Download: Common Signs and Symptoms of the Stages of Dementia

Common Signs and Symptoms of the Stages of Dementia Early Stage. Typical duration – 2 to 4 years. Onset often insidious, difficult to identify much as being wrong. This stage covers lead-up to and diagnosis of early dementia. Largely independent in all Activities of Daily Living (ADL`s) and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL`s)

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Download: Clinical Dementia Rating (CDR) Scale Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

The Clinical Dementia Rating is a five-point scale in which CDR-0 connotes no cognitive impairment, and then the remaining four points are for various stages of dementia: CDR-0.5 … Clinical Dementia Rating (CDR) Scale Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center Washington University, St. Louis Transcript from CDR Overview Videotape # 0

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Download: Hoarding and and Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)

It was unfortunate that my mother was misdiagnosed as she could have received needed medications and therapies to reduce her symptoms. She would have benefited from my understanding … My mother was a 75-year- old widow living independently in a cluttered three-story house in Brooklyn. She had low vision and used a cane due to a mobility

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Download: Understanding & Responding to Behavioral Symptoms in Dementia

Revised by M. Smith (2005) from M. Smith & K.C. Buckwalter (1993), “Acting Up and Acting Out: Assessment and Management of Aggressive and Acting Out Behaviors,” The Geriatric .. … Health Training Series, for the Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence, College of Nursing, University of Iowa. Back to the

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