Neurocognitive Disorder due to Alzheimer’s

Neurocognitive Disorder due to Alzheimer’s

Neurocognitive disorder due to Alzheimer’s disease is also known as Alzheimer’s dementia. Characterized by gradual deterioration of brain functioning, it affects multiple areas of the brain and can have wide-ranging symptoms. Parc Provence provides a full continuum of assisted living and skilled nursing for people with neurocognitive disorder due to Alzheimer’s while focusing on personalized memory care.

What Are the Symptoms of Neurocognitive Disorder Due to Alzheimer’s?

While neurocognitive disorder due to Alzheimer’s onset can occur at any age, it is most common in the elderly. Symptoms for Alzheimer’s dementia are broken into categories according to initial symptoms and later, or more progressed disease symptoms.

Early symptoms include:

  • Memory problems
  • Difficulty recognizing and naming objects or faces
  • Depression
  • Confusion
  • Apathy
  • Agitation or aggression
  • Delusions
  • Sundowner’s Syndrome

More advanced symptoms can include:

  • Continued cognitive decline
  • Inability to manage activities of daily living (ADLs) without assistance
  • Deterioration of health

How is Neurocognitive Disorder Due to Alzheimer’s Treated?

With any cognitive disorder, early intervention can provide the most benefit. Treatment for Alzheimer’s dementia can also be multidimensional in scope. There are drug options including cholinesterase inhibitors and other biological medical options. In addition to these treatments, cognitive stimulation and psychosocial therapies to enhance life are recommended. Social engagement and physical activity are very important to achieving one’s maximum potential while living with Alzheimer’s dementia.

How Can Parc Provence Help?

As neurocognitive disorder due to Alzheimer’s progresses, living independently becomes more difficult. The full continuum of assisted living and skilled nursing care at Parc Provence allows families peace of mind. Their loved ones receive the highest quality compassionate care in an award-winning environment designed with the look and feel of a traditional home. In addition, proven cognitive therapies and engaging activities help our residents achieve maximum physical and mental health.

If you or a loved one has questions about memory care and Alzheimer’s dementia, contact us today. Our personalized care and innovative setting set the standard for memory care. Schedule your tour of Parc Provence today.