Alzheimer's and Dementia
With the costs of both healthcare and full-time senior care on the rise, more and more people are opting to bring their senior loved ones into their own homes, even if they suffer from an illness like Alzheimer's disease. Of course, special consideration needs to be taken in order to make life as easy and fulfilling as possible for both the loved one with Alzheimer's and their caregiver.
It can be difficult to know where to start, but the informative resources that follow offer a lot of practical advice for caring for someone in the early, middle, and late stages of Alzheimer's.
Richard of elderscorps.org recommends
Early Warning Signs of Dementia & Alzheimers
Moving a loved one who has Alzheimer's into a new home or facility is a daunting task. Here's help planning ahead, from exploring options early to adding familiar touches.
pdf booklet - making your home dementia friendly
Activities for Alzheimer's and Dementia Patients
Alzheimer's or Other Dementia: Should I Move My Relative Into Long-Term Care?
Peaceful Passing: How to Make a Loved One's Final Days at Home Comfortable
Caregiver Stress: Remembering To Take Care Of Yourself