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
Dementia pertains to a complex medical disorder that affects the cognitive function of an individual and is thus characterized by forgetfulness and memory loss. For several decades, dementia was considered as an exclusive condition of the elderly; however, the number of cases of dementia has recently increased around the world.
In addition, majority of the cases of dementia, roughly 90%, have been associated with Alzheimer’s disease, which is a neurodegenerative disorder that commonly affects the elderly. Forgetfulness can be quite …Read more