Senior Care Jupiter
If you have an aging loved one in Jupiter, FL, then be aware that ElderCare at Home offers senior care services in Jupiter. If you are caring for an aging loved one, you may want to be aware of some early signs of Alzheimer’s that may not be readily apparent at first.
People who develop neurocognitive disorders may inadvertently mislead their loved ones that they are healthy because their mind overcompensates for any deficiencies they have. For example, people with Alzheimer’s disease may be able to recall long-term memories and remember how to do some to of the things they learned in the past. However, Alzheimer’s disease reduces their capacity to learn new things. Loved ones around them may not immediately pick up on this, which leads them to assume everything is fine.
Some early warning signs:
- Slight memory loss throughout the day: Examples of this include forgetting appointments, names recently learned, and misplacing objects.
- Easily confused about dates and places: People developing Alzheimer’s may get dates, times, and places confused. It is common if someone forgets where they are.
- Speaking or writing problems: It is common for people with Alzheimer’s to get easily lost in conversations. They may repeat themselves or get stuck on what they should say next. Also, confusing vocabulary or creating “new” words may also be an indication of early Alzheimer’s. For example, they might call a cellphone a “hand phone” or “mini phone.” It is not that these words are descriptively incorrect, just that they are the wrong names.
- Personality and mood changes: People who are developing Alzheimer’s may experience changes in mood and experience depression and/or anxiety. Sometimes people might get aggravated if their routine is interrupted or changed.
It’s worth noting that some of these symptoms, like slight memory loss and changes in mood, are not abnormal for aging persons. But if these symptoms are happening often, then there should be cause for concern.
Fortunately, you can find senior care in Jupiter because ElderCare at Home is now available in the location. If you have any questions about ow we can help, then please call 888-285-0093 or visit our website.