Your dementia care partners

Memory loss symptoms can bring up many emotions and questions for the person experiencing the symptoms and their loved ones.

As a leading academic health center and through our many community partnerships, we have gathered resources available to patients and caregivers.

When to make an appointment

It is normal for our brain to change as we age.

These changes often result in memory loss. However, memory loss can also be a sign of a medical condition, like dementia.

Learn the signs of normal aging and signs that you should see a doctor.

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Understanding the diagnosis

Learning what this diagnosis means for you and your family can you help you prepare and cope.

We have collected a list resources available for you to learn more about the various types of dementias.

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Sharing the diagnosis

Dementia affects more than just the patient.

Sharing the diagnosis with others can help others understand how they can best support you.

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Legal, financial and long-term care planning

A dementia diagnosis can be overwhelming. You may also feel unsure of where to start when discussing future planning.

We have collected information to help you start these important conversations on these time sensitive decisions.

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Safety and Wellness

Dementia is a progressive disease.

Creating strategies to build a safe environment for both the patient and caregiver can reduce stress and improve independency.

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Caregiver tips

We are here to support patients and their caregivers.

We have collected a list of resources to support the caregiver throughout their journey of caring for a loved one with dementia.

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Frequently asked questions about dementia

Sudha Seshadri, MD, founding director of the Biggs Institute, answers frequently asked questions surrounding Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

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