Getting older is a scary thing in today’s time, and most of us live in denial about the after effects of aging. This is right not only for us but our family members as well. The fact is that most of the people ignore signs of memory loss, for the
Category: Geriatric Care
What is Geriatrics? Geriatrics is a sub-specialty. Doctors can take added fellowship training to focus on special diseases. Geriatric Care studies issues related to the entire person. It looks at Medical, social & financial issues.
Geriatrics is a relatively new field, it is not well known. It started in the early 1990’s. Due to the Age Wave & Baby Boom, Geriatrics has grown. As a result, the senior population is growing world wide.
Sadly, these diseases are not curable. Treatment or change in lifestyle can help. Hence, 86% of all health care dollars are spent on chronic care. Medical and non-medical therapies help improve function. The aging process can be slowed, but not stopped. Therefore, Aging can be considered a chronic disease.
A Home of Support An early analysis of dementia can come as a shock, and can be frightening for the individual as well as the concerned family. Getting to know about any ailment in advance is preferred by everyone, as the general course of the disease predicted by a specialist.
Dementia Patients Elderly people with dementia disease stay at a greater risk of abuse by those who are close to them. This is true whether these individuals live in an utmost caring environment or a proper residential setting. When their problems increase, they get dependent on their caregivers. This results
The most unfortunate problem with most of the old age people is “dementia,” which is a chronic disorder of the mental processes caused by brain disease or injury that brings about a gradual decrease in the ability to remember and think. Thus, the medical condition is more than enough to
Here are few ways that a care home can use to create meaningful connections with its Alzheimer resident: Be Present Just a smile or holding hands can be an act of kindness for the Alzheimer patient. It isn’t necessary to fill the empty gap with words. Simple act of care
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