Please be assured that Bristol House is taking the coronavirus and COVID-19 threat very seriously. To keep residents and staff from contracting or spreading the coronavirus, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has advised senior living communities to temporarily suspend visitation to facilities — this includes Bristol House. For answers, call 215-491-1501 or click here to read more about our protective policies.
One of the greatest joys in life is the relationship between a grandchild and grandparent. Unfortunately, not every child has the opportunity to spend time and really know their grandparents. This is attributed to several factors including having a deceased grandparent, geographic separation, and increasingly more common --- the effects of dementia.
In the Doylestown area, much like other areas of Bucks and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, it is becoming more common to see the dementia and Alzheimer’s in younger individuals.
Alzheimer’s disease is considered to be younger-onset Alzheimer’s if it affects a person under 65. Younger-onset can also be referred to as early-onset Alzheimer’s. People with younger-onset Alzheimer’s can be in the early, middle or late stage of the disease.