Not only does Alzheimer’s disease affect the more than 26 million people who suffer from the actual disease, it also has a far-reaching effect on loved ones, such as children or a spouse. Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s is difficult not only because they simply might not remember you, but also because they can do dangerous things, wander away or lash out aggressively at caregivers.
There are many different types of eldercare, from assisted living communities to skilled nursing facilities to hiring in-home care or opting for a board and care facility. The board and care option also is sometimes called a residential care home or an adult family home. This option can be a good option for many senior adults who no longer can or wish to live alone. Here is a little bit of information about this eldercare option.
One of the perks of adulthood is being able to live your life the way you choose, and the loss of independence that sometimes occurs during our later years can be extremely frustrating. While you might think that you need to leave your home and move into some type of eldercare facility, it is possible that you can stay at home and have assistance come to you. Here is some information about in-home eldercare.