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Alzheimers Care in the San Francisco Bay Area: Safe and Independent

Alzheimers Care in the San Francisco Bay Area: Safe and Independent

People of all ages feel strongly about being independent. Little toddlers want to do things “by myself” and teenagers can’t wait to drive on their own. As adults, we are proud to complete DIY (do-it-yourself) projects around the home. And, as Americans, this idea of freedom is even more pronounced. It’s no surprise, then, that seniors in the San Francisco Bay Area want to be independent as well. However, this can be more challenging if they have Alzheimers care needs. Thankfully, though, it can be possible for them to still live at home and enjoy their independence.

Great Alzheimers care: Tips for San Francisco Bay Area Caregivers

Great Alzheimers care: Tips for San Francisco Bay Area Caregivers

Being a good caregiver takes a lot of effort. That’s because, essentially, caregivers are servants (in the best possible way). They tirelessly give of their emotional, physical and mental energy to better the lives of the San Francisco Bay Area seniors around them. And for those who assist in providing Alzheimers care, the work can be particularly challenging.

Alzheimer's Care & Chess: Stimulating brains in the Bay Area

Alzheimers Care & Chess: Brain games in the San Francisco Bay Area

According to the Alzheimer’s Association site, Alzheimers is the 6th leading cause of death in the USA.1 Thus, learning more about the disease and seeking any possible means to slow its progression is vital! One way that may help San Francisco Bay Area seniors receiving Alzheimers care is by playing chess. This ancient strategy game offers a unique approach to stimulating the brain. NuevaCare offers more insight below.