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 Memories: Dementia or Not, He’ll Always Be Your Dad
Father's Day is a great time -- to remember the person your father used to be before Dementia or Alzheimer's disease set in. The truth is: your dad is still that person, and always will be.