Your Alzheimer's Community
If you know someone with Alzheimer's disease or have been diagnosed yourself, this is your community. Alzheimers.net grew out of the need to have a social network that will be a respite, a resource and a way to connect with others who share a common bond. Get authoritative, up-to-date resources and advice from professionals with expertise about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
As dementia progresses, memory loss will no doubt change the connection that you have with a parent – but that doesn’t mean you still can’t have a meaningful connection with your senior loved one.
Learn more about how to build a meaningful connection with a loved one who has dementia and how to maintain that connection throughout the progression of the disease.
Building a Meaningful Connection With a Loved One Who Has Dementia
About a year before Nancy Kriseman’s mother Doris died, the two sat outside in the garden at her mom’s skilled nursing residence. By that Read more
If you are a family caregiver for a loved one with dementia, you may already know full well how many challenges there are to overcome. From finding a health care provider to tackling financial and legal issues, it seems there is always a new challenge surfacing.
That’s why Alzheimers.net created this resource for family caregivers.
Steps for Planning for the Future for a Loved One With Dementia
Here are five initial steps that you can take to better plan for the future care of a loved one with dementia:
Step 1: An early diagnosis.
When a loved Read more