This goes to show you how difficult dementia is to diagnose, even for hospitals.
The first step in caring for someone with dementia is to get the right diagnosis
If your elderly loved one is in their eighties and showing cognitive decline, is that normal aging or dementia? Should they still get tested?
Loved ones can struggle to accept a person’s dementia diagnosis, but they can also help people negotiate short-term memory loss and other symptoms of the disease.
Lewy Body Dementia continues to be a challenge for doctors and researchers. It remains difficult to diagnose, and more seniors get dementia every day.