If someone in your life has mild-to-moderate memory loss, you need help. The Ivey is your “best of both worlds” solution, allowing your loved one to reap the benefits of our unrivaled care team during the day and return to the comforts of home at night. And with our outstanding caregiver support program, we’ll help you reclaim your life and walk beside you every step of the way.
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After the Diagnosis
A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or other dementia can be difficult. It is normal to be fearful and not know where to turn. As you begin to sort through your emotions, you can help yourself and your loved through the 5 tips below:
1. Remember you are not alone.
2. Find out more. Be informed with the right information.
3. Build your team. Plan for the future.
4. Join a support group. Manage your stress.
5. Get regular medical care. Stay healthy physically & emotionally.
EARLY ON: Learn everything you can about the disease and identify sources of help. This is a marathon, not a sprint. The more you learn about this disease and take advantage of available resources, the better you are able to create a plan for the future - both for you and your loved one. Caregiver fatigue is real and happens more quickly than you can imagine. Don't delay taking action to preserve your own well-being ... put your oxygen mask on first!
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