As we enter National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month, Prestige salutes our family caregivers. With one in three families touched by Alzheimer's disease and other dementia, we know that the caregiving journey is emotionally, physically, and financially stressful.
Your brain changes with age, including changes in mental and cognitive function. And, unfortunately, while there currently is no cure for Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, there are many steps you can take to improve or minimize cognitive decline in yourself or your loved one.
When it comes time for your older loved one to receive additional care, it can be difficult to determine which level of care will best suit their needs. You might not understand the different levels of care available to your loved one, which can make finding and touring senior living communities or centers an overwhelming task.
Prestige Care and Prestige Senior Living participated in task force to create strategies and tactics to maintain safety and reinvigorate lifestyles for older adults living in age-restricted communities and apartments.
While dementia affects each person in a different way depending upon the impact of the disease, the signs and symptoms of dementia can be understood in three phases: early stage, middle stage and late stage. In this article, we will be highlighting warning signs associated with dementia in the early stage.