Treatment for Alzheimer’s is more of a slowing down of the disease’s progression, or symptom relief only, since there is no cure for it yet. Many drug trials and other research is being done to hasten their approval. Alternative therapies are also useful and can be tried if you like. Supplementation hasn’t proven to be very effective, with the exception of one that looks promising. Read more
Alzheimer’s symptoms tend to blend into each other as everyone reacts differently to the progression of the disease and their treatment with drugs.
There are definitely stages a patient goes through, again, sometimes they seem to overlap, but here is a good idea of what happens at each stage: Read more
When you are caring for elderly parents, or a spouse, knowing the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s is a way to tell if your parents aging is normal or if you need to step in to help.
Here are some signs to watch out for: Read more
Alzheimer’s is a progressive brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning, and social skills. It eventually steals your memories and leaves you trapped in your body. There is no known cure for Alzheimer’s and it causes families much pain as they see their loved ones fade away. Read more
Caring for an elderly loved-one can be a little bit of a challenge at times. Medicine intake schedules, daily hygiene, going to-and-from doctor’s appointments and more, all on top of your own schedule leaves little time for you. But with the help of an experienced Charlotte home care professional, caring for the elder loved one in your life can be easier than you think. Caregivers ensure your loved one is more secure, comfortable and safe at all times. This will reduce the chances of getting them more irritated, confused and/or aggressive, especially if they deal with a chronic illness or condition. On similar grounds, their stress level will be greatly reduced and you’ll have more time to cherish together with your loved one. Read more
(January 2013) Starting in early 2013, Phil Koch was asked and became the regular Host of Channel 21′s “Ageing with Attitude” TV Show. This show is aired the 2nd and 3rd Saturday on Channel 21 at 8:30pm. Phil Koch remarked “It is an honor to be chosen by the Producer as the regular Host of the Show. It is an important show to our Region’s Seniors, and their families, and frankly it is fun to be involved.” The show focuses on various topics affecting seniors and their loved ones in the greater Channel 21 viewing area. If anyone has any questions regarding the show, or Phil’s involvement in the show, please feel free to call the office directly.