The Many Kinds of Dementias: Why Specific Diagnosis Matters
Not All Dementias Are The Same: Why A Specific Diagnosis Matters
What's in a Dementia Diagnosis: 6 domains of cognition
All of these can be perceived as ‘deficits’ but they can also be perceived as changes. Using this viewpoint, there is room for the difficulty associated with these changes to be challenging, yet fruitful. Deficits call to be fixed. Changes call to be embraced and understood.
Why It's Important, What to Expect
Deborah Bier, PhD, is Director of Special Populations for ComForCare and At Your Side Home Care. Dr. Bier will discuss appropriate methods of seeking a diagn...
Dementia Diagnosis: Why it's Important, What to Expect
Webcast Jan. 19, 2016 at 7 p.m. EST. Register at: content.comforcare.com/dementiawise-webcast-january-2016 Deborah Bier, PhD, discusses the importance...
Don't Give Up After an Alzheimer's Diagnosis: Tips for Living Well With Dementia
Imagine your doctor telling you have Alzheimer’s disease or some other type of dementia. Then, imagine being told, “I’m sorry, there’s nothing we can...
Family members could play key role in identifying dementia warning signs before diagnosis, new...
A new study has revealed that family caregivers and professional care assistants can retrospectively identify signs of dementia in those who go on to develop the condition, which could lead to earlier diagnosis of the illness.
Don’t Let a Dementia Diagnosis Catch You Off Guard: Find the Tips You Need Here
The Walnut Creek senior home care team at Hired Hands Homecare shares important information for families with a loved one who’s received a dementia diagnosis.
How to handle a parent's glaucoma diagnosis
There's no doubt about it. America is getting older. By 2030, younger members of the baby boomer generation — those born between 1946 and 1964 — will have become eligible
3 ways to handle a difficult diagnosis
Depression and Older Adults: How Issues Like Dementia Can Complicate a Diagnosis
Other issues, like dementia, can complicate a diagnosis, according to Deborah Serani, a psychologist and author of a new book on the topic.
Dementia: What to Expect from Diagnosis Through End Stage
While early dementia is characterized by memory deficits, advanced stages require a deeper understanding on the part of family and caregiver.
How Vikki Carr's life changed after her husband's dementia diagnosis
Vikki Carr has been a star for more than five decades. She talks about how life changed after her husband became ill in the workshop Hay Más Adelante.
Some Dementia Can Be Treated, But My Mother Waited 10 Years For A Diagnosis
For many physicians, normal pressure hydrocephalus, or NPH, doesn’t come to mind when they see people with cognitive and gait problems, although it is one of the few treatable causes of dementia.
Dementia Debate: What Decisions Can An Aging Parent Make After Diagnosis?
Dementia of any kind can be devastating and confusing to the family. Consideration of the aging parent's preferences should be heard in the interest of self-determination.
Tips On When It Is Normal or Needs Diagnosis and Treatment
Not all temper tantrums are attempts by children to manipulate you. Some children have temper tantrums because their is an imbalance somewhere. This is the reason when discipline isn’t always the best way to help some children with their tantrums. Trandrums usually develop when children are making spurts in development that our out pacing their ability to cope or have self control Some Temper Tantrum Statistics…
How a Hobart man handled his HIV-positive diagnosis
Hobart man Ricky Meerding was just 20-years-old when a positive HIV diagnosis changed his life.
Sir Nicholas Wall, once Britain's top family law judge, commits suicide after dementia diagnosis
Sir Nicholas Wall, formerly Britain's most senior family law judge, has committed suicide after being diagnosed with dementia, his family has announced.
How to Live a Joyful Life after a Dementia Diagnosis
Our guest is Dr. Tia Powell, author of the new book Dementia Reimagined: Building a Life of Joy and Dignity from Beginning to End. Dr. Powell wants more people to live safe and happy after a diagnosis of dementia, and encourages them and their caregivers to focus on living, instead of dying, throughout the course of the disease. Dr. Powell discusses proactive preparation, planning for physical and financial safety, and learning how to incorporate joy into a changing life.
 How do you get a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or other dementias? What’s the difference between...
A description of Alzheimer’s and other dementias, the differences between them and how to get a good diagnosis, in easy to understand language. Presented by Carole Larkin MA, CMC, CAEd, DCP, QDCS, EICS, a geriatric care manager who works directly with families on problems with their family member who has Alzheimer’s or another dementia. She consults by telephone nationwide and in person in North Texas. She…
Death row inmate should have leniency due to dementia diagnosis, his attorneys say
Can a convicted killer escape death row because he can’t remember his crime? That’s a question a Manatee County judge will have to consider.