Legal and financial planning should begin soon after the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or related dementia has been made. As the disease progresses they will need to rely on others to act in their best interests.
Here you can find information about Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other types of dementia. You can also learn about ways to cope and live successfully with the challenges that a diagnosis of dementia can bring.
Hospice is a special kind of care for the terminally ill. The focus is on caring, not curing. In most cases care is provided in the patient’s home, although care can also be provided in freestanding hospice centers.
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