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  • DEMENTIA

    DEMENTIA

    Dementia is not really a disease, but a group of symptoms demonstrating
    a decline in mental capabilities. Alzheimer’s disease is one cause of
    dementia, but there are also many other diseases and conditions which
    cause dementia. It is always important to contact your doctor if you or
    a loved one are experiencing memory problems, as many of these are
    reversible with early recognition and treatment.

    Dementias can present themselves as memory problems, behavior problems,
    poor judgment, fear, social withdrawal, anger, cursing, and general
    difficulty handling life’s everyday stressors. Behaviors often
    escalate under stress, placing an undue burden on the caregiver and
    family.

    Many dementias are not treatable and can no longer be managed at home.
    At the Groves, staff is trained to deal with problems and provide a
    safe, nurturing, environment. We’ll take care of your loved one’s
    needs and encourage them to maximize their potential.

    To learn more about dementia, please visit: www.dementia.org

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