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Dementia: One Size Does Not Fit All

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You’re likely familiar with the term dementia. In fact, many of us have been personally impacted by this progressive condition, particularly if a friend or loved one has received a dementia diagnosis.  However, you may not know that dementia actually characterizes a number of conditions that affect and damage the brain’s cells, and lead to gradual deterioration of memory, decision making, mood and personality, self expression, and routine activities. For instance, Alzheimer’s may be the most common cause of Dementia, but there are over a hundred types of dementia in existence, including Vascular, Lewy Body, Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease, Frontal Temporal (or Picks), etc. Thankfully, Independent Home Care, an Ireland-based assistance and support provider for elderly clients has created this informative infographic to help us learn more about dementia…

 

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