We, at Sundara, believe that small environments matter in memory and dementia care, and science backs this up. Smaller settings minimize visual and aural overstimulation, as opposed to larger living spaces which provoke disorientation and higher levels of agitation.
Mixed dementia is a term that describes a diagnosis of more than one type of dementia occurring simultaneously in a person. Research indicates that dementia patients older than 85 years of age are more likely to have mixed dementia. Learn more about it here.
Are you visiting your aging parents for the holidays and are wondering what signs to look for if you are worried about dementia? Take this time to make sure they are ok and get help if needed.
Lately you’ve noticed that you’ve been misplacing items or have been a little more forgetful than usual. Are you just getting older? Or is it dementia?
While dementia can’t exactly be inherited as a whole, there are risk factors for dementia–like high cholesterol and diabetes–that run in families.
New COVID vaccinations rolled out on a national level over the holidays and we are excited to announce that Sundara residents and staff were all offered the vaccine last on January 14th as part of Texas’s Department of state health services (DSHS) phase 1A distribution of vaccines.
Studies suggest that 50 – 80% of people with Parkinson’s disease may end up with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease dementia (PDD). Here is how you can help.
Let’s look at the various types of dementia that are currently not reversible, starting with the most common, Alzheimer’s disease.