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Types of Dementia

Dementia is a general term for loss of memory and other mental abilities that is severe enough to interfere with daily life. While Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, it is not the only kind. Below is a list of other types of diseases that can also affect brain health. Dementia withContinue reading “Types of Dementia”

Healthy People 2020 National Snapshots for Dementias including Alzheimer’s (DIA)

Healthy People 2020 added national public health measures concerning dementia for the first time.  Recently, a national snapshot was created to document the current state of achieving the national public health goals regarding awareness of a dementia diagnosis and preventable hospitalizations in persons with a dementia.  The figures can be found on the Health PeopleContinue reading “Healthy People 2020 National Snapshots for Dementias including Alzheimer’s (DIA)”