Dementia & Alzheimer’s Guide

Types Of Dementia

Dementia: Different Classification & Unusual Forms Generally, Dementia is a condition of memory loss. People who have Dementia often realize the symptoms of the condition only during its middle stages. There are different kinds or groups of Dementia. Several diseases are ...

Dementia Help

Help for Dementia Patients Having a disease can really be difficult. One has to undergo several treatments and medications just to alleviate the pain and suffering brought about by the condition. But it must be much more difficult if the patient's ...

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Alzheimer's Disease: Cause of Dementia Dementia is a condition that is depicted with a loss of mental functions in some areas including memory, judgment, language, visual and spatial abilities. It is a serious health condition that alters the patient's way of ...

Untreatable Dementia

Precautions and Treatment of Dementia People suffering from Dementia develop a mental block resulting in severe memory loss and other related symptoms of the disorder. Dementia is caused by a damage to the brain cells. And it is true that once ...

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Dementia Glossary

A-Z of Dementia Terms

Acetylcholine: It is a way of communication through chemicals between two adjacent nerve cells in the brain. In Dementia related cases, these brain cells are adversely affected.

ADAS: Alzheimer’s Disease Assessment Scale. This scale measures the degree of disease in an Alzheimer’s Disease patient. Memory status and communication ability of a patient are graded by this measurement scale.

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AD7C Test: Also called the AlzheimAlert Test. It is used for detection of levels of neutral protein in cerebral fluid. Though, the Alzheimer’s Association doesn’t recommend this test.

Adult Day Care Service: Interaction session provided by various support groups amongst patients of Dementia.

Agnosia: The inability to recognize familiar persons, objects, sound, and smells. It is a common problem for Dementia patients.

Alzheimer’s disease (AD): The most common disease that causes Dementia. It is a fatal disease and mostly seen in people aged over 65. Forgetfulness, restlessness, personality change, behavior change, and hallucinations are some of the features of this disease.


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Dementia: Doctors & Medical Specialists

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Dementia Support Services

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