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.
Three approaches to communicating with people with dementia – Validation Therapy, Music Therapy and Reminiscence are briefly explained in this section. Many families and carers find these approaches helpful in providing support that is respectful and dignified when...
Alzheimer's still has no cure, but two different types of drugs can help manage symptoms of the disease.
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