What is Dementia anyway? Dementia is defined as a chronic or persistent disorder of mental processes caused by brain disease or injury and marked by memory disorders, personality changes, and impaired reasoning. What we know personally is dementia is the gradual and painful loss of the person we love. Dementia Care and Dementia Causes It […]
Is it Dementia?
For anyone over the age of 50, you know that the last time your misplaced your keys, or you forgot your sister’s birthday, you immediately thought ‘I have Alzheimer’s’. This knee jerk reaction is a default for our generation. For years we’ve seen the commercials on TV, witnessed the cognitive decline of our older relatives […]
The Seven Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, every 65 seconds someone in the US develops Alzheimer’s Disease. That means in the time it will take you to read this article, 8 people in will develop this disease. While there are 5.7 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s, by 2050 that number is projected to rise to nearly 14 […]