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Facts about Alzheimer’s adult home care providers need to be aware of

Alzheimer’s is one of the most common diseases that affect the seniors in the United States. It’s a progressive brain disease that affects their ability to think clearly, take care of daily living tasks, and so on, which adult home care can help with. Of course, the number one symptom of this disease is the memory loss.

Unfortunately, there’s still no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, so most of the patients end up dying. Sometimes it happens quickly, and sometimes they struggle with the illness for many years. Even though the scientists are working hard on finding the cure for this disease, they keep on hitting a dead end.

Of course, this doesn’t mean they will give up. Only by working hard and raising awareness about this disease can they finial get to deal with it. Speaking of Alzheimer’s disease awareness, June is the US National Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. With that in mind, we’ve decided to share some important facts about this brain disease. Here they are!

  1. Smoking, drinking, and generally bad lifestyle increases the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.   
  2. Your genes play a less important role in the Alzheimer’s development then your lifestyle.
  3. Watching too much television increases the risk of Alzheimer’s.
  4. Regular physical activity helps to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease
  5. Alzheimer’s disease kills more people than some types of cancer.
  6. Women are more likely to suffer from Alzheimer’s disease than men.
  7. This disease is one of the top 10 causes of death among American seniors.
  8. Every 66 seconds, one person in America develops this disease.
  9. There are over 15 million adult home caregivers providing assistance to Alzheimer’s patients in America.
  10. To show support to the Alzheimer’s patients and their families, people are wearing purple.

If you would like to play your part in the battle against this disease, you can spread the word about the ways to reduce its risk. If you think that your senior loved one is showing early signs, please call us today to see how adult home care can help.