dementia

Understanding Dementia, and Planning for It

2018-11-22T15:07:14+00:00

Dementia is a general term referring to a broad range of symptoms affecting memory and thinking. The most common type of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease, accounting for 60-80% of all dementia cases. Some may use the word “senility” to describe an individual with short-term memory loss, but this is inaccurate, because senility refers to mental [...]

Understanding Dementia, and Planning for It2018-11-22T15:07:14+00:00

When Dementia Emerges

2018-11-26T04:33:05+00:00

After Mary’s father was admitted to the hospital, Mary visited her mother at home. It wasn’t long before she noticed things weren’t quite right. On the coffee table was a stack of unopened mail and bills, some past due. Her parents had never missed a bill payment! The refrigerator was nearly bare. What had they [...]

When Dementia Emerges2018-11-26T04:33:05+00:00