What Can I Do to Help Dementia Patients?

Q:
While at home, what can I do to help my loved one with symptoms of dementia?

A:
Many people with dementia in the early stages are able to live independently. While later they may need care and help in order to continue daily life.

The following are some tips that the caregiver should pay attention to.

  • Take him to the hospital for regular checks.
  • Maintain a familiar and safe environment.
  • Ensure a balanced diet that includes low-fat protein foods and plenty of fruits and vegetables.
  • Make sure patients avoid smoking, both for health and for safety reasons.
  • Encourage him to perform daily physical exercise.
  • Take him to out for social interactions.

Finally, as a caregiver, make sure to take care of yourself.

 

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* The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.