Understand that Alzheimeras is a form of dementia and there are several types of dementia. You can make a significant difference in your loved oneas life if you learn to recognize the signs of the beginning stages of dementia and act quickly. The quicker you act once you recognize the symptoms, the faster you can slow down the degenerative process and keep them mentally functional for a longer period of time.The more mentally functional you can keep them, the longer you can keep them in their home and out of a personal care facility.
The information in this book is what allowed my family to keep our mother in her home, still living alone, for over six years past the onset of Alzheimer’s. This is Terry F. Townsend’s account of his family’s six-year battle to keep his Alzheimeras-stricken mother in her home as long as possible. Through Townsend and his sister’s concentrated efforts they were able to extend their motheras standard of living for several more precious years.