Dementia Care

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Dementia: a poem

If I get dementia…   If I get dementia, I want my friends & family to embrace my reality.   If I get dementia, I…

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Looking after yourself – tips for carers

What is dementia? Dementia is not a specific condition or disease. It is a term that is used to describe a range of symptoms associated…

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Reducing the risks of Dementia

What is dementia? Dementia is not a specific condition or disease. It is a term that is used to describe a range of symptoms associated…

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A -Z Alzheimers

There are many facets involve with Alzheimer’s disease. Learn the A-Z’s of Alzheimer’s disease with CareAbout’s alphabetical list Alzheimer facts and stats. A is for…

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What is Alzheimer’s disease?

Defining Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. Dementia is the general term used to describe a range of symptoms associated…

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What is Dementia?

Have you got a family member or friend showing signs of dementia? Or maybe they’ve already being diagnosed with a form of dementia? Perhaps you’re worried about some of your own behavior. Here is some basic information that will help you to understand dementia.

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Symptoms of Dementia

A diagnosis of dementia can and should only be made by a medical professional. Many symptoms associated with dementia are also associated with other, less impactful conditions – and can be treated. However, it is often after observing signs around the home that a family member or friend raises concerns about the possibility of dementia in a loved one. So it is certainly good to be aware of the symptoms.

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Person centered dementia care

Once you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a form of dementia, you may become bombarded with terms and expressions that you are unfamiliar with. One of them will be person-centered dementia care. The information in this post provides the basics on person-centered dementia care.

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