Alzheimer's & Dementia care
Alzheimer's and Dementia services at All-Generations Home Care provide a caring and supportive trained care specialist to assist clients at all stages of Alzheimer's disease and Dementia.
What is Dementia? Dementia is not a specific disease. It's an overall term that describes a wide range of symptoms associated with a decline in memory or other thinking skills severe enough to reduce a person's ability to perform everyday activities. Alzheimer's disease accounts for 60 to 80 percent of cases. Vascular dementia, which occurs after a stroke, is the second most common dementia type. But there are many other conditions that can cause symptoms of dementia, including some that are reversible, such as thyroid problems and vitamin deficiencies. Dementia is often incorrectly referred to as "senility" or "senile dementia," which reflects the formerly widespread but incorrect belief that serious mental decline is a normal part of aging.
What is Alzheimer's Disease? Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other intellectual abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer's disease accounts for 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases.
For more information on Alzheimer's and Dementia, including symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options, visit the Azheimer's Association website at alz.org