Caregivers often experience special challenges surrounding the end of life of someone with dementia in part because the disease progression is so unpredictable.
There are currently no approaches that have been proven to effectively treat or prevent Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. However, as with many other diseases, there may be steps you can take to help reduce your risk.
Have your health needs changed over the last year? Medicare plans change every year, and your health situation can also change. South Mountain Memory Care in Emmaus, PA, recommends you closely check your plans to see if they cover dementia care.
About one in five Americans are unpaid caregivers and struggle with many of the same challenges.
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, it may be difficult to think beyond the day to day. However, taking steps now can help prepare for a smoother tomorrow.