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GTE General Dementia Knowledge

GTE General Dementia Knowledge

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Published by: WorldEventsForum on May 09, 2011
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General Dementia Knowledge:General Dementia Knowledge:Signs, Symptoms, ProgressionSigns, Symptoms, Progression
Panelists:
Moderator:
E. Ayn Welleford, MSG, PhDMay 9, 2011EllenPhippsLindsey Slaughter, PsyD
 
CHANGES WITH AGINGCHANGES WITH AGING
TYPICAL CHANGES‡Making a bad decision once in awhile‡Missing an occasional monthlypayment‡Forgetting which day it is andremembering later ‡Sometimes forgetting whichword to use‡Losing things from time to time
 
‡Making a bad decision once in awhile‡Missing an occasional monthlypayment‡Forgetting which day it is andremembering later ‡Sometimes forgetting whichword to use‡Losing things from time to time A-TYPICAL CHANGES‡Consistent poor judgment anddecision making‡Loss of an ability to managemoney‡Inability to keep track of the dateor the season‡Difficulty having a conversation‡Misplacing things and loss of theability to retrace steps to findthem‡Trouble with visual and spatialrelationships‡Challenges in planning or solving problems
 
‡Consistent poor judgment anddecision making‡Loss of an ability to managemoney‡Inability to keep track of the dateor the season‡Difficulty having a conversation‡Misplacing things and loss of theability to retrace steps to findthem‡Trouble with visual and spatialrelationships‡Challenges in planning or solving problems
 
DEMENTIADEMENTIA
DEMENTIA
 
DEMENTIA
DementiaIS NOT aspecificdisease.
 
DementiaIS NOT aspecificdisease.
Dementia is aGROUP OF SYMPTOMSaffecting intellectual andsocial abilities severelyenough to interfere withdaily functioning.
 
Dementia is aGROUP OF SYMPTOMSaffecting intellectual andsocial abilities severelyenough to interfere withdaily functioning.
There are manycauses of dementiasymptoms.
 
There are manycauses of dementiasymptoms.
Alzheimer'sdisease is the mostcommon cause of a progressivedementia.
 
Alzheimer'sdisease is the mostcommon cause of a progressivedementia.
Memory loss generallyoccurs in dementia,but memory loss alonedoes not imply youhave dementia.
 
Memory loss generallyoccurs in dementia,but memory loss alonedoes not imply youhave dementia.

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