Alzheimer's/Dementia

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  • Alzheimer's Disease (1)
    YF-3000.0440

    Alzheimer's Disease

    YF-3000.0440

    An age-related, non-reversible brain disorder that develops over a period of years. Initially, people experience memory loss and confusion, which may be mistaken for the kinds of memory changes that are sometimes associated with normal aging. The symptoms gradually lead to behavior and personality changes, a decline in cognitive abilities such as decision-making and language skills and problems recognizing family and friends; and ultimately to a severe loss of mental function. Alzheimer's disease is one of a group of disorders called dementias that are characterized by cognitive and behavioral problems. It is the most common cause of dementia among people age 65 and older.
  • Respite Care for Alzheimer's Disease / Dementia (1)
    PH-7000 * YF-3000.0440 * YF-3000.2380

    Respite Care * Alzheimer's Disease / Dementia

    PH-7000 * YF-3000.0440 * YF-3000.2380

    Programs that provide a brief period of relief or rest for family members, guardians or other people who are regular caregivers for dependent adults or children by offering temporary or intermittent care in the home or in community settings/facilities.

    An age-related, non-reversible brain disorder that develops over a period of years. Initially, people experience memory loss and confusion, which may be mistaken for the kinds of memory changes that are sometimes associated with normal aging. The symptoms gradually lead to behavior and personality changes, a decline in cognitive abilities such as decision-making and language skills and problems recognizing family and friends; and ultimately to a severe loss of mental function. Alzheimer's disease is one of a group of disorders called dementias that are characterized by cognitive and behavioral problems. It is the most common cause of dementia among people age 65 and older.

    An acquired reduction in mental capacity that is characterized by impairment of memory, judgment and intellectual functioning which is often accompanied by behavioral disturbances.

  • Specialized Information and Referral for Alzheimer's Disease (1)
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    Specialized Information and Referral * Alzheimer's Disease

    TJ-3000.8000 * YF-3000.0440

    Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.

    A form of presenile dementia, which is due to the atrophy of the frontal and occipital lobes of the brain, which usually occurs in people age 40 to 60 and which involves progressive and irreversible loss of memory, deterioration of intellectual functions, apathy, speech and gait disturbances, and disorientation.