Dealing with Dementia: Event encourages compassionate care

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Dealing with Dementia: Event encourages compassionate care

“’What’s something that’s not normal?’ Dr. Tabassum Majid asked at ‘The Basics of Dementia.’ She spoke last week to the audience at Country Meadows of Frederick retirement community, which included caretakers and those who receive care. Majid encouraged attendees to guess if an instance occurred due to dementia. She advised that if a person has memory loss that disrupts daily function, this may be a sign that dementia is a factor.

“Majid, director of research at the dementia research and education organization Integrace Institute at Copper Ridge, was a caregiver for her grandparents as a teen.

“The symptoms of dementia, that Majid intimately knows, can look like other underlying issues.”

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