Dementia Care

Is Dementia Genetic or Hereditary?

There is a genetic link to Alzheimer’s and some dementia-related diseases. However, whether or not a person develops dementia is more complicated than whether or not they carry a specific gene. There are a range of factors, in addition to genetics, that catalyze or activate dementia onset. So, while health professionals may advocate for genetic testing to learn more about your risk, physicians and neurologists acknowledge that lifestyle choices are equally important in minimizing or slowing down dementia onset and progression.

2024-05-24T17:01:40+00:00September 2, 2023|Aging Care, Brain Health, Dementia Care|

What to Do When Dementia Causes Meanness

According to a study that was recently conducted by Alzheimer’s Disease International, one person on Earth develops a new case of dementia every three seconds. As of 2015, there were 46.8 million people worldwide living with the disease. [...]

2024-01-15T14:37:44+00:00August 12, 2016|Dementia Care|
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