A A A |
Close window

Email address and password did not match

Forgotton your password? Click here.

| follow us on twitterfollow us on facebook

The truth about dementia

Created by Verity in Being You, Retirement



سوق عمان للالكترونيات This article is the second in a series taken from The Guide to Later Life – published by McCarthy & Stone, ed Britain’s leading builder of retirement housing. The Guide aims to help more people and their families to open up and start tackling those ‘challenging conversations’. It includes contributions from a pool of experts, as well as people who have a personal experience of the issues themselves.
للبيع اسهم البنك الاهلي

http://www.ac-brno.org/?pycka=%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A7%D8%B3%D9%87%D9%85-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D8%AA%D8%AF%D8%A7%D9%88%D9%84%D8%A9&533=9f الاسهم المتداولة You may be getting forgetful but that doesn’t mean you have dementia, says Dr Simon Atkins. So stop worrying, and arm yourself with the facts instead. Dr Simon Atkins is a GP and author of First Steps to Living with Dementia published by Lion Hudson (£4.99).

http://www.punjabicenter.com/?iuf=%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D8%AA%D8%A7%D8%AC%D8%B1%D8%A9-%D8%A8%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%87%D8%A7%D9%85%D8%B4 المتاجرة بالهامش  

منصات لتداول الذهب Dementia is never far from the headlines. It’s in the papers nearly every day and has (quite rightly) become publicised as a centrepiece of the government’s healthcare policy. But this increased media coverage is a double-edged sword. While it raises awareness of this debilitating condition, it raises anxieties too. And there’s a danger that as soon as we become a bit forgetful, we start to worry that we are in the early stages of dementia ourselves and that we are on the road to a forgotten future. With 800,000 people in the UK suffering with dementia and that number set to at least double over the next 40 years, how do we know it won’t be our turn next? What is dementia anyway? How can we find out if we have it? And what can be done to treat it?

مؤشرات خيار ثنائي لMT4  

سوق اسهم الكويت Dementia is not one single disease; it’s an umbrella term for the effects that a number of conditions have on our brains. The most common cause is Alzheimer’s disease which leads to dementia by causing brain cells to be destroyed by abnormal protein formations called plaques and tangles. Then there’s vascular dementia, which develops if the blood supply to our brain cells is reduced by atherosclerosis, which is when arteries become clogged up by fatty substances, or by full-on strokes. Lewy body disease is the next most common cause, which is when protein deposits are again responsible for the damage; and, finally, there’s frontotemporal dementia, which affects the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain, for which the cause is still unknown. A handful of rarer causes like alcohol abuse and multiple sclerosis complete the list.

منتدى السوق السعودي  

ثنائي خيارات التداول ضوء نظام striker9 While each of these conditions has signature symptoms to identify them, they all lead to problems with three areas of normal brain functioning. This includes issues with thought processes (such as memory), emotions and mood (such as irritability or depression) and our ability to carry out the normal activities of daily living (such as washing, dressing and going to the shops alone). So, just having a few ‘senior moments’ is not in itself a sign of dementia. But if a number of these problems begin to occur together, alarm bells should start ringing. Examples would include memory loss plus difficulties with problem-solving, an inability to carry out familiar tasks, frequently becoming lost or disorientated about time, trouble finding the right words when speaking, always losing things, poor judgement about money, withdrawing socially and mood and personality changes.

برامج تحليل الاسهم السعودية  

طرق لكسب المال بسرعة If you, or a loved one, starts ticking a number of these boxes, then visit your doctor. GPs are well-placed to get the ball rolling with simple memory tests, as well as checks on various blood and urine samples to rule out treatable abnormalities that can mimic dementia. They may also arrange for scans of the brain to look for strokes, or shrinkage of brain tissue. If a diagnosis of dementia seems likely, a referral to a specialist memory clinic will probably follow. Here, more detailed tests can be performed and a diagnosis finalised.

