If you have a loved one who has been diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's disease, you likely are aware that these types of diseases progressively attack the brain, causing confusion and cognitive decline—decline in our ability to think, reason and communicate.
But have you considered how a memory disorder might impact your loved one's physical well-being?
Just because someone is living with a memory disorder doesn't mean their physical health has to suffer. Caregivers can help their loved ones maintain physical wellness, while taking into consideration the unique challenges that seniors with Alzheimer's may be facing.
Here are some examples of these challenges and how you, as a caregiver, can help your loved one continue to live a healthy lifestyle.
By being aware of the key factors above, you will be well-equipped to help your loved one continue healthy living habits.
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