Alzheimer’s Symptoms Checklist

60,000 residents of San Diego and Imperial County battle Alzheimer’s disease, according to a recent article in The San Diego Union Tribune. Perhaps you are concerned that your loved one might be suffering from this tragic degenerative disease. But how can you tell? Should you be worried if your loved one is starting to get Read More

Understanding Dementia – What’s Sundown Syndrome?

While there are many difficulties associated with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, sundown syndrome is one about which you might not know. This is an issue that many people with dementia face and facilities for assisted living in San Diego often have some strategies for dealing with this issue. What’s Sundown Syndrome? In a nutshell, sundowning Read More

What is Frontotemporal Dementia?

Often times Dementia is thought to be an old person’s illness. Many even feel that it is a normal part of aging. Both notions, however, are untrue. Dementia illnesses can impact people of all ages, and while a large percentage of seniors do develop Dementia, it is not a normal part of aging. One form Read More

What is Lewy Body Dementia?

Many resources cite Vascular Dementia as the second most common form of Dementia, however Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) runs neck-in-neck as far as statistics go and is as common as Vascular Dementia. What is Lewy Body Dementia? How is it different from other forms of Dementia? Lewy Body Dementia is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson’s and/or Read More

What is Vascular Dementia?

In a recent article, we talked about Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is only 1 of 4 types of Dementia. In this article we will talk about Vascular Dementia including what causes it and what symptoms can be expected.  Vascular Dementia is the second most common type of Dementia, and symptoms of Vascular Dementia are similar to Read More

What Exactly is Alzheimer’s Disease?

One factor that the millions of individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s disease along with their friends and families can agree upon is that Alzheimer’s is a devastating force to be reckoned with. Nowadays it would be difficult to find someone who has not been directly or indirectly affected by the disease. That’s because the statistics for Read More