Cognitive dementia is long-term loss of mental abilities. Besides loss of the abilities to think, remember and reason, cognitive dementia can cause changes in mood, personality and behavior. The patient is often confused, leading to frustration for a caregiver. Learn how caregivers can deal with cognitive dementia in a loved one.
Articles About Cognitive Dementia
- The Memory Challenge: 8 Ways to Construct Cognitive Reserve
Having a healthy store of cognitive reserve is thought to decrease a person's risk for developing cognitive impairment as a result of dementia. Here are 8 techniques caregivers can use to boost their own mental reserves and those of their loved ones.
- Cognitive Reserve: The First Line of Defense Against Dementia
Cognitive reserve allows the brain to retain its functionality despite the onset of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. When built throughout a person's lifetime, cognitive reserve can help dely the dementia symptoms of cognitive impairment and memory loss.
- Father’s Day As a Caregiver: Despite the Changes, He’ll Always Be Your Dad
Father's Day is a great time to remember who your Dad used to be before age-related changes set in. Sometimes you forget how vibrant and caring he was, but the truth is he’s still that person on the inside and he always will be.