If you or someone you love has dementia, you probably have A LOT of questions. What type of dementia is it, how you can handle different needs with it, and how to support caregivers. The posts below are packed with A LOT of information. At Frontida, we want to be your resource. Please contact us to let us help you further.
Types of Dementia
Alzheimer’s is not the only form of Dementia, but it is the most common. Six million patients in the U.S. have it. Here’s what makes Alzheimer’s what it is.
Alzheimer’s may be the first most common type of dementia, but Vascular Dementia and Lewy Bodies (DLB) are the second. What’s the difference?
Sometimes Dementia is a byproduct of another illness, like Parkinson’s or Huntington’s. And those kinds of dementias may need to be handled differently. If we can grasp what’s happening, we can develop a plan for how to move forward.
Frontotemporal Dementia is all about behavior. Dad is acting “odd,” “socially inappropriate.” Sadly, it’s frequently diagnosed as a psychiatric problem. But it’s far from it!
Dealing with Dementia
Support for Caregivers
“Self-care” seems to be the buzz word of the decade. But what does self-care really mean to your caregiving friends? And how can we help?