Living with alzheimer’s disease

    • Brief

    • Alzheimer’s Disease leads to a decrease in brain function. It is the most common cause of memory loss, poor judgment, and limited thinking abilities in individuals. Although alzheimer’s disease is related to increased age, it has no known cause. People living with alzheimer’s disease receive care from healthcare providers and support groups with their daily activities since they usually also experience some physical limitations.

    • What you should know

    • You might feel hopeless and restless after getting diagnosed with alzheimer's. Get more information about the disease. This will help you know what to do and what to expect. You can ask your healthcare provider about the disease, read the information available on medically accredited websites  and explore ways to live healthily with the condition.

      You may find that as your condition progresses, that tasks like bathing, dressing, eating and dental care become more difficult. You may have family members who can support you with some of these tasks, but you most likely will need some paid help too.

      You may forget to take your medicines sometimes. Matching medicine to habitual activities like mealtimes or bedtime may improve help you remember to take your medication. Using a reminder service may also improve your ability to follow recommendations from your healthcare provider.

    • Caring for persons living with Alzheimer's Disease

    • A caregiver for persons living with alzheimer's disease will accompany them to places, providing support as required. They should:

      • Learn about the condition and explore ways assist the patient's lifestyle changes.
      • Keep records of tasks, past and upcoming events on calendars. This will assist a lot in building and retaining memories.
      • Assist them with taking their medications on time.
      • Accompany them  to social events, occasions, and places like shopping malls.
      • Engage them in activities like watching a TV show, dancing, or playing games like chess. Activities like these help ro improve alzheimer patients' mental skills.
      • Never make them feel like a burden. Be patient with people who suffer from alzheimer's disease.
    • Kulawa cares

    • Alzheimer's disease is related to brain function, which makes it a delicate medical condition. The symptoms may span from minimal forgetfulness to severe memory loss and may deteriorate over time. As a caregiver, you should remember that individuals living with alzheimer's disease require lots of attention and care, as well understanding of the situation.