Posts Tagged ‘dementia’

The Seven Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease Asking the same question over and over again. Repeating the same story, word for word, again and again. Forgetting how to cook, or how to make repairs, or how to play cards—activities that were previously done with ease and regularity. Losing one’s ability to pay bills or balance […]


This is a letter I recently wrote to review a new diagnosis of dementia with a patient who requested a consultation from the home memory disorders program. This is not meant to establish a provider patient relationship with the reader but merely to inform and help you prepare for your visit with your primary care […]


It comes as a surprise to many people that often times the underlying cause is not known and may not be known without subjecting a person to more pain and suffering. In these instances targeting the symptoms of discomfort becomes the more humane method of treatment.


What is Alzheimer’s disease? Dementia is a brain disorder that seriously affects a person’s ability to carry out daily activities. The most common form of dementia among older people is Alzheimer’s disease (AD), which initially involves the parts of the brain that control thought, memory, and language. Although scientists are learning more every day, right […]