Understanding Dementia

Dementia is a set of symptoms that is caused by diseases that result in the loss of nerve cells in the brain. Many people with dementia require Alzheimer’s care; however, Alzheimer’s disease is not the only cause of dementia. Some of the symptoms that commonly occur in individuals with dementia include impaired cognitive function, coordination deficits, and memory loss.

You can hear more about dementia and its progression by watching this brief video. You will discover how the brain is affected by the death of nerve cells. You will also see how the symptoms can vary, depending on the specific area of the brain that is affected.

The residents of Avalon Memory Care receive a comprehensive nursing care plan for dementia in Dallas, Cedar Park, and Garland. If your loved one requires dementia care, such as medication management, you can call us at (469) 802-3179 to let us know how we can help your family.