Delusions and wandering are two issues associated with Alzheimer’s disease that can be very demanding on caregivers, family, and loved ones. It’s hard not to get angry or frustrated when faced with baseless accusations. Wandering also puts the Alzheimer’s patient in dangerous situations.
What’s a caregiver to do?
This solid advice is designed to help you keep your cool and maintain a level head. It even gives some tips to alert caretakers when a patient is on the move.
See the video below for some great advice!
Alzheimer’s continues to grow costlier, and the prevalence of this tragic disease only continues to grow. Many American elders depend on Medicare for coverage of treatment they need during their golden years, but Medicare does not cover long-term care for Alzheimer’s leaving family and loved ones to shoulder a care burden currently estimated to be worth over $217 billion.
This cannot continue! You can help America’s Alzheimer’s patients by signing our petition demanding Medicare step up and cover 100% of long-term care for any person with Alzheimer’s or other dementias whose doctor has recommended it.