There are several different types of Alzheimer therapies that are continuing to show great progress for many who suffer from this disease. The therapies range from aromatherapy and music to therapies geared towards correcting insulin levels and targeting amyloids. There is also a great deal of buzz and positive results from the use of coconut water and coconut oil. While some of the therapies are drug-based, many are not, and there are new therapies being further researched on a daily basis.
Studies have also shown that your loved one's diet may greatly impact the progression of Alzheimer's as well. It is important for your loved one to remain healthy and if one therapy does not seem to be working, do not give up hope. Just try something new! No one is genetically or biologically the same; therefore, the severity of the Alzheimer's varies from person to person. It is also the same with the reactions and progress from the therapies.
Keeping a loved one with Alzheimer's at home requires series of steps to be taken to make the process as easy as possible. Keep things simple; have written instructions for their daily routine and be sure to include activities such as eating, fluid intake, bath time, and exercise. When preparing food keep the food in small portions that are simple to eat. Everything included in the meal should be extremely easy to handle. Keep your loved one involved in activities and "chores" around the house so that they can continue to feel productive. It will provide them with a challenge to remain active and the emotional benefits for your loved one will be great. Most people who suffer from Alzheimer's do not like feeling left out or even feeling that they are alone at any time. It is important to remember to stay in the room with your loved one as much as possible and to set up activities around the main part of the house for their participation.
No one will ever be content hearing the news that they suffer from Alzheimer's or Dementia; all one can do is remain positive, try various therapies, keep a healthy and balanced daily diet, work closely with your doctor, and pray for the day that a cure is found for this disease.
Where do you turn when a love one needs more than you can manage on your own? What do you do when some of the care alternatives seem like a complication rather than a solution? Consult Atlanta's most trusted source for quality Home Care since 1994, Easy Living Services, Inc. For more information on Home Care for a loved one with Alzheimer's call us at 770-442-8664 or visit us online at: www.easylivingservices.com