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What is Alzheimer's? | Caring for someone with Dementia

Dementia is a disease that is characterized by loss of brain abilities, causing decreased cognitive function.

Caring for someone with Dementia in Glenn Dale, MD

Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia, and affects the memory, thinking and behavior of an estimated 5.4 million Americans, according to the Alzheimer's Association.

Symptoms of Alzheimer's disease typically start to set in when the patient is over the age of 60. When symptoms such as forgetfulness or thinking problems develop before age 60, it is classified as early onset Alzheimer's disease.

Interim HealthCare has extensive experience in helping individuals and their families live with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia.

Our customized Alzheimer's Care & Dementia programs in Upper PG County can:

  • Provide medication reminders, assistance or administration
  • Help with the daily activities of living such as bathing and dressing
  • Provide relief to the individual’s caregivers by assisting with routine home management issues such as housekeeping or laundry. Create and maintain a safe and calm environment.

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