How to Respond When Dementia Causes Unpredictable Behaviors

How to Respond When Dementia Causes Unpredictable Behaviors

“Mad as a hatter” In 18th and 19th century England, mercury was used in the production of felt.  Felt was used in the manufacture of hats. People who worked in hat factories were exposed daily to trace amounts of the metal that accumulated within their bodies. Some workers developed dementia caused by mercury poisoning.

“Mad as a hatter” In 18th and 19th century England, mercury was used in the production of felt. Felt was used in the manufacture of hats. People who worked in hat factories were exposed daily to trace amounts of the metal that accumulated within their bodies. Some workers developed dementia caused by mercury poisoning.

While it’s not known for certain what causes dementia, certain foods have been linked to brain decline. Here's what to avoid.

Infographic: The 6 worst foods for your brain

While it’s not known for certain what causes dementia, certain foods have been linked to brain decline. Here's what to avoid.

Fluoride Action Network   |  Is dementia caused by aluminum through fluoridation?

Fluoride Action Network | Is dementia caused by aluminum through fluoridation?

Remember: Delirium has a rapid onset and is temporary while dementia is progressive and often secondary to chronic neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.

Remember: Delirium has a rapid onset and is temporary while dementia is progressive and often secondary to chronic neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.

Aluminum is a toxic metal that damages your brain, accelerating Alzheimer's and dementia. No wonder the vaccine industry puts it into the vaccines, huh? In combination with mercury, another potent neurotoxin, aluminum ravages the brain, causing permanent brain damage that's quite literally

Aluminum is a toxic metal that damages your brain, accelerating Alzheimer's and dementia. No wonder the vaccine industry puts it into the vaccines, huh? In combination with mercury, another potent neurotoxin, aluminum ravages the brain, causing permanent brain damage that's quite literally

Researchers from the MRC's Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK, have solved the structure of the dementia-causing ‘tau’ protein in unprecedented detail.

Researchers from the MRC's Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK, have solved the structure of the dementia-causing ‘tau’ protein in unprecedented detail.

Broken Record: What to Say When Dementia Causes Them to Repeat

Broken Record: What to Say When Dementia Causes Them to Repeat

Here are some tips on how to respond when dementia causes elderly parents to repeat themselves. An occupational therapist and dementia expert offers suggestions for how to handle situations in which seniors with dementia repeat themselves.

Did you know that not all dementia is Alzheimer's dementia? There are many types of dementia with different symptoms, causes and prognosis. This inforgraphic sums it up.

8 Forms of Dementia You Might Not Know About [Infographic

Did you know that not all dementia is Alzheimer's dementia? There are many types of dementia with different symptoms, causes and prognosis. This inforgraphic sums it up.

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