Alzheimer’s is a deadly mental illness that eats away at a person’s memory and other mental functions. It takes a lot of patience and care when you’re responsible for a person with Alzheimer’s. Commemorating World Alzheimer’s Awareness month, in this blog you will find tips for Alzheimer’s caregivers.
Once the onset of Alzheimer’s sets in, the patient may find it difficult to complete daily, mundane tasks on their own. You should try these steps to limit your challenges and keep their frustration in check:
Over time, the patient will find it more and more difficult to complete their daily routine, and that’s when most of the frustration will set in. Remember to be flexible, and adapt to their rhythm and routine as required.
For instance, if they don’t like to bathe, reduce the number of baths per week. And if they prefer wearing the same outfit all the time, but multiple outfits of the same kind.
We hope our list of tips for Alzheimer’s caregivers was helpful to you.
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