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Dealing with Dementia – Adapting Home and Life

When someone you love has dementia, everyone is affected. Immediate family members and close friends will need to find ways to adjust themselves, and their routines, to accommodate the changing situations. Initially it will be hardly noticeable, maybe even amusing. But as time goes on, the symptoms of dementia impact more and more on a person’s daily life. Dealing with dementia becomes a burden for everyone. But there are ways to ease the burden, for the dementia patient and for
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Dementia Definition – What is Dementia?

Dementia is a term very loosely used to describe muddled or forgetful behavior. But what exactly is dementia? Is it a disease? Does it only affect the elderly? Let's start with a dementia definition using simple, lay-man's language. Dementia Definition - In simple terms:   Dementia is not a disease, although it is often caused by a disease. Dementia is an umbrella term that describes a wide range of symptoms caused by changes in the brain. Dementia is an umbrella term for a
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