dementia


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serious mental illness or disorder impairing a person's capacity to function normally and safely

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This lack of understanding can result in friends feeling awkward when someone they know is diagnosed with dementia.
Eisai and Saint-Plus entered into a joint development agreement for insurance that aims to reduce anxiety over dementia in December 2016, and jointly developed Dementia Support small amount short-term insurance to provide for dementia.
A new study has suggested, dementia increases the risk of 30-day readmission to the hospital after discharge.
For these people, the risk of dementia from any cause, including vascular dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and others, was 60 per cent higher overall than the general population.
The plan calls for dementia patients to receive timely diagnoses and live as independently as possible in their home and communities.
We can all play a part in enabling people with dementia to live well wherever they are.
Walk with us at Memory Walk and dementia won't win.
That's because there are now an incredible two million Dementia Friends across England, Northern Ireland and Wales - including almost 20,000 in the Tees Valley.
Our mission is to strengthen and support Alzheimer associations to raise awareness about dementia, to empower people with dementia and their care partners, and to increase investment in dementia care and research.
One of the best examples is Newcastle based charity Dementia Care, who provide information, advice and support together with a specialist day centre for those with dementia, specialist housing and respite facilities.
In the run up to Dementia Awareness Week (15-21 May), Specsavers employees nationwide are becoming Dementia Friends, an initiative run by the Alzheimer's Society.
Specsavers' optical and hearing teams become Dementia Friends With visual impairments common among those with dementia, Specsavers is ensuring a trip to the opticians and audiologists is as comfortable as possible for them.
Dementia and Alzheimer's disease may share many of the same symptoms, but the two are not different names for the same condition.
Objectives: To find out the frequency of Alzheimer's and Vascular dementia in the elderly patients.