What is Dementia?
Dementia is a broad term to describe the impairment of memory, communication and thinking. As we age, our cognitive abilities lower and
As people age, nutritional deficiencies, mental illnesses such as dementia, and other causes can affect the brain and its thinking processes. It’s no surprise
Recently, while I was at a family celebration, several people mentioned memory concerns to me.
Some were older adults concerned about the memory of their
I have been a geriatric mental health clinician since 2010. One of the most complex and perplexing conditions that I have seen in those
We hear the terms Dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy Body, etc. and wonder, what are the differences and does it really matter when someone we
If you misplace your keys what is your first thought? If you walk into a room and forget what you were looking for what
Our society is greying. For the first time in Canada, we now have more older people (65+) than younger people (under 16). Although there
Although I don’t particularly like the term “senior moment,” most older people know what that means. When someone who is at middle age or