Alzheimer's Care Ontario
Find the best Alzheimer's retirement homes in Ontario
Alzheimer’s disease, a degenerative condition for which there is no known cure, affects millions of people worldwide. This terminal disease robs sufferers of memory, cognitive capacities and normal brain function. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia.
If one of your family members is suffering from Alzheimer’s, treatment and care in an Alzheimer’s retirement home offers numerous advantages.
Alzheimer’s retirement homes
Ontario’s retirement homes give you the peace of mind, knowing your loved one is in a safe environment. For instance, if your family member is prone to wandering, you will know that a warm supervising staff will ensure that he or she does not wander into dangerous areas. You may also find comfort in the number of people that will be around your loved one. Indeed, a retirement home is filled with people. As such, a resident’s day is often full of social interaction and mental stimulation!
There are plenty of care options available throughout Ontario, as Alzheimer’s research continues to meaningfully develop treatment methods of and care for this disease. Hence, retirement homes now have excellent tactics with which to handle Alzheimer’s. Ontario’s Alzheimer’s homes apply many of the most innovative care strategies. For example, music therapy has worked extremely well in many cases. This form of treatment involves merely playing a song and seeing how the patient reacts. In some instances, those who have refused to talk suddenly begin telling stories. Music, along with other therapies, could be really powerful.
These fresh therapies may not be available everywhere but you will find them in private or specialized Alzheimer’s homes in Ontario (listed below). You will also notice that private retirement homes provide certified on-site support at all hours of the day and night.
Alzheimer’s research in Ontario
Ontario contains a plethora of Alzheimer’s organizations. In fact, most of its large cities, like Ottawa, have their own Alzheimer’s societies. And, because of the ubiquity of universities in Ontario, this province has numerous Alzheimer’s academic research programs, like the Murry Alzheimer Research and Education Program at the University of Waterloo. Ontario's size also grants it lifestyle diversity. You can choose to live in a quiet picturesque city or town or one of many large cities. While Alzheimer’s patients usually spend most time at their care homes, many towns and cities in Ontario offer wonderful places for supervised outings.
Below, you will find our retirement homes with care for seniors with Alzheimer’s Disease in Ontario. Look closely through these listings to learn what level of Alzheimer's care each home provides.