Helping People With Progressive Memory Disorders

A Guide For You and Your Family

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  1. The Brain
  2. Major Forms of Mental Decline or Dementia
  3. Visit to the Doctor
  4. Memory
  5. Ways to Help Memory Problems
  6. Communication Disorders: Aphasia, Agraphia, and Alexia
  7. Disorders of Emotional Communication
  8. Disorders of Skilled Movements - Apraxia
  9. Changes of Vision
  10. Managing Challenging Behaviors
  11. Issues and Feelings of Family Caregivers

Used with permission from the authors: K. M. Heilman, MD, L. Doty, PhD, J. T. Stewart, MD, D Bowers, PhD, & L. Gonzalez-Rothi, PhD. (1999).


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College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida