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Checking for Unmet Needs with Dementia

There are millions of people who have dementia all over the world. The problem is that many people who have dementia have needs that go unmet. This might be the case for your aging loved one, as well. It is important that you check for unmet needs in the person with dementia. If you can’t check for these unmet needs, make sure their home health care provider does so. If these unmet needs can be determined, someone can work to fill ... Read more

10 Early Signs of Lewy Body Dementia

The definition of dementia is most often considered to simply be loss of memory. This may be something you think of as expected with the onset of age, but there is more to it than that. With this specific type of dementia, Lewy body dementia, a certain cause brings on the disease while the symptoms are often confused with other diseases like Alzheimer’s and other brain disorders. What is Lewy Body Dementia? Interestingly enough, Lewy body dementia (LBD) and dementia are not the ... Read more