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Dementia Memory Care at Lee Health  

If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with dementia, Lee Health's Memory Care Program is here for you. We offer support to both individuals and their families, focusing on managing dementia to help slow the progression of conditions that may impact your independence.

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Signs and Symptoms of Dementia

Recognizing the early signs and symptoms of dementia is an important part of intervention and care. Regardless of the specific type, there are common signs and symptoms of dementia to look out for. Memory loss stands out as a key symptom, particularly when it involves forgetting recent events or conversations. Additional symptoms include confusion, challenges in language and communication, alterations in mood and personality, and difficulties with reasoning and judgment.

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Our memory care team is here to support you and your loved ones every step of the way.  Contact our team to schedule an appointment with one of our world-class providers. 

Diagnosing Dementia 

Identifying dementia involves a series of diagnostic tests, various treatment possibilities, and care approaches to aid those affected by this condition and their families. Understanding the diagnostic processes, treatments available, and strategies for daily life management can significantly enhance the living quality for those with dementia. Diagnostic tests and procedures play a crucial role in identifying dementia and its underlying causes. 

The standard evaluation includes:

  • A thorough medical history review
  • A physical examination
  • Cognitive assessments
  • Neurological diagnosis (may require MRI, CT, or PET scan)
  • Neuropsychological testing
  • Possible medication treatments

Understanding Dementia 

Dementia is a term used to describe a group of symptoms affecting memory, thinking, and social abilities that interfere with a person's daily functioning. It is not a specific disease, but rather a general term for a decline in cognitive abilities. Dementia is caused by damage to brain cells, which affects the brain's ability to communicate effectively.

There are several different types of dementia, each with its own characteristics. Some types of Dementia include:

  • Alzheimer's Disease 
  • Vascular Dementia
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Huntington Disease

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    Our Memory Care program ensures proper diagnosis of Alzheimer's as well as evaluation, treatment, and family counseling.

Call us today to find out more information about your treatment options, to schedule a consultation or to make an appointment. Our phone number is 239-343-9220.

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