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Coping With Dementia For Caregivers from Hadriel's blog


Memory Plus Program Review   Dementia is defined by a cognitive impairment on several aspects of brain functioning. This leads to problems like memory loss, speech impairment, apraxia, behavioral problems and several more symptoms. Caregivers frequently have problems with providing care for their loved ones with dementia. They find it hard to cope with the sudden change in behavior someone is showing and find it hard to differentiate between what is related to the illness and what is to personality.

Problems with understanding often lead to confusion,  Memory Plus Program Review   irritation and anger towards the person with dementia. Why is he doing everything wrong, or why isn't he listening to me as i told him the same thing twice or even more. Even professionals often lack the insides to handle these situations well and this is because of the fact that you can't see that someone is sick. It is exactly the same person as before the disease but suddenly he doesn't understand the things we loved to do, he is not listening to what i am telling them and he isn't watching television with me anymore. So why is it the demented show this behavior

Dementia is a very complex syndrome. It leads to heavy memory loss first on the short term memory and after that also long term memory. They first forget the little things like 'where did i put my keys or my wallet', after that they start to forget names of persons they met or things they did a few weeks ago. This will get worse until they even can not remember there own family any more.

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