Many of us know someone who has lost a loved to Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating and fatal disease impacting millions of Americans. One in eight people 65 and older have this devastating form of dementia. If you have someone in your life who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and have decided to care for them at home, you may be feeling overwhelmed. Coping with new patterns of behavior, like wandering or hallucination can be quite difficult. Even simple tasks, such as dressing, bathing, and eating may become challenging. We can help!
8 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s:
- Memory loss
- Trouble planning and problem solving
- Daily tasks become a challenge
- Time and places become confusing
- Changes in vision
- Losing things
- Mood changes
- Social withdrawal
This information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or medical care provider.
Assisting Hands offers In-Home Help for Alzheimer’s in Boring, Oregon
At Assisting Hands Home Care, we understand the hardship of caring for someone suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. We can provide compassionate, dependable and trained caregivers to assist with everything from non-medical to skilled nursing, including wound care, management of tube feeding, meal preparation, light housekeeping and laundry, companionship, medication reminders and medication administration, shopping and errands, personal care, and help with bathing and dressing.
At Assisting Hands Home Care, we take a person-centered approach to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. We understand each person can be at different dementia stages, so we develop our care plan around the person, not the disease. We focus on in-home care, allowing patients to stay in the comfort of their Boring, Oregon home.
Call Assisting Hands at (503) 928-8353 Today