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Dementia & Alzheimer’s Disease 

Apart from the specific cognitive deficit diagnosis dementia presents differently in each individual. Identifying these differences are important to develop appropriate care plan to address unique needs.

Growing Options has worked extensively with the wide scope of diseases related to dementia, cognitive, and other neurological disorders. Identifying the type of dementia is the first task at hand.

Various forms of dementia Growing Options has experience with include:

• Alzheimer’s disease
• Vascular dementia
• Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB)
• Mixed dementia
• Parkinson’s Dementia
• Frontotemporal dementia
• Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
• Normal pressure hydrocephalus
• Huntington’s disease
• Pick’s Disease
• Mild Cognitive Impairment
• Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome
• Young On Set Alzheimer’s Disease

 

Once it is determined we are working with someone with a form of dementia, we can begin to address and plan best next steps. It is important to pursue accurate diagnosis and have a great understanding of the differences to understand best treatment and prognosis.

Apart from the specific cognitive deficit diagnosis dementia presents differently in each individual. Identifying these differences are important to develop appropriate care plan to address unique needs.
There are many challenges with caring for those with dementia and a special kind of advocacy is needed.

Not all signs and symptoms can be attributed to their dementia. Early detection of signs and symptoms and interventions are needed to minimize impact of issues that can arise. Having a thorough understanding of our clients, identifying differences and knowing how to address those needs are paramount to the highest quality of care. We are here to support the family and provide needed resources to provide the best support systems.

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