Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas
This is one of my favourite #infographics The 8 types of #dementia you rarely hear about

8 Forms of Dementia You Might Not Know About [Infographic

pin 56
heart 4

Often misdiagnosed, FTD progresses differently from Alzheimer's but may show similar symptoms. What are its common signs? Read more.

pin 18
heart 2

An interesting article connecting autoimmune disease with dementia. A must read if you have any autoimmune disease. Elaine Moore Graves' Disease and Autoimmune Disease Education > Articles > Autoimmune Diseases > Autoimmune Causes of Dementia

pin 4
heart 1

What is Dementia? Alzheimer's Disease vs Dementia

Dementia is not a disease in itself, it is a collection of symptoms caused by disorders affecting the brain (like Alzheimer’s Disease). This article provides an overview of dementia and the most common causes of dementia.

pin 3

BrainstormPsychology on

pin 1

SUNDOWNING occurs most often in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s/other dementias. Studies estimate up to 20 % of persons with Alzheimer's/other dementias will experience increased confusion, anxiety & agitation as the day ends (sun sets). Others may experience changes in their sleep schedule & restlessness during the night. These disruptions in the sleep-wake cycle often lead to more behavioral problems causing a serious challenge for families. ~ Lori

pin 92
heart 5

Exercise a Defense Against Dementia

Dementia is a blanket or umbrella term that characterizes one of the primary clinical manifestations of several diseases or conditions; including Alzheimer's disease (AD), Parkinson's disease (PD) in the late stages, vascular dementia (VaD), Fronto-temporal dementia (FTD), & Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB).

pin 5

A Startling Cause of Misdiagnosed Dementia

Peek in your medicine cabinet to learn a common but surprising cause of dementia symptoms. Read more.

Designed for family caregivers dealing with Alzheimer’s disease, Vascular dementia, Lewy-Body Dementia or other conditions which cause significant memory problems. Learn basic information about dementia and cover essential elements to address throughout the illness, common health complications. Use of materials and internet will facilitate learning and maximize competence in care-giving beyond the end of the course. Online Course # UGOT145 ……$152