Greater than six million People of all ages live with Alzheimer’s, and greater than 10% of individuals aged 65 and older have already been identified with the illness. As the dimensions of the U.S. inhabitants age 65 and older continues to develop, so too will the quantity and proportion of People with Alzheimer’s or different dementias.
In accordance with the Alzheimer’s Affiliation, by 2050, the variety of folks age 65 and older with Alzheimer’s could develop to a projected 12.7 million, barring the event of medical breakthroughs to stop or remedy Alzheimer’s illness. Caring for a liked one with Alzheimer’s could be tough, and Med Middle Well being is right here for you with other ways to assist these with the illness, together with providers corresponding to:
•Med Middle Well being Neurology, specializing within the prognosis and remedy of the nervous system, together with Alzheimer’s illness and associated neurological issues
•The Medical Middle Residence Care Program, offering skilled, tailor-made medical providers within the comforts of residence
•Med Middle Well being’s Grownup Day Middle provides day by day care in a secure, pleasant and home-like atmosphere to those that have Alzheimer’s or dementia
•Cal Turner Rehab & Specialty Care makes a speciality of reminiscence care to help your family members in a full-time, long-term care capability
•Month-to-month Alzheimer’s Assist Group, supporting households, caregivers and people needing assist
Med Middle Well being and Graves Gilbert Clinic have entered into a brand new partnership, working collaboratively to offer neurology providers to sufferers by Med Middle Well being Neurology. Collectively, the physicians and employees are devoted to discovering the most recent medical advances to assist sufferers stay wholesome existence.
Serving Warren, Allen, Butler, Edmonson, and Simpson counties, The Medical Middle Residence Care Program is obtainable 24/7 for any points which will come up for sufferers.
Providers provided by The Medical Middle Residence Care Program for Alzheimer’s illness embrace the next:
•Bodily, occupational and speech therapies
•Social staff might help households perceive the wants of their liked one and guarantee they’ve one of the best sources out there.
Med Middle Well being’s Grownup Day Middle provides day by day care together with meals, incontinence and medicine administration, in addition to bodily and therapeutic engagement by music remedy, artwork classes and reminiscence stimulation.
For these needing long run, specialty reminiscence care providers, Med Middle Well being provides Cal Turner Rehab & Specialty Care, which is instantly hooked up to The Medical Middle at Scottsville and provides a 110-bed facility the place speedy entry to acute or emergency care is obtainable 24/7.
Med Middle Well being’s Grownup Day Middle provides a month-to-month Alzheimer’s help group that meets on the third Thursday of each month at Med Middle Well being’s Well being & Wellness Middle, positioned at 740 East tenth Avenue in Bowling Inexperienced. The Alzheimer’s help group provides a secure and confidential atmosphere for visitors to share considerations, search info and sources, alternate coping abilities, and obtain mutual help. Workers from the Med Middle Well being Grownup Day Middle facilitates the group.
To study extra about how Med Middle Well being might help you or a liked one, please go to: medcenterhealth.org/alzheimers.
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