We provide mind stimulation activities such as pen and pencil and computer board games. It promotes mental stimulation and encourages learning to maintain cognitive abilities.
Dementia is a chronic or progressive syndrome that leads to deterioration in cognitive functions such as memory, learning, information processing, language, decision making, etc.
No, but most people with dementia are over the age of 65. Globally, around 4 million adults develop dementia before age 65, called early- or young-onset dementia.
One needs to identify things that can be fun such as planning creative activities, games, and social activities which an individual with dementia likes and can do comfortably and enjoy.
As a caregiver, let the doctor caring for your loved one know that you are the primary caregiver and need to be informed about your loved one’s condition and the treatments prescribed. Get professional support or support from other people who are going through a similar experience by joining a support group.