Dementia is a complex condition that affects not only those living with it but their families and friends as well. People they have loved and shared life with for decades are displaying great changes in personality and behaviour. This can be deeply troubling for those seeing and responding to these changes.
Apathy is a relatively new caveat of dementia that experts are studying and addressing. Our article here addresses it in more detail.
If you believe that your loved one...
Executive Director Of Nursing - Autumn Aged Care
Kim Dyason is the Executive Director of Nursing at Autumn Aged Care.
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Dementia is a condition that has far reaching consequences. For both the people managing its effect on their brain and lifestyle and for family members that are alongside them. To enter into this discussion is to first acknowledge how difficult it is. How difficult it is to have your life change so much when coping with this condition and to see a loved one go through such frustration and change. This topic is an extremely personal...