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

  • Speech Therapy Individual or group therapy sessions that help an individual overcome communication conditions such as aphasia, swallowing difficulties, and voice disorders.
  • Registered Nurse (RN) A state-licensed individual who has completed training and passed a specific examination in order to perform nursing services.
  • Durable Medical Equipment Medical equipment prescribed by a doctor for use by a patient at home. These reusable items include such things as hospital beds, lifts, wheelchairs, and oxygen equipment.

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