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Designation given when dementia symptoms have progressed to the extent that a person has little capacity for self-care.
The most common form of Alzheimer’s disease, usually occurring after age 65. Late-onset Alzheimer’s strikes almost half of all people over the age of 85 and may or may not be hereditary.
Late-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease
Behavior that involves inappropriately changing or layering clothing on top of one another.
A dementing illness associated with protein deposits called Lewy bodies, found in the cortex of the brain.
Lewy Body Dementia
A legal document that allows an individual (the grantor or trustor) to create a trust and appoint someone else as trustee (usually a trusted individual or bank) to carefully invest and manage his or her assets.
A legal document that expresses an individual’s decision on the use of artificial life support systems.