At the recent Town Hall Forum entitled, "After the Alzheimer's Diagnosis: Practical Advice for Family Caregivers," attendees learned about the different types of dementia and took away some useful information and resources.
Dr. Tehrani provided an insightful review of the various common forms of dementia, including their causes and symptoms. He urged caregivers to work with a geriatric specialist and to focus on the care of your loved one; not just the treatment of their symptoms.
Below are links to his presentation as well as a resource to find out more:
Understanding the causes and symptoms of the various forms of dementia will help determine the best course of care for your loved one. The Alzheimer's Association has provided a great resource to help you understand:
You're Not Alone
Patty Mouton from Alzheimer's Orange County stated that, as a caregiver, you are not alone and advised of the many resources available to families. It's important to practice self-care and learn how to ask for and accept help during your caregiving journey.
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