While there are many things that you can do as a family caregiver to ensure that your aging parent gets all of the care and support that they need, one of the most important is simply to pay attention. Being vigilant about your parent’s condition and behavior can help you to identify when things change or issues arise that might indicate a more troubling condition that requires further care.
If you are like many family caregivers, something that you are worried about is Alzheimer’s disease. With more than 5 million people throughout the United States living with this condition, it is a prevalent problem that is life changing not just for the senior who is living with it, but also their caregiver. Detecting potential early signs of Alzheimer’s, however, can be as simple… Continue reading