Health care - Learning about dementia - Understanding Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias

Dementia is a progressive decline in cognitive function due to damage or disease in the brain beyond what might be expected from normal aging. There is a lot to learn about dementia. But both you and your care partners can take steps each day to make it more manageable together. Some of the most important things to note are that the changes you experience are because of dementia. You will have good and bad days. Everyone with dementia is affected differently, so be open to new ideas so you can find what works for you. You are not alone. There are many people going through the same situation, but there are also many people available to help youa.

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