Many people with early-stage dementia continue to manage their everyday activities. But it’s important to look ahead to a time when performing daily tasks will be harder. The sooner you adopt new strategies to help you cope with changes, the more time you will have to adjust to them. Here are some tips.
Seniors in the Lehigh Valley, including the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton area, may notice that their memory may be slipping a bit, and words and thoughts are playing hide-and-seek in their brain. Is this a form of dementia or just part of the normal aging process? Could it be a precursor to Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia?
Many older adults in the Lehigh Valley worry about their memory and other thinking abilities. It’s normal to forget things once in a while as we age, but serious memory problems make it hard to do everyday things.
Although golden agers tend to become happier as they age, the blues can often tarnish the glow of contentment. This is natural, but when certain persistent signs appear, an older person may be exhibiting symptoms of depression or even dementia. These conditions can be confusing and need to be clarified.
It is common for people with dementia to have mixed dementia—a combination of two or more types of dementia. A number of combinations are possible.