Dementia and cognitive impairment is associated with challenging behaviours (90% of individuals with dementia will exhibit one or more of the behaviours discussed above at some point). Developing strategies that will enable individuals with dementia and their caregivers to cope more effectively with challenging behaviours and improve quality of life is extremely important. These strategies come from our increased knowledge, which is the key to understanding and coping with dementia. The more we know the better able we are to cope and communicate. For more information (and resources) on memory and dementia click "Related Information" in the menu bar above.
Thank you for taking the time to view these pages. We hope the information contained within has been helpful.