Posts Tagged ‘Dementia’
Today, we continue our series on dementia and how to deal with its presence in senior home care scenarios. Previously, we looked at causes of dementia, as well as recognizing common warning signs of dementia. Now, we will talk about what is potentially one of the most uncomfortable topics: planning for various medical and legal eventualities.
As part of our work providing elderly care in Bryn Mawr, we at Neighborly Home Care believe that people increasingly have the need for better understanding the causes and signs of dementia. We began this series of articles so that those with aging relatives know what to watch for, and how to deal with dementia when it appears.
November 20, 2016 – Bala Cynwyd, PA – Neighborly Home Care, a provider of professional senior home care in Bala Cynwyd, is greatly concerned about reports of medications that may increase early-onset dementia. Dementia is already a serious issue in senior care, and families should be careful to avoid medications that could potentially increase the risk.
October 6, 2016 – Ardmore, PA – Can Alzheimer’s be prevented among those identified to be at risk earlier in their lives? A new study called A4 being conducted in Philadelphia, and across the country, seeks to answer this vital question. The in home care experts at Neighborly Home Care want to ensure that Philadelphia and Delaware County residents know about their opportunity to participate in this potentially ground-breaking study.
Alzheimer’s disease is an unhappy subject to think about, and is difficult on many levels, however, the disease is a reality for many. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1 in 9 Americans suffers from the malady, and that includes roughly 1/3 of all Americans over the age of 85.
Once a person afflicted by Alzheimer’s begins to be affected, additional care may be necessary. The only option is simply to make his/her life as comfortable and safe as possible, often utilizing elderly care service to protect against accidents.