Understanding Alzheimer's Disease

Most people have heard of Alzheimer’s disease, but few really understand it. This progressive illness affects one in 10 people over the age of 65. It moves slowly, but its impacts are devastating for the patient and their loved ones.

Watch this video to get a better handle on how Alzheimer’s changes the brain. Two abnormal protein fragments consisting of plaques and tangles are the causes of Alzheimer’s. They march through the brain, destroying the cells they encounter. Eventually, language, emotion, and physical function are irrevocably compromised.

Compassionate care for Alzheimer’s residents and their families is essential. That is exactly what we offer at Avalon Residential Care Homes. Our assisted living locations for individuals with dementia are uniquely designed with their specific needs in mind. Learn about our services or set up a tour of one of our locations by calling (214) 752-7050.