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This section of DementiaGuide's website shares with you important information that we learn from our contacts and relationships with many stakeholders, in support associations, health services providers, research institutes, pharmaceutical companies and other groups that supply goods and services to persons with dementia and their care givers.

New knowledge and sharing of this knowledge to interested persons is an important feature of our website. There are many reputable sources for information concerning dementia. Our Community Section will highlight certain information and topics. We encourage you to create your own list of references and websites that meet your specific needs.

 

These are the Dementia Symptoms That Identify OnsetNovember 13, 2009

These Are The Dementia Symptoms That Identify Onset

Watch For Them Before It Gets Worse

Dementia is an unfortunate reality for an increasing number of our aging population, but it doesn't have to be. Modern science has assembled a compendium of detailed, extremely tellingdementia symptomsthat can alert us before dementia is fully upon us. There are dozens of minor symptoms, some of which can be ... read more

Vascular Dementia Causes, Risk Factors and SymptomsNovember 3, 2009

Vascular Dementia

Vascular dementia's causes, risk factors, and symptoms

Vascular dementia is widely considered the second most common type of dementia in the United States and Europe. It is a degenerative cerebrovascular disease that leads to a progressive decline in memory and cognitive functioning. It occurs when blood flow carrying oxygen and nutrients to the brain is interrupted by a blocked ... read more

Perform Dementia Care the Right WayNovember 3, 2009

Perform Dementia Care The Right Way

Plan Ahead

Caring for patients with dementia can be difficult. If you're a family member attemptingdementia carefor a person with dementia, it can be especially hardin those instances where they forget your name. Still, properly caring for people with dementia is perhaps the most important thing we can do. There are no miracle cures or magic bullets; decent ... read more

Acetylcholine Deficiency can cause Memory LossOctober 29, 2009

Acetylcholine Deficiency Can Cause Memory Loss

Promising Cholinesterase Inhibitors Could Help

Acetylcholinewas the first neurotransmitter to be identified by scientists. An active player in both the peripheral nervous system and the central nervous system, acetylcholine regulates and activates muscle movement and sweat gland function, as well as our excitability, arousal, and reward systems. Mos ... read more

Understanding the Difference bewteen Dementia and Alzheimer's DiseaseOctober 27, 2009

Dementia vs. Alzheimer's Disease

Understanding the Differences between the two

Millions of people suffer from dementia. What is surprising is that most people don't understand dementia; for example many do not understand the difference between dementia vs. Alzheimer's disease. This basic misunderstanding causes many cases to go undiagnosed and untreated. The main misconception is that Alzheimer's and de ... read more

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