While there are many different types of both physical and mental illnesses that all walks of life can be stricken with, one of the most uprooting and devastating has to be dementia. It not only affects the person afflicted with it but those in the family that have to now assist the individual.
This site is meant to give some basic insight as to what this condition implies and to give the reader a better understanding as to how it occurs, what can be done about it and how to help those who are suffering from it.
Whenever someone is faced with a family member or a loved one who has been impaired with a disease as serious as this, they need to become informed in order to deal with it better. While none of the information provided here is intended to substitute for any type of medical advice, it is meant to give those interested a better insight as to what they may be dealing with, and some support as to how to handle the backlash of dealing with dementia.
It is truly difficult to watch people lose their grasp on life and appear confused over things that are so simple and common to them. Learning how to cope is a real challenge for everyone involved, but there is much available to them through resources, agencies as well as support groups to assist them. The general information found here is just one of such numerous helps available to those who are in need of it.