The Quebec Federation of Alzheimer’s Societies is concerned about cognitive impairment worsening with isolation of elders with Alzheimer’s disease. Interactions with caregivers play an important role in slowing down the progression of the disease. Without sufficient personnel, there are concerns of an increase in anxiety, psychological distress, sleep disturbances and decline of functional and cognitive status.
Stéphanie Marin. Inquiétudes pour les aînés atteints d’Alzheimer. La Presse. April 17, 2020.