The term dementia is used broadly to describe a condition which is characterized by cognitive decline, but there are many different types of dementia. Although it is usually progressive, properly diagnosing dementia can reverse the effects and be treated and even cured completely by addressing the underlying cause. However, dementia caused by incurable conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, are irreversible.
The Best Alzheimers Caregiver Tool of Them All, Harvey
I love watching these videos of Dotty & Harvey, her talking parrot. What a neat tool in caregiving for Alzheimer’s & Dementia-related diseases. I can’t wait to bring Harvey with me to work & see him in action live. Thank you Bob DeMarco for all you do! ~ Lark E. Kirkwood
The Best Alzheimers Caregiver Tool of Them All, Harvey.
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I sang for my Dad today … January 30, 2011
I called Dad this evening. Tonight, I sang to him. I sang “The Rainbow Connection” (Kermit the Frog). I heard him clearly do a “hahahaaaaaaaaaa” with a smile in the tone. These are the first sounds I have heard him make since late November, Thanksgiving. It was awesome! Happy day!!! End of story, I sang to Dad again, same song, knowing there was a smile on the other end of the line.
I love you Dad!
Types of Dementia | 10 Types of Dementia that aren’t Alzheimer’s
Types of Dementia | 10 Types of Dementia that aren’t Alzheimers.
By Dr. Harvey Gilbert, MD
Dementia and the Eight Types of Dementia
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