Finding accurate information about dementia can be overwhelming. There are so many places to look Latest research suggests that there may be no such thing as ‘normal age-related memory loss’. All forms of memory loss now appear to be due to a dementia. Thus it is important to educate yourself about dementia because it will affect someone you know
Of course, there are over 5 million Americans who currently have dementia. For those folks there are treatment options, but there are also simple interventions that can be used to maintain the remaining cognitive skills of those afflicted.
What if someone you know already has dementia, what are the treatment options for him/her? What else besides drugs can be used effectively?
One thing both Dr Janice Funk and Dr Paul Raia of the Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Association recommend is to keep the mind, of a dementia person, active. An excellent way to do this is to use a tool developed by Susan Berg. This tool is a book specially designed for the person with dementia, their loved ones and all involved professionals. The name of the book is Adorable Photographs of Our Baby-Meaningful, Mind-Stimulating Activities and More for the Memory Challenged, Their Loved Ones, and Involved Professionals.
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