Alzheimers FAQs and How Alzheimers in Home Care Helps Seniors in Raynham, MA and the Surrounding Area
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.
“Is Alzheimer’s a normal part of aging?”
It’s very important to know that Alzheimer’s isn’t a normal part of aging, even though the greatest known risk factor is increasing age. Currently, the majority of people with Alzheimer’s are 65 and older. But, at least 5% of Alzheimer’s is early on-set, meaning that it occurs with adults in their 40s and 50s.
“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 professional Alzheimer's in home care.
“Does Alzheimer’s have a cure?”
Currently, Alzheimer’s doesn’t have a cure. But there are treatments, medications, and Alzheimer's in home care available to help. There is currently an effort worldwide to help find ways to delay its onset, treat the disease, and prevent it from developing further.
“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.
Alzheimer’s Care is Available For You
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 elderly care, and support to millions affected by the disease. If you think that someone you love would benefit from Alzheimer's in home care, please do not hesitate to contact us to explore care options. Call 774-501-3861 to schedule a free consultation.
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