As we age, our brain ages with us. Over time, it’s natural for there to be some difficulty in remembering details, like where we placed our reading glasses or car keys. It’s the serious cognitive decline that concerns us. Let’s look at some of the proactive things you can do to deal with that decline.
Because the symptoms of Alzheimer’s can mimic those of other diseases and commonly prescribed medications, diagnosing it isn’t easy.
As a caregiver for someone with dementia, you have many things to be thinking about. Planning and serving meals, selecting clothing, organizing and supervising appointments and trips outside of the home...these are just a few of the myriad of details you need to attend to.