July 25, 2017

4 Tips to a Safer Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Landmark providers and team of experts specialize in home evaluations and modifications and can help adapt the home setting to meet patients’ needs.

Help care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease by making their home a safer place. Changing the physical surroundings to adapt to your loved one’s behaviors will allow them more freedom and independence, while giving you peace of mind. Learn more from the “Home Safety and Alzheimer’s Disease” article, shared by the National Institute on Aging.

The article offers 4 Tips to a Safer Home:

  1. Add to The Home
    Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, emergency numbers, safety knobs and more
  2. Lock Up or Remove From the Home
    Medicines, alcohol, cleaning products and more
  3. Tips to Prevent Falls and Injuries
    Simplify the home, remove clutter and rugs, secure handrails and more
  4. How Senses Change
    Sight, touch, smell, taste and hearing may change

At Landmark, our providers and care teams bring medical care to patients where they reside, and when they need it. Our experts specialize in home evaluations and modifications and can help adapt the home setting to meet patients’ needs.

Visit our How it Works page to learn more about our in-home medical care program and view our Locations page to see if Landmark is available in your area.

 

The information provided herein is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting with a qualified healthcare provider. Please consult your healthcare provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your condition.