Long Beach, NY, November 08, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month, a month dedicated to spreading social and political awareness of this prevalent disease affecting over fifteen million patients and caregivers. Beach Terrace Care Center, a premier skilled nursing facility in Long Beach, New York, supports Alzheimer's Disease Awareness by sharing resources with the community to assist patients and families living with the disease.
Alzheimer's disease accounts for more than 50 to 80 percent of dementia cases. It damages nerve cells causing memory failure, personality changes and problems carrying out daily activities. The sixth leading cause of death in the United States, the death rate from Alzheimer’s disease has increased by sixty-eight percent since 2000, a severe difference from the other top five causes of death that have decreased in death rates.
Fortunately, services are available to help not only to ease the transition facing patients and their families, but to help support them through the process. Support groups are available for patients, caregivers, children, and spouses that meet all over New York and around the country. www.Alz.org, the website for the Alzheimer's Association, provides helpful resources for those looking to find support groups or educate themselves on the disease.
“It is important for those going through this awful disease to know that they are not going through it alone. Simply having a support system is such a big part of any recovery process. While there is no cure for this terrible disease, it can always help peace of mind and emotional stability to have a resource in your arsenal that can help you through the hard times, whether you're a patient or a caregiver,” said Martin Zwick, the administrator at Beach Terrace Care Center.
Recently named one of America's Best Nursing Homes of 2013 by U.S. News & World Report, Beach Terrace Care Center is a 182-bed premier skilled nursing facility, specializing in dedicated treatment options for residents from short-term rehabilitation to long-term care. Located at 640 W Broadway, Long Beach, NY, mere feet from the water, Beach Terrace Care Center provides personalized care for each resident. Beach Terrace offers a renowned Alzheimer's/Dementia program, hospice and behavioral unit.
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