A diagnosis of dementia- Alzheimer’s disease being the most common form- often comes as a shocker for both the person diagnosed and their family members. It is a progressive condition that worsens with time. Most family members are in dilemma about how to go about the condition in terms of the best way to take care, futur... Read More
Dementia is a big problem, growing with each passing day. What is worse is that the number of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease- the most common form of dementia- is predicted to triple in the next couple of years. Not to mention, Alzheimer’s disease is the seventh leading cause of death across the globe.
Alzheimer’s disease or another related dementia severely deteriorates individuals’ functioning and quality of life, placing stress on the entire family. What is alarming is the fact that the number of US adults 70 and over with dementia and mild cognitive impairment is rising. On top of that, the costs related to dement... Read More