Overland Park, Kansas – You just learned your parent has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. At first you might be relieved to get an answer as to why he or she is so confused, and then the reality of the disease hits you. How is the disease going to progress? What should I expect? How will I take care of my parent? Can he or she remain at home with in-home care, do I need a geriatric care manager to help me and the rest of the family with short term and long term planning or do I need to think about moving my parent to an assisted living or nursing home? Do I need an elder law attorney to discuss legal issues? Questions and fear of the unknown can make a stressful situation even harder to handle.Continue reading
Category: Alzheimer’s Care
Science Finding Alzheimer’s Hard to Treat; Best Strategy May Be Prevention
Institute on Aging clinical trial seeks volunteers to help find the disease at very beginning in senior citizens
Finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease, or an effective treatment, has been difficult for the world’s best researchers. There is substantial progress in finding ways to delay or prevent the disease by identifying AD risk factors and developing targeted treatments, according to a special issue of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.
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Complimentary assessments and referrals for clinical trials highlight the CARE-PAC program, providing hope for Alzheimer’s caregivers and patients in Kansas City and St LouisContinue reading