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The following are topics related to dementia.
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each topic.

What is Dementia?

Dementia is a general term for a decline

in mental ability severe enough to

interfere with daily life, such as impaired

memory and memory loss. Alzheimer's is

the most common type of dementia. 

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Click HERE to learn about types of dementia.

Know the 10 signs

Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be

a symptom of Alzheimer's or another

dementia. Alzheimer's is a brain disease

that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. There are 10 warning signs and symptoms. Every individual may experience one or more of these signs in a different degree. If you notice any of them please see a doctor.

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Brain Health

There are lifestyle habits that can help keep your body and brain healthy and potentially reduce your risk of cognitive decline.

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Stages of Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease typically progresses slowly in three general stages- mild (early stage), moderate (middle stage), and severe (late stage). Since Alzheimer's affects people in different ways, each person will experience symptoms - or progress through Alzheimer's stages - differently.

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Newly Diagnosed

Knowing what to expect will help you and your family prepare for the future.

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Click HERE for additional information on life after diagnosis.

Dementia and Driving

A person with dementia will eventually become unable to drive. Dealing with the issue early on can help ease the transition. 

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Communicating With Someone With Dementia

Communication with a person with Alzheimer's requires patience, understanding and good listening skills. 

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Behaviors of Someone With Dementia

As Alzheimer's and other dementia progress, behaviors change.

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Things to Do With Someone Who Has Dementia

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Resources for Caregivers

This resource offers a selection of articles, books and other materials that may help caregivers cope with their own stress, anxiety, and emotions.

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Advanced Care planning

Advanced Care Planning is a process which helps you think about, talk about, and write down your choices for future health care decisions. This is important to do in the early stages of dementia.

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