Alzheimer’s can cause Dementia. It can happen to anyone any time. But, if you can offer support to those live with dementia or Alzheimer’s then that can lead them to a better life.
Here are some of the ways which you can support someone who live with Alzheimers. Anyway, before offering your support, it is better to understand what Dementia is.
Relationship between Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease
Dementia is a group of symptoms caused due to brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease. This can also be a result of a stroke.
Those who live with Alzheimer’s experience the symptoms such as loss of memory, mood changes and communication problems. This is why the others in the community need to understand them before offering their helping hand.
How you can help someone living with Alzheimer’s
First, respect them. Although they can’t do many things, focus on what they can do while struggling with dementia condition. Be a good listener to them and offer support. You can also help them by offering little things such as preparing a meal, visiting some places, helping to wash their clothes or any little thing that matters a lot.
Other than such personal support, you can even help communities and social services that run Alzheimer’s Healthcare Facility for those living with dementia. At present there is an Indiegogo campaign for development of an Alzheimers Healthcare Facility which you can extend your support. This residential facility is designed to care for those who live with Alzheimer’s condition or Dementia. By joining such campaign you can easily support the community who needs more care and attention!