Understanding Alzheimer’s can be challenging for the client and caregiver. Alzheimer’s coupled with a mental health disorder can be even more devastating. It can be a confusing and frustrating time because of the toll it takes on all the people affected by it. Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in America and typically affects older individuals. Despite the prevalence of Alzheimer’s there is still no cure. Caregivers are left with the daunting task of watching their loved ones slowly lose the people they once were. More than just losing memory, Alzheimer’s also affects the client’s ability to function on their own due to loss of cognitive functioning. As the disease progresses the more help the individual and their caregivers need. We can help. At Ridgeview, our trained staff go beyond just helping caregivers and clients understand how Alzheimer’s changes the brain and the triggers for symptom-escalations, we also provide effective strategies to overcome these escalations. So while there is no cure, our staff can assist caregivers in gaining practical knowledge to apply to their role in caring for a person living with Alzheimer’s. Call us today to see how we can support you and your loved one struggling with Alzheimer’s and other mental health concerns.