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OTHER WORDS FROM dementiade·men·tial, adjective
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It’s thought by many that dementia is a slow slide, and is non-reversible, as is Alzheimer’s.How Psilocybin Can Save the Environment - Issue 90: Something Green|Mark MacNamara|September 30, 2020|Nautilus
A few years before Andrews got there, one 79-year-old man suffering from dementia disappeared after being left unattended in the overflow area, according to a state inspection report and a lawsuit by his family.Investors Extracted $400 Million From a Hospital Chain That Sometimes Couldn’t Pay for Medical Supplies or Gas for Ambulances|by Peter Elkind with Doris Burke|September 30, 2020|ProPublica
This particular theory of treating Alzheimer’s or dementia hasn’t been proven to date—but Biogen is hoping to break the mold.The world is obsessed with new COVID drugs. But other important treatments are in the works, too|Sy Mukherjee|September 28, 2020|Fortune
There are nearly 600 assisted living facilities, some of which cater to residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.Morning Report: A Deadly Lack of Medical Expertise in Senior Care Homes|Voice of San Diego|September 28, 2020|Voice of San Diego
In San Diego, there are nearly 600 assisted living facilities, ranging from small homes to memory care campuses like Elmcroft that cater to residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.COVID-19 Exposes Lack of Medical Staff in Assisted Living Facilities|Jared Whitlock|September 28, 2020|Voice of San Diego
True, true, Thanksgrabbing behemoths like Sears and Kmart are doubling down on doorbuster dementia.
Depending on what parts of the brain are impacted, the person can develop forms of dementia and personality changes.Understanding Tracy Morgan’s Traumatic Brain Injury|Jean Kim|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Later, cognitive and behavioral problems can occur; dementia is not uncommon.The Burden Robin Williams Carried: Diagnosed With Parkinson’s and Depression|Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps there is no better example of this than the way in which we treat our elders living with dementia.
In my opinion, it is the most inspiring film about dementia out there today.
In a certain number of cases, after the period of excitement disappears, a certain amount of dementia is noticed.
This dementia progresses until finally there is a state of almost complete obliteration of the mental faculties.
Unless we accept his conduct as the result of a momentary dementia, produced by overstrain, it must remain inexplicable.Somehow Good|William de Morgan
I suspect that all things unspoken in our souls partake somewhat of the laxity of delirium and dementia.Tono Bungay|H. G. Wells
In not a few cases there is a steady mental decline, which ends in dementia or idiocy.