Caregiving: Managing Alzheimer’s Disease
Unfortunately, there is still no treatment or cure for Alzheimer’s disease. However, despite this condition, there are numerous ways you can help a person living with the disease. The following are strategies that can help you manage:
Establish a schedule. Structure prevents confusion and disorientation. Make sure to schedule bathing and grooming during the time the patient is most active.
Keep instructions short and simple. People living with AD struggle with communication. When you give out instructions, keep it curt and clear to avoid confusion.
Remove distractions. When performing tasks or conversing, eliminate distractions such as television or the radio to allow the person to focus on what is at hand.
The moment you find yourself overwhelmed by all the caregiving responsibilities, do not hesitate to ask for assistance. Allow our caregivers to provide your loved one with professional dementia and Alzheimer’s care. To arrange for services, call 844-944-4177.