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Dementia 101: Understanding the Diagnostic Process, Symptoms and Treatment

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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 love has cognitive losses? Understanding and diagnosing Dementia is a difficult task for doctors and often the diagnosis differs from physician to physician. Why is this? How come it seems that we don’t really know much about the disease and its symptoms? Today’s guest on Caregivers’ Circle, Dr. Jason Strauss MD will shed light on the diagnostic process, symptom presentation, and what it really all means for treatment. Listen here.

This article originally appeared on Stephanie’s website.

Did you like this podcast? Listen to Stephanie Erickson’s next podcast; “The In’s and Out’s of Home Care” where home care is explained in detail. This podcast talks about what home care is, and what services they can provide. Next it goes into how home care evaluates the needs to each client and from that evaluation chooses which services are necessary.

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