Dementia Patients Who Want To Remain In Their Homes Require More...

There are 2 comments on the Medical Daily story from Dec 20, 2013, titled Dementia Patients Who Want To Remain In Their Homes Require More.... In it, Medical Daily reports that:

Johns Hopkins researchers suggest that most people with dementia who live at home have multiple unmet health and welfare needs, which could jeopardize their ability to remain in their homes.

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carla danesi

Sutton, MA

#1 Dec 20, 2013
An alzheimers or dementia patient can remain in their home but it takes hard work,dedication and organization and compassion from competent caregivers that are willing and able to care for them to enable them to do so.There are programs and services out there to assist caregivers but in most cases,caregivers must seek them out.As the old saying goes,where there's a will,there's a way.Godspeed new and better medicine for this wretched disease-mom,I love you always and am proud of how well you're doing.I'm keeping my promise.Thankyou Carla Danesi Glorias Daughter "Remember Gloria,Gloria Lives"

Since: Sep 13

Kansas City, MO

#3 Feb 7, 2014
Alzheimer's patients require extensive care and close supervision. It's hard for a family member to provide high quality caregiving since he or she lacks training and experience. They can stay home but it's much better if they are inside a facility that specializes in the said condition. In this way, they can receive proper care and at the same time the progress of their condition can slow down. It is recommended to look for a senior care community that caters to Alzheimer's patients. I've recently found out that small facilities house more people with Alzheimer's diseases. You can read the full article here: http://www.ltcoptions.com/residents-assisted-... .

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