To what extent can the disease impact your life? How fast can it progress? How can one control the symptoms? Is it reversible? These are few of the questions that involuntarily creep up in the mind. Caring for someone with dementia can also take a toll on a person’s health and social life.
Here are some of the practical ways that can help cope up, if you or a loved one is diagnosed with dementia.
Here are some of the ways to ease up the challenges faced in daily rituals when you are caring for a loved one.
The most important thing one can do as a caregiver is find support with friends, family and other support groups, who can share some of the tasks and responsibilities and make it easier to cope up with dementia.
Sometimes, it is hard to recognise them for a number of years. The most commonly seen symptoms of dementia include: memory loss, problems…………
Alzheimer’s symptoms are managed with the help of cholinesterase inhibitor drugs which temporarily improves or stabilizes the memory and cognition…….
It is important for family members, friends and caregivers, to speak up and spread the awareness and change the overall perception of the illness which………..
Alzheimer’s refers to a progressive brain cell failure in a person’s body, which can develop as a result of complex combination of multiple factors,……..
Dementia refers to a loss of mental function which compromises a person’s cognitive thinking. It results in declining memory and linguistic skill……..
Coping with emotions is necessarily managing negative emotions and nurturing positive emotions. Coping with emotions mainly involves identifying enhancing those……..
Individuals who lack in adequate coping strategies are also vulnerable to unhealthy coping such as drug abuse. Some individuals sort to drinking……..
This brings us to the next important issue of helping family members learn coping skills and strategies to properly take care of their schizophrenic……..
Coping skills are trained in two aspects, emotion based coping and problem based coping. In emotion based coping individuals are taught……..
The early onset of Dementia is less complicated. Dementia is generally post 65 years of chronological age, and as early onset……..
She died of dementia, two years ago diagnosed with advanced dementia. She refused to have food and liquid, when she reached a certain stage of dementia.
These baby blues or mood swings are the least severe form of postpartum depression. Here are a few do’s and don’t’s for you to start right and cope better…….
Put the issue in its proper perspective, in fact, there is currently no concrete legal framework to tackle the problem of bullying. In schools, where maximum………..
As a matter of moral obligation, it, thus, becomes incumbent upon the estranged husband and wife to make the entire separation process less…………..
Few others are more nagging in nature and just wouldn’t go despite medication. These are the more serious ones and fall in the category of chronic pain………..