My mother suffered from dementia. Small bleeds in her brain robbed her of her quality of life. Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. Memory loss is an example. Alzheimer's is the most common type of dementia.
Amber Paquelet Pin 2: This article is from the alzheimer's association and is great because it discusses dementia in full detail. It also has a doctor's appointment checklist for people who might not know what to ask their doctor. This relates back to the chapter because in late adulthood this disease is more prevalent and the chapter discusses a lil bit about different diseases.
What is dementia? What causes dementia? What are the symptoms of dementia? Interesting article… aside from that, stay sharp with Dakim BrainFitness, shown in a clinical trial to significantly improve memory.
Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) causes a slight but noticeable and measurable decline in cognitive abilities, including memory and thinking skills. A person with MCI is at an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's or another dementia. At Vista Village, our Transitions Program is designed maintain cognitive health for individuals with MCI or other early forms of dementia.