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Living with Dementia

Dementia Incident

Dementia Patients More Likely to Be Hospitalized

Dementia was associated with higher hospitalization rates in patients 65 and older and many of the admissions were preventable with better outpatient care, a longitudinal study found.

All-cause admissions rose 41% with incident dementia compared with other seniors in the same integrated healthcare system after adjustment for other factors (P<0.001), Elizabeth A. Phelan, MD,… Dementia Patients More Likely to Be Hospitalized   

Enid and George - Life with dementia

cognitive enhancement1 - symptomatic memory loss1 - heart disease8 - signs of alzheimers1 - kraepelin3 - myxoedema1 - cognitive decline19 - mind diet1 - ucla1 - sundowning2 - beta amyloid plaques1 - simplicity1 - huntingtons disease4 - phosphodiester1 - phosphorylated alpha-synuclein1 - good quality care1 - dementia community1 - hormone replacement therapy1 - omega-3s1 - multiple system atrophy1 - personal care1 - imbeciles1 - slower overall movement1 - atherosclerotic plaques2 - menopause1 - delirium tremens1 - hallucinations1 - delusional misidentification1 - problems with speech1 - pet1 -