When talking about dementia many of us think about memory loss. However, memory loss is not the only component of this group of diseases. In addition to memory loss, a person may experience, confusion, personality changes and daily function. Altzheimers is the most common type of dementia and requires spec
As we age our memory naturally changes, but this is very different from occur dementia. Dementia is not a normal part of aging.
In this episode, Dr Ria Roberts, geriatric fellow, defines dementia as an “umbrella” term to describe disorders of the brain. She touches on risk factors, diagnostic criteria, and the difference between mild cognitive impairment and dementia itself.
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