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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.
Last Updated: March 22, 2019
As Alzheimer’s disease progresses, the care needs of our parents and senior loved ones will change. Creating an Alzheimer’s care plan soon after diagnosis will help ensure that care requests from your loved one are still considered and incorporated into their life.
Eventually, Alzheimer’s will require round-the-clock care for your senior loved one, so it’s important to plan for their care and well-being soon after diagnosis. Learn more about Alzheimer’s care options and which one is the best fit for your loved one.
Alzheimer’s Care Options
Different factors will determine which Alzheimer’s care options your family pursues.
Alzheimer’s caregivers know all too well how difficult it can be to care for a loved one with the disease. One caregiver duty that becomes increasingly important as the disease progresses, is how to provide the utmost safety at home.
As the disease takes hold, our parents and senior loved ones can fall victim to various accidents like falls in the home, wandering and more. Read these top five home safety tips from the Mayo Clinic about how to help keep your loved one safe during this time.