Caring for a loved one that has dementia can be a difficult task, especially at night if they don’t sleep or wake up agitated and confused during normal sleeping hours. The development of a program that is similar to a “camp” at night provides relief to those caring for people suffering from dementia.
What is Dementia?
Dementia involves a loss of brain function and can result from many diseases. Individuals who have dementia often have problems with memory and forgetfulness…Read more
Almost one in four deaths in America are caused by heart disease and one in six are caused by Alzheimer’s disease, which is a dementia related disorder characterized by memory loss, forgetfulness and behavioral changes. There are many causes of these two major killers, and scientists have long assumed that what is bad for your heart is also bad for your brain. This assumption was made because previous studies had found a link between high cholesterol levels and/or high levels …Read more
Medical experts say it is an illness that often goes undiagnosed in the early stages. Unfortunately, the problem of Dementia is not going away; there is no cure, and cases are expected to triple by 2050.
According to the World Health Organization close to 36 million people around the globe live with dementia. Dementia is a brain disorder that is characterized by loss of memory, reasoning, judgment, as well as changes in mood and behavior. In severe cases the brain …Read more
Elderly individuals are commonly observed to develop dementia, or the reduction in the cognitive ability, which includes forgetfulness, lack of attention, and increased difficulty in solving simple problems. Previous studies have associated dementia, including forgetfulness, with the deterioration of the brain, as part of the process of aging. For patients positively diagnosed with dementia, this mental impairment may even affect their loved ones, especially when forgetfulness erases memories of happy times together. For some, the inability of an elderly loved …Read more