Alzheimer's disease is characterized by a gradual loss of memory, increasing difficulty in performing routine tasks and feelings of disorientation. Alzheimer's disease may also cause loss of language skills, personality changes, impairment of judgment and inability to plan.
Home Medical Equipment for Alzheimer's Disease Patients
Equipment needed for someone with Alzheimer's disease will depend on the symptoms that are present. A patient could potentially need anything from a raised toilet seat to a complicated wheelchair. In some instances, alarm equipment to let caregivers know if the patient has wandered into dangerous territory is needed.
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