Alzheimer's and Dementia
Did you know that currently more than 55 million people live with dementia worldwide, and there are nearly 10 million new cases every year?
Find out what is Dementia, as well as the symptoms, causes, and treatments available so that you can better help yourself or a loved one.
About Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia
Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other cognitive abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life.
Facts and Figures
Did you know that ~5-8% of people over the age of 65 have some form of dementia?
Causes and Risk Factors for Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer’s disease usually develops from multiple factors in the elderly over the age of 65.
What Is Dementia?
Dementia is a term that is used when you are experiencing symptoms that affect your memory, your communication skills, and your thinking.
Types of Dementia
There are several different types of dementia, Alzheimer’s being the most common form, followed at least 12 different types of Dementia.
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Understand the stages, symptoms treatment and how to manage dementia.
Symptoms of Dementia
There are many different symptoms of Dementia. Someone who is experiencing Dementia will not necessarily have all the symptoms but have a variety of symptoms.
Stages of Dementia
According to the World Health Organization, there are three different stages of Dementia. They are broken down into early Dementia. Middle, and late-stage Dementia.
With most types of Dementia, there are no cures currently. The treatment that is available currently will only help manage the symptoms.
Dementia can be managed through by following a healthy diet and exercising regularly etc.
How Can I Help?
As a Occupational Dementia therapist living in Austin, TX, I decided to create my own OT consulting company here in Texas.
How Am I Different?
With over 9 years of experience working directly with patients, I understand the struggles and complexities involved in caretaking for and living with those with varying stages of dementia. I strive to assess and manage each situation so that safety, quality of life and optimal engagement is achieved.
Dementia help and support available
Helping you to manage and elevate the care your loved ones receive in the setting where they reside
• Call me: 512-843-2039
• Email me: [email protected]