Dementia is the fifth leading cause of death among older Americans, and over half of nursing home and assisted living residents are impacted by it. Every person’s journey with Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias is different. Hospice offers patients and their families support and care to comprehensively address all sources of suffering and focus on the needs of the patient and family rather than on the disease.
Coping with Common Problems in Dementia
Dementia is more than just "forgetfulness," as people commonly think. Memory problems are certainly a component of dementia, but communication, emotional, and behavior problems are often also present. Caregivers are often taken by surprise when their loved one...
Aggression and Anger
Behaviors such as anger, anxiety, depression, repetition, hallucinations, sleep issues, wandering, etc.
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