Dementia is the term describing the neurological symptoms of a number of deficits that affect the brain.

The first, most common sign of dementia is memory loss and the loss of sense of the patient’s nature of reality in name, face and place recognition.

With humanistic, tailored care and support programs, the patient’s quality of life can be maintained and adjusted as dementia progresses.

Medications may help some symptoms of dementia, but there is no cure. 

10 warning signs of Dementia:

1. Memory loss that disrupts daily life

2. Challenges in planning or solving problems

3. Difficulty completing familiar tasks at home or at work

4. Confusion with time or place

5. Trouble understanding visual images and spatial relationships

6. New problems with words in speaking or writing

7. Misplacing things and losing the ability to retrace steps

8. Decreased or poor judgment

9. Withdrawal from work or social activities

10. Changes in mood and personality

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