Dementia

Dementia is a syndrome of progressive decline that causes memory problems and disorientation.  Alzheimer's disease is the majority of all cases of irreversable dementia.

More Common Terms

  • Adult Day Health Care A type of adult day service that offers comprehensive health services in addition to social and support services. Typical facilities will provide on-site nurses, therapists, social workers and other health professionals.
  • Dementia Dementia is a syndrome of progressive decline that causes memory problems and disorientation. Alzheimer's disease is the majority of all cases of irreversable dementia.
  • Elder Law The area of law pertaining to the rights and legal matters concerning older adults. This includes such subjects as estate planning, wills, guardianship, powers of attorney, Medicare & Medicaid.

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