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What is an Alzheimer’s Memory Care Facility?
A Memory Care Assisted Living Facility Is A Specialized And Secured Environment
These facilities provide Alzheimer’s and dementia specific care for seniors unable to advocate for themselves and/or are in need of assistance with daily activities due to Alzheimer’s disease or other forms cognitive impairment. The 24 hour care is provided by staff specially trained in Alzheimer’s disease and other forms memory impairment. Alzheimer’s memory care facilities are often designed physically to minimize wandering and other behaviors, which can be a manifestation of Alzheimer’s, and are secured and monitored to keep the residents safe. Staff members help residents cope with memory loss diseases through structured daily schedules, classes, programs and activities.
What is Alzheimer’s Disease?
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, a general term characterizing memory loss and other changes in intellectual abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life and activities of daily living, often inevitably requiring Alzheimer’s or dementia specific care. There are currently over 5 million people over the age of 65 years old, living with Alzheimer’s disease, and it is considered the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. According to The Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, eventually interfering with daily tasks. Anyone experiencing Alzheimer’s or dementia like signs or symptoms should see a doctor, and consider the options for Alzheimer’s care.
What are the Alzheimer’s Care Options in Albuquerque?
If your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or any other form of dementia, and is in need of care, please contact Stellar Senior Housing Experts. We can determine if Alzheimer’s and dementia specific care is appropriate for your loved one, and help you find the best option for them. To learn more about which assisted living, Alzheimers or dementia option might be best for you or your loved one, contact Stellar Senior Housing Experts in Albuquerque and Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Call Corey Nelson at 505-369-8291 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Robin Gonzalez at 505-504-8884 or email her at email@example.com.