Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are incredibly challenging on their own. Effectively managing dementia requires a toolbox of tactics that is ever-evolving, as the symptoms and difficulties of the disease change and progress over time. Yet even while employing the most cutting-edge dementia techniques, there’s more required to help someone you love: understanding that there are certain things that make Alzheimer’s worse, and knowing how to manage those as well.
If you’re caring for someone with the disease, you need to be aware of the following potential complications and contact the person’s doctor for recommendations where applicable:
What Else Can You Do to Help Someone With Dementia?
Caring for someone with dementia is never a one-person task. If you’re a solo caregiver for someone you love with dementia, it’s vitally important to build a network of support as quickly as possible to avoid caregiver burnout or depression, and to ensure the older adult receives the highest quality care they need and deserve.
This is where Amy’s Helping Hands comes in! Our dementia care team is highly skilled and experienced in the most effective and creative care techniques to make life the very best it can be for those with dementia, and those who care for them. We partner with families to provide just as much or as little care as needed, according to each unique situation.
We can help overcome the things that make Alzheimer’s worse and enrich life in additional ways, including:
To learn more about how we can improve quality of life for someone you love, reach out to us any time at 519-915-4370.