When Is Memory Loss Something To Be Concerned About?
Dementia is an umbrella term that covers a variety of diseases that involve memory loss and other problems with thinking that interfer with a person living his day-to-day life.
Forgetfulness and confusion used to be considered a natural part of aging. Perhaps you can recall a grandparent who became forgetful or as we used to say senile.
Today we know that memory loss may mean something is wrong. There are many causes of memory loss. We know that changes in the way your family member thinks, remembers or behaves may be signs of disease and can be treated.
Because people are living longer, more families find themselves facing dementia, memory loss or Alzheimer's Disease.
Whether you are beginning your journey or an experienced care giver, you've come to a place where you can find the answers and support you need.