Antelope Valley Press - AV Living (Antelope Valley)
What kind of care will he or she need? How quickly will their cognitive decline happen? What will their quality of life be? What will be your responsibility as a caregiver? When is it time to look at full-time memory care? How much will this cost?
It’s frightening, confusing and stressful. However, you’re not alone in this. The Alzheimer’s Association reports that over six million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia. There are over 11 million unpaid caregivers – mostly, family – helping those with a diagnosis.
At Prestige Assisted Living at Lancaster, we know the stress that comes with a diagnosis of cognitive decline, and we have resources in place to help families as they journey down that path.
Our award-winning memor y care program Expressions uses innovative care techniques and life enrichment programming to provide people with dementia and their families an environment in which the individual can live a productive and active life and be treated with dignity and respect.
Upcoming Q+A With Alzheimer’s Expert David Troxel
On Thursday, October 28 at 2 p.m. Pacific Time, noted Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia expert David Troxel will be hosting a free online Q+A session where he can directly respond to concerns or questions you may have about cognitive decline in a loved one.
Whether you have a general question about Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia, or a question specifically related to yourself or a loved one, Troxel can provide trustworthy advice and guidance.
He will also be giving away free 60-minute consultations to two attendees of the Q+A session. In those consultations he can go more in-depth into your family’s questions and concerns as you chart a path for ward.
Troxel and his partner Virginia Bell are the authors of “A Dignified Life”, which helps care partners discover how to bring dignity, meaning, and peace of mind to their loved ones—as well as an effective antidote to the burnout and frustration that often accompanies the role of caring for a
Dr. Jasbir S. Sandhu, M.D. F.A.A.D
Meet the Doctor
Dr. Jasbir S. Sandhu selected the Antelope Valley for the location of his medical practice because of its unique proximity at the northern most edge of Los Angeles County and axis as a gateway to northern California, the desert and mountains.
His medical practice encompasses a broadly comprehensive knowledge of medicine and science, while also embracing a whole body, mind and spirit approach to his treatment plans.
Dr Sandhu completed his pre-medical studies at the University of Wisconsin, Platteville in 1971. His medical education continued at the University of Nebraska, graduating in 1975. He followed his medical education with an internal Medicine Internship between 1975-1976 at Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan and then completed his Residency at Martin Luther King, Jr. General Hospital in Los Angeles. His Associate Professor Fellowship in Dermatology was completed in 1982 at Drew Post Graduate Medical School in Los Angeles.
Dr Sandhu has continued his graduate medical education with specialty courses in the latest cosmetic and dermatological procedures. Being active and involved is important for Dr. Sandhu. His continued involvement in his studies and contribution to education is reflected in his patient care. Dr. Sandhu has a strong understanding of the science behind dermatology and cosmetic surgery along with an eye for aesthetics. When combined, the quality of his work is evident in his efficiency by delivering results and patient satisfaction.
For Dr. Sandhu, understanding the needs and desires of his patients is of the utmost importance. The attention and care given relates Dr. Sandhu’s desire to better the lives of all his patients.
Dr Sandhu takes extreme pride in his Staff and Office Management. They show