September 22, 2012
It is estimated that 5.1 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease...Alzheimer’s disease can cause substantial changes in how someone acts. In many cases, families are not prepared to deal with behavioral changes and shocked as a loved one undergoes a dramatic personality change. Taking the time to learn about and understand Alzheimer’s disease can help families and caregivers better cope with the range of emotions and behavioral changes experienced by a loved one.
Understanding complex behaviors and why they happen will more adequately prepare others by helping them anticipate certain behaviors. One of the most challenging parts of providing care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease is learning how not to neglect yourself in the process. Many families are surprised to realize that there are others in similar situations, feeling the same emotions with the same uncertainties.
Alzheimer’s support groups are available to help family or caregivers by providing emotional and physical support...Regardless of good intention, some family members are simply not prepared to adequately fulfill the unique needs of an Alzheimer’s patient. The truth is, in many cases, relatives are simply too close to the situation and often experience grief, depression, anxiety or other emotions themselves, making it difficult to address the needs of a loved one. Family members can benefit from the assistance of a skilled home nurse.
Uniquely qualified to assist with a wide range of tasks and every day activities, home nursing care gives families the opportunity to more effectively prioritize time, take better care of their own needs and enjoy good times when they arise. Relying on the helping hand of a professional home nurse provides peace of mind that a loved one is getting the care they deserve from a professional. And that makes challenging situations easier and less stressful.
People wanting to learn more are encouraged to visit the company website and pick up a copy of their free report “Critical Questions You Must Ask Before You Hire a Home Care Provider," Visit, http://www.FirstatOfSanDiego.com
About Firstat Nursing Services
Linnea Goodrich is the owner of Firstat Nursing Services, which is the only Home care Agency in San Diego that is both State licensed and certified by the Alzheimer's Association. Firstat Nursing Services has been providing a higher standard of home nursing, home health and home care services for elderly, disabled and injured people in the greater San Diego area since 1997. To pick up a copy of her free report "Critical Questions You Must Ask Before You Hire a Home Care Provider," Visit,
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