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

  • Nursing Homes State-licensed facilities that provide a safe, therapeutic environment for individuals who require rehabilitative care or can no longer live independently or in assisted living due to medical requirements. Also known as skilled nursing facilities (SN...
  • Occupational Therapy Therapy that trains individuals to manage everyday tasks in order to promote independence in the home.
  • Ambulatory Aids Devices that help individuals move safely and independently. These include walkers, crutches, canes, scooters and wheelchairs.

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