How to Tell Family and Friends That You Have Dementia
Being told you have any medical condition can be a very upsetting situation, but you don’t have to face it alone. However, it is up to you who you wish to tell or not tell, and how you wish to tell them.
Sharing your diagnosis with others is an important step toward integrating this disease into your life. You may be hesitant to share your with some people, given the impact such a disclosure may have for you.
It is normal to experience fear or discomfort about sharing your diagnosis. However, talking openly with those you trust is a powerful way to educate those around you about the disease and to engage their support.
4 Tips Make the Most of Your Doctors Visit
If your memory loss (or that of a loved one) has started to worry you, your first step should be to go to the doctor. Early detection of any medical condition can often be the best way to get a good outcome.
But before you go, there are a number of steps you can take to help you make the most of what can often be a short space of time for your doctor’s visit. Here are some things to prepare before you go.
Signs That You May Need to See Your Doctor
When do you need to see your doctor? Here we continue our 5 week series on the dementia.
We hope you enjoy this series and joins us. We welcome those to support each other and share any questions, comments and experiences with the community.
If you suspect you or a loved one might be showing signs of dementia, your first step should be to see your doctor. It is only through various tests that an actual diagnosis can be made.