Archive for October 9, 2019
Of all the things that can cause death, Alzheimers disease, a form of dementia, is one of the most terrible. Alzheimers is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, and it cannot be prevented, slowed or cured. More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s, and that number could rise to 16 million by 2050. If one of your loved ones develops any form of dementia, they’ll likely have to be moved at some point to an assisted living facility, especially as the disease progresses. If this time comes, there are several things you should look for in an assisted living facility, and this article will take a look at a few of them.
- Do They Practice Memory Care: One thing to look for in an assisted living facility is to see if they practice memory care. Memory care refers to practices that best accommodate patients suffering from dementia. Many assisted living facilities will have memory care units so