Over the course of the last couple of months there has been a lot of attention brought to Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease. Most likely, due to the movie Still Alice and the attention it received over the award show season. Julianne Moore does an incredible job of portraying Alice Howland who was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's disease.
Over the course of my career I have dealt with many families who were looking to hire a potential caregiver for their parents. Families are needing respite and are looking to share the responsibilities of care giving with a trained nurse’s aide. It is important that you select the right professional caregiver for your parent and the following tips will help you.
I have always focused my attention on helping individuals with various forms of memory loss, whether guiding families on the difficult journey that follows a diagnosis of Dementia or actually helping the patient throughout the progression of the disease.