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Part IV Coping With Alzheimer's Disease- Top 10 Strategies Every Caregiver Should Know | Luba's Services
This is the 4th and final blog in our series focusing on Alzheimer's Disease. We hope you have enjoyed educating yourself about the symptoms, stages, and treatment of Alzheimer's Disease...and find the following strategies helpful when caring for your loved one. Caring for a person with Alzheimer's disease can have high physical, emotional, and financial costs. Becoming well-informed about the disease is one important long-term strategy. Alzheimer's Disease is a progressive brain disorder that causes memory difficulties, cognitive delays, communication problems, mood swings and personality changes. Caregivers can best meet these challenges by using creativity, flexibility, patience and compassion…and a sense of humor. Coping Strategies for a Loved One with Alzheimer's Disease Set realistic goals: Don't set your expectations higher than attainable. Maybe, a successful goal is that your loved one be clean, comfortable, and well nourished. Be flexible. Symptoms and needs will change