My parents were a busy couple while I was growing up. Most of my life was spent waiting for them to be home in the evenings with just my brother and I and the nanny with us. I would cry because my classmates would talk about how their mom or dad would stay help them with their homework and put them to sleep. When my grandma visited us one time (I think she was about 70 then), I told her why I was sad. She just hugged me tight and told me that my parents were working so we could live a good life. Aside from Grandma, there was no other family member close to where we were living.
Alzheimer’s disease is a condition that scares people. That’s because of the random occurrence it gets over time. However, the proper care for it that goes a long way of knowledge somehow makes a difference. The targeted answers about what is going on with people who suffer from this condition are the ones that can explain it. Continue reading “Caregivers And Alzheimer’s Disease”
In the cycle of life, we will all grow old & experience our own “senior moments.” When the time comes, who will be there to help us cross the street? Who will be there to help us bend to our feet?
Aside from cardiovascular diseases, one of the common conditions that most adults acquire during their older years is Alzheimer’s disease. This type of dementia gradually damages the mind, reasoning capacity, and capability to perform activities of a person. Moreover, it is incapable of being reversed at least for people during their 60s.
“Where’re my glasses?” you ask. Then, you realize that they were on the top of your head all along. Or do you remember your grandparents always asking for your name, as if they did not know you all their life? Forgetfulness can come with age; however, how can you distinguish aging with Alzheimer’s disease?