Welcome to Defer Dementia.
We are here to help you understand dementia, in layman terms. More importantly, we are here to help you understand what you can do about it, at the home front, in addition to the medication and treatments administered by your doctor.
Whether you or your loved one is suffering from Alzheimer’s, Parkinson's, Vascular or another form of dementia, read on to discover how you can assist to ease the suffering, limit the pain, slow down, or defer the onset or symptoms of dementia.
Despite fears for a “dementia explosion” expected as a result of global population aging, the rate of dementia has in fact been decreasing in recent years. And the average age at which people have received a confirmed diagnosis of dementia has been increasing*. In this internet era, with easy access to information and advice, the most at risk segment of the population has succeeded to significantly delay the onset of dementia.
What is dementia and who does it affect? What are the types of dementia and what are its stages? What are the causes and treatments for dementia? Is there a cure? Is it possible to prevent, delay or defer dementia? What are the latest in-home trends in dementia care? Do I have dementia?
Read on to find some answers to the above questions, and stay subscribed to receive notifications of new posts. If you are working on, or have come across, any new treatments or therapies for the care of dementia patients, please let us know through our contact page. We would love to hear from you.