سعر الذهب 01 05 2015  

كسب المال الآن على شبكة الإنترنت مجانا There are a number of drugs that can be prescribed to help improve the symptoms of dementia and slow down the rate of deterioration. Organisations such as the Alzheimer’s Society run support services for sufferers and their carers, such as Memory Cafes, where they provide advice about simple ways of managing difficult symptoms that can come with dementia, like wandering and falls. GPs and nurses can help with this too. During the early days after diagnosis, it’s also important to make plans. This may include writing a Living Will which dictates what doctors may or may not do to you if your physical health deteriorates, or sorting out lasting power of attorney, where you appoint someone to make financial decisions on your behalf if you are no longer able to. There are also a handful of welfare benefits, such as attendance allowance and council tax exemption, which your Citizens Advice Bureau can offer advice on.

كيفية حساب سعر الذهب عند الشراء  

الخيارات الثنائية منتدى التابعة لها Dementia is becoming more common as our population ages, but there is also more help available not only to reassure you when the symptoms don’t fit the bill, but to provide support when they do. This is good news and will help to ensure that if we, or a loved one, develop this condition, our best quality of life can be maintained for as long as possible.

 

McCarthy & Stone

Print Friendly


Print This Post Print This Post

LATEST ADVICE
jane-jacksonbw

We need to self protect

Since I set up the support group for grandparents who are denied contact with their [...]


ask-jackie

Ask Jackie: denied access but wanting to open bank account

Q: Hi, I have a son who is denied access to his children as are [...]


ask-jackie

Ask Jackie: special guardianship allowance

Q: Hi Jackie, viagra 40mg  I’m not a grandmother but an aunt who has taken [...]


twins

Are you expecting twins?

We all know how exciting it is when we find out we are going to [...]


Kraamartsq

Kraamzorg UK to offer lifeline for new mums and dads

Granny to the rescue! Are you worried about how your expectant daughter or daughter-in-law will [...]


JenniferTbw

A little something for September…

Every so often something goes on the forum that we all think should be shared [...]


food-guide-rome-1

Food destination guides inspire us to stay off the chips!

There are certain times in our lives when we want to stick with what we [...]


Holiday150

Have you booked your travel insurance yet?

Why book travel insurance?   Holidays are what many of us look forward to throughout [...]


Austrian Alps150

Summer hiking in the alps

Famed across the world for its supreme skiing, medicine the Alps stretch across thousands of [...]


asthma

What to Do If a Child Has an Asthma Attack at School

If getting a call from the school nurse can be unnerving, clinic hearing that your [...]


genkeane

Top tips on taking care of your grandchildren’s teeth

I am so saddened to see the latest figures for children’s dental decay; three in [...]


cerebra

Learning Disabilities, Autism and Internet Safety: A Parent’s Guide

A new guide to help parents of children with learning disabilities and autism [...]


appleandpeartart

Rustic pear and Bramley apple tart

Weather conditions this year have been ideal for the apple harvest and right now is [...]


Patrick Drake150

Moroccan spiced lamb with sweet vegetable stew

Patrick Drake, co-founder and Head Chef of HelloFresh.co.uk commented, “We’ve been hearing all sorts of [...]


pizzas150

Fussy eaters

What’s the fuss? Anyone with children will know that when it comes to eating, for [...]


Vaseline

VASELINE HEALTHY HANDS

I found this to be a great all day cream, it was easily absorbed and didn’t leave a sticky residue. [...]


AvonAnew

AVON ANEW HAND CREAM

Very thick and luxurious with a pleasant fragrance. Felt more like a special treatment than [...]


Little bird jeans

LITTLE BIRD JEANS

I received several items from this range to review; a Fairisle cardigan, denim jeans, a long sleeve [...]


fanny-quiz2 تداول الذهب بالسعوديه

A weekly fun & educational quiz to enjoy with your little ones

Copyright © 2012 Grannynet.co.uk Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Website Design and SEO by Brightenearly Ltd