According to Wikipedia Alzheimer’s disease (AD), also referred to simply as Alzheimer’s, is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and gradually worsens
A broader description is giving in Healthline online magazine. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive form of dementia. Dementia is a broader term for conditions caused by brain injuries or diseases that negatively affect memory, thinking, and behavior. These changes interfere with daily living.
While there is no known cure for this disease there are treatments that can slow its progression.
Do you have loved ones that you are caring for and you are beginning to feel burnt out and stressed or is providing care is more than you can handle, then maybe it’s time to consider an assisted living facility.
What is assisted living?
Assisted living is a facility that provides seniors with assistance while allowing them to maintain as much privacy and independence as possible.
There are different names that are used to describe assisted living facility it can be described as an assisted living residence or assisted living community.
But whatever its called these facilities provides care and assistance with their daily task like assisting to bathe, dress, a reminder to take medications and whatever ADL they may need.
Well-being, well being, or wellness is the condition of an individual or group. A high level of well-being means that in some sense the individual’s or group’s condition is positive.
Wellness refers to diverse and interconnected dimensions of physical, mental, and social well-being that extend beyond the traditional definition of health. It includes choices and activities aimed at achieving physical vitality, mental alacrity, social satisfaction, a sense of accomplishment, and personal fulfillment
Baby Boomers the age group of 50-72 is considered a “sandwich generation” who juggle caring for children and parents who are living longer, but despite the stressful situation they seem to be more motivated to live a healthy and productive and rewarding life, filled with opportunities previous generations didn’t have.
Baby boomers are ready to take life head on and whatever comes with it, joys, along with the tasks. And in order to do that they recognize the need to pursue a healthy lifestyle.