alzheimer's brain

These days, some of the statistics you read about Alzheimer’s dieses are staggering. Did you know that according to SarahCare at DTC, someone develops Alzheimer’s every 68 seconds? And, 1 out of 3 seniors in the U.S. will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or some other form of dementia. At Queen City Elder Care in Cincinnati, we deal with a lot patients who have early onset Alzheimer’s. We tell their loved ones to watch out for early signs. Caring.com breaks them down into four categories:

Memory and Thinking Skills

  • Repeating questions within a short period of time
  • Gets lost more easily
  • Forgets to take medications
  • Loses track when speaking
  • Forgets commons words

Emotions and Social Life

  • Loses interest in things they once loved
  • Uses profanity more often
  • Uncharacteristically aggressive behavior
  • Paranoid thoughts or suspicions

Personal Care

  • Problems going to the bathroom
  • Skips bathing
  • Can’t figure out what to wear
  • Does not pick up after themselves

If you or someone you know is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and needs in-home help,  Queen City Elder Care is here to help. Call us at 513-510-4410.