Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Stroke

  • Create a calm and comfortable environment
  • Mental stimulation to preserve cognition
  • Social stimulation to combat loneliness or depression
  • Allow adequate rest between stimulating exercises
  • Supervision to prevent wandering
  • Toileting reminders to eliminate potential accidents
  • Meal preparation to maintain nutrition and physical health
  • Personal grooming to assist with bathing, dressing, and oral hygiene
  • One-to-one sitter in hospital or other setting

Helpful Links:

Alzheimer’s Association

http://www.alz.org/

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

www.alzfdn.org

Dementia.org

National Stroke Association

http://www.stroke.org