Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Having a loved one who is suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia is difficult. Fortunately research is being conducted to understand more about Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia.
What is Alzheimer’s Disease?
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. It is not part of the normal aging process. A vast majority of people with Alzheimer’s are 65 and over. Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease that gradually worsens over time. Memory loss and disturbances in everyday reasoning are associated with the disease. Unfortunately there is not a current cure, but there is more and more research and attention being brought to the subject.
What is Dementia?
Dementia is a general term used when the severity of mental ability lost affects your daily life. Memory loss is an example of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of Dementia.
How do we treat Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia?
A majority of our facilities have secure units with skilled and supportive nurses who assist residents with all aspects of living. We keep the environment safe and comfortable so residents feel at home. The extra support is provided to help residents and families feel more at ease with the given care.
*Services are subject to change per location.