with the right in-home care for seniors.

Alzheimer’s Symptoms

Our brain slows down in its ability to process information over time, but continual and gradual memory loss, confusion and other major reasoning loss abilities can be a sign that brain cells are failing in their job.

The most common initial symptom of Alzheimer’s in trouble with retaining and remembering new information, as it is associated with the part of the brain that deals with new information. As it advances, symptoms get more severe and can include things like disorientation, confusing about time and events, serious memory loss, and even mood and behavior changes. That is why getting proper in-home care for seniors can help in the quality of life of the person in your life living with the condition.

Alzheimer's Care is Available Today

If your loved one is living with Alzheimer’s, they are not alone. Our caregivers can make sure that they receive the highest quality in-home care for seniors and keep living the quality of life they have been accustomed to.

To schedule an in-home consultation today and see what Visiting Angels can offer you and your family, please contact our Palm Beach Gardens, FL office today.

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