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Alzheimer's & Dementia Care

Comfort Keepers Alzheimer’s and Dementia Informational Sources

Alzheimer’s and dementia present a number of challenges for both aging seniors and their families. Caregivers for Alzheimer’s and dementia afflicted seniors undergo extensive training in the proper care and treatment for seniors in every stage of their disease. Well-trained caregivers assist seniors with their condition and attend to them with dignity and grace, helping seniors navigate the common tasks of daily life with ease and consistency.

Below is a collection of articles and resources created by Comfort Keepers to provide information about Alzheimer’s and Dementia-related topics.

Disclaimer: Comfort Keepers is a leading provider of in-home care for seniors and the disabled. Our service is a great option for seniors who wish to live at home but need assistance with basic tasks; however, our Comfort Keepers are not medical professionals, and they cannot administer medication or medical advice.

Having the Conversation about Alzheimer’s

Needing to have a talk about Alzheimer's disease or memory loss with a parent can be a daunting task for many adult children. For seniors, the idea of being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease can trigger fear, anxiety, or even grief.


Seniors and Wandering

Due to America’s growing number of seniors, many of whom are afflicted with Alzheimer’s and dementia, wandering is increasing.


Seniors and Sundowning: What It Is and How to Cope with It

Sundowning is a symptom of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, most often affecting people who have mid- and late-stage dementia.


High Blood Pressure: The Link to Memory Loss

Did you know that gradual decline in memory and cognitive function can be attributed to elevated blood pressure?



Assisting Persons with Alzheimer’s and Other Chronic Conditions and Diseases

More than 5 million Americans 65 and older now have Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) according to the Alzheimer’s Association.



Non-Medical Suggestions for Alzheimer's Care and Dementia Care

Alzheimer's care and dementia care can be made less frustrating for the caregiver and the person being cared for with a better understanding of and respect for the feelings of confusion, agitation and anxiety experienced by a person with these conditions.


Dementia Care is a Way to Help the Entire Family

Assisting loved ones with dementia is a privilege and joy for most families. However, due to the constant attention and care necessary, this can also be a strain on the family.


Finding Quality Alzheimer's Care for your Senior Loved One

Learning how to find Alzheimer's care for a loved one in need is as simple as finding a local Comfort Keepers® office.



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