Dementia

Dementia

  • Preparing for end stage dementia

The Caregiver’s Guide to Preparing for End Stage Dementia

As a caregiver for a loved one, preparing for end-stage dementia can be a daunting and emotional journey. At Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice, we are here to offer guidance, support, and the knowledge you need to navigate this difficult time. Understanding the Symptoms of End-Stage Dementia In the final stages of [...]

2023-10-02T01:17:11+00:00Categories: Dementia|
  • Preventing falls in dementia patients

Preventing Falls in Dementia Patients

Preventing falls in dementia patients is a key component in their health care plan. As a caregiver for someone with dementia, it's essential to prioritize their safety and reduce the risk of falls. Elderly individuals, especially those with dementia, are more likely to have falls, often in their own homes. By making a few changes, [...]

2023-10-02T00:48:10+00:00Categories: Dementia, Falls|
  • Silver Alert Month

Silver Alert Month: Understanding Its Importance and Keeping Our Community Safe

Did you know that May is designated as Silver Alert Month in Tennessee? This month is devoted to raising awareness about Silver Alerts - urgent messages spread around the community about missing people. They're especially used for older adults who might have Alzheimer's Disease, dementia, or other conditions that affect their thinking. [...]

2023-10-02T01:36:32+00:00Categories: Alzheimers, Dementia, Silver Alert Month|
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