A dementia diagnosis, particularly the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, can be an absolutely life changing event, both for the patient and the patient’s family and friends. Alzheimer’s can steal a patient of hope, as it is a top ten cause of death in the United States and has no known way of slowing or halting the progression of the disease. But early detection of dementia can help in that it gives the patient and the family more time to settle affairs, to spend quality time together, and to decide on whether or not assisted living facilities would be a good fit.
Assisted living apartments and facilities provide long term care for alzheimers patients as well as help with alzheimers care. There are many different types of dement