Normal aging VS dementia – A Guide
Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are not a part of normal aging. Almost 40 per cent of people over the age of 65 experience some form of memory loss. When there is no underlying medical condition causing this memory loss, it is known as “age-associated memory impairment,” which is considered a part of the normal aging process. Brain diseases like Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are different. Age-associated memory impairment and dementia can be told apart in a number of ways. Below are some examples.
Information and Support Tool for Caregivers
The following is a helpful resource for Caregivers of People Living with Dementia, including topics such as: what to do after a diagnosis, ways to adapt your home for safety and quality of life, ways to communicate with those living with cognitive impairment, ways to enjoy time together using sensory stimulation, ways to practice self care, programs and support services, etc.