Signs & Symptoms of Dementia
❖ Memory loss that disrupts daily life
❖ Challenges in planning or solving problems
❖ Difficulty completing familiar tasks at home, work or at leisure
❖ Confusion with time or place
❖ Trouble understanding visual images &
❖ New problems with words in speaking or writing
❖ Misplacing things & losing the ability to retrace steps
❖ Decreased or poor judgement
❖ Withdrawal from work or social activities
❖ Changes in mood & personality
How Therapy Can Help
Determine you or your loved one’s exact level of function through an examination by one or more professionals who have received extended education and/or certification in helping individuals with memory changes.
Establish techniques to help you safely stay in your home for as long as possible
Provide individualized tips to help you stay independent in as many areas as possible.
Help you connect with other services in your area that can provide support to you and your loved one.
Offer guidance to care givers to help reduce unwanted behaviors
Questions or concerns regarding dementia?
Contact a therapist at your local BST location.