Helping to educate and to cope with the seven Dementia stagesNavigation
The Global Deterioration Scale for Assessment of Primary Degenerative Dementia and the Seven Dementia Stages.
An individual patient’s progress with dementia is determined by many factors, the level of dementia, the age of onset, the actual existence of additional health problems…Read More
Dementia is the term for a group of signs and symptoms that can be a result of alterations in brain function. Dementia symptoms can incorporate asking the identical questions over and over again; becoming lost in well known places; not being able to adhere to instructions; becoming confused about time, people…Read More
Activities are very important to a seniors well-being
In the past ten years, research has shown that activities play a large part in preventing the progression of dementia. We also know that socializing prevents loneliness, despair and suicidal thoughts.
There are many…Read More
The vitamin B complex family provides crucial functions in each and every cell of the human body, such as that relating to the brain. Its roles consist of supporting healthy and balanced cell metabolism, improving DNA synthesis, as well as controlling essential fatty acids and the manufacturing of energy. Although Vitamin B12 deficiencies tend to be relatively uncommon, lower levels of Vitamin B12…Read More
Diabetes and dementia have long been thought to have a connection. Recent research done by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), concluded that a type-2 diabetic that has had an episode of severe hypoglycemia increases their chances of dementia by 26%. If a person has several episodes of severe hypoglycemia without proper medical attention can increase their chances by 160%.Read More
Dementia is a general title used to describe a set of signs and symptoms that in effect have the ability to cause problems with a person’s day to day functions. The signs and symptoms can be brought on by a variety of mental disorders and even physical diseases.
There is a difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia. The best way to describe the difference is that the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s are what dementia actually is…signs and symptoms of and inward disease.Read More
A Dementia test can be a useful way to calm your fears about having Alzheimer’s or Dementia. I say this because more times than not people just find out they have nothing to worry about. Have you been a little more forgetful than usual lately? Are you misplacing things such as keys or shoes more than normal? Chances are there is nothing wrong with you other than typical signs of aging.
You will find five different dementia tests below that will help you decide whether you need to seek a doctor’s opinion. You should not consider the outcome of a dementia test to be a correct diagnosis. Always consult a medical professional if you have serious concerns.Read More
5 Star Urgent Response is a great little tool that the people from Great Call have come up with that is very helpful at putting families and caregivers at ease about their loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s.
If your loved one gets lost or falls and is injured all they have to do is push one button and they are put in touch with a highly trained certified response agent who is there to answer any question no matter how large or small. If it’s an emergency just hold the button down to be connected with 911.Read More
There are many symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and people may experience them in varying degrees. We all have experienced forgetting a name once in a while or thinking that we may have misplaced the keys but the frequent memory losses someone might experience from time to time may already be one of the symptoms of Alzheimer’s.
Alzheimer’s disease is a fatal mental condition that can cause a slow decline in memory which robs the patient of the ability to think and reason over time.
What one must understand is that Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of Dementia. Dementia is a chronic loss of cognitive function and it usually affects one’s memory first. Alzheimer’s disease causes up to 80% of Dementia cases.Read More
The goal of dementia treatment is to control the signs and symptoms of dementia and to slow the progress of the Dementia Stages. Dementia Treatment will depend on the cause of the dementia. Some may need to stay in the hospital for observation while medication is being administered to watch for ill effects. Stopping or changing medications that make mental clarity worse may improve brain function. There is growing evidence that some kinds of exercises for dementia patients can help slow the progress of dementia.