Tips For Caregiver's
People with Alzheimer's disease frequently become more disoriented after dark or when waking. Leaving a night-light on in the bedroom may be helpful.
I began this journal to share my personal experiences as a caregiver. It is my hope and desire to develop a "community" with other caregivers to share advice, restore hope, and give encouragement. Please comment or submit a daily tip, your insight and thoughts are welcome...
Every 70 seconds someone in America develops Alzheimer's * 5.3 million people have Alzheimer's * Medicare spends 172 billion dollars in annual costs * Alzheimer's disease is the 7th leading cause of death * 10.9 million people are unpaid caregivers * 1 in 8 people age 65 and older have Alzheimer's (13%)