Rockville, Maryland (findit) May 17, 2019 – Comfort Home Care, a Maryland in home care agency, recently released a blog educating readers on how to take care of someone with dementia. While the task may seem overwhelming, keeping a few things in mind can help you feel equipped to give your loved one the best care possible. Dementia refers to diseases that cause severe decline in mental ability that affects someone’s everyday life. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of this disease. Symptoms include memory loss, difficulty communicating and paying attention, diminished reasoning and judgment skills, and a decline in visual perception. People with dementia often feel frustrated by these symptoms and can lash out or become withdrawn as a result. When it comes to caring for someone with dementia, it’s important to remember that it’s okay to reach out for extra help. Support groups, respite care, and other resources can give you much-needed rest and help in challenging times. Actively empathize with your loved one and treat them with kindness and patience. Dementia can make people feel like they are losing parts of their identity, making it a frightening experience. As the disease progresses, be realistic about what success   Read more…