July 19, 2017
Different neurological disorders can lead to what is known as dementia, which can be defined as a deterioration of intellectual abilities following an organic brain disorder. Alzheimer's disease is ..
July 03, 2017
Alzheimer's or Alzheimer's disease is a progressive condition that destroys memory and other main mental functions. This is one of the most normal cause of dementia, which is the definition for a ..
June 20, 2017
Alzheimer's disease progresses in stages, from early forgetfulness to mild to severe dementia. Dementia is the loss of mental function. In most people with Alzheimer's, symptoms appear for the ..
May 22, 2017
Today, there are more than 80 different forms of dementia. Of all of them, Alzheimer's is the most common and well-known, representing between 60 and 80% of people affected by this disease. ..
May 06, 2017
Alzheimer's disease is a neurodegenerative process and a degenerative dementia that, although each individual with Alzheimer's evolves differently, most patients go through different phases, each of .
December 20, 2010
What are the signs of dementia? How do you know if someone you love is starting to experience it or just having some typical signs of aging? There are some general signs that you can watch for. ..
May 18, 2010
Dementia is a word for a group of symptoms caused by disorders that affect the brain. People who dementia have significantly impaired intellectual functioning that interferes with normal activities ..
April 05, 2010
Sensitive teeth, alternatively termed as dentin hypersensitivity, is a medical condition that leads to the nerve irritation in the teeth. It usually occurs when dentin – the middle layer or the .
October 11, 2008
Imagine walking into a room and suddenly having the feeling that you were in a place that you could not recognize. Everything seems as though it should be familiar but there is a nagging feeling that .
October 01, 2008
Proving that an elder suffered from some form of mental incapacity is a key element in winning an elder financial abuse case. There are many ways in which mental incapacity can be shown. A critical ..
September 08, 2008
Our infamous Mr. Q, whom I've called Dementia Man several times in referring to him, is always full of surprises. Usually the surprises are not of the good kind. He was diagnosed with dementia and ..
August 18, 2008
When it comes to caregiving assistance for aging parents, there are many questions that usually follow. What assistance is needed? Will it be few hours per day, a few hours per week, or is it full ..
July 30, 2008
Alzheimer's is a form of dementia, a degenerative brain disease in which the brain shrinks. Although medical science makes strides toward curing Alzheimer's, there is no cure on the horizon at this ..
July 29, 2008
How many people do you know swear by crossword puzzles and word games? They spend hours a day doing it? Maybe you love crosswords so much you have even advanced to online versions. The newspaper .
July 29, 2008
So you have just made the decision that you want to do everything you can to have a healthy brain. Congratulations! Unfortunately, now comes your “OhmiGod!" moment. How do I know what to .
July 24, 2008
There are many risk factors for Alzheimer's disease. Some of these are modifiable while others are not. It is important to note that even if you have only a few or none of these risk factors, it does .
July 20, 2008
Preventing Alzheimer's disease When one reaches the later years of one's life, systems will slow down and bones will weaken. This is the time when you will not be able to do the things that you used ..
July 19, 2008
According the the experts, Lewy Body Disease is the number two cause of dementia symptoms after Alzheimer's Disease. Yet few people have heard of Lewy Body Disease, and even doctors still seem to ..
July 18, 2008
Medical technology has advanced to the point where we are living much longer than we were in the past. This has unfortunately also resulted in the discovery of new medical problems such as dementia. ..
July 18, 2008
Slow losing one's memory and ability to function is just about as bad a fate as one could imagine. Unfortunately, Alzheimer's disease promises such a fate. Here are the ins and outs of this medical ..
July 18, 2008
Alzheimer's disease is a medical issue that affects the mental faculties of individuals over time. The disease has been shown to progress in stages, which can be helpful in identifying for patients ..
July 16, 2008
After helping “Charlie" with his garage, he asked me to help his wife get her new apartment ready. I purchased new bedroom furniture, bedding and shower items for “Sandra, " then returned .
July 10, 2008
I want you to meet Nick. I'll never forget the first time I glimpsed Nick. His mother pushed him in his wheelchair, while his father carried his tiny suitcase. Nick was coming to summer camp for kids .
July 07, 2008
There are many types of brain dementia to be worried about. From Alzheimer's to Parkinson's, dementia is becoming a bigger problem for many. A question that often comes up is what exactly is the ..
July 06, 2008
STEP ONE: Do you know when to stop? Do you know how much is enough? Especially with brain injury and age related brain fitness decline, overwhelm defeats motivation every time. Do you get ..