Tag: elderly dementia disease

  • Sundowning in dementia

    Sundowning in dementia

    Sundowning, also known as late-day confusion, is a common condition that affects many individuals, particularly those with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. It is characterized by increased agitation, confusion, and restlessness that occur later in the day, usually in the late afternoon or early evening. Sundowning can be challenging for both the person experiencing it and…

  • Geriatric Doctors or Regular Doctors

    Geriatric Doctors or Regular Doctors

    Discover the key distinctions between geriatric doctors and regular doctors, their roles in senior healthcare, and how to choose the right medical professional for your elderly loved one. What is a geriatric doctor? A geriatric doctor, also known as a geriatrician, is a medical professional who specialises in providing healthcare for older adults. They have…

  • Vascular Dementia

    Vascular Dementia

    What is vascular dementia? Everything you need to know Vascular dementia is the second most common cause of dementia after Alzheimer’s disease. People with vascular dementia have problems with reasoning, judgment, and memory. These symptoms can appear suddenly or they could be mild at first and gradually worsen. It can be challenging to diagnose because it can occur…