The signs and symptoms of dementia vary from person to person, but certain behaviors are common indicators of increasing cognitive difficulties. Look for these red flags to determine if a loved one should seek a comprehensive medical exam.
After blanking out during a recent speaking engagement, I realized how few people know about or recognize the signs of dementia. Patient perspectives are crucial to achieving a better understanding of this disease.
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